Sr. Technical Program Manager

Vulcan Inc. - Seattle, WA (30+ days ago)4.0


Description
Seattle-based Vulcan Inc. is looking for our next Sr. Technical Program Manager in the Impact Engineering Team.

Who you are

Are you a strong program manager with a uniquely diverse mix of skills and passions? Do you want to take those skills and passions to the next level at an organization that’s committed to making a positive difference?

Nice to meet you, we're Vulcan.

Empowered by our founder Paul Allen’s vision, our mission at Vulcan is to improve our planet by tackling the world’s toughest problems. We do that through scientific and technological breakthroughs, catalytic philanthropy, and inspirational experiences, motivated by Paul’s lifelong question: “What solution should exist that doesn’t?”

Vulcan is where you come to embrace your 'and'. That means opportunities to work across an incredibly diverse set of disciplines, projects, problems and domains. It means experiencing in just one day what many people might only experience in a lifetime.

On our Impact Engineering team, you have the opportunity to be on the ground floor in designing, building, and deploying multiple cutting-edge products that will have a global impact. Specifically, you will collaborate with our NGO and academic partners to develop and support technology solutions in the world of Wildlife Conservation.

As a member on our team you will…

Work in partnership with Product Manager and business development on use cases, requirements and feature requests
Define and execute on roadmaps, project plans, schedules, budgets and deliverables. Delivery of releases from concept to general availability. Constant assessment of feature pipeline
Must be delivery focused, with a strong willingness to perform all tasks required to complete the job and meet deadlines
Communicate status, updates and progress on milestones through presentations, email and direct communication with stakeholders and executive leadership. Must be delivery focused,
Manage relationships identified by business development which include product partners, vendors and technical stakeholders.
Coordinate feature development across internal products and externally with partners
Travel to some customer and partner sites for deeper engagement, training opportunities and requirements gathering (Travel estimated 20%)
Oversee quality of product and coordinates with support to quickly address product issues
Act as advisor to management, customers, and partners on advanced program matters
Identify opportunities and lead efforts to improve program methodology excellence and best practices within the product
Provide that ‘hustle’ necessary in this role as we navigate the product life cycle
You will bring this experience and skillsets…

Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or a related technical discipline
10+ years in technical program management in a related industry, OR equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience managing software development projects, software development life cycle and quality processes, such as scoping, costs, schedules, deliverables, change and risk management, and mitigation
Strong technical aptitude, can converse with developers and qa engineers at a highly technical level. Experience working with development teams breaking down user stories into development deliverables
Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills to effect the right outcome for the team/customer. Ability to influence and motivate people across a broad variety of job functions.
Experience developing SaaS offerings and overseeing projects hosted in Azure, AWS or GCP is preferred.

Your characteristics include:
Innovative, collaborative and trustworthy with an entrepreneurial sprit
An authentic appreciation for Vulcan’s mission to solve the world’s toughest problems
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in an evolving, dynamic environment
Good sense of humor and desire to pause and enjoy the big wins with teammates
Demonstrated honesty, responsibility, integrity and fulfillment of commitments
And last but not least, grit. Your demonstrated, sustained and exuberant passion over the long-haul equals grit. We value and celebrate it

We’re committed to inclusion and equal opportunity.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The job description listed above is representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vulcan Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, disability, political ideology, or veteran status, or other protected class.