Project Manager

Product Development

Job Location: Venice, CA

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System1 is looking for a Project Manager to work with our Data Science team as they work to design and implement advanced algorithms to improve performance and increase automation. The ideal person is highly motivated, accustomed to a fast-paced environment, and has a strong understanding of evolving business needs. This role will report directly to the EVP of Product and will help build out a strong, goal-oriented, agile development team.

The Role You Will Have

  • Lead weekly meetings - sprint planning, backlog scrubbing, retrospective, brainstorming
  • Prioritize projects based on value and alignment with business objectives
  • Prioritize urgent / last minute requests during sprints
  • Build product schedules and clearly communicate changes to stakeholders
  • Ensure stakeholders are meeting their commitments to the data science team
  • Ensure sprint iterations are properly scoped and achievable
  • Ensure business requirements are translated into actionable technical requirements
  • Assist team in defining and acting on goals for continuous improvement
  • Proactively anticipate and identify risks and dependencies during development
  • Evaluate monetary and time savings impact of team’s work every quarter
  • Build and maintain strong relationships throughout the company

What You Will Bring

  • 3+ years in Product or Project Management role
  • Prior experience within data/analytics, digital advertising, or other web based company
  • BA/BS degree, preferably with a technical or engineering degree
  • Proven track record of managing and delivering software projects on schedule
  • Expert competency with issue tracking and documentation tools (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Strong technical and analytical background
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively shift focus between day-to-day details and the longer term schedule
  • Highly organized and flexible communicator
  • Familiarity with data science a plus

What We Have To Offer

  • Free Uber/Lyft to and from work every day!
  • Collegial and collaborative team with highly intelligent and motivated coworkers
  • Cross-team lunches and demos to foster learning
  • Unlimited Paid Sick Time, Competitive PTO and Benefits package
  • Daily catered meals and fully stocked kitchen
  • Bi-weekly happy hour at various bars, restaurants, and venues across Los Angeles
  • Bi-weekly onsite happy hour
  • Catered dinner on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Weekly fitness class with private trainer: high intensity training, yoga, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee
  • Company parties and outings: Skyzone indoor skydiving, Medieval Times, Karaoke, etc.
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