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Program Manager

About the Company

As a leader in building streaming, web based video chat systems, we are seeking to attract and hire the best and brightest technical staff to improve and expand on our services. If you want to be part of a dynamic team and make a noticeable impact on our ongoing projects,then this is the place to be.

We offer a competitive salary, 100% employer paid medical, vision and dental insurance, 401(k) with 50% match, subsidized transportation passes/parking, and a profit sharing program with no vesting period. Additional perks include: catered lunches, company trips, Bagel/Fruit Fridays, monthly team events, family picnics, holiday dinners/parties and more.

We are located in downtown Seattle, have been in business and successful for more than 21 years, and employ 250+ smart, fun, cool and happy people.

About the Role

Program Manager Job Description

Who you are:

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically when planning, managing projects, and managing processes
  • Proven ability to foster teamwork and collaboration across multiple functional areas with competing priorities
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to organize information from multiple sources into high level summaries
  • Excellent communication and proven ability as a servant leader
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and building business processes; thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to synthesize disparate observations and data and create conclusions and recommendations
  • Creative and solutions-oriented problem solver
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative team member with the ability to influence without formal authority
  • Demonstrated understanding of software development process
  • Strong experience facilitating project team meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making, and ensuring alignment with internal and external stakeholders
  • A champion of our company culture and driver of change
  • Ability to be adaptive and successfully maneuver within complex technology system organizations
  • Champion of Agile methodologies 

What you’ll do:

  • Plan and execute approved Initiatives and other projects as assigned
  • Coordinate related projects under a designated program in order to obtain improved visibility, communication, and delivery of business objectives
  • Provides strategic planning and coordination that allows cross-functional development teams to more effectively deliver in unison
  • Facilitate the development of integrated cross-functional product development strategies and plans leveraging functional expertise of the Dev Teams
  • Use strong project and organizational knowledge, leadership and active facilitation to enable effective team meetings and high-performance teams
  • Develop, maintain, track, and manage high-quality, integrated project plans to enable accurate reporting and decision making
  • Identify critical path issues and alternative plan scenarios
  • Communicate and present program status, issues and opportunities to senior management and key stakeholders
  • Assess program issues and areas of risk and developing mitigation plans to assist in decision making
  • Provide a feedback mechanism between the business and the Program Management Group
  • Own the successful delivery of a variety of events, initiatives, and trainings
  • Embrace the team's agile practices and evangelize continuous improvement efforts
  • Guide development teams to improve their ability to deliver high quality software as quickly as possible by acting as an Agile coach
  • Drive process improvement through re-evaluation of PM methodologies, processes and tools

Qualifications:

2 - 3 years of Program Management experience supporting the delivery of Software Development projects in a fast paced engineering organization

Strong skills and understanding of servant leadership, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, empowerment and increasing transparency

Strong problem solving risk and mitigation skills with a demonstrated to facilitate collaborative solutions to problems

Proven ability to foster teamwork and collaboration across multiple functional areas with competing priorities

Excellent communication skills to project team, business stakeholders and executive leadership

Ability to effectively handle ambiguity in all aspects of work, including business direction and strategy which includes the ability to synthesize disparate observations and data and create conclusions and recommendations

Ability to be adaptive and successfully maneuver within complex technology system organizations

Working knowledge of the fundamentals of software development processes and procedures

Understanding of/experience with Agile Methodology and practices

All this with a sense of humor and fun is a must. We work hard, we solve complex technical challenges and we have fun while being successful!

NSFWjobs is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

**Unfortunately, we do not provide visa sponsorship, visa transfer or corp-corp arrangements*

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