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Technical Project Manager

Company: American Express Co
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Resy, American Express Global Dining Network, we are tackling the toughest challenges in an industry that everyone loves, hospitality, at a global scale. We hold ourselves to the highest standard in delivering elegant technology fueling exceptional experiences for both our restaurant operators and diner alike. We are seeking a Technical Project Manager with a strong technology background to join our Engineering team at Resy, American Express Global Dining Network. You will be responsible for Scrum Master and Technical Management responsibilities. This position is being filled to support high priority initiatives and hence provides opportunity for great experience and exposure to leadership. It requires Agile savvy, impactful communicator who is confident with exceptional technical management skills and has a go getter attitude. This position will report to the Director of Project Management.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Technical Scrum Master for multiple teams to deliver solutions in support of key product and engineering initiatives.
  • Drive as Agent of Change, a conduit / advocate of agile maturity transformation by continuously seeking improvement.
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and Engineers to define and drive Metrics//KPIs.
  • Coach and Challenge Product and Engineering teams to live and breathe agile principles
  • Collaborate across teams to bring them together and manage dependencies.
  • Resolving impediments precluding teams from making progress against plans.
  • Understand the technical details sufficiently that they can meaningfully represent the team
  • Data driven / logical in implementing. Excited by going deeper vs broader. Not shying away from contributes technical discussions.
  • Maintaining release and dependency plans across Engineering teams and external partners
  • Actively identifying, managing and raising risks, issues, and changes tied to product development initiatives.
  • Conducting Planning sessions and Scrum ceremonies, with a focus on continuously learning from the past
  • Finding opportunities to embrace innovative technologies and processes

    • 5+ years of IT experience with 2+ years of agile experience scrum master managing scrum team for medium to large software development projects
    • Comes from technical delivery background with good understanding of software engineering and technologies.
    • Organized, diligent, proactive and passionate about delivery
    • Excellent in Agile, Scrum development teams delivering fast paced environment.
    • Experience understanding technology solutions at an enterprise-level
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to effectively communicate and negotiate with third parties, development and product managers
    • Experience in clarifying objectives, dealing with ambiguity, advocating for simplification, influencing teams and being able to build your own path to navigate to solutions

      Nice to Have Qualifications

      • Expertise in JIRA a major plus.
      • Knowledge of Restaurant Industry is plus.
      • Past Technology Experience is a plus
      • Passionate about build technical solutions

Keywords: American Express Co, New York , Technical Project Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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