Voltron Data is an early-stage company creating high-performance data access and in-memory computing tools based on Apache Arrow to accelerate enterprise data analytics. We are a collection of open-source maintainers who have been driving open-source ecosystems over the last 15 years, particularly in the C++, Python, and R programming ecosystems.
 
We are assembling a global, diverse team to build a new foundation for data analytics with Apache Arrow. This foundation will usher in a wave of innovation in data processing that can take full advantage of the speed and efficiency offered by modern hardware.

We are searching for a highly motivated Technical Program Manager that is interested in working with a strong team to push the boundaries of data science and open source technology. As a Technical Program Manager at Voltron Data, you will work alongside the directors of engineering, their engineering managers and product managers to establish and implement cross functional technical programs. You will help drive company strategy, align teams, collaborate with business and engineering stakeholders, and deliver on multiple company wide projects. Do you have experience working through all the phases of a technical program lifecycle? Come lead cross-functional technical teams from concept to execution and work at the cross-section between technical execution and business strategy. Join us, as we transform the way in which the world views data analytics!

Required work experience:

    • Strong proficiency and understanding of the technical aspects and capabilities of data analytics technologies (software, hardware, and cloud)
    • 7+ years of Technical Program Management experience directing technical programs
    • Proven track record of coordinating several interrelated technical projects across many teams within an organization
    • Proficient in communicating complex technical ideas to both technical and non-technical members of teams
    • Experience influencing product and engineering roadmaps by developing relationships with product teams
    • Demonstrated ability working with and advising geographically dispersed, diverse, and virtual teams
    • Experience in developing and deploying programs that would actually result in success and build impact
    • A solid understanding of software development methodologies and tools such as GitHub, Jira, and Click-up or others
    • BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area

Desired personal characteristics:

    • Passion for high-level planning and critical thinking
    • Ability to focus on long-term, big picture initiatives that will meet the organization's business goals
    • Foresight to measure, and mitigate the many risks that come with any program
    • Critical thinker that is able to evaluate and measure program impact that can help in prioritization and alignments toward the company goals
    • High standards in their own work and in their peers
    • Always curious and constantly learning
    • Leads with humility
    • Motivated self-starter that works well with others in a dynamic, ambiguous environment
    • Sees diversity as a strategic advantage
    • Values profound transparency
    • Communicates concisely, openly and often
    • Additonal Information:

For NYC-based applicants, the expected salary range is $100k to $130K + equity + benefits.

*Note: Disclosure as required by NYC Pay Transparency Law

Actual starting pay will be based on job-related factors, including exact work location, experience, training, and skill level, so may be higher or lower than what is shown on this posting.

Benefits

• Work from Anywhere - Payroll and Benefits in 150+ Countries
• Unlimited PTO
• Medical, Dental, and Vision
• Retirement [USA Only]
• Home Office Budget
• Continuing Education Budget
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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