Senior Technical Program Manager at DoubleVerify | Powderkeg

About DoubleVerify

DoubleVerify is a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics. DV’s mission is to be the definitive source of transparency and data-driven insights into the quality and effectiveness of digital advertising for the world’s largest brands, publishers and digital ad platforms. DV’s technology platform provides advertisers with consistent and unbiased data and analytics that can be used to optimize the quality and return on their digital ad investments. Since 2008, DV has helped hundreds of Fortune 500 companies gain the most from their media spend by delivering best in class solutions across the digital advertising ecosystem, helping to build a better industry. Learn more at www.doubleverify.com.

Position Overview

The DoubleVerify Program Management team is seeking a Sr Technical Program Manager, capable of managing a portfolio of projects that includes deploying new feature enhancements with our Social integrations. You’ll manage complex timelines, resources, issue/risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time delivery.. There will also be a focus on working with teams to iteratively improve upon the way that we work, requiring the ability to think outside the box and seek creative solutions. To succeed in this role you will need to be a great communicator with people of different roles, curious, eager to explore new ways of getting things done, and willing to roll up your sleeves to support the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage project scope and changes
  • Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution
  • Understand interdependencies between product/engineering while aligning with business needs
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external client relationships, communications, resources, change, risks and issues
  • Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members
  • Prepare detailed project plan for all phases of the project
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team and key stakeholders
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle
  • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques

Key Requirements:

  • Excellent experience in Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Manage complex DV programs and projects across multiple, teams, dependencies and locations
  • Partner with Product and Engineering leads to define and decompose project scope, timelines and dependencies
  • Act as the hub of communication among multiple stakeholders and teams regarding project and portfolio status and timelines
  • Coordinate and be a liaison across sub-projects and dependent project work to ensure project success
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging product & engineering leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Experience leading, motivating and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance
  • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives, team members and peers
  • Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
  • Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies
  • Support diverse and inclusive work environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience of Program and/or Project Management experience managing complex technical projects that span multiple teams
  • Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving problems, making decisions and identifying priorities
  • A proven ability to work effectively with people at all levels, including senior management, engineers, product managers and external stakeholders to achieve successful project launches.
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • At ease in front of a variety of audiences with the ability to cater updates to the relevant audience
  • Significant autonomy across projects with the ability to self prioritize against a set of competing priorities
  • Social Ad tech experience is a plus

The successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined based on a number of non-discriminating factors, including qualifications for the role, level, skills, experience, location, and balancing internal equity relative to peers at DV.

The estimated salary range for this role based on the qualifications set forth in the job description is between [$120,000- $185,000]. This role will also be eligible for bonus/commission (as applicable), equity, and benefits.

The range above is for the expectations as laid out in the job description; however, we are often open to a wide variety of profiles, and recognize that the person we hire may be more or less experienced than this job description as posted.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Technical Program Manager
  • Company
    DoubleVerify
  • Location
    N/A
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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