Tech Project Manager
We are seeking a Technical Project Manager - Applications to help execute the product vision to deliver maximum value for consumers and partners with a goal of helping the business achieve its growth and monetization targets in Latin America and Brazil.
The Technical Project Manager - Applications role is focused Latin American market. The qualified candidate in this role will have the ability to be nimble and recognize when to pivot strategy in an always-
evolving digital landscape, while taking advantage of industry trends both global and regional.
The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing applications and the API’s that power them, that lead the consumer through a funnel of activity that runs from video selection and viewing, through deeper engagement and into a CRM relationship with the service.
This position's primary responsibility is to oversee regionally specific technical application based initiatives as well as to scope out the feasibility and cost of the initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of software development methodologies, web and mobile application development, web and application programming languages and project management best practices so as to be able to effectively manage multiple concurrent projects.
The technical project manager will be working with the point of contact of the MSO.
The initial candidate is a person oriented to solutions, he / she should be able to understand the different requirements and opportunities from the operations with our business and technological partner.
Ideally, the candidate has had experience consulting different companies, a rapid learning process is key to successfully understand problems and opportunities and provide options and solutions.
The Technical Project Manager - Applications will be an individual contributor supporting the planning and execution of regionally specific side projects on the Sony Pictures Digital Networks Latin America roadmap.
This role is responsible of scope, implement, launch and manage new platforms and affiliates for the Latam Digital SVOD platform and will be reporting to the Sr Tech Project Manager in LA
Manage day to day technical operations with multiple partners , vendors and internal stakeholders
Support Technical Affiliate Manager to improve user acquisition through the definition and improvement of workflows and solutions
Gather product requirements from owned and operated platform or from our partners.
Liaison between local operations and corporate technological operations.
Lead internal and external development resources to ensure products are built to the specifications
Develop and maintain local project plan of current and future internal or external projects.
Own long-term roadmap for a specific products to ensure all meet business objectives
Relationship management with stakeholders, partners internally, externally, locally and regionally
Maintain and support currently deployed products, including off-hours escalation procedures
Keep abreast of industry trends and technologies, and be prepared to apply them quickly
Manage a cross functional team of designers, project managers, product managers and engineers.
QC during development and implementation to ensure products are built and deployed according to specifications
Track and report on project milestones and provide status reports to sponsor.
Monitor current applications and platforms and create real-time dashboards to track performance of applications and to diagnose or develop new features or problem areas.
Manage local internal or external extended teams to support the operation
Any other tasks as assigned or required
Requirements : REQUIRED
The candidate must have a BS, BA, or advanced degree in computer science, communications or related field, or relevant work experience
At least 5 years of consulting experience managing and consulting technology projects with different companies and industries
At least 5 years of Project Management application
Desired experience of 3 years on digital media applications
Demonstrated ability to manage various levels of stakeholders; from business and strategy to execution
Demonstrated ability to work on a diverse scope of projects requiring detailed analysis, creative / practical and problem solving
Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in at least two of the following languages : English and Spanish OR English and Brazilian Portuguese
Prior web and / or application development and coding experience is a plus
MEX - Mexico City