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IT Program Manager in San Francisco, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/21/2019

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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is seeking a Technology Program Manager for our client, a major global provider of information and analytics-based services dealing with intellectual property, innovation, and related issues.  This position is based in Philadelphia and is an excellent career opportunity to work with a leading-edge company that is helping to enable innovation in a variety of professional disciplines.

This position will be responsible for a portfolio of programs and projects that are strategic in nature and high in complexity. You will leverage your experience to maximize the effectiveness and speed of new product development by driving improvements to the productivity of the engineering organization via analysis, best practices, process implementation, and innovation. You will ensure alignment across teams and projects, drive velocity and predictability of product delivery, and lead teams to develop into mature, self-sustaining teams capable of consistent, predictable delivery. 

Responsibilities: 

• Manage complex software development, architecture, and integration projects in a fast paced environment 

• Work with Technology and Product stakeholders to define and track program roadmaps, resource and cost baselines and assumptions 

• Lead quarterly and monthly release planning in a scaled hybrid/Agile environment 

• Lead functional and technical delivery of key initiatives. Work directly with Product Management, Engineering, and other functional teams to ensure successful delivery of key initiatives 

• Drive key projects and features from inception through discovery and delivery, ensuring effective planning, monitoring, and intra/inter team alignment 

• Provide clear and crisp communication on project/program issues, risks, schedule, activities, status, and key metrics 

• Act as an Agile coach for multiple teams.

Qualifications: 

• B.S. in Computer Science or related field 

• PMP Certification 

• 7+ years of technical software development program/project management, with 3+ years of program management 

• 2+ years of experience as a dedicated Scrum master and/or Agile coach 

• Experience leading or managing medium-large scale SaaS/Cloud based projects 

• Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery 

• Excellent verbal communication, facilitation, and coaching skills 

• Excellent written communication skills: clear, concise, structured, unambiguous 

• Extensive experience administering JIRA and Confluence Wiki 

• Exposure to a wide variety of software project management methodologies and frameworks; deep understanding of Agile development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban) 

Preferred Qualifications

• Advanced Degree 

• Certified Scrum Master/Professional (CSM, CSP) 

• Familiarity with SAFe (SPC certification a plus) 

• Familiarity with Planview, Smartsheet, LeanKit

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration.  Submit your resume today!  To learn more about Volt, please visit http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit http://jobs.volt.com.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.