Job Description / Skills Required
Do you love:
To work in a fast paced environment?
To work on multiple projects and cross-functional teams?
To MacGyver problems with a ballpoint pen, a stick of gum, and multiple solutions?
Helping smaller teams see their value in the bigger picture?
The idea of working in ecommerce or a web dev environment?
Groupon is seeking an experienced Technical Project Manager to work with a variety of engineering teams located in over 5 countries across the globe. This role will focus on lead project managing engineering-related projects. This will include project tracking from initiation to completion, resource and vendor management, and contract negotiation, software development lifecycle and various large scale project/program initiatives.
7+ years of proven successful project management experience
Previous experience in leading multiple large-scale projects with cross-functional teams in a fast paced environment
Successful completion of building out large-scale project plans (150+ lines) with resources, effort, dependencies, and full SDLC
Proven successful communication with both developers and non-technical business partners, including progress and issues reporting to all levels within the organization, as needed
Familiarity with software development lifecycle, including scheduling and scoping
Experience working closely with Production Operations teams, including site reliability, networking, hardware, and systems engineers
Familiarity with Google docs, Jira or similar project planning tools
Amazing time management skills
Strong problem solving, negotiating, influencing, facilitation, organization, prioritization, decision making, and conflict resolution skills
Bachelor’s degree in technology, CS, or information systems
Agile project management experience
PMP or other project certification preferred
Experience with startup environments as well as larger scale enterprise projects
Experience in International / Global companies; e-commerce preferred
Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.