Technical Program Manager at The Knot Worldwide (Remote)

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WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at The Knot Worldwide, we believe in doing work that matters. In 16 countries around the world, our leading family of brands (The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, Hitched, The Bash, The Bump, and more) inspire, inform, and celebrate our communities as they move through life’s milestones. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

As a Technical Program Manager, you will play a critical role in current and future initiatives that span TKWW’s product, engineering, and business teams. You will get the exciting opportunity to lead large scale technical projects. Your primary role will be to lead programs for our Platform Zone in collaboration with Engineering, Product, Data, and Design teams.

  • You are excited about the opportunity to be part of an entrepreneurial company with a lively startup feel.
  • You are an excellent communicator, capable of managing stakeholders in multiple disciplines across several global offices.
  • You are a motivated, self starter who wants to see projects succeed and can overcome challenges.
  • You are able to stay focused under pressure, prioritizing multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment.
  • You are able to drive deliverables through completion and hold team members accountable for their work.
  • Your skills and experience include management of projects, processes, programs, people, vendors, and clients.
  • You know how to facilitate productive conversations when conflicts arise.
  • You demonstrate strong technical aptitude.
  • You have exceptional stakeholder management skills.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with the Platform Zone and broader Build Team Organization to build a cohesive development platform that supports our global teams and products
  • Plan, schedule and ensure execution of project tasks, milestones, and deliverables related to the platform initiatives
  • Create and maintain project management artifacts including (but not limited to): communication plans, risk logs, decision logs, escalation procedures, project schedules, scope statements, high-level and detailed business requirements, technical specification documents
  • Identify blockers and risks early, working to resolve or escalate when appropriate
  • Regularly communicate progress to stakeholders
  • Proactively identify and implement operational improvements, enhancements, and system customizations that meet business requirements
  • Manage a multi-product release process to test, validate, and implement changes to  applications & code

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • 2+ years of Project Management experience including: analysis, project management, process management, program management, people management, vendor management, and client management
  • Experience working with backend squads
  • Experience successfully managing coordinated releases
  • Jira experience is a plus
  • Smartsheet experience is a plus

BENEFITS & PERKS

  • Private Health Insurance “DKV” paid by the Company.
  • Subsidies and grants in training and English courses
  • Currently working 100% from home.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Tax relief options for Ticket Restaurant, Ticket Transportation and Daycare.
  • 40€ per month in tickets restaurant
  • Udemy courses
  • TYPS: easy APP to ask for salary advance payments in 48h
  • ANDJOY: great APP for gym lovers (we have up to 50% discount)
  • Free paid hours: use your paid holidays as hours
  • Referral bonus: up to 1.300€ bonus if you recommend someone to work with us
  • Getting married or having a baby? We have a gift for you!

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At The Knot Worldwide, we believe you are more than a resume and invite you to go for it, take the leap of faith, and apply for this job if it sparks your passion to join TKWW and make a difference!   

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You Dream Big. You iterate and experiment to drive innovation.
  • You Love Our Users. You keep our global community at the center of everything you do.
  • You Do the Right Thing. You strengthen your team through respect, fairness, and inclusion.
  • You Hustle Every Day. You favor urgency and own your outcomes. 
  • You Win Together. People are at the heart of our success and you play as a team.

WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:

We believe in a wide range of holistic offerings to support our employees so that they can live our values day in and day out. From mental wellbeing, physical health and financial planning, to engaging perks and discounts, we are in the business of celebrating and supporting the Moments that Matter both in and out of the “office”. We offer flexible vacation, generous parental leave and prioritize initiatives that support the growth, development, and happiness of our people.

​​TKWW’s approach to the future of work: At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, TKWW pivoted all global employees to remote work while prioritizing physical and mental wellbeing. While the majority of our global offices are open and available at this time, all TKWW employees have the ability to work remotely full time through the length of 2022. Upon entering our “new normal”, TKWW will pilot a hybrid work model where employees will have additional flexibility. (Note: employees who were hired into remote positions will continue to work fully remotely.)

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US Notice: The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, The Knot Worldwide complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The Knot Worldwide expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

More Information on The Knot Worldwide
The Knot Worldwide operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Chevy Chase, MD, Norwalk, CT, New York, NY, Omaha, NE and Austin, TX. The Knot Worldwide was founded in 2018. It has 989 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Days and Company Outings. To see all 69 open jobs at The Knot Worldwide, click here.
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