GoGuardian
El Segundo, CA

Sr. Delivery Lead, Technical Project Manager at GoGuardian

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GoGuardian is on a mission to transform education by helping to protect students in the digital space from harmful and distracting content and supporting their mental health. We partner with schools to identify learning patterns and maximize the academic potential of every student. With GoGuardian, educators can engage students with more effective resources while also promoting online accessibility in the most applicable way for their school population.
The Sr. Delivery Lead will be managing Scrum teams using Agile, Scrum, Kanban. They may also manage enterprise projects utilizing various other project management methodologies. 

What You'll Do

  • Work with Product Managers & Executives to prioritize projects across the organization based on company goals and objectives
  • Create and deliver C-level presentations
  • Manage delivery of projects through the full lifecycle from design to roll out, marketing, sales and production support
  • Exhibit a solid understanding of application of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology, including requirements definition, UI/UX design, architectural design, stakeholder feedback, development, and deployment
  • Lead a cross-functional team in a matrixed organization for successful, on-time delivery
  • Negotiate scope and priorities with key stakeholders
  • Think out-of-the-box in optimizing delivery practices, resources, and key performance factors to ensure successful delivery
  • Work with line managers in optimize team and individual efficiency and performance
  • Provide expert knowledge of Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, and iterative project management methodologies

Who You Are

  • Ability to work independently and quickly adapt to emergent requirements and changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and proactive problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 6 years managing the successful delivery of technical, software development projects
  • Minimum of 4 years managing product delivery teams using Scrum, Kanban, and Jira
  • Scrum Master certification (CSM or above) required. PgMP or PMP certification from the PMI desired
  • Prior software development experience highly desired
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent related experience required

What We Offer

  • Opportunity to impact and revolutionize safe digital learning experiences for K-12 students
  • Partner with enthusiastic and talented colleagues who are compelled to do good in the world
  • Weekly yoga classes, guided aromatherapy meditation and on-site gym
  • Annual personal growth stipend for continued learning
  • Grow and scale with one of the fastest growing EdTech companies

GoGuardian is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. GoGuardian does not discriminate against employees, applicants, interns or volunteers on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, registered domestic partner status, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Where we are

2030 E Maple Ave, El Segundo, CA 90245

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
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What are GoGuardian Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
GoGuardian participates in local volunteer activities such as AngelHacks Hackathon, Teens Exploring Technology (TXT) and LA Food Bank.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
On-site meditation twice per week
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Team fitness initiatives include weekly in-office yoga classes
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for all parents
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We offer a flexible time off policy for full-time exempt employees. Full-time non-exempt employees accrue 3 weeks of PTO annually. We also offer a paid 2 week end of the year holiday break.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer a $1200 learning stipend annually for personal & professional growth

Additional Perks + Benefits

Relax, recharge, and refresh with weekly yoga classes & guided aromatherapy meditation. Whether you're a golfer or a gamer (or both), there's probably a weekly activity with your name on it.

An Insider's view of GoGuardian

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Exciting! We’ve had tremendous growth and have gone through a lot of changes over the last couple of years, but have maintained the supportive, passionate, and energetic foundations that made me join the company in the first place. The vibe is simultaneously feels relaxed and open, and like everywhere you look, people are solving difficult problems

Terence

Director, Customer Success

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our vision brings tall challenges; one of which is finding ways to sift through nearly insurmountable amounts of data, finding the important nuggets of information, then surfacing it to the right people. By using a combination of machine learning and cutting-edge data science (really), we're building better products for our users.

Zach

Senior Designer

What does career growth look like on your team?

Career growth is something that is talked over, thought through and planned out in open conversation and full collaboration between the team members and the manager of the team. It is clearly defined, from the very first day, as a line connecting your current areas for improvement to when they become areas of excellence.

Yola

Data Scientist

What are some things you learned at the company?

Come in with an open mind, and you will find yourself in a breeding ground for self-discovery. By being given a high level of autonomy to do meaningful work, I have learned what it means to be authentic, lean into my fears, find my voice, build trust, and experience the greatest joy that life has to offer—connecting with others!

Michelle

Software Engineer

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