Clicky

Program Manager

Location: Seattle, WA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About You

You are a master of the details. You have the pulse on everything from the team, product, and operations. You are able to dig deep into the weeds, and also see the big picture through the trees. Your team relies on you to be the anchor of truth, and look to you to guide their path. You’re comfortable working with anyone on the team, and can seek answers from even the toughest problems. You are one of us.

About Us

We are a diverse group of entrepreneurially-minded engineers working on raising the bar for modern productivity and collaboration. The Innovation Studio we've built affords us the flexibility and excitement of an early-stage startup environment without the funding challenges or all-or-nothing risk that comes from a singular product focus. We’re a smart, social, and passionate team, looking for other fearless adventurers to join us on our journey.

Responsibilities:

  • Craft release plans for your team’s projects that account for resource constraints, velocity, cross-team dependencies, etc.
  • Lead the Agile Scrum process through daily standups, sprint planning, resource planning, and retrospectives.  Ensure the execution of sprints with rigor
  • Establish and manage a product backlog with respect to strategic priorities and visibility on execution to the company’s roadmap.
  • Work with engineering team to develop long-term strategy and architecture plans
  • Identify roadblocks and breaks in the development process, then work with the team to resolve and provide solutions
  • Collaborate with other Program Managers around dependencies, product definitions, status tracking, etc.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years managing software projects with a team of 10-15 engineers
  • Strong relevant technical knowledge and conceptual understanding of architecture
  • Customer focused and advocate of engineering excellent toward customers satisfaction
  • Experience planning all stages of the software development life cycle
  • Experience developing release plans, accounting for resource and velocity constraints
  • Comfort implementing an Agile Scrum model (standups, sprints, retrospectives, etc.)
  • Master of juggling priorities and resources
  • Ability to dig deep and communicate both about individual tasks and long-term strategy
  • Comfort with owning product mission and requirements across stakeholders and the team.
  • Self-driven to take challenges head-on and achieve goals
  • Excel at working in small, dynamic and fast-paced groups

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with JIRA
  • Understanding of user-centered design
  • Ability to manage of continuous integration and continuous deployment processes
  • Understanding of monitoring and health system management
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science
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