VP – Technical Program Management
Posted on 4/3/2023

201-500 employees

Cognite Data Fusion contextually enriches IT and OT data.
Company Overview
Cognite is on a mission to power a high-tech, sustainable, and profitable industrial future.
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Apache Kafka
Google Cloud Platform
Microsoft Azure
UI/UX Design
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
  • B.S in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • You have 15+ years of software industry experience including technical product and program management experience
  • You have 10+ years of people management experience leading teams to deliver technical programs or products from inception to delivery
  • You have experience in communicating and representing product level thinking and its architecture to senior leadership, framing discussions to get valuable feedback to ensure the product is built right
  • You have analytical and problem-solving experience with large scale distributed services
  • Develop and drive execution excellence culture, and drive managing change
  • Define, own and drive technical programs that span multiple engineering teams and organizational boundaries
  • Identify and implement best practices for the implementation of OKRs/KPIs for product feature(s) including its prioritization with success criteria and performance metrics
  • Facilitate and ensure the right technical architectural thinking around UX, HW/SW, Services, AI/ML, Security and others are provided to influence the product thinking and requirements
  • Manage release schedule/ship room, identify risks and mitigations for timely delivery
  • Partner with product management and technical leadership to identify company-wide gaps and opportunities to invent, simplify, automate and influence product roadmaps
  • Work with Cognite APIs/SDK, distributed open-source software such as Kubernetes, Kafka, Spark and similar to build scalable and performant solutions for new or existing services
  • Mentor, coach and build standards & methodology for accelerating Product delivery
  • Build, Manage and Set the direction of the team as a whole as well as for individual success
  • People management responsibilities and responsible for hiring, growing and coaching the team including performance management
Desired Qualifications
  • You have experience with cloud development, which may include Kubernetes, Docker or other related technologies. Familiarity with Azure, AWS and GCP is a plus