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Sr Technical Program Manager

Location : Remote
Job Type : Temp/Contract

Job Description :

Role: Sr Technical Program Manager- Must have 15+ years of experience

Client: Experis IT

End Client: Charles Schwab

Location: 100% Remote

Duration: 12+ Months

Job Description: 

·         Plan, schedule, drive, and facilitate Program Increment (PI) planning; establish and communicate schedules; work with stakeholders to identify, align, and communicate objectives for each PI; facilitate PI planning readiness and events

·         Manage delivery of PI objectives; monitor and communicate progress; manage and enable resolution of risks/blockers and dependencies between teams; escalate as necessary

·         Manage and optimize coordinated release schedules for programs; plan and drive the delivery of the software releases, ensuring firm-wide objectives are met

·         Provide supervision and direction to project teams to ensure successful execution

·         Foster collaboration between teams and stakeholders

·         Define, gather, analyze, and communicate key execution metrics

·         Collaborate across build, support, automation, and architectural teams to help remove roadblocks and drive platform adoption

·         Distill complex information for leadership and business partners into a precise, concise, and consumable executive level summary

·         Writing eloquently knowing how to tell a good story with the right message for the audience, whether through a PowerPoint deck, email, or Confluence page

·         Editing and formatting content to deliver quality communications

·         Be an advocate and leader to transform teams into more mature agile teams using scaled agile practices with a focus on effectiveness and automation

·         Ensure alignment with Schwab Technology Services (STS) and Cross Enterprise Services (CES) agile standards and measures, program execution guidelines and operational excellence objectives

·         Schedule and facilitate key collaboration sessions including Scrum-of-Scrums, post-sprint reviews, demos, and other periodic synchronization meetings

·         Champion continuous improvement culture across the organization


Additional job details:

·         Bachelor’s degree with 15+ years of program/project management experience with organization, budgeting, and scheduling

·         5+ years of agile and release management or release train experience

·         Proactive, independent leader who can deliver on outcomes

·         Skills to build strong relationships and partner with software development managers, product owners, and other key stakeholders across the organization for focused execution of business priorities

·         Understanding of product development and software development lifecycle to ensure the on-time, quality delivery of software product releases

·         Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to distill information to communicate the right message and deliver presentations to the team and management

·         Experience supporting senior leaders and executives in various forms of technical and/or business communications, building reports with PowerPoint, Tableau, or other reporting tools

·         Solid comprehension of Lean-Agile frameworks, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), agile budgeting, and agile metrics and experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework environment facilitating Scrum/Kanban ceremonies

·         Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure and with ambiguity

·         Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills with the ability to quickly analyze a situation and coordinate across teams to find a solution

·         A dedication to the client experience and the stability and reliability of production environment


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