Engineering Program Manager - SolidFire
Solidfire is growing rapidly and is on the lookout for a SAFe expert who can help lead the transformation of our org and take on a key leadership role longer term as we expand into additional products and solutions.
Experience transforming at least one technology company or org to SAFe
SAFe Agilist or SPC certification with 2+ years hands on experience in a fully operational SAFe organization
5+ years of experience in an Agile environment, managing large, complex projects
Detailed understanding and experience with the Atlassian tool sets
Excellent change management and mentorship skills, providing guidance as you help lead teams through transformation
Excellent written and verbal communication abilities with the ability to present to different levels in the organization
Quick Study – Must be able to quickly gain a high level understanding of the technical and business domains to effectively implement change
B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or other related field or equivalent
Nice To Have:
SAFe SPC certified
Experience as an Agile Scrum coach
Experience working with teams developing systems technology e.g. storage, networking, telco, security
Project (Design) Mgr: Manages the development and implementation process of a company’s products and services. Coordinates departmental or cross-functional teams, focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products. Monitors the project from initiation through delivery including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending. Organizes cross-functional activities, ensuring completion of the project i.e. product on schedule and within budget constraints.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, and organizational skills are required.- Excellent knowledge of product lifecycle, tools, processes, and operations planning.- Ability to provide leadership in a team environment to meet aggressive goals and pre-defined metrics requirements.- Demonstrated experience working with hardware and software development engineers on complex projects.- Strong understanding of engineering principles and practices.- Program Management training or demonstrated experience.- Ability to work on complex issues where analysis situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. - Ability to develop longer-range project plans and schedules to complete complex projects.Responsibility and Interaction:Responsibility: - The tasks this individual is responsible for are often unstructured, have wide implications and there are multiple outcomes. - This individual will apply broad expertise or unique technical/industry knowledge in solving problems that are unique and extremely complex given time, budget and resource constraints.- Demonstrate leadership and vision in determining and driving strategy decisions. Interaction: - This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties. - Limited supervision is provided, as this individual can operate, drive results, and set priorities independently. - The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert.- To be successful, this individual must demonstrate favorable results through leadership and influencing multiple individuals and groups.- Often acts as mentor or facilitator.
Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.