Sr Director of Technical Program Management

Sleep Number - San Jose, CA (30+ days ago)3.6

The Sr.Director of Technical Program Management will lead a technical program management office function integrated with the rest of the organization. The role will focuson the establishment of program management processes, supporting a team of Technical Program Managers and ensuring tracking and control of programs that are mix of Agile and Waterfall. This role will establish a set of tools and mechanism that will be used for tracking and managing those programs. Leading development timelines will require strong project management capabilities, technical & business acumen and strong interpersonal communication skills to drive accountability through all phases of the development cycle.

Responsible for the definition and maintenance of the standards of technical project management and processes. Support the successful delivery of programs undertaken by SleepIQ through effective facilitation, tracking and reporting.
Work closely with Development Managers, Architects, Product Managers, other functional managers to drive successful program and process execution.
Lead a team program management leaders
Lead adoption of world class processes, tools, and technology
Drive towards more efficient and focus our resources efforts on the most important work
MS in a computer science field or equivalent experience
10 years of software engineering projects management or similar experience with 3+ years of people management experience
5 years’ experience with JIRA and other software management tools
Additional qualifications: MBA preferred, PMP certification preferred
Experience with both agile and waterfall engineering projects
Analytical and problem-solving experience, exposure to large-scale systems and experience writing code
Experience managing team members in remote locations
Strong cross functional leadership: demonstrated ability to engage multisite teams and external partners to generate expected results
Ability to think both strategically and tactically in a high energy, fast paced environment
Exceptional interpersonal, influencing, and communication (written and verbal) skills
Excellent organizational skills – ability to prioritize – multi-task oriented
Establishment and adoption of TPM processes
Ability to run schedules according to plans
Team retention and growth