Technical Project Manager

CA (Remote)

About Wurl, Inc.

Since 2017, Wurl has been on a mission to make TV better for everyone. Today, Wurl is the world leader in powering streaming TV. Our video distribution and advertising services reach over 250 million connected TVs, delivering hundreds of millions of hours of TV viewing and millions of individually targeted ads. Wurl’s innovative, market-leading technologies enable content companies, streamers, and advertising to continually reach new viewers and grow revenue.

Technical Project Manager Role (Remote):

Wurl is looking to add a rockstar Technical Project Manager to join our growing Engineering and Product teams.   You will be the facilitator and project point person supporting cross-functional workflows, communicating timelines, managing project documentations, tracking budgets, collaborating with third party vendors, and being the go-to for senior internal stakeholders.  Reporting to the Director of Product, you will be given the autonomy to build processes, develop better communication strategies and become a key contributor in the success of Wurl’s ever-growing servicing offerings AND ensuring that our team meets our engineering and development goals.  Come join an amazingly passionate team in an emerging technology where your expertise will be highly valued every day!

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation working with function leads within multiple departments
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs and reporting 
  • Lead team scrum meetings, sprint planning and sprint reviews
  • Offer project management advice to executives when needed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of experience in IT projects
  • Agile knowledge is a must
  • Proven working experience in project management and scrum master
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • JIRA admin implementation experience 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Scrum master certification is a plus
  • Proven experience in creating project-related documents
  • Demonstrated success in delivering products
  • Outstanding grasp of IT concepts, processes, and web standards
  • Ability to effectively manage small to medium-sized projects
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to communicate and solve conflicts effectively
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of one or more project management tools
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Budget and time management experience
  • Ability to work remotely

What We Offer

Wurl provides a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life/disability insurance, 4 weeks of paid time off, 10 paid holidays, 401(k), flexible schedules and HSA. We are a fun, creative and collaborative remote work environment, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. We live our values everyday in how we work with one another and support our clients. Wurl is truly a unique place to learn, create and have a daily impact on millions of people every day.  

Our promise to you

Few companies will allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, and you will understand what we mean by “human connection.” You will be proud to say you’re a part of the company revolutionizing TV.