Principal Technical Program Manager

Principal Technical Program Manager

What you'll do at

• Manages a large-scale program for a critical business imitative (5-10+ vertical tracks, 3rd party vendors).
• Project/Program is highly complex with multiple system application integration (internal and external), system migrations, application development programs, hardware and/or architecture redesigns.
• Interacts with internal, external and executive stakeholders often requiring political sensitivity.
• Project consists of multiple new technologies with many tiers and may require large scale organizational changes (e.g. new data centers, site redesigns or migrations to new platforms)
• Processes in-depth technical knowledge of architecture, infrastructure needs, and component design and downstream effects of subsequent changes across vertical tracks
• Responsible for creating and consolidating program timeline and communicating overall program health in a way that all levels of the organization can consume.
• Responsible for ensuring each vertical team understands the overall project objectives and timeline, and how their deliverables impact the overall program.
• Presents issues and risks formally to leadership and vertical tracks.
• Works collaboratively with cross-functional peers and senior leaders/stakeholders to program issues and drive mitigation plans.
• Creates and leads new and/or modified PMO processes and provides solutions to complex pain points within the organizational. Challenges organizational processes that do not contribute to value delivery, and illustrates better process alternatives.
• Evangelizes the principals and business value of those practices throughout the organization.
• Actively participates in and contributes to the continuous improvement and evolution of processes, methodologies, and tools within the organization.
• Demonstrates ability to interact, negotiate, and influence decisions across multiple tracks and executive leadership.
• Establishes and implements processes which foster team collaboration, the exchange of diverse ideas and transparency at the organizational level.
• Mentors other project managers on best practices within the PMO organization and leads Community of Practice

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field, training or equivalent work experience.
• 10+ years full lifecycle project management experience.
• Experience using multiple development approaches (Agile, Kanban ideal).
• Excellent written, verbal presentation and organizational skills, ability to interface with all levels within the organization.
• Comfortable presenting to and persuading at the Director and Vice President level.
• Comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and growing environment.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.
• PMP certification preferred
• Certified Scrum Master preferred
• Strong business acumen supporting business operations in technology companies and/or retail.
• Agile tools (JIRA, Rally, etc)
• eCommerce and retail experience strongly preferred.
• Strong solution analysis experience in a global environment with distributed teams


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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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