Senior IT Program Manager

Employment Type:
Full Time
Sector:
IT Jobs
Job Role:
Programme Management Jobs
Area:
California
Location:
United States of America
Salary:
Competitive
Posted:
12-Apr-18
Recruiter:
Mobile Jobs
Job Ref:
RX00100518-X

Responsibilities
Work closely with business PMO, Product/ Engineering PMO, and other IT teams, create a roadmap of the initiative
Collaborate with multiple teams to clearly identify, explain, and communicate their project involvement, project goals, expectations, tasks, and timelines.
Lead a team of project managers and release manager during the execution cycle
Create/Modify execution methodology or process and drive it.
Collaborate with various scrum teams and coach scrum masters.
Own the program schedule, task assignments, and manage schedule progress - from large phases through to detailed tasks, including understanding and managing dependencies.
Facilitate planning for sprints, features, and larger technical initiatives; serve as a facilitator for Product Owners and the development/engineering team and focus teams to deliver value quickly through iterations
Deliver and facilitate effective and efficient Agile ceremonies including weekly stand-ups, sprint reviews, sprint planning and sprint retrospectives
Identify and remove impediments, control distractions as well as facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
Coach and enact continuous improvement within the team to increase the productivity of the team and quality of deliverables
Ensure appropriate consistency and coordination between delivery teams; help the team converge on consistent capacity and performance metrics
Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition
Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress to provide transparency across the client company
Able to communicate and present status and other details on the program to senior leaders in the organization
Ensure proper documentation using Agile artifacts (product vision statement, product backlog, product roadmap, release progress, sprint backlog, etc.)
Qualifications
BS/ MS degree in at least one of the following: Computer Science, Engineering or Technical Equivalent applicable certification or equivalent experience;
10 years+ experience in upholding a proven track record of successful complex program management using both agile and waterfall;
2 years+ experience as Scrum of Scrum Master
Deep understanding and expertise in Agile methodology, DevOps, CI/CD and their supporting tools;
Experience in cross-functional program management;
Deadline driven and detail-oriented;
Ability to influence, negotiate, and hold teams accountable to execute;
Ability to work independently and in ambiguous situations;
When unable to meet commitments, be crystal clear and communicate with path to resolution;
Strong communication skills across all levels of internal and external stakeholders
BA/BS degree, strong prefere

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