Technical Program Manager

Who You Are:

You are an experienced project manager with a proven track record of simultaneously managing multiple technical projects with large, cross-functional teams. You set up teams to perform at their peaks. You also recognize your ability to foster relationships with individuals—not just with teams—has been a key factor in your success. Where some might consider process a burden, you understand the right process allows people to thrive. You generally lead by listening and organizing, but your strong voice is respected when you speak up. Above all, you remove obstacles to see a roadmap become reality.

What You'll Do:

  • Organize the “daily grind” for multiple, cross-functional Product teams; manage interdepencies to ensure successful releases with minimal resource contention
  • Monitor progress by working with BI, Design, Engineering, Product, Production Support, and QA to refine scope, estimate effort, assign resources, and plot timelines; clearly communicate risk upward and outward to keep teams in sync
  • Bridge communication between Executive and Product teams; advocate for both teams to balance risk, minimize technical debt, and achieve the greatest outcome
  • Maintain project management tools and documentation used to track progress; champion continuous process improvement and shepherd the Product team to effectively utilize process and tools
  • Facilitate meetings like daily standups, estimations, launch readiness, and retrospectives

What You'll Need:

  • 3+ years as a technical project or program manager
  • Experience with release management across iOS, Android, and Web
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills in a dynamic environment
  • Levelheadedness in processing requests; keen sense for interpreting ambiguity
  • Proactive communication to minimize reactive decision making
  • High emotional intelligence; capacity to facilitate genuine, positive shifts in morale
  • Natural relationship and team builder
  • Intimate understanding of Jira Software and Agile process

BONUS POINTS:

  • Professional or personal history of writing code
  • Fintech and/or automotive industry background
  • Hypergrowth startup experience

 

What You'll Get:

  • 100% coverage of medical, dental & vision benefits for employees AND their families
  • Equity incentives (it’s only Fair that we are all owners of the company)
  • Unlimited vacation package
  • Daily catered lunch and fully stocked kitchen
  • Cellphone reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • Green commuter benefits (1 block from Light rail)
  • Paid parking
  • Employee referrals rewards
  • Diverse & inclusive culture
  • Leadership & mentorship programs
  • Discount on Fair cars

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