Senior Program Manager, Platform

    • Adobe Systems
  • San Jose, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 123,400.00 - 224,100.00 per year
Full Time


IT program management
Web content management
Attention to detail
Digital marketing
Data management
Risk management
Change control
Release management
Project management
IT management
Microsoft Excel
Partner relationship management
Problem solving
Cloud computing
Microsoft SharePoint

Job Details

Individual Contributor

The Challenge
The Senior Program Manager, Platform is a leader in implementing highly technical initiatives that span across front-end and back-end solutions. These end-to-end initiatives have tremendous impact on our web visitor experience as well as systems and processes inside Adobe.

The ideal candidate possesses a strong technical program management background, has demonstrated experience leading projects, and has a well-rounded background in current digital marketing technologies and data management.

The Opportunity
  • Manage the development and implementation process for federal products and services
  • Coordinate departmental or cross-functional teams, focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products
  • Responsible for projects from initiation through delivery including planning, schedule management, risk mitigation, and coordinating adoption rollouts
  • Lead cross-functional activities and teams, ensuring completion of high-quality projects on time and within budget
What you'll do
  • Proactively drive program execution and associated scope, timeline, and resources with minimal guidance
  • Analyze scope needed to achieve program goals, assess resource requirements; lead change control
  • Develop detailed, complex, cross-team project or program plans that consider all requirements, constraints, resources, and results associated with defined objectives
  • Aggregate, organize, and synthesize program and project information in order to communicate with extended team and management
  • Clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired program outcomes
  • Coordinate and run operational, project, and executive check-in meetings
  • Work with Product Managers and Engineering Managers to build clear roadmaps for products / initiatives and maintain those roadmaps, drive to reduce the critical path
  • Proactively manage dependencies; anticipate setbacks then resolve issues and/or define contingency plans
  • Perform risk management: identify, analyze, respond, and control risks, resolve project-specific issues and partner concerns in a timely manner
  • Deliver clear status communication to project teams, partners, and leadership teams
  • Partner with Product Managers to establish and maintain engagement with business partners to ensure active participation in scope decisions, product adoption
  • Continually evaluate existing frameworks and processes for managing and tracking committed work and drive improvements
  • Assist Engineering Managers with resource assessment and release planning
  • Drive tactical decisions for projects that are under your direct responsibility
What you need to succeed
  • Minimum of 8 years of program/project management experience and technical leadership, preferably with large enterprise web projects with experience in Adobe's Experience Cloud products
  • Hands on experience with Agile & project management methodologies with confirmed leadership capabilities
  • Solid understanding of Web technologies, including web content management systems
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel, SharePoint, JIRA, and Wiki (Adobe Workfront experience highly desired)
  • Excellent business partner management and presentation skills
Desired Traits
  • Driver - Take charge. Get things done. Operate effectively and autonomously.
  • Organized - A planner who brings order and resolve to a fast-paced environment with matrixed organizations.
  • Articulate - Ability to work well with both technical and non-technical individuals up and down the org, capable of absorbing large amounts of information and the ability to distill it down to the essentials
  • Quality - Attention to detail and a proven track record of successful delivery of complex global projects
  • Flexible - Ability to juggle several projects and shift priorities as needed
  • Creative - Exhibiting an innovative, forward-thinking approach to problem-solving. Discovers new solutions to old problems.
  • Inquisitive: High degree of curiosity. Thinks critically and asks pertinent questions to learn the business, technology, products, and processes.
  • Adaptability: Ability to execute and deliver successfully amid ambiguity.
  • High EQ - Ability to stay calm and collected, focus on solving problems. Strong communication, risk management and resolution skills. Ability to respectfully facilitate the successful resolution of issues

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets, and we pay differently based on those defined markets. The U.S. pay range for this positionis $123,400 -- $224,100 annually. Paywithin this range varies by work locationand may also depend on job-related knowledge, skills,and experience. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the job location during the hiring process.

At Adobe, for sales roles starting salaries are expressed as total target compensation (TTC = base + commission), and short-term incentives are in the form of sales commission plans. Non-sales roles starting salaries are expressed as base salary and short-term incentives are in the form of the Annual Incentive Plan (AIP).

In addition, certain roles may be eligible for long-term incentives in the form of a new hire equity award.

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