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Senior Program Manager, Agile, SAFe

Job Details
Posted Date:
July 20, 2022


Job ID:


San Francisco , CA



8 years


No Preference
Job Description
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8905

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Senior Program Manager, Agile, SAFe – 147001. Do you have experience with Agile and SAFe? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:
You will lead program & project concept definition and execution across the Engineering function. Lead collaboration across organization boundaries to build end to end commercial solutions and Engineering capabilities. Be able to develop solution requirements by working with various stakeholders. Partner with the Engineering Manager and various other teams for prioritization of work for team backlogs. Understand and manage the scope of work in the backlog. Manage projects, scrum teams, sprints, reporting using agile SDLC methodologies. Ensure adherence / compliance with existing standard operating procedures. Enhance the project management processes, tooling, and templates to improve the operating model maturity of a product development organization. Facilitate technical trade-off decisions in product development with engineers. Discuss and present technical matters with Commercial stakeholders and commercial matters with technical people. Be able to drive and explain your teams analysis to executives. Be comfortable operating with uncertainty, know how to create order from chaos. Build credibility and buy-in from teams without authority.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent industry experience
  • 8+ years of Program Management experience in an agile software development organization
  • Experience in managing team roadmaps and capacity while also managing backlog priorities, sprint planning and sprint releases
  • Experience with project management tools such as Microsoft Project, Smartsheets, Confluence/Jira, Planview

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience delivering and supporting a major software release
  • Excellent balance of interpersonal, organizational, and technical skills
  • Ability to evangelize and represent a technical community
  • Proven experience in leading globally distributed teams
  • Ability to learn quickly in a dynamic environment
  • Experience in program/project planning and process improvements
  • SAFe Agile experience/training, Agile coach, Scrum Master
  • Ability to act as a scrum master and /or agile coach to define and manage project requirements/exit criteria, assist in high level estimations, break down large, complex requirements into clearly defined epics and stories, assist teams to sequence into sprints and deliver incrementally following agile methodologies
  • Ability to communicate business needs to technical people and to communicate and simplify complex technical information for non-technical people
  • Understand architecture diagrams and be able to work with Technical Leads and Architects to drive the creation of high-level architecture, where multiple systems are interconnected and created by multiple teams.
  • Proven ability to negotiate and problem solve, navigating complex situations and ambiguity
  • Experience managing and tracking budgets
  • Business Analytics & Reporting skills needed for data driven decisions and team/project reporting
  • Solid interpersonal skills – building trust and facilitating collaboration across all teams
  • Strong relationship building/partnering skills with global cross functional teams and the ability to work with varying levels of individual contributors and management.
  • Experience managing and delivering end user expectations
  • Ability to motivate, inspire, and influence the team to deliver stellar products and quality
  • Energetic self-starter who’s passionate about professional integrity and excellence while working with a positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks, prioritizing time appropriately
  • Ability to influence peers and managers while dealing with ambiguity and create order out of chaos
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Lead and adapt to change

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Long and Short-Term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let’s go!

Keywords: Agile, SAFe

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

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