Lead Technical Project Manager

San Francisco, CA

Formation is seeking a Lead Technical Project Manager for our San Francisco Headquarters. As the Technical Project Manager, you’ll work cross-functionally throughout the organization and report to the Director of Product. You will interact with 3-5 teams within our Platform organization to ensure the delivery of multi-component software projects. You will also establish and improve processes to drive efficiency. With a bird’s eye view, you’ll gain a deep understanding of where we currently are and map out how to get where we need to be, all while maintaining cohesion across teams.
Our platform learns and adapts to people's preferences, habits, and feedback—orchestrating highly relevant experiences that are truly unique to each person. Our vision will change the way people engage across multiple industries, be it retail, finance, or healthcare. Join us to define the process by which we realize this vision.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Organize and ensure delivery of multi-component software projects
  • Identify risks and assess impact, resolving issues that interfere with the team’s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals
  • Scope projects, establish timelines, drive and deliver on those timelines

Skills and Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Experience in operating in both agile and waterfall methodologies is beneficial, as well as establishing metrics for success
  • Demonstrated experience with building agile processes in project management as well as managing release schedules
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or relevant technical field

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working with Machine Learning
  • Experience working with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Previous experience working as a software engineer and/or product manager
About Formation
Formation distills complex customer data into uniquely tailored experiences; we orchestrate physical and digital exchanges into one seamless journey. Our business is building lasting, trusted relationships between people and brands—and making it look easy.
We're already reaching millions of people a day, and we're just getting started. Our founding leadership is equal parts business, design, and engineering—because we believe differing perspectives + passionate discourse achieve the greatest outcomes. We are collectively talented, but also humble. We give our whole selves. We love learning new things.
Formation is committed to inclusion and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
If you're up for the challenge of a lifetime, we're looking for outstanding talent to join our team.