Project and Program Manager, Product Operations
The Mom Project Sunnyvale, CA
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Company Industry: Technology
Opportunity: The Mom Project is helping to source candidates for the above client who is looking for a Project and Program Manager, Product Operations
Commitment Level: 40 hours per week, on-site
The Mom Project is excited to partner with our client, one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. That’s why they're always looking for creative and forward-thinking people who can help them achieve their goal of global interconnection. With 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, they are home to the Cloud, supporting over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development. They are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions.
This individual will be responsible for driving the delivery of core colocation and interconnection products and services. Our client is seeking a driven individual to join their Product Program Management organization and collaborate with creative and passionate people in an agile work environment while helping bridge the technical and business worlds. In order to do this successfully, it’s essential to be able to break down complex concepts into simple solutions.
-Create and be responsible for the master milestone schedule, keep deliverables on track, handle dependencies and escalations
-Understand and determine critical metrics and success criteria with the impacted functional areas
-Cultivate relationships in a matrix organization while collaborating with cross-functional team members to drive the execution of program tasks and deliverables. This is including, but not limited to, consulting with partners on program requirements, proactively seeking feedback to improve partner satisfaction with schedules, delivery, and quality
-Communicate with a broader group of stakeholders beyond the program team via standard communication tools and templates (e.g. in-person, emails, status reports)
-Create and maintain a list of program risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies
-Know when and how to escalate to resolve complex issues. This includes preparing documentation for upper management to leverage and act on
-Facilitate product impact assessments, requirements definition, trade-offs, resource stabilizing, and change control
-Create, maintain and report high-level program/project dashboards and metrics
-Develop and deliver cross-functional programs for the Product Management and Engineering teams
-Coordinate with program teams across AMER, EMEA, and APAC
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; MBA preferred
-3+ years of product or program management experience required with the ability to manage multiple, complex, short/long term projects simultaneously adapting easily to a changing environment
-Understand PDLC and/or SDLC methodologies
-Experienced managing Agile software development projects and programs; New product introduction knowledge is a plus
-Strong knowledge of essential tools (Aha!, Jira, Confluence or comparable)
-Ability to work with global teams (across time zones)
-Lead, via influence, cross-functional initiatives
-Excellent communication & presentation skills
-Strong hands-on experience with PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
-Interconnection, networking, and software agile development knowledge is a plus
-Experience working for an industry-leading software development company with cloud/SaaS, big data, and/or networking services
As a company, they offer excellent health care and counseling plans that vary by country to ensure the overall well-being of their employees and their families
They offer paid vacations and holidays and encourage community involvement with year-round volunteer opportunities
They provide a range of programs that differ by country to ensure our employees have the resources they need to thrive and manage the needs of their families
As a global company, they offer differing programs by country that support building financial security, provide options for charitable donations and the opportunity for employees to propel their careers with additional education
In many countries their flexible employee stock purchase plan is available as well
Our client is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
The Mom Project
The Mom Project is the career destination for moms. Through our digital marketplace and community, we connect professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redefining career structures by providing women with opportunities that are in balance with their personal goals.