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Technical Program Manager

Technical Program Manager

Req # 
36836
Location(s) 
US-TX-San Antonio
Category 
Project Managment

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

The Program Manager is responsible for managing technical projects or programs. This requires working with technical operations, change and release management, product management, and engineering teams to identity solutions, resolve issues, and execute project and program logistics.

 

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Drive cross-functional projects and programs in technology and engineering services
  • Identify requirements, define scope, manage risks, map change and release processes
  • Work with cross-functional managers to identity and manage resource allocation for projects
  • Develop plans and schedules, with well-defined milestones 
  • Work with other technical project managers to develop and track release milestones and schedules 
  • Manage project and program communication and all other related logistics

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of direct project and program management experience working in software development, product development, and change and release management
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, high attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work on assignments that require data evaluation, recommendation development, decision making, and problem solving
  • Strategic mindset and ability to lead and influence
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle and the use of various development methodologies
  • Proficient knowledge in project management software
  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management or related field, specialized training, and/or equivalent work experience
  • PMP and/or CSM preferred