Samsung Wallet - Technical Program Manager

    • Samsung Electronics America
  • Mountain View, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 140,000.00 - 175,000.00 per year
Full Time


IT project management
Mobile payments
Credit cards
Financial services
Project delivery
Project management
Project scoping
Technology integration
Product management
Computer science
Software development
Microsoft Project
Data Analysis
Near field communication
Microsoft Excel

Job Details

Position Summary

Role and Responsibilities

Samsung Wallet is a mobile payment service and digital wallet developed by Samsung. It is designed to be a one-stop shop for all debit cards, credit cards, digital passes, and tickets, making them easy to access and use when necessary. With the rise of NFC payment terminals in stores and evolving consumer preferences over the past year, Samsung Wallet has never been more important. Working on the Samsung Wallet team will give you a chance to impact the lives of millions worldwide significantly. It will be invaluable to the future of payments and financial services. You'll be able to collaborate with and learn from experts from various fields and work on exciting, challenging projects.

As a Technical Program Manager (TPM), you will lead complex organizational and technical projects and initiatives. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams of engineers, product managers, and other stakeholders to ensure timely project delivery. You will manage risks and issues and communicate status and progress to senior management and other stakeholders.

To be successful in this role, you must possess a solid technical background and excellent project management skills. Additionally, you should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as you will be working with a diverse team of professionals from various functional areas.

  • Define project scope, objectives, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders to support business goals.
  • Manage the delivery of technical projects and initiatives within the Samsung Wallet team.
  • Ensure that technology integration projects are completed following specifications and to a high standard.
  • Continuously meet with stakeholders, solicit their feedback, and monitor team progress and roadblocks to ensure everyone is working toward the same objective.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (product management, business, engineering, and executives) across multiple geographies (US, Korea, Philippines, and India) to complete the projects in a timely and high-quality manner.
  • Update all stakeholders (e.g., team members, cross-functional departments, managers, and executives) regularly on the status and dashboards.
  • Analyze data, establish actionable goals, and drive metrics and execution.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field (e.g., computer science, engineering)
  • 5+ years of experience in technical project management, preferably in the payments or financial services industry
  • Strong technical background and understanding of software development processes and methodologies
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to create and maintain project plans
  • Experience with project management tools and software (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft Project)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities effectively
  • Experience managing technical projects in a fast-paced environment

Preferred, Not Required
  • Experience with data analysis and visualization tools (e.g., Excel, Tableau) preferred
  • Proficiency in Korean language is desirable, but not mandatory

The salary range for this role, for candidates based in the Bay Area and NYC, is expected to be between $140,000 and $175,000. Actual pay will be determined considering factors such as relevant skills and experience, and comparison to other employees in the role.


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