We are seeking a highly skilled, team-oriented individual to be a Lead Technical Program Manager for high performance, cross-functional autonomous engineering teams. The successful candidate will be an energizing servant leader, be an enabler and driver, is a self starter and can work in an ambiguous environment, willing to learn and grow, work with technical teams, possess strong interpersonal communication and facilitation skills, be detail-oriented, thorough and results-focused.
Collaborates across various cross functional teams including Engineering, Product, User Experience, Reliability and Security to ensure everyone is aligned to Project/Program goals.
Lead and mentor junior Project Managers for a domain within the Lifion Developer Platform organization.
Work also in the capacity of a Scrum Master- Organizing scrum ceremonies, working with product teams to build product roadmaps and assisting in release planning.
Lead several technical programs with tight deadlines and dependencies, manage priorities, risks and dependencies.
Partners closely with Product and Engineering teams to identify and resolve critical program gaps, inform strategy, and drive forward the product roadmap
Develop working knowledge of technologies to manage development tasks, identify and resolve issues and effectively communicate with stakeholders.
Oversee the day-to-day progress of programs and release initiatives with regard to time, scope, and quality
Builds project plans, manage scope and schedule, identify risks and issues and publish status reports.
Define key milestones, assess delivery against milestones, communicate team’s capacity and progress against milestones to stakeholders and all levels of management in a consistent and transparent manner.
Drives to build self-organized development teams and facilitate issue resolution within the team.
Defines and owns all engineering process for your teams.
Be a part of strategic planning and goal setting for your teams and communicates a clear vision of one’s team.
Facilitates in release planning and scheduling by providing empirical scrum team statistics, identifying project dependencies and mitigate risks.
Works with PMO to establish KPI’s and use the metrics to track team progress and decision making.
5+ years as an Technical Program Manager in an engineering organization.
Strong understanding of the Software Development project life cycle.
Experience managing/mentoring a team of Project Managers.
Familiar with technical constructs, process and development frameworks.
Has planned and executed on complex and large scale cross team initiatives.
Has a good understanding of development metrics and the use of dashboards / reports to radiate information.
A background in software development is a plus.