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Program Manager

COMPANY

 

Exabeam

LOCATION

 

San Mateo, CA, US

Description

Exabeam is seeking a Program Manager to help drive our go to market program initiatives and activities. In this role, you will play an integral part in the effective planning, implementation, and oversight of post-release activities through the application of project management tools to drive high level collaboration and coordination with various business functions, track progress, and provide detailed status reports to management.
 
About You:
 
Project management skills - You consistently exceed expectations and commitments on tight deadlines, all while managing a variety of tasks and relationships in an efficient and meticulous manner.
 
Leadership and Initiative—You’re not afraid to propose changes to improve processes and quality.
 
Interpersonal skills—You are able to work with Product Managers, Engineers, Customer Support and other teams within the company to successfully drive projects to completion on time and within budget.
 
Problem solving skills—You have strong critical-thinking skills, identify and communicate risks in a timely manner and drive teams to work together effectively to solve problems.
 
You are fun, self-driven, a quick learner and motivated.
 
You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. You’re approachable and have your unique style to bring teams together to build amazing things.
 
 
 

Responsibilities

    • As a Program Manager at Exabeam, you will be responsible for multiple, simultaneous projects and own planning, coordination, risk mitigation, organization and tracking. You will oversee development touch points with other internal groups, such as Release Engineering and Solutions. You will help to oversee Beta Programs and Usability activities.
    • You will work cross functionally with members from Product Management, Design, Engineering, Documentation, Customer Success and Marketing. You will track and report critical metrics on program/sprint progress and track and drive resolution of issues.
    • You will communicate regularly with senior management on status, risks and change control.

Requirements

    • You have 2-3 years of experience in software project management or closely related roles, with at least 1-2 years working within an agile or scrum methodology.
    • You should have experience managing multiple, concurrent software projects involving cross functional groups. Should have strong skills in critical tools including Excel, Confluence, Jira, calendaring systems, source code control systems.
    • You should have a strong sense of the product being managed, and can help product management manage scope, mitigate risks, and ship the right things to customers.
    • You should have knowledge of software release processes .You should excel at decision-making, consensus building and conflict management.
    • You should be able to juggle multiple, challenging priorities and exhibit appropriate levels of urgency.
    • You do not need to understand how everything is built but you are required to identify possible dependencies, reach out to dependent teams and communicate clearly.
    • The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of project ownership and willingness to go above and beyond to seek out loose ends and deliver projects on time, with expected feature sets.
    • Bachelors’ degree in a technical field or equivalent experience
    • PMP certification a plus
    • Experience managing projects that involve external vendors a plus
    • SCRUM Master certification a nice to have

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