AVAILABLE POSITIONS Sr Technical Project Manager, Central Technology

Zynga is looking for a highly motivated Sr Technical Project Manager to join our amazing Central Technology Production team. The immediate area of responsibility would be leading the Security Engineering team within Developer Services; however, as you grow in the role, you will likely own additional projects.

You will work with engineering leadership, product management, other producers and game/partner teams to balance a set of commitments and milestones with predictable execution. You should be able to facilitate tough trade-offs along the way, take care of and solve any team conflicts and be tactical enough to know when to dive deep on daily execution. You should proactively spot areas for improvement, then energetically drive those improvements all the while fostering a feeling of collaboration and common purpose within the team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on senior-level project/program management for multiple critical engineering projects, within our central technology developer services group.
  • Ability to drive product development and ensure deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality.
  • Anticipates challenges and course corrects as needed on the fly.
  • Partners closely with engineering leaders, product managers and other producers to deliver outstanding products and services.
  • Ensure clear project definition and criteria for completion.
  • Lead technical scrums and agile project implementation.
  • Initiate, cultivate, maintain and lead others toward positive working relationships with internal and external organizations critical to both current and future development process.
  • Passionately articulate goals and team principles to help form a stimulating and fun work environment and culture.

 

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of program/project management experience.
  • 3+ years agile development experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with maturity and leadership.
  • Proven track record to resolve conflict and strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to manage under ambiguity, balancing multiple work-streams and priorities.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Computer science or technical degree.
  • Agile certifications.
  • A good sense of humor helps 🙂

 

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US Employees)
  • RRSP Company Match Contribution (Canadian Employees)
  • Extended Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance (Canadian Employees)
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits (US Employees)
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Fitness benefits (offering varies by location)
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

**Remote work from an alternate location could be considered**

Hiring Update: The safety of our candidates and team members is our top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce transitioned to working from home, with all interviewing and onboarding being conducted virtually until further notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

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Zynga does not  engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov.

Careers Category: Production

Careers location: Austin, TX, Carlsbad, CA, Eugene, OR, Los Angeles, CA, Remote, US, Remote, Canada, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

Requisition ID: P211575

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Zynga does not engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov