Path Forward Program: Associate Program Manager

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Intern

Company Description

The Path Forward Return to Work program at Verizon Digital Media Services is a 16- week paid internship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to women and men who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.

At Verizon Digital Media Services, we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce. We bring together world-class technology to prepare, deliver and display content — so users can watch and enjoy on their terms. The purpose of our platform is simple. It delivers next-generation digital experiences for today’s demanding users, whether it be their favorite TV shows, catching up with friends via social media or shopping for the latest gadgets. Built on top of one of the world’s largest networks, our platform easily handles your users’ appetite for instant, secure and always-on media, anytime, anywhere.

Job Description

Associate Project Managers are responsible for supporting the activities of the PMO. Their duties include organizing and distributing reporting data, administrative work in various ticketing systems, and recording meeting notes and action items. During this time, APMs will also focus on learning the processes followed by the PMO and expanding their project management skills through online learning modules and readings. During their time as APM, the employee will be given the opportunity to assume responsibility for managing a project or scrum team as a means of transitioning to the next level.

Expectations at this level: completing assignments accurately and on time, high level of organization and follow-through. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to interface effectively at different levels of the organization.

Training at this level: Attendance at internal trainings and onsite learning events, training modules and reading outlined in the individual's learning plan.

Qualifications

What you get to do every day:

1 year of experience in a technology or internet-oriented project coordination or project management role

Bachelor’s Degree required

Experience in process and implementation management in a technology company

Knowledge of Agile methodologies: Scrum, Kanban, TDD, Continuous Integration

CSM or PMI-ACP highly desired

Technology expertise: web software, application infrastructure, content delivery, video streaming, IP transit, and server architecture highly desired

Additional Information

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer: Oath offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.