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Technical Program Manager
Posted on 4/1/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Data Analysis
JIRA
Git
Leadership
Linux/Unix
Management
SCRUM
Python
Requirements
  • A technical Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 5 years experience managing programs and demonstrated leadership in aerospace or similar industries where automation is heavily leveraged
  • Experience with managing external stakeholders and/or working with government entities
  • Demonstrated experience in scaled agile techniques such as scrum of scrums; the ability to connect multiple teams to deliver outcomes with predictive metrics
  • Experience developing and employing a scaled agile framework across multiple organizations to scope work, track team velocity and predict future capacity
  • Experience in JIRA administration and developing reporting tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Can independently craft a recommendation and effectively advocate for its implementation
  • Ability to work independently and lead teams in a environment with high levels of ambiguity
  • Experience working within data visualization tools
Responsibilities
  • Partner with cross functional teams made up of both technical and business functions with an array of talent and responsibilities to deliver programs with complex technical challenges and strategic business implications
  • Manage day to day agile workflows, organize activities across stakeholders and ensure efficient communication across teams and executive management
  • Influence executives based on team analysis and recommendations while discussing the technical trade-offs in product, engineering and other business functions
  • Employ new processes and manage existing processes that promote Planet's agile aerospace approach
  • Ensure technical and business objectives are achieved through proactive active risk and issues management, quality assurance and team performance
  • Generate and track operational metrics from different teams and multiple systems, report performance, manage quality and implement corrective action across functional organizations
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience using program management tools such as, MS Project, Smartsheets, etc
  • Experience in satellite imagery, space borne or ground platforms, analytics, or Geospatial Information Systems
  • Skill with python, version control/git, unix/linux, APIs
  • Hands-on HW/SW design experience
  • Experience in managing or operating decentralized internet-based infrastructures
Planet
Satellite imaging for Earth
Company mission
Planet is an aerospace and data analytics company that builds small satellites and delivers information about the changing planet.