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Senior Technical Program Manager
$135,000.00 - $145,000.00
Bachelor of Science; Master of Science;
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Awesome opportunity for a Senior Technical Program Manager to join the Information Technology team in the Placer County office of a stable organization that is growing and expanding.
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.
What We're Looking For...
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.
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.
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 certification preferred.
Hands-on technical expertise, one year prior experience as a software developer preferred.
Self-motivated, proactive and proven ability to adapt well and work with different teams within organization.
Willingness and ability to travel occasionally.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
What You Will Be Doing / Responsibilities...
Act as a Delivery Lead on complex projects in parallel with significant scope / systems dependencies, focused on software definition and execution.
Assemble the team of product managers, User Experience (UX), engineering, QA and others to execute the software project.
Drive the process on complex projects to ensure software is being developed that meets the customer need.
Act as an established, knowledgeable resource on the traditional and Agile methodology, effectively applying knowledge to projects, and enforcing project standards.
Provide coaching for other team members to improve skill sets.
Drive reviews with the team and key stakeholders / users, with an emphasis on reviewing working code.
Track the exact status of assigned projects at all stages.
Work with project team to continuously update dates, scope, status, and documentation so that the project and its status are well understood.
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the systems architecture that impacts assigned projects.
Bring excellent insight into new projects around dependencies / potential issues, influence the design of projects, and rapidly identify and resolve technical dependencies and risks.
Champion the end-user, and ensure the software meets associated needs.
Where business unit funding is needed, manage the process of scoping and budgeting.
US citizens and Green Card holders encouraged to apply.
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