Program Manager
Posted on 11/30/2023
INACTIVE
23andMe

501-1,000 employees

Personal genomics & biotechnology company
Company Overview
23andMe’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research and is the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company is also in development of discovery programs rooted in a diverse spectrum of human genetics to ultimately deliver reports and results from all spectrums of your DNA.
Biotechnology

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.2B

Founded

2006

Headquarters

Sunnyvale, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

-5%

2 year growth

18%
Locations
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Communications
Management
JIRA
SCRUM
Confluence
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • 5+ years of technical program management experience in a software development team.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management across various methodologies (agile, scrum, waterfall, hybrid), covering all project lifecycle phases, with a flexible and innovative mindset.
  • Mastery in project/task management tools (e.g. Smartsheet, Jira, Confluence, Google Sheets, Slides, etc.). These tools are your bread and butter.
  • Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle.
  • Capability to thrive in a highly matrixed environment and take the lead in ambiguous situations to enable teams to continue moving forward in execution.
  • Amazing organizational and time management skills. You're able to make sense out of a complex system with many moving parts; you sweat the details where it's needed.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills appropriate for in-person and remote audiences.
  • A servant leader mindset.
Responsibilities
  • Lead multiple cross-functional CEI programs and plan projects that contribute to achieving OKR goals and initiatives in the areas of enterprise software and compute infrastructure technologies
  • Manage an average load of 4-6 active projects at a given time
  • Work with subject matter experts to decompose business requirements into technical execution plans with measurable milestones, effectively optimize scope and schedule, and manage cross-functional dependencies
  • Run Agile ceremonies (e.g., daily standups, backlog grooming, sprint planning)
  • Champion change management processes
  • Craft clear communication of progress toward goals using a variety of media (e.g., in-person meetings, Slack, dashboards), reporting status to stakeholders and leadership
  • Proactively detect pain points, risks, and workflow inefficiencies with key partners, and construct paths to address/mitigate them
  • Be the resident document expert to produce and curate artifacts related to programs, projects, and processes.
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with information security and data privacy compliance best practices
  • Scrum master experience