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Charlotte, NC
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Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At a Glance

We are seeking a dynamic, innovative Sr. Technical Project Manager to drive the technical implementation of new strategic products across several of our internal and external product teams for our Education Vertical. As a key member of a small team, you will have the unique opportunity to influence and shape the outcome of strategic products. You will be a key point of contact for a diverse cross-functional team that will look to you for leadership and guidance. This is a highly visible role, offering the opportunity to interact internally and externally across senior levels of the organization.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with Software Engineers, Business Leads, and partners to understand the business requirements and translate these requirements into technical/functional specifications. Discover the true requirements underlying feature requests; recommend alternative technical approaches; lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines.
  • Balance business needs versus technical constraints. Assertively hold all parties accountable to strategic goals.
  • Work with our Directors of Engineering to coordinate the technical development effort, track/drive the project, and manage the operational implementation process. Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management and make tradeoffs; encourage smart risk-taking behavior to maximize business benefit; identify interdependencies between concurrent projects to prevent downstream problems.
  • Understand requirements from partners and guide Red Ventures’ engineering towards implementing functionality that will help our partners meet their strategic goals and compliance obligations.
  • Work with the product managers to launch these projects and provide ongoing technical support as appropriate.
  • Evangelize within and outside Red Ventures to encourage a fast and smooth adoption of the services; be the primary conduit for gathering requirements for future enhancements; develop demos, sample and technical collateral as required.
  • Manage time tracking and software capitalization estimates for work being developed.
  • Coordinate meetings with stakeholders and provide updates.
  • Assess incoming feature requests and work with engineering teams to determine level of effort.
  • Work with stakeholders to understand business priorities and how to prioritize those within our engineering teams sprints.
  • Act as Scrum Master/Agile Coach for teams.

What We’re Looking For

  • Proven experience in managing large scale enterprise projects and writing public technical specifications
  • Solid foundation in service-based and web-service technologies to be able to understand service interdependencies and drive towards technical solutions for multi-tiered systems
  • Possess a thorough understanding of software processes (development, configuration, testing, and deployment)
  • Demonstrate maturity, judgment, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, leadership skills essential to successful program/project management
  • Be a motivated self-starter who is also a team player with great cross-group collaboration skills
  • Exhibit excellent oral and communication skills
  • Track record of successfully delivering high quality projects on time in a fast-paced/rapidly changing environment
  • Detail oriented, yet able to look at a wide array of choices and identify what truly matters
  • 5+ years of experience leading large, cross-functional technical projects
  • 4+ years of experience working on a software development team (as a developer, dev manager, QA engineer, or TPM) managing projects and writing technical specifications

Even Better

    • Proven experience in managing large scale enterprise projects and writing public technical specifications
    • Solid foundation in service-oriented and web-service technologies to be able to understand service interdependencies and drive towards technical solutions for multi-tiered systems

Who We Are

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com. For more information, visit https://redventures.com and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact accommodation@redventures.com.

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Red Ventures is a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships. We’re made up of dozens of teams spanning multiple industries and geographies - all working together to help people make life’s most important decisions. Whether you’re looking for freedom to build new brands and businesses from the ground up, an opportunity to partner with brands who are already globally recognized, or a combination of both - this is a place where you can unlock substantial experience and even make entire career shifts, all within one organization.

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