Technical Program Management Lead at Guild Education

| Greater Denver Area
Sorry, this job was removed at 11:41 a.m. (MST) on Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Find out who's hiring in Colorado.
See all Project Mgmt jobs in Colorado
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Guild is hiring for a Technical Program Management Lead. As a Technical Program Management Lead you will play a pivotal role in scaling the organization and further developing our technology delivery capabilities and best practices.  

In particular, we are looking for someone who is exceptional at managing internal and external stakeholders, can provide technical expertise, and is not afraid to navigate through ambiguous opportunities to help drive partnership delivery at Guild.

 As a Technical Program Management Lead, you will:

  • Work closely with engineering managers, technical leads, and product managers to drive project planning and execution of complex enterprise software implementation projects
  • Drive technical partner conversations and serve as Guild’s technical representative in client discussions
  • Own and manage technical scoping and program management for our existing and new partnership needs
  • Ensure projects are well-planned, executed efficiently, and delivered with high quality
  • Ability to screen and discriminate projects by assessing business impact with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Identify the technical impact of partner implementation requirements; coordinate the clarification of those requirements with technical and product stakeholders
  • Lead cross­ team dependencies, and coordinate cross-team initiatives to unblock issues.
  • Track and ensure release criteria are met to meet our partners needs
  • Drive information sharing, and collecting, and disseminating of standard methodologies across all technical program management teams

In this role you will report to Jonathan Crimins and collaborate with other Guild leaders including: Bijal Shah, Jess Rusin, and Greg Siegel.

You are a strong fit for this role if you have:

  • 5+ years in software development organization, with at least 3 years in direct technical project or program management
  • Experience handling complex software projects and applying agile methodologies
  • Significant client management and communication experience
  • A demonstrated ability to help teams define clear deliverables and meet them
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent technical experience.
  • Strong technical background and ability to understand complex product functionality, design and technical issues, in order to drive the right priorities, trade-offs and resolutions
  • Very well organized with project information, attention to detail, and exacting quality standards
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, especially as it relates to understanding and translating expectations across multiple parties
  • Ability to lead and multi-task across multiple projects and teams

About Guild:

Guild is increasing economic mobility for working adults by partnering with the largest employers in the country to offer education as a benefit to their employees via our marketplace of nonprofit universities and education institutions. Guild’s proprietary technology platform facilitates the administration of this innovative benefit and our team of coaches helps each employee navigate the path back to school, providing individualized support from day one through program completion. Fast Company recently named Guild as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies and we've raised over $70 million from top tier investors including Felicis, Bessemer, Redpoint, Rethink EDU, Harrison Metal, Cowboy Ventures, Salesforce and Workday Ventures.

Guild Education is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • serverlessLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • SalesforceLanguages
    • LambdaLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • KinesisLanguages
    • API GatewayLanguages
    • AppSyncLanguages
    • S3Languages
    • CodeDeployLanguages
    • TerraformLanguages
    • CloudformationLanguages
    • EMRLanguages
    • RedshiftLanguages
    • JenkinsLanguages
    • AnsibleLanguages
    • VagrantLanguages
    • RedisLanguages
    • MetabaseLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • HerokuFrameworks
    • CypressFrameworks
    • AWSFrameworks
    • CircleCIFrameworks
    • Auth0Frameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • SegmentAnalytics
    • HeapAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • ClubhouseManagement
    • Google DocsManagement
    • AirtableManagement
    • MiroManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • LookerCRM
    • SendGridEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

370 17th St., Suite 3600, Denver, CO 80202

An Insider's view of Guild Education

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're fast-paced and got a little bit of a startup vibe, so there's always plenty to learn from and grow!People are collaborative and ready to bring their knowledge, experience, and ideas to the table to make sure we're doing right by each other and our students.As hard-working as everyone is, you can also be rest assured we also love to celebrate!

Kendry

Bilingual Student Success Advisor

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We're incredibly cross functional and believe heavily in developing and cultivating strong relationships not only with our external partners, but internally across and within departments as well. One of my favorite traditions is that each new hire at Guild is given a coffee card when they start to encourage them to grab coffee with others and get t

Annie

Partner Marketing, Employer Success

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since my humble beginning as a Guild Intern, I have had opportunities afforded to me that stretch me in ways that align with my values and push me to be a little uncomfortable while still having welcome support. I’m now in a position where I get to learn first-hand from experts that I don’t believe I was qualified for before working at Guild.

Paco

Senior Associate of University Operations

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

My team works on ensuring that new users can find what they need and engage with our platform easily. Many of the technical challenges we face involve scaling the early-stage version of Guild’s app into something more flexible for our next growth phase. We deal with the difficult (but fascinating!) tradeoffs of these decisions every day.

April

Software Engineer

What are Guild Education Perks + Benefits

Guild Education Benefits Overview

At Guild, we’re expanding opportunity for America’s workforce, and we’re committed to doing the same for our own employees by supporting them professionally and personally. Guild offers benefits and perks to support all employees and their families. From $0 medical premiums to a flexible parental leave policy to tuition assistance to company equity for all employees, we have something for everyone at Guild.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Guild has a yearly "Guild Gives Back" day, where we provide organized volunteer opportunities to all our employees as well as a "12 Days of Giving" around the holidays!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Guild has a highly diverse management team, with nearly 75% of employees reporting to female leadership.
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
More Jobs at Guild Education38 open jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Data + Analytics
Dev + Engineer
HR
Marketing
Operations
Product
Project Mgmt
Sales
Developer
new
Denver
Finance
new
Denver
Operations
new
Denver
Data + Analytics
new
Denver
Operations
new
Denver
Sales
new
Denver
Sales
new
Denver
Operations
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Operations
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Project Mgmt
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Data + Analytics
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Operations
new
Denver
Marketing
new
Denver
Data + Analytics
new
Denver
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Guild Education's full profileSee more Guild Education jobs