Because you belong at Twilio.

The Who, What, Why and Where

Twilio is growing rapidly and seeking a Sr Technical Program Manager (TPM) who is passionate about technical operations and engineering efficiencies. This role will lead technical and operational programs that support our company’s customer engagement strategy. This role will coordinate across all Business Units within R&D while collaborating with all other organizations at Twilio that are impacted by these programs.  

Who?

Twilio is looking for a Sr TPM who lives the Twilio Magic and has a demonstrated track record of leading technical projects or operations.  They also have:

  • Background in SaaS Development or operations in a distributed systems environment 
  • Excellent Problem Solving and Troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization from engineers to executives  
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication
  • Highly accountable with a demonstrated ability to think strategically
  • 5-8 years experience in a technical program management or operational role
  • 5+ years experience working with AWS, Google, Azure or other public cloud providers
  • BA/BS degree in engineering, computer science or similar degree 

What?

As a Technical Program Manager you will live the Twilio Magic values:

BE AN OWNER: 

  • Lead and manage successful delivery of high impact and highly cross-functional program initiatives
  • Coordinate with Product and Engineering teams to drive the execution of large scale and highly dependent technical projects 
  • Collaborate within R&D and other organizations to evolve and standardize our engineering processes 

WRITE IT DOWN:

  • Document and instill good practices throughout the organization.
  • Establish and drive adoption of program frameworks, tools and best practices.
  • Share your program management knowledge with engineering leadership teams.

 

DRAW THE OWL:

  • Contribute to the definition, development and tracking of effective metrics and R&D operational improvements 
  • Consolidate technical operating metrics and lead a regular review of program metrics & health
  • Gather data from BU teams, industry best practice to lead the definition and adoption of best practices that contribute to operational efficiency

RUTHLESSLY PRIORITIZE:

  • Drive strategic cross-functional planning, leading discovery and prioritization by closely partnering with engineering leads to develop program plans, including roadmap, dependency identifications and resourcing plan.
  • Escalate urgent issues appropriately and driving them to closure in a timely manner

 

Why?

You have an opportunity to deliver top priority programs for R&D and Twilio, and directly impact improvements in efficiency, transparency, and predictability.  You will partner with some of the best and brightest individuals to continuously improve the quality of our products while improving our engineering efficiency.

Twilio is a company that is empowering the world’s developers with modern communication in order to build better applications. Twilio is truly unique; we are a company committed to your growth, your learning, your development, and your entire employee experience. We only win when our employees succeed and we're dedicated to helping you develop your strengths. We have a cultural foundation built on diversity, inclusion, and innovation and we want you and your ideas to thrive at Twilio.

 

Where?

This position will be located in our beautiful office at WeWork c/o Twilio S.L, Paseo de la Castellana 77 in Madrid. You will enjoy our incredible perks: catered meals - lunches and dinner during All Hands, New Hire mingle breakfast, snacks, fresh fruit, frequent events, ergonomic desks, monthly All Hands and more. 

 

You will also be part of a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; that strives to balance work and home life; that understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture where everyone is able to do and be the best version of themselves. We seek people who naturally demonstrate our values, who are challenged by problems, empower others to thrive, and can draw the owl and not be beholden to one playbook.

About us:

Millions of developers around the world have used Twilio to unlock the magic of communications to improve any human experience. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, video and email by virtualizing the world’s communications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use, yet robust enough to power the world’s most demanding applications. By making communications a part of every software developer’s toolkit, Twilio is enabling innovators across every industry — from emerging leaders to the world’s largest organizations — to reinvent how companies engage with their customers.

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