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Technical Program Manager - Products

Position Description: 

You are a seasoned IT Program Manager who loves to lead enterprise-scale programs at a rapidly growing company.  You have been a software product manager and you have driven business operations - you can speak both languages.  You are technical and can see all the facets of a system requirement from UI to app functionality to data architecture to integration.  You thrive on implementing technology that brings real value to the business.  You can spin multiple plates without breaking a sweat. You like to measure things and answer questions with data. You can see around corners. Challenges and complexity motivate you. You are persistent. You can naturally pivot between strategic objectives and project tactics. Your communication is clear; when you explain something, people get it. You consider it your personal mission to bring out the best in people. You deliver. Your projects succeed and you have a reputation for unrelenting excellence.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building great relationships with business partners, including Sales, Finance, Legal, Data Analytics, Product, Engineering, and Tech Ops
  • Facilitating detailed product/solution design sessions and documenting the requirements generated
  • Delivering highly organized project plans for multiple projects running simultaneously and communicating cross-functional status
  • Facilitating governance meetings and key decisions with executives in the business and communicating outcomes/actions
  • Driving all project activity between IT, development teams, and the business, including monitoring internal & vendor dependencies and resolving problems proactively to ensure things are on time
  • Leading all aspects of a project, from project meetings & scrums to design sessions to problem resolution sessions to business UAT to launch
  • Micro-managing or escalating when people need to be held to account and running interference when people need space to get stuff done
  • Anticipating risk, removing obstacles, and alleviating friction that impedes progress
  • Collecting key project & program metrics as part of project execution & operations
  • Crafting a comprehensive program portfolio that clearly defines a technology roadmap and represents the business' priorities
  • Promoting continuous improvement
  • Asking for & giving feedback to encourage an open dialogue & transparency
  • Demonstrating excellent organizational and analytical skills

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 7-10 years experience in program & project management implementing SaaS software, implementing complex integrations between systems, and building new systems from scratch
  • At least 3 years direct experience as an actual software product manager or engineering manager, driving full SDLC with special attention to system design and data architecture
  • At least 3 years direct experience with business operations in a SaaS software company
  • Fluent with standard SaaS business practices & requirements
  • Fluent with software process design, functional requirement definition, and solid testing practices
  • Fluent with Agile principles and high proficiency with Jira
  • Conversant with regulatory compliance requirements
  • Conversant with information security requirements

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