Technical Program Manager

  • Location:

    Irvine, California 92614 - United States

  • Sector:

    General IT

  • Job ref:

    1061

  • Contact:

    Paola Ziegenhirt

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-03

  • Published:

    1 week ago

  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1061

As the Technical Program Manager, you will report to the Director of Project Management and will continuously collaborate with key stakeholders across the business to solve the most important technical problems.‍

You will:

  • Collaborate with Lead Engineers to plan, maintain, and prioritize engineering work via the Engineering JIRA board
  • Collaborate with the Senior Product Manager to plan, maintain, and prioritize product work via the Product JIRA board
  • Execute the Scrum Master role, including running daily/weekly scrum ceremonies for both Engineering and Product teams
  • Facilitate technical discussions/decisions for the program
  • Liaison with internal teams and outside vendors for technical specification documentation
  • Create and maintain technical artifacts (roadmaps, project plans, capacity planning, technical workflows, etc)
  • Manage technical release planning in collaboration with engineering and product management
  • Develop a status and reporting structure that is consistent with agile principles that also gives insight into progress toward the business outcomes
  • Work with key stakeholders to define and gather requirements
  • Build trust based partnerships, communicate progress across organizational boundaries and levels from individual contributor to senior executive

Required Experience & Technical Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in Technical Project Management for large-scale initiatives.
  • Solid understanding of Agile, Scrum and Kanban development methodologies.
  • Experience with Agile project/product management tools like Jira.
  • Good understanding of machine learning, data analytics, rule-based systems, and software architecture
  • Experience building products based on data, hypotheses, and MVPs by defining and aligning on clear requirements, working with a cross-disciplinary team of software engineers, product managers, designers, UX researchers.
  • Organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with many different personality types
  • Ability to identify risks to timelines, escalate as necessary and propose mitigation strategies
  • Highly attentive to driving maximum efficiency from a team, with the ability to eliminate cruft while preaching simplicity
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