We're Celonis, the global leader in Process Mining technology and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms. We believe there is a massive opportunity to unlock productivity by placing data and intelligence at the core of business processes - and for that, we need you to join us.

The Team:

You’ll have the opportunity to be a part of our Engineering Operations Technical Program Management Team, which sits within the Celonis Product and Engineering Organization! You'll be working with a cross-functional team leading Software Development Lifecycle Forums and strategic customer escalation projects across all areas of our product, alongside our exceptional Product and Engineering teams.

The Role:

Join our dynamic team at Celonis Engineering as a Program Manager based in Madrid, Spain. As a pivotal member, you will lead the forums of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) within the Product and Engineering (PnE) department. Collaborating closely with Engineering, Product, Design, and QA teams, you will ensure seamless flow of features through the SDLC with uncompromised quality. Your focus will center on driving forums, ensuring transparency, and fostering traceability, all while streamlining the SDLC within PnE through a data-driven approach and facilitating effective communication across the organization.

The work you’ll do:

Your primary responsibility is to support the PnE organization with coordination of SDLC activities. To achieve this, your work will involve:

  • Drive and coordinate SDLC reviews including Technical design, launch, and production feedback loop. Collaborating with key stakeholders in PnE including Engineering teams, Product Ops, and Product management.
  • Ensure adherence to SDLC processes and reviews within the organization. And communicate transparently the progress of the SDLC and improvement initiatives
  • Establish metrics for SDLC ceremonies to measure effectiveness. Create cohesion and End-to-End (E2E) traceability through SDLC Events and artifacts.
  • Enhance SDLC process efficiency through data-driven approaches, implementing new techniques and tooling like automation, AI, etc.
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple groups to foster improvements of the SDLC. Organizing and coordinating dedicated working teams in PnE if necessary
  • Support and participate in initiatives such as release management, roadmap planning, etc., from an SDLC perspective. 
  • Ideate and establish a cohesive system between SDLC and product roadmap.

The qualifications you need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field. 
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in software development, in a process improvement, SDLC management role or project/release management role.
  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies. 
  • Proven track record of implementing and optimizing SDLC processes in a complex organizational environment.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Solid project management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Experience with process improvement methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma is a plus.
  • Certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP) are preferred.


What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work with industry-leading process mining technology
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, L&D platform, mentorships, and more)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (equity (restricted stock units), life insurance, time off, generous leave for new parents from day one, and more)
  • Physical and mental well-being support (subsidized gym membership, access to counseling, virtual events on well-being topics, and more)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Business Resource Groups to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Black@Celonis, Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Since 2011, Celonis has helped thousands of the world's largest and most valued companies deliver immediate cash impact, radically improve customer experience and reduce carbon emissions. Its Process Intelligence platform uses industry-leading process mining technology and AI to present companies with a living digital twin of their end-to-end processes. For the first time, everyone in an organisation has a common language about how the business works, visibility into where value is hidden and the ability to capture it. Celonis is headquartered in Munich (Germany) and New York (USA) and has more than 20 offices worldwide.

Join us as we make processes work for people, companies and the planet.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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