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Staff Program Manager

Company: Teradata Group
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

For 40+ years, Teradata has been changing how the Megadata companies of the world use data and analytics to achieve better outcomes. Teradata delivers real-time, intelligent answers, leveraging 100% of the relevant data, regardless of scale or volume of query. This is an exciting time to join Teradata, as we go through a number of transformations:

  • Building out our Vantage data and analytics platform together with valuable apps
  • Offering on-prem, private & public cloud options
  • Offering as-a-service and consumption-based options We have a winning vision and strategy, and there is great energy on the team! Overview We are looking for a capable and passionate -Staff Program Manager -to own and drive end-to-end product development, from ideation through implementation and adoption, in a cross-functional, fast-paced and highly-technical environment. We have a robust roadmap of Epics and Features, building capabilities with our On-Prem and Vantage on VMware product lines - as we build best in class products for our customers PMO program managers provide an effective execution framework to enable our teams to predictably deliver valuable and high-quality products and services. PMO program managers and scrum masters ensure alignment and transparency between stakeholders and the team and foster a positive and collaborative environment. Who are you? You love a challenge. You love analytics and data. You see the power of information to make better business decisions. You love your customers. You LOVE bringing order from chaos. Your organization skills are top-notch. You enjoy making things and leaving things better than you found them. You have a healthy respect for the process (but know that the reality is, we are here to make a product and bring value to our customers). You know how to communicate with a variety of people (execs to new careers) and functions (engineering, product management, Marketing, Customer Support, etc). You are a natural translator of what needs to get done and you get it done! Responsibilities
    • Shepherd ideas from concept into development, ensuring the value propositions and business models are clear and validated, following our lifecycle process
    • Release Train Engineer duties including PI Planning and Scrum of Scrum facilitation
    • Scrum Master duties one or more development teams
    • Work with Product Managers, Product Owners, UX, Architects, Engineering Managers, and Scrum Masters to ensure there is a properly prepared backlog
    • Capacity planning based on historical velocity
    • Ensure the team is staffed and funded for success and operates within budget
    • Facilitate quarterly and release planning, scrum-of-scrums, and program reviews
    • Support the team with data views of timelines, completion, quality, and tech debt
    • Coordinate system and solution demos
    • Collaborate with Customer Support, Services, Marketing, and Sales to ensure customers adopt and are delighted by our releases, with quick issue resolution
    • Identify and rapidly mitigate risk and uncertainty
    • Eliminate/manage impediments, risks, and dependencies with a focus on Lean flow
    • Ensure we integrate and receive user feedback early and often
    • Conduct retrospectives and root cause analysis (RCAs) and follow up on actions to drive relentless improvement
    • Provide guidance and mentoring to Scrum Masters and other program managers
    • Provides transparency into Program health plugged into appropriate operating mechanisms
    • Ensures KPIs are defined, measured, and adhered to Required Qualifications
      • BS. in Computer Science or Engineering, or related fields
      • Minimum five years of experience as Program Manager or Scrum Master
      • Experience leading medium-to-large scale programs with cross-functional stakeholders using an Agile development approach
      • Project management experience, PMP is a plus
      • Experience using, and deep understanding of, Lean, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
      • Excellent influencing, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills
      • Bias for action and a sense of urgency
      • Tolerance for ambiguity - as Program Managers, we are often at the center of transformation and need to be the change agents
      • Kindness, team spirit, and making others great is a must Preferred Qualifications
        • Tech-savvy with prior experience as a developer or tester, understanding modern software development practices
        • Experience with multiple industries; financial, retail, etc.
        • Experience with VMware and delivering software-as-a-service
        • Experience leading programs with global teams Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental, and disability coverage.

          Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and commits to hiring returning veterans.

Keywords: Teradata Group, San Diego , Staff Program Manager, Executive , San Diego, California

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