We are searching for a Sr. Technical Program Manager for a Direct Placement assignment with one of our premier clients in the USA
Position: Sr. Technical Program Manager
Location: Irving, TX
Duration: Full TimeROLE RESPONSIBILITIES · Accountable for managing the lifecycle for a complex cross functional body of work that has a long term positive impact on the company · Establish collaborative and productive relationships with product management, governance, UX design, vendors and other supporting teams. · Foster an environment of engineering excellence and innovation. Insist on designing to the edge. · Works closely with development teams to build and launch new products, features and programs. · Define and organize the program, outline tenets, analyze data, drive performance improvements, and influence resource allocation for all stages of execution (from ideation to delivery) · Don the scrum master hat for your team. Own planning, standups, demos, retrospectives and the execution of your sprints. Removes blockers and always find the path forward in challenging situations · Keep technical debt in check. Ensure teams are building using modern practices and tools. Recognize and act of your responsibility for driving change for the entire development community. · Cultivate operational excellence within your teams. Understand service level agreements (SLA) and how your systems are performing in relation to them. Ensure your systems self-report breaches and understand root cause. Insist that your teams provide timely resolution of identified production defects. · Obsesses about your customers. Closely track and resolve any customer pain points for your products/features Qualifications · Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (preferably computer science) or equivalent experience · 7+ years of software engineering, systems engineering or similar experience, in addition to 3-5 years of program management experience and working directly with software development teams. · Strong analytical and quantitative skills; Data driven and results-oriented · Communication skills and experience working with technical and business management teams. · Organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in an environment. · Ability to motivate and focus a collaboration to reach challenging goals. · Interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team. · Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and recommendations. · Demonstrated past experience in defining and measuring team success via data-driven metrics & reporting · Experience delivering with an agile methodology is a must. · Experience of building and launching a new product or service from the ground up and/or experience with external facing production systems preferred.