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Technical Program Manager

Location: Maryland Heights
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for managing all aspects of highly complex, enterprise-wide, multi discipline technical program(s) consisting of multiple projects where some or all of them maybe agile. Ensures successful integration of several projects and adjusts project scope, timing, plans/agile processes and budgets as needed, based on the needs of the business. Technical projects may include network, server or software implementation and upgrades or other projects similar in nature. This job requires extensive technical, project management and agile project experience and management.


  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Uses specific knowledge about one or more technical areas to develop program strategy, supporting business case and various high-level project plans.
  • Ensures integration of multi discipline technical projects and adjusts project scope, timing, and budgets, based on the needs of the business and working with the existing team process (waterfall, agile, etc.).
  • Understand in depth the agile process and how to adapt it to any particular team. Has experience with large agile programs and scaled agile.
  • Able to plan, organize and run Product Increment planning events (PI Planning) as part of the Product Management life cycle.
  • Experience combining Agile and Waterfall teams and communication requirements.
  • Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends solutions/best practices to improve technical processes and to alleviate process inaccuracy and duplication.
  • Serve as a mentor to project managers and project leaders to educate and assist them with implementing project management and agile processes and making improvement/changes.
  • Accountable for the creation and execution of project management and agile processes and methodologies to ensure delivery of project scope on time and within budget while meeting or exceeding quality standards and customer expectations.
  • Accountable for plans and teamwork assignments, directing work efforts, reviewing integrated project plans, agile processes, escalating and communicating resource needs, ensuring completion of quality reviews, and driving the resolution of issues as appropriate.
  • Communicates with leadership and other stakeholders on program strategy, direction and changes.
  • Responsible for delivering all projects contained in the project portfolio on time, within budget and meeting the strategic and business requirements.
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and recommending adjustments to Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Product Managers.
  • Partners with senior leadership of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities to achieve the goals of the enterprise.
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the design, development and implementation of the technical program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    • Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
    • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
    • Advanced knowledge of full life-cycle product development (i.e. product engineering, deployment and integration)
    • Advanced knowledge of Agile processes, Scaled Agile process and Product Increment Planning events
    • Demonstrated aptitude and understanding of the technical aspects and capabilities of the organization
    • Ability to keep up with advancements in technical product development
    • Ability to work independently with no supervision and guidance
    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
    • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
    • Ability to define key performance indicators/metrics
    • Ability to effectively analyze and interpret data
    • Ability to show judgement and initiative to accomplish job duties
    • Ability to document, prepare, and deliver data-driven presentations
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
    • Ability to influence internal and external key stakeholders and build consensus
    • Ability to make decisions and solve complex problems by taking broad perspective to identify solutions
    • Ability to develop strong working relationships with peers and project members
    • Ability to oversee and manage large, complex, diverse and strategic multi discipline technical projects that impact the organization as a whole
    • Ability in implementing technical program and project plans and monitor progress, resource usage and quality
    • Advanced understanding and ability to manage complex technical program and project budgets
    • Advanced knowledge in conducting risk assessments and developing plans for eliminating or mitigating the risks identified
      Required Education
      Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent experience

      Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
      Technical Project Management experience 8+
      IT or Engineering work experience 8+


      Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
      Scrum Master experience
      Release Train Engineer experience

      Preferred Education
      Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum

      Office Environment KGN602 310113 310113BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Springfield , Technical Program Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Maryland Heights, Illinois

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