Sr Technical Program Manager

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Mid Level

FocusKPI Inc. is looking for a  Sr Technical Program Manager to work for our client in Sunnyvale, CA. This is a full-time contract with negotiable pay rate.

 

Responsibilities:

•             Develops program/project/release plans and timelines (usually involving multiple tracks), monitors execution progress and drives resolution to possible scope/time trade-offs

•             Manages portfolio of projects through their lifecycle phases to successful completion

•             Manages geographically distributed teams, off-shore development teams and third-party vendors (for example, integration vendors such as, content providers) for successful program launch.

•             Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates to improve program productivity.

•             Address program bottlenecks, provides alternative resolutions and mitigation strategies with win/win outcomes

•             Establish and maintain clear chains of accountability for program team.

•             Conduct training and outreach to internal support teams as well as external customers

•             Experience interfacing and communicating with executive, business and technical Stakeholders

•             Negotiate program delivery timelines with stakeholders

•             Ensures ongoing communication of progress against project/program objectives to various forums

 

Minimum Qualifications:

- B.S. in Computer Science/Computer Engineering

- At least five years of engineering program management experience with 3+years leading and delivery programs using agile methodologies (Scrum/Kanban).

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, exposure to large-scale systems program management.

-  3+ years software engineer development experience in eCommerce space.

- Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills

- Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results

- Ability to drive multiple programs and collaborate effectively with external and internal partners.

- Working Knowledge of service-oriented architecture,  database (RDBMS or NoSQL)

- Understands messages, http/https, file transfer protocols

- Efficiency using MS office product, JIRA, confluence and program management tools

 

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

•             Web or Internet start-up environment and technical infrastructure management experience a big plus,

•             Proven process improvement skills to reduce lead times, cycle times and defects

Interface with all levels (business and technical members) and disciplines within the organization

 

Thank you for applying!

FocusKPI Hiring Team 

 

About FocusKPI: 
FocusKPI Inc. is an analytics consulting business providing solutions such as CRM customization, Risk Management, Business Intelligence, Advanced/Operational/Web/Digital Analytics as well as Human Resources for our clients

 

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