Technical Project Manager

United States

About Wurl, LLC.

Do you want to help grow an incredible entertainment and ad tech company with a fantastic culture, collaborate and grow your career, while working remotely?  

Wurl is redefining TV through our mission of connecting all the world’s programming with all the world’s viewers. And in pursuit of this, Wurl has become the world leader in powering streaming TV. Our industry-leading platform helps renowned media companies such as A+E Networks, AMC Networks, BBC Studios, Bloomberg, CNN, Reuters, and Sony create streaming TV channels and deliver programming to the world’s biggest Streamers, including Amazon, Roku, Samsung TV Plus, LG, VIZIO, and Rakuten. Today, Wurl interconnects over 1200 streaming channels and Streamers, reaching more than 300 million connected TVs in over 50 countries. The Wurl Network makes it effortless for Content Companies to build global distribution for branded FAST channels, live events, and on-demand programming, as well as manage and monetize their ad inventory.

We're an entertainment tech startup with 160+ team members across the world. We've been recognized as a “Great Place to Work" after the first two years by fostering an inclusive and mission-driven culture. In addition to RSU's and great benefits, our people work remotely.

Technical Project Manager - (Location: 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 Project Management, 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!

What you'll do:

  • 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

Qualifications:

*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

  • Competitive Salary & Equity
  • Strong Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, 90% paid by Wurl 
  • Remote first policy 
  • Flexible Time Off 
  • 12 US Holidays 
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Pre-Tax Savings Plans, HSA & FSA
  • Ginger, Aaptiv and Headspace subscriptions for mental and physical wellness
  • OneMedical subscription for 24/7 convenient medical care
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave for all family additions
  • Discounted PetPlan and easy at home access to Covid testing with empowerDX 
  • $1k Work From Home Stipend to set up your Office 

 

Few companies 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, team collaboration 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.

At Wurl, we value work-life harmony and believe that family and mental health should always come first.  Our team is fiercely passionate and contagiously enthusiastic about what we are building.  While we are seeking those who know our industry, there is no perfect candidate and we want to encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all requirements.