Program Manager

San Jose, CA 95128

Posted: 09/30/2019 Industry: Project Management Job Number: 8867 Pay Rate: Not Specified
We are looking for a Senior Program Manager for a leading tech company in San Jose. This position requires someone with experience driving technical projects within an Agile and Scrum-based development environment. We need a well-rounded individual who won't miss details while guiding multiple teams, someone who can thrive in an unstructured, collaborative environment and can distill complex problems into actionable work and drive projects to completion. Working cross functionally with a broad set of business partners, you will use keen business process understanding and critical thinking to build solutions that furthers our client's long term goals.

What You'll Be Doing:
* You'll work with multiple teams delivering on the next generation products.
* You'll work with product leadership and executives to define strategy and determine solutions to key challenges. With your expertise in methodologies and tooling, you'll help share standards and foster a culture of continuous improvement.
* You'll act as a liaison between your development teams and other internal groups such as Product Management, Design, Documentation, Legal and Marketing to ensure clear lines of communication are maintained and program delivery is smooth and effective.
* You'll own the success of a program from end-to-end, tracking and reporting on progress, and driving resolution of issues.
* You'll ensure your team has the necessary resources and support to ensure success.
* You'll be part of the team driving company-wide program management practice standardization and improvement. Your experience and expertise will help bring us to the next level.

* 4+ years' experience in software program management role, with at least 2-3 years working with agile or scrum methodology. You're ready to coach your peers on the Program Management team. * Experience with native PaaS/SaaS programs. * Experience with security products preferred. * Experience with cloud and enterprise software technologies, along with a deep understanding of the software development lifecycle. * Must have experience with key technical tools such as Git, Slack, Salesforce, AWS, Docker, Artifactory. * Must have experience with Agile management tools in the Atlassian stack (Jira, Confluence, and BitBucket). * Knowledge or experience of key languages such as JSON, SQL, JavaScript, C/C++ and Python. * You're great at juggling multiple, concurrent software projects involving cross-functional teams. * Communication, detail management, and Agile practices are your forte. You can communicate and act upon risks appropriately and effectively. You've got a large toolkit of program management processes and experience that you can use and customize as needed. * You're phenomenal at decision-making, consensus building and conflict management. You're a natural problem-solver. You know how to influence and affect change at all levels of the organization without having positional authority, and you have experience communicating up to the Executive level of an organization.
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