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Sr. Technical Program Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Remote • Sorrento Valley, San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Agile
Leadership
Management
SCRUM
Requirements
  • You are a self-starter. You like to understand the expected outcome, get the context, and then work entrepreneurially to get it done
  • You are an excellent facilitator, amazing communicator, skilled listener, effective influencer, and understand team dynamics
  • You have passion for product strategy, agile, and traditional project management methodologies; you can combine and develop hybrid tools to drive project and team success
  • You understand how to navigate complex business and interpersonal issues in a fast-paced environment; you see problems as opportunities
  • You bring people together to create alignment rather than being a communication go between
  • You understand servant leadership and can lead and motivate without formal authority
  • You care about learning new things and self improvement
  • 10+ years of program/project management experience in a SaaS or technology organization
  • Proven track record as a Technical Program Manager; can provide real-life examples leading large, complex, multi-team product development initiatives where you increased efficiency and speed while reducing costs
  • Agile, Scrum, and/or Project Management certifications; ability to demonstrate expert level knowledge of core competencies of both agile methodologies and traditional project management practices; prior experience as a product manager, engineer, scrum master/agile coach is helpful
  • Strong leadership skills; can motivate and lead a skilled group of ambitious peers across multiple teams, product areas, and organizations
  • Experience with Infrastructure teams supporting engineering led initiatives preferred
  • Experience with driving hardware ODM development projects from start to finish preferred
  • Exhibits a positive, can-do attitude and willingness to work in a hyper-growth environment; in other words, roll up your sleeves and thrive in a fast-paced start-up
Responsibilities
  • Partner with Product and Engineering leads, and engage with third-party development partners to deliver on initiatives involving multiple teams both internal and external to Platform Science
  • Develop project roadmaps and adaptive plans to continually identify critical path, dependencies, risks, and unknowns; ensure progress is transparent and visible to leadership
  • Understand the product strategy and key business objectives; ensure the team has a shared purpose, shared understanding, and a sense of urgency to deliver against these objectives
  • Lead the teams in agile estimation and forecasting; track progress towards “working software” deliverables using empirical data while helping the team inspect and adapt to deliver high quality, well-tested solutions that meet/exceed the project timelines and objectives
  • Manage dependencies, get ahead of risks, and surface information that will allow the teams to make good strategic decisions and tradeoffs
  • Establish, support, and improve the development process with our third-party partners
  • Work closely with Product Operations coordinating releases with internal teams and partners
  • Partner with the PMO to build bridges and create alignment across Platform Science; facilitate collaboration, teamwork, and communication to ensure we are operating effectively as one-team across the company
  • Actively identify areas of improvement; apply systems thinking and lean principles to streamline efficiency and value delivery
  • Promote a trusting and safe environment that allows team members to engage in healthy debate and collaborative problem solving
Platform Science

201-500 employees

Telematics & fleet management for trucking
Company Overview
Platform's mission is to make transportation smarter.
Company Core Values
  • One Team: We proudly welcome people of various backgrounds, abilities, and perspectives to join us in creating a better road for the future
  • Resiliency: Work with a team that thinks outside the box to come up with innovative solutions
  • Empathy: Know your feelings are valid and valued by the people on your team and within the company
  • Thinking: Feel confident sharing your ideas with others and encourage your teammates to openly express their thoughts
  • Transparency: Strive for open, honest communication with your fellow team members to establish a mutual sense of trust