Technical Project / Program Manager Job Description

Technical Project / Program Manager Job Description

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Technical project / program manager provides strong and deep technical insights in various disciplines and maintain comprehensive knowledge of industry standards, methodologies, processes, and best practices.

Technical Project / Program Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Estimation of project cost and duration
Project initiation, task management, budgeting and financial forecasting using industry standard project management tools (MS Project) internal BNYM systems
Coordination of work across multiple global technology teams
Assist technology managers with resource assignment and load balancing
Construction and communication of project status updates to stakeholders and management
Coordination of meetings and other team activities
Act as a mentor to Product Owners, Business Analysts, Configurators, and Developers regarding Agile values, principles and practices
Educate all levels and roles, including senior leaders, across the team on Agile values, principles, process, practices and tools
Quickly gain a high level understanding of the technical and business domains of the various Scrum teams
Schedule and Lead Daily team stand-up calls

Technical Project / Program Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Technical Project / Program Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI, BS, B.E, DAS, ACP, SIAM, ITIL, HRP, CBIP

Education for Technical Project / Program Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the technical project / program manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Computer Science, Technical, Engineering, Business, Education, MBA, Management, Project Management, Science, Technology

Skills for Technical Project / Program Manager

Desired skills for technical project / program manager include:

Own discipline and broadens capabilities
Best practices and how own area integrates with others
Is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
Related disciplines
Disciplines within the function
Related job families
Processes
Service Level Agreements
Sprint invoicing processes and systems
Sprint procurement policies

Desired experience for technical project / program manager includes:

OProject management with successful track record
OLocalization (L10N) and/or internationalization (I18N)
Communicate with other management, developers, product managers and technical support specialists on product and cross-product issues
Maintain process documentation and ownership of the Agile visibility/tracking tools
Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile values and principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility while promoting self-management and constantly improving team standards of work
Must be “self-motivated” and capable of managing multiple priorities and tasks as delegated

Technical Project / Program Manager Examples

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Technical Project / Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of technical project / program manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for technical project / program manager
  • Ability to understand technical issues and impact at a high level
  • Self-confidence to be assertive when taking a position with the ability to constructively resolve problems
  • Creative, resourceful and innovative at tackling complex challenges (in a timely matter)
  • Respectful, professional interpersonal working style with uncompromising honesty
  • Approachable and willing to offer helpful solutions
  • Handle constructive feedback well
  • Monitor projects from initiation through delivery
  • Be responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project
  • Communicate with lead Project Managers and/or functional area managers regarding status of specific projects
  • Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple matrix partners
Qualifications for technical project / program manager
  • Organizing the technical discussions between DevOps and Shared Platform Engineering teams to come up with remediation for Level 3 4 5 vulnerabilities
  • Must have previous project/program leadership/management experience
  • Must have previous experience working with external OEMs/customers
  • Must have previous experience managing development efforts on a medium complex project
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating and leading requirements gathering sessions, design sessions
  • 7+ years in a functional business role required (Operations, Manufacturing, Purchasing)
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a technical project / program manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for technical project / program manager
  • Setting up processes improvements and managing changes to ensure project goals are achieved
  • Create and manage overall plan/roadmap, to include all project tasks and dependencies
  • Define and manage to critical program success factors
  • Coordinate cross-org team, proactively ensuring that teams are "in sync" in terms of communication, schedules, issues
  • Facilitate decision making with stakeholders, balancing the needs of different constituencies and facilitating consensus
  • Identifies, mitigates, and prioritizes, manages and drives resolution of project issues, constraints, dependencies and risks
  • Managing mostly high projects in terms of complexity, risk, and/or business criticality while managing multiple projects at a given time, juggling activities and priorities accordingly
  • Facilitate resolution of technical issues
  • Understanding of process, potential issues, consequences of changes during Software Development Lifecycle
  • Ability to gauge severity of a technical issue
Qualifications for technical project / program manager
  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments and iterative development practices
  • 10+ years working with Oracle as an end user
  • 5+ Oracle upgrades from 11.5.X to R12
  • Expert level knowledge of MS Project
  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Business, Engineering, Information Technology, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university
  • U.S. Citizen or Green Card holders only
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a technical project / program manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for technical project / program manager
  • Create and manage the execution of implementation plans for the installation and startup of new DAF systems and upgrade of existing DAF systems, which includes managing the technical and schedule performance of contractors and managing the expectations of the customer
  • Partner closely with internal business and technical teams in the creation and compilation of proposals
  • Provide oversight of technical designs and implementations to ensure adherence to the planned architecture/requirements and expected performance during operations
  • Work with Customer, vendor and internal teams on technical issues that arise during project execution, balancing the needs of delivering the project on budget/schedule with the needs of providing a solution that meets the Customer’s requirements
  • Define and prepare any additional DAP documentation that may be required during a DAF project
  • Support communication to internal departments regarding project budget, resources, and cash flow
  • Ability to support DARS O&M contract team with contract reviews and renewals
  • Support new business development by providing engineering analyses, cost and schedule estimates, and proposal support
  • Support development and implementation of a DAP roadmap to provide architectural improvements to existing DAF and headquarters infrastructure planning for next-generation systems
  • Experience with communication and coordination with external vendors
Qualifications for technical project / program manager
  • Detailed knowledge of Oracle operations, manufacturing modules
  • Global implementation experience
  • Self-starter who can initiate action and follow through with well-defined solutions and plans
  • Ability to work globally and cross culturally
  • Willingness to travel to support projects
  • Provide extensive experience in defining and managing programs across departments, and teams
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of technical project / program manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for technical project / program manager
  • Responsible for managing schedule and task details by utilizing project management tools
  • Ensures objectives are clearly defined and agreed across the business unit and communicated and aligned with vendors
  • Provides leadership to multifunctional design teams comprised of internal, external headcounts to complete project/program
  • Initiates and manages capital allocation requests, purchase requisitions, and purchase orders
  • Coordinating and organizing program tasks/activities per business goals/program deliverables
  • Own and Coordinate Fiscal Year funding planning for new programs based on Marketing Technologies' strategic vision
  • Creating and managing the budget and operating plan of a program
  • Leading team(s) with a diverse array of talents, responsibilities across multiple geo locations globally
  • Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions
  • Own Vendor relationships, prepare/manage/Approve SOWs, Purchase Order creation/processing, monthly invoice receiving
Qualifications for technical project / program manager
  • Effectively communicate to business leaders, and are able to work with business, engineering, infrastructure and operations
  • Provide a unique combination of business, project management and technical skills
  • Knowledge on providing the right amount of information and insights to the business teams and also be able to dive deep to have a thorough understanding of the technical projects and associated dependencies
  • Comfortable juggling competing priorities and handling ambiguity
  • Ability to navigate a highly matrixes organization effectively
  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience on large scale software development projects, and program management
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of technical project / program manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for technical project / program manager
  • Manages project(s) with varying levels of complexity and/or may have broad scale accountability for the processes that support initiatives
  • Work with off-shore teams to align project/program deliverables, train/lead/guide team members
  • Working on strategy and execution planning with the marketing team
  • Project/Program Management of complex multi-function initiatives between Business and IT stakeholders, System Integrators and external vendors
  • Manages global relationships with senior and executive stakeholders, understand their vision/strategy and provide solutions to enable worldwide compliance and company growth
  • Definition of strategy to achieve the sponsors’ vision of an end-state transformation and drive interactive Quarterly Business Review with senior and executive stakeholder management to baseline strategic and operational progress/opportunities
  • Manages project/program level financials including business impact and meets approved budgets for defined set of projects that comprise the assigned portfolio
  • Provides reliable financial forecasts to Management and Identifies opportunities through collaboration to reduce the cost of assigned portfolio
  • Ensure projects are delivered within expected and agreed to timeline and quality as agreed to with business stakeholders
  • Routinely called upon to mediate difficult situations that have a significant business impact, drives consensus across the organization on difficult topics
Qualifications for technical project / program manager
  • At least three years of experience directly managing software projects of significant scale and complexity including multiple sub-teams, financial project management, and cross-divisional staff involvement
  • Basic understanding of J2EE technologies and distributed architectures
  • Must have a strong background in development , Java, C, and C++
  • Strong software, technical, information systems and IT systems fundamentals
  • Experience determining methods and procedures across dynamic set of platforms
  • Experience collaborating to guide program vision and direction toward our goals

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