Senior Project Manager of Optimization Testing


The
Project Manager of Optimization Testing is the day-to-day person responsible
for shepherding AB test concepts from idea to launch to analysis to completion.  They will manage all tasks, requirements
gathering, milestones, key delivery dates, project plans and communication
plans in collaboration with the Optimization Testing Lead, development, design,
and analytics colleagues to ensure that everything gets done in a proactive,
orderly and consistent fashion with a high quality output. This position will benefit from a strong
understanding of and background in online UX strategies, analytics, and
optimization testing. This candidate will support the Optimization Testing Lead
in leveraging optimization strategies, in addition to other data and results to
make recommendations that will ultimately increase revenue and/or improve the
overall experience at AT&T.

Key Responsibilities

• Develop the milestones,
tasks and timelines for all projects- including writing requirements, gathering
comps, obtaining feedback from partner organizations, etc.

• Work with the Optimization
Testing Lead and internal stakeholders to prioritize all tasks associated with
the test plans

• Manage and conduct
regular meetings with stakeholders related to executing and communicating
tests; including crafting meeting agendas, taking meeting notes, and sending
key follow up action items

• Proactively monitor and
communicate test velocity opportunities and risks with potential solutions, to
ensure awareness and develop practical risk mitigation steps to address

• Help produce key
presentations, including analysis summaries

• Manages launch
communication process, results archive, and findings presentations to ensure team
value is communicated and consistent with overall objectives and expectations

• Contribute to continual
process improvement and optimization within the team

• Collaborate with project
managers across the AB testing team to ensure sharing of best practices and
consistent partner engagement

• Responsible for test
documentation and day to day test management within JIRA

Additional Information: 

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years'
    experience in project management and/or product life cycle management
    required
  • Strong
    analytic and fact-based decision-making skills
  • Proven
    ability to translate ideas and vision into product definition and
    requirements
  • Proven
    ability to work on and track multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong
    written, verbal and oral presentation skills with excellent
    stakeholder management and presentation skills
  • Strong
    strategic thinking skills
  • Working
    knowledge of assigned product(s), company functions, marketing and/or
    service policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency
    in PowerPoint, Excel, Word and other standard office computer applications



Additional Information:

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience
    managing A/B testing efforts and/or web analytics projects
  • Experience
    managing consumer web development projects
  • Experience
    in ecommerce, wireless services, data, and/or high-tech industry--messaging
    experience
  • Skills
    in problem-solving- always driving forward, finding ways to overcome obstacles,
    seeing opportunity in challenges and findings creative solutions to business
    challenges
  • Experience
    in basic
    project management principles including how to run a meeting, how to break
    big work down into small tasks, how to mitigate risks, etc.
  • Excellence
    in managing expectations- proactively set and meet expectations,
    proactively communicate when expectations need to be reset. Identify risks & resolve
    issues, know when to escalate as needed to leadership.
  • Experience with various digital
    project life cycles, frameworks and techniques such as Agile (Scrum, AUP, etc.),
    Kanban, Waterfall, and PMI's PMBOK. Have experience with modern project
    management tools like JIRA.
  • BA in
    Business preferred


Desired Characteristics:
  • Organized
    & Detail Oriented- this role requires someone who loves timelines, check
    lists, and working with others to accomplish a goal on time
  • Flexible-
    innate ability to embrace change
    and quickly adapt to new situations, changes in direction and competing
    priorities within a results-driven environment. Learn fast with the goal
    of operating independently without sacrificing a quality output.
  • Teachable-
    open to feedback and coaching, constantly learning from your experiences, and
    seeking out new information in an ever-evolving industry
  • Humble
    & Confident - have the confidence to serve as a subject matter expert on AB
    testing methodology and strategy, and the humility to listen to & learn
    from our partners, test results, and data which may be contrary to your opinion
  • Positive



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