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Senior Technical Program Manager

Senior Technical Program Manager

Location 
US-CA-San Francisco
Job ID 
30067

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Summary

Esuracing is hiring a Senior Technical Program Manager to join our Information Technology team in the San Francisco, CA Corporate office.  As the Senior Technical Program Manager, you will be responsible for managing multiple cross-functional development programs while working closely with a team of technical program managers, engineering teams, product management teams, and business teams to lead them towards a launch.  The Senior Technical Program Manager role involves regular communication with leadership on status, risks, plans, and changes in launch strategy.

 

Responsibilities

  • Acts as a Delivery Lead on complex projects in parallel with significant scope / systems dependencies, focused on software definition and execution
  • Assembles the team of product managers, User Experience (UX), engineering, QA and others to execute the software project
  • Drives the process on complex projects to ensure software is being developed that meets the customer need.
  • Acts as an established, knowledgeable resource on the traditional and Agile methodology, effectively applies knowledge to projects, and enforces project standards.
  • Provides coaching for other team members to improve skill sets.
  • Drives reviews with the team and key stakeholders / users, with an emphasis on reviewing working code
  • Tracks the exact status of assigned projects at all stages
  • Works with project team to continuously update dates, scope, status, and documentation so that the project and its status are well understood
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the systems architecture that impacts assigned projects. Brings excellent insight into new projects around dependencies / potential issues, influences the design of projects, and rapidly identifies and resolves technical dependencies and risks.
  • Champions the end-user, and ensures the software meets associated needs
  • Where business unit funding is needed, manages the process of scoping and budgeting.

Qualifications

  • Self-motivated, proactive and proven ability to adapt well and work with different teams within organization
  • Demonstrated ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes.
  • Ability to operate as an individual contributor to get the job done; at the same time be able to guide a team toward an objective.
  • Able to provide architectural guidance and direction throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written 


Experience / Education:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical education and work experience.
  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline preferred
  • 10+ years of software industry experience
  • 5+ years Technical Program Management experience running large worldwide complex programs in a fast paced environment using traditional and Agile methodologies and delivering highly scalable and robust systems.
  • Experience managing technical teams, who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and influence partner teams and cross-functional teams, such as product management, technical program management, development teams and senior business leaders.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and proven ability to adapt well and work with different teams within organization
  • Demonstrated ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes.
  • Ability to operate as an individual contributor to get the job done; at the same time be able to guide a team toward an objective.
  • Able to provide architectural guidance and direction throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Experience in Agile/Waterfall development methodologies, understanding of software development in large teams, and a track record of shipping software on time preferred
  • PMP, Prince 2, SAFe, or SCRUM/Agile certified preferred
  • Hands-on technical expertise, one year prior experience as a software developer preferred

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