Senior Technical Project Manager

Y Media Labs is looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager to join their office in San Francisco.

Employer: Y Media Labs

Location:San Francisco / USA

Position: Senior Technical Project Manager


As our Senior Project Manager, you will drive a seamless product delivery that will delight our clients and their customers. Working in collaboration with our engineering, design, and quality assurance teams, you will build software that solves real-world problems. You are a passionate advocate for software quality, its role in our society, and its relationship to technology. You possess outstanding project management skills and a solid understanding of contemporary tools and methodologies.

As a leader throughout the project life cycle, you are focal to the impact of the engagement. You facilitate various project workshops and processes, enabling a cross-functional effort that will bring an exceptionally high-quality product and experience to consumers.

Core Responsibilities:

• Drive cross-functional teams towards extraordinary product deliveries
• Speak the truth, face the facts
• Be able to seamlessly set up Project Management systems as needed
• Be an advocate for continuous process improvement
• Effectively serve as the primary point of contact between our clients, engineering and design teams and continually drive towards a superior user experience using novel design concepts
• Be a self-proclaimed Jira master


Aspiring and Inspiring Leader: You are both a team leader and a team player
Resourceful: You are a go-getter that leads by example, believes in searching for answers and is an endless problem solver
Communicative: You are a master communicator: you make your point clearly and concisely, knowing what points to highlight depending on your audience
Clear: You provide clear and actionable direction to your team and clients
Honest: Honesty and Integrity are key values for you personally, and you bring them to the workplace every day
Collaborative: A dynamic team player, you are proactive about soliciting and giving feedback, and you are not afraid to push back when you need to defend the team
Realist: Overpromising and underdelivering are not part of your vocabulary. Knowing how to manage realistic expectations and meeting or exceeding them is what drives your behavior
Process-driven: You believe in creating and improving processes that work correctly for a given project, following the process, and ensuring that any modifications are vetted, communicated, and followed
Passionate: You love quality engineering, design and technology and the role it has in the shaping future


• Technical background (Computer Science, Engineering, or Development background)
• Provide excellent technical guidance to project team members so that their abilities and the overall project quality are enhanced
• Six years of minimum experience practicing software project management with four years minimum specializing in native mobile apps / digital products
• Drive product cycle with iterative UX brainstorming, concept ideation, and end-user validation to bolster a product-market fit
• Cross-functional collaboration on product development and innovation
• Proven track record of delivering elegant products using metrics as evidence
• Strong understanding of version control on deliverables
• Excellent client-facing and communication skills
• Experience working with a pool of shared resources
• Ability to function effectively and communicate with cross-functional teams — Design, Project/Product Management, Quality Assurance, Strategy, Data Science, Innovations Team, Marketing, Talent etc., and manage continuously changing business needs

Strongly Desired:

• Experienced working with on and off-shore teams
• GitHub, GitLab or other Git repository management experience
• Firm understanding of branch management
• Scrum master certification or experience

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YML is a digital product and design agency. We create innovative products that export Silicon Valley to the world.

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