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JackPocket // lottery tickets app
 
Product, Full Time    Remote, New York City or Santa Barbara, CA    Posted: Monday, May 30, 2022
 
   
 
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Jackpocket is the first mobile lottery app in the U.S. that offers players a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, such as Powerball, Mega Millions, & more, via their smartphones. We're creating a more convenient, fun, & responsible way to play the lottery by modernizing the $300B global lottery market with a mobile platform that everyone, including grandma, can feel good about.

As Jackpockets first Technical Project Manager, you will play an integral role in the continued development & delivery of Jackpockets business critical applications. You will spearhead sprint planning & serve as an intermediary between engineers & business stakeholders to clearly define, structure, & prioritize development projects & their components in order to facilitate the software development process. 

Responsibilities

  • Own scrum ceremonies & sprint planning processes across multiple technical teams, establishing best practices & defining clear expectations for output & velocity
  • Collaborate across technical & business stakeholders to define roadmaps & prioritize development initiatives
  • Communicate with & serve as the intermediary between operations leadership & technical counterparts, ensuring clearly defined, standardized, & properly prioritized tickets & acceptance criteria 
  • Optimize the structure & layout of Jira & Opsgenie & ensure established standards are met for all new submissions 
  • Utilize JQL for analysis, reporting, & strategic insights 
  • Work to remove & prevent bottlenecks in the development lifecycle, liaising between & influencing project teams & stakeholders to achieve directives
  • Ensure timely reporting on progress from key stakeholders, lead check-ins & retrospectives, & continually follow up on critical action items 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience leading technical projects, ideally in a fast paced or startup environment
  • Knowledge of & experience facilitating scrum processes & ceremonies
  • Outstanding communication & organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively with & influence technical & non-technical audiences
  • Proficiency with Jira, Opsgenie, & Datadog with the ability to create effective JQL queries
  • Analytical mindset & data driven approach to project management coupled with strong problem solving skills
  • Willingness & ability to collaborate effectively with distributed teams

Why Jackpocket?

  • Medical insurance covered up to 100% by Jackpocket
  • Dental & vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Stock options
  • Commuter benefits & Citi Bike membership
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Catered meals & stocked kitchen
  • Flexible working hours
  • Autonomy & upward mobility

This is a full-time exempt position & is not eligible for overtime under FLSA requirements. We are an equal opportunity employer & all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Jackpocket is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, & reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, & activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact hr@jackpocket.com.

 
 
 
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