Sr. Technical Program Manager

Management, Engineering, Accounting, Manager, Engineers, Analytical, Metrics, Computer
Full Time

Job Description

About the Role

The Uber Technical Program Management (TPM) team plays a critical role executing high-impact org-wide initiatives and continuously improving processes to increase the effectiveness of our product and engineering organizations. The role demands great technical depth, principled thinking, high bar for quality, bold innovation. You will work alongside a star team from Engineering, Product, Data Science, Compliance, Accounting, ComOps, etc in a fast-paced, rapidly growing, hybrid technology/operations environment to build contextual experiences in the Fintech space. You should be comfortable in uncharted territory as we build innovative technologies that can handle the scale. We need your skills and enthusiasm to make it happen.

A TPM in this role will structure and drive large complex cross-team technical initiatives in Fintech team: platform roadmaps, Reliability areas, etc. to name a few. As TPM, you will own the problem space and more specifically:
  • Work closely with engineering/product leads to conceptualize solutions
  • Organize/align multiple engineering teams for delivery and drive execution leveraging milestones/KPIs
  • Actively seek ways to standardize and ensure efficient execution
  • Set accountability by tracking progress, resolving dependencies, identifying issues, evaluating risks and communicating status to upper management and project stakeholders
  • Intrinsically act as a coach to engage and energize the product and engineering teams to achieve aggressive goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to influence and motivate people across a broad variety of job functions through your relationships


What the Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points

What the Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points

Skills needed
  • Proven experience of 5+ years as a TPM or Engineering Manager in a software, SaaS, or systems development environment.
  • Strong technical experience in large distributed systems, Data Warehousing, Data Lake at scale
  • Solid technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical designs, challenges, and risks. Engineers enjoy working closely with you.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and emotional intelligence.
  • Proven strong cross-team and cross-org partner management. Ability to influence, motivate, and align people across a broad variety of job functions through your relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills to prioritise many tasks without losing sight of the highest priority items.
  • Analytical and truth seeking. Ability to understand sophisticated concepts and make reasoned decisions objectively.
  • Metrics driven: Experience resolving effective program KPIs and using them to measure program success and issues.
  • Experienced in project management. Familiar with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies and able to apply them where best suited.
  • Excellent in identifying process gaps, measuring progress, and balancing engineering and product efficiency with process overhead.
  • Be good at facilitating discussions. You get the right people in the room, let conversations run their course while they are productive, move them toward consensus when possible, and make hard decisions or call out, as required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to influence and motivate people across a broad variety of job functions through your relationships

Bonus Points If
  • Computer Science degree, or related field
  • Experience working in Fintech/Accounting space
  • Experience at a high paced, fast growing tech startup
  • Technical program management experience at an established company with a strong TPM team
Dice Id : 90958168
Position Id : 65968
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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