Job Description :

Title: Technical Program Manager - Data Analytics [BizID#6695]

Location: Houston, TX

Experience: 10+ years

Work Authorization: No OPT / CPT

Job Description:

  • Work with cross functional teams as needed to deliver a high-quality solution
  • Establish stable plans of record for specific software development areas and tasks that include solution design, analysis, coding, testing, integration and delivery
  • Drive and maintain schedules, plans and action items for execution of those areas
  • Develop and maintain resource plans, identify resource gaps and makes plans for mitigating them
  • Manage risks, develop mitigation strategies and communicate impacts
  • Coordinate and partner across all relevant engineering, program management, product management and marketing groups to ensure approved features are integrated, tested, and launched successfully
  • Monitor scope and conduct Change Management to not exceed Scrum teams velocity and optimize product value
  • Monitor and communicate Project progress, issues and risks
  • Manage escalations, facilitate analysis, collaborate with management, development partners and stakeholders to recommend and implement changes to product, processes, or business practices through resolution
  • Identify organizational and process weaknesses and develop and champion plans for continuous improvement
  • Manage integration of software from multiple teams, integration of new tool or technology, drive innovation as needed
  • Embrace the agile development model adopted by the group and contribute to enhancing the practice at the Team and Program levels
  • Remove impediments under your control/influence or guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment
  • Build a trusted and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Lead and provides guidance and mentoring to less-experienced staff members.
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

Education and Experience Required:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Comfortable working in an Agile team setting, experience with Scrum, and the Scrum Master and Product Owner roles

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Software Developer background and/or minimum Data Analytics experience or experience as a technical lead
  • Any Coding language skills such as Python, R, C++
  • Strong ability to present technical material and plans to all levels including senior management.
  • Knowledge of Agile approaches: SCRUM, XP, Kanban, etc.,
  • Experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Strong experience with Agile portfolio and sprint backlog planning, grooming and execution using tools such as MS Azure DevOps, and GitHub Enterprise
  • Experienced with technical functional modelling, diagramming, capturing functional specifications, writing User Stories, capturing sequence diagrams.
  • Several years of experience working with 3rd party partners, setting directions, expectations and aligning schedules
  • Well versed in usability of software applications on multiple platforms (Windows, iOS, Android)
  • Deep exposure to design, development, test and delivery of complex software and hardware systems
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance, debug and trouble shooting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; mastery in English and local language.

Optional Improved Qualifications:

  • Scrum Product Owner certification (CSPO)
  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)
  • Program Manager Certification (PMI)
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, empowerment, mentoring and increased transparency.

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