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Engineering Program Manager (Agile Environment)

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Company: Spireon

Location: Irvine, CA

Date Posted: August 4, 2014

Source: Spireon

Spireon, based in Irvine, California, is a world class SaaS telemetry company utilizing Agile methodologies to develop our products.  We are seeking a talented Proram Manager who can lead our projects to the next level and provide the process oversight to deliver high quality projects on schedule.  This person will be responsible for the project management of hardware and software based solutions in an Agile environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Uses past experience to advance Agile processes to deliver increasing quality and feature velocity.
  • Works closely with product teams to ensure that all of the requirements are understood (MRD), and manages projects to deliver products on scope in terms of functionality, price and time (POR).
  • Ensures that we follow the MRD, PRD, POR process.
  • Works closely with Product Management, Hardware/Solutions Development and Software Engineering teams to ensure open and clear communications of goals, dependencies, deliverables.
  • Works closely with all key stakeholders to ...

Spireon, based in Irvine, California, is a world class SaaS telemetry company utilizing Agile methodologies to develop our products.  We are seeking a talented Proram Manager who can lead our projects to the next level and provide the process oversight to deliver high quality projects on schedule.  This person will be responsible for the project management of hardware and software based solutions in an Agile environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Uses past experience to advance Agile processes to deliver increasing quality and feature velocity.
  • Works closely with product teams to ensure that all of the requirements are understood (MRD), and manages projects to deliver products on scope in terms of functionality, price and time (POR).
  • Ensures that we follow the MRD, PRD, POR process.
  • Works closely with Product Management, Hardware/Solutions Development and Software Engineering teams to ensure open and clear communications of goals, dependencies, deliverables.
  • Works closely with all key stakeholders to ensure success/failure criteria of projects.
  • Works closely with the hardware and software engineering teams to ensure alignment on deliverables before (planning) and during (development) the PSI
  • Acts as Agile evangelist and process owner for assigned sprint team(s).
  • Facilitates the flow of user stories through the development process and works to eliminate barriers to the team’s success.
  • Builds and publishes release plan and release status, identifying deviations or adverse trends (includes user story’s and defects).
  • Attends daily SCRUM meetings to communicate and update respective teams’ on blockers and status.
  • Facilitates JAD and UAT workshops.
  • Reviews project business case to ensure accurate costs and internal labor are identified.
  • Supports internal departmental training through instructional opportunities.

Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Understands fundamentals of Agile Methodology - iterative development, SCRUM, sprint planning, product backlogs, sprint backlogs, JAD, UAT.
  • Multi-tasking skills and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Proven experience with leadership of software development groups and releases.
  • 4-6 years’ experience working as a Scrum Master and/or Project Manager.
  • Experience using tools such as Pivotal, Microsoft Project, Visio.
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree.
  • PMI Certification a plus.
  • An understanding of Telematics or Mobile Resource Management a plus.
  • Analytical approach with experience modeling financial business processes
Spireon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity at all levels.
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