Lead Project Manager

Underdog Sports

4.8

(18)

Brooklyn, NY (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to Underdog Sports:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2023
  • 4.8/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 83% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We have have a connected virtual first culture with a highly engaged distributed workforce.
  • We're the fastest-growing sports gaming company ever. Joining Underdog can catapult your career.
  • We offer unlimited PTO (we're extremely flexible with the exception of the first few weeks before & into the NFL season)
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    Position summary

    urant, BlackRock, and SV Angel. We are many times larger now and our growth is not slowing down.

    At Underdog, we believe that sports are for everyone and are building a tomorrow for every fan. Want to help create that future? Join us.

    About the role and why it's unique:

    • Collaborate with key stakeholders to confirm priorities and dependencies of all project deliverables and ensure expectations are being met.
    • Clearly communicate with stakeholders regarding actions and deliverables for their team, including actions in place for addressing any open issues.
    • Maintain up-to-date tracking of roadmap commitments and provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership.
    • Identify and remove blockers and dependencies with other partner teams across the organization.
    • Act as an advocate and team member working alongside one or more agile development teams, and ensure points of collaboration between teams are running smoothly.
    • Work with team members to identify, define, and document best practices and decisions made.
    • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.

    Who you are:

    • 4+ years of experience supporting a development team(s).
    • Ability to thrive in a creative, fast-paced environment where ambiguity and complexity are norms.
    • Comfortable in leading cross-functional collaboration and building alignment around a vision.
    • A proactive approach, turning ideas into action, problems into opportunities through customer advocacy, process improvement, and process analysis.
    • Extensive experience working with Scrum/Agile methods, and tools such as Jira, Notion, and G-Suite.
    • Ability to explain complex concepts or problems of varying content, style, and form to fit the needs of diverse audiences.
    • Accustomed to establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.
    • Basic understanding of technical terminology related to software applications & infrastructure.

    Even better if you have:

    • Experience in directly managing a project management team

    • Experience of building processes ground up

    • Familiarity or interest in the sports betting industry and product landscape

    Our targeted compensation rate for this position is between $130,000 and $150,000, depending on experience, plus equity. Think your skills are exceptional and warrant higher pay? Apply anyway! If we agree, we're willing to negotiate.

    This position may require sports betting licensure based on certain state regulations.

    Underdog is an equal opportunity employer and doesn't discriminate on the basis of creed, race, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability status, or any other defining characteristic.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Underdog Sports:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2023
  • 4.8/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 83% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We have have a connected virtual first culture with a highly engaged distributed workforce.
  • We're the fastest-growing sports gaming company ever. Joining Underdog can catapult your career.
  • We offer unlimited PTO (we're extremely flexible with the exception of the first few weeks before & into the NFL season)