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Marketing Technology Project Manager

  • Location: Seattle, 98104
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

Role: Senior Technical Program / Project Manager, Marketing
Location: Remote
Contract / Contract-to-Hire potential

Our SaaS client is hiring! 

We are seeking a new member to be a part of our Agile Program Management team responsible for maximizing the value produced by the delivery teams responsible for our Corporate Website, its many integrated systems and other Marketing Technology implementations.

As a Senior Technical Program Manager (TPM) in Marketing Program Management, you will provide program coordination amongst the Marketing teams responsible for the overall vision, content strategy, and development of a set of integrated solutions that promote Avalara’s products and services on the corporate website, as well as technologies that enable our Marketing and Sales teams greater efficiencies.

Primary responsibilities and duties:

  • Engage with business stakeholders in Marketing, Sales Development, Customer Support and Development teams to yield complete program implementation plans, timelines and ensure requirements are translated into an actionable roadmap and backlog ready for prioritization into appropriate value streams(s).
  • Propose, plan, and implement new site features, integrations, and capabilities, including facilitating the adoption of these new experiences (training, enablement, authoring, etc).
  • Maximize value produced by the Development teams by prioritizing and balancing trade-offs to maintain ROI / quality. Own and nurture the vision for your areas of responsibility, ensuring strategic alignment.
  • Manage cross-team dependencies, risks, and inform decision makers of appropriate trade-offs against development effort and return on investment.
  • Obsessively monitor performance and continuously report out on project health and indicators for success with stakeholders throughout the project life cycle.
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues that block or reduce the team’s ability to meet business goals.
  • Drive effective collaboration, communication, and commitment across multiple groups with competing priorities.
  • Establish and enforce effective processes and policies for project intake and management
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies.
  • Create and maintain internal user documentation, including supporting business logic and operational workflows.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or IT-related discipline
  • 7+ years in a technical project/program management role with proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels.
  • Technical knowledge in system management, enterprise Content Management System, multi-tier web tools/applications and other enterprise tools
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex software/hardware projects, utilizing agile methodologies such as Scrum/Kanban and agile project management tools
  • Demonstrated ability in at least one modern programming language: Java, JavaScript & HTML
  • Proven success of influencing and developing productive working relationships with resources and internal or external customers
  • Reads basic code constructs, understands and identifies estimates of effort to complete engineering workstreams.
  • Technical and business skills to understand, test, and challenge statements and assumptions working with respective technology owners.
  • Understand technical implementation at the architecture level and propose technical alternatives when vital. Ask questions that clarify priorities and push the team to be highly effective.
  • Ability to drive projects with many cross-dependencies between independent teams and deliver results that are coherent and broadly supported
  • Excellent cross-organizational verbal and written communication skills to provide status and manage expectations