Sr. Technical Program Manager
Devops
Posted on 2/10/2024
The Pokémon Company

51-200 employees

Official platform for Pokémon games, anime, merchandise
Company Overview
The Pokémon Company, the official hub for all things Pokémon, offers a dynamic work culture that thrives on creativity and collaboration, fostering an environment where employees can contribute to the development of globally beloved games, anime, and merchandise. Their competitive advantage lies in their ownership of a universally recognized brand, allowing them to consistently engage a vast, loyal consumer base. As industry leaders, they consistently push the boundaries of technology in gaming and animation, ensuring they remain at the forefront of their respective fields.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1998

Headquarters

Minato City, Japan

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

13%

1 year growth

16%

2 year growth

21%
Locations
Bellevue, WA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Kubernetes
Microsoft Azure
Agile
Communications
Management
AWS
JIRA
SCRUM
Confluence
Development Operations (DevOps)
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
Product
DevOps & Infrastructure
Requirements
  • Eight (8) to eleven (11) years of professional experience in technical project/program management roles
  • Solid technical background with understanding of SDLC, cloud and web technologies, implementation, and rollouts
  • Familiarity with cloud first infrastructure patterns (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure), containerization, Kubernetes, CICD, Infrastructure as code
  • Experience with Waterfall, Scrum, Agile, and Lean methodologies
  • Experience creating status reports, project plans, dashboards, roadmaps, and other reporting for the executive level
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence, and SharePoint preferred
  • Organizational change management experience preferred
Responsibilities
  • Lead development and continuous refinement of DevOps roadmaps aligned with program goals / KPIs
  • Manage the DevOps portfolio of work
  • Work with development teams to determine sustainable and scalable solutions focusing on modernization and tech debt reduction
  • Establish close partnerships with other teams across the Tech Org, business, and external partners
  • Facilitate cross-team/program discussions, coordinating dependencies with other Program Managers or Producers
  • Scope, plan, and manage projects leveraging both traditional & Agile methodologies
  • Discover and drive the gathering of technical requirements
  • Proactively identify technical, legal, procedural, logistical, and communication issues and drive creative solutions to address them and manage risk
  • Coordinate Program Increment (PI) planning and Program Reviews
  • Utilize Organizational Change Management practices
  • Partner with DevOps Leadership in building, evolving, and improving sustainable processes and measurement systems for DevOps
  • Revise and redefine work intake processes that support DevOps in functioning both as a service desk and as an engineering center
  • Contribute to building TPMO processes, standardization, and best practices
Desired Qualifications
  • Passion for Pokémon
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence, and SharePoint
  • Organizational change management experience