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Technical Program Manager

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Positions available with Global name brand Gaming Company. This will NOT be working on games but helping to build and unify all the backend systems to help streamline and the development process across all studios globally.

What we need

The Technical Program Manager will drive solutions and execution through practical working
experience, scaled agile and traditional program management along with emotional intelligent
skills. Working with our team requires an outstanding blend of business insight and technical
skills demonstrated through the ability to translate Studio and Publishing
challenges/opportunities into measurable roadmaps and backlogs. Partnering with the
Marketing, Studios, Product, Engineering and other value stream contributors both internal and
external; understand, communicate and implement the product requirements informed by
industry analysis and end-user feedback to lead the overall product lifecycle for a portfolio of
solutions.

What You Will Do

  • Lead a persistent self-organization structure and mission, which incrementally delivers a
    continuous flow of value from conceptualization through deployment and release, and
    into operations
  • Ensure that vision, relevant OKR – key indicators, and roadmap are established with
    accountable portfolio leads from cross-functional partners
  • Continuously refine and adjust the program rolling wave plan and forecast multi-team
    deliveries
  • Facilitate and own program value stream execution and continuous improvement
    process
  • Identify and manage dependencies and risks across projects and teams
  • Embody the ground-breaking transparency attitude by actively communicating status
    (roadmap, OKRs, potential high impacting risks, impediment, etc.) and achievements
  • Urge data-driven decisions through examining key indicator results
  • Lead multiple agile teams with a focused and learning demeanour and facilitate hyper-
    effective scrum ceremonies
  • Coach and mentor product and engineering to ensure Product Backlog Items are clearly
    defined and properly phased to facilitate timely delivery of outcomes.
  • Mentor teams and partners on agile concepts and benefits
  • Establish and maintain relevant metrics (burndowns, throughput, cycle time, capacity);
    gather and monitor the team’s development velocity

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit

We are seeking a seasoned Technical Program Manager to join our team that leads a portfolio
of solutions. You are an expert in program/scaled agile frameworks (SAFe, LeSS and/or
Scrum@Scale), agile team execution patterns (XP, Scrum, Scrum-ban and/or Kanban), and
have working knowledge of how the organizational framework/leadership vision levels plug into
scaled agile execution teams.

  • 5+ years of Program Management and Scrum Master experience in a high-tech
    company, preferably in Gaming
  • Certified Scrum Master, Scrum Product Owner or Scaled Agilist is preferred
  • High level of initiative, passion, and desire to create an extraordinary user experience for
    customers
  • Energized by learning and collaborating in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience driving agile software development with engineering, quality assurance, and
    functional teams
  • Ability to lead teams through conflict resolution and risk management
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to present sophisticated software development architecture to technical and non-
    technical partners in diverse settings
  • Validated track record managing multiple, ongoing complex projects and implementing
    of software applications, while delivering on schedule
  • Full product lifecycle management experience, including user acceptance testing,
    launch, and end of life processes
  • BA/BS required preferably in Computer Information Systems, Business Administration or
    related fields (applicable experience may be substituted)
  • Experience in enterprise infrastructure, security and/or software engineering is a plus