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Staff Technical Program Manager
Data Science & Machine Learning
Posted on 9/14/2022
Bellevue, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related discipline with 5+ years of related technical program management experience
  • Experience program managing a data related team
  • Experience program managing large-scale, cross-functional programs related to enterprise systems, API integrations, cloud managed services
  • Strong in agile/scrum processes, project/program planning, organization and time management
  • Strong understanding of data science related technology architecture, concepts, software & product development
  • Understand the data science development process and be able to coordinate and orchestrate that with software engineering teams
  • Be data and metrics driven
  • Able to effectively manage ambiguity and competing priorities. Help teams prioritize and focus
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A "compliance first" attitude to keep our regulators happy and enthusiastic about Flexport since we operate in a heavily regulated industry
  • Partner with global Data Science, Product, Engineering, and Business stakeholders to orchestrate the delivery of key initiatives
  • Drive cross-functional team planning and development activities to ensure program tasks can complete on-time and manage constraints around resources, scope and quality
  • You will facilitate the gathering of technical requirements and clarify questions/ambiguities in product requirements. You will close out interpretation gaps before requirements are translated into Epics (Features) or User Stories
  • Identify and manage cross-team technology dependencies and align teams on roadmaps to ensure timely delivery of initiatives
  • Build and manage program plans, Jira dashboards, measure and track programs from concept to delivery
  • Manage reporting. Provide transparency and communication to key stakeholders around program status, risks and change management
  • Proactively identify and remove blockers for the data science team, and manage stakeholder expectations
  • Understand the technical architecture of the solution, analyze data to identify root causes of problems, and partner closely with engineers to resolve technical impediments
  • Ensure that software development & Continuous integration/Continuous delivery guidelines (Code Reviews, Unit Tests, Code Coverage) and any other compliance requirements are followed
  • Facilitate ongoing discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution. Determine people, process or technical solutions to address issues
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience program managing a data science/machine learning team
  • Master's degree to higher in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Experience in logistics or SaaS Mid-Market / Enterprise products
  • Relevant experience supporting common data science software platforms (Airflow, Sagemaker, TensorFlow, Snowflake)
  • Experience working with Jira/Confluence

1,001-5,000 employees

Global freight forwarder and logistics platform
Company Overview
Flexport's mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. The company operates a digitally enabled freight forwarding platform that helps other businesses to transport and store goods across the globe.
  • Free Food
  • Company Social Outings
  • Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • PTO / Vacation Policy
  • Paid Holidays
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Financial Benefits
  • 401K / Retirement Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Company Core Values
  • Empower Your Client
  • Play The Long Game
  • Fill The Gap
  • Embrace Change
  • Practice Candor