Sr Technical Program Manager (Engineering)
Sunnyvale , California
April 09, 2017
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LinkedIn's Data Technical Program Management team is currently looking for Senior TPMs to work in the following areas:
Storage Infrastructure - Building and improving fundamental data infrastructure underlying the LinkedIn ecosystem, including key platforms such as Espresso, Voldemort, Venice, and Ambry.
Cloud Management - Continually improving our tools for creating and managing data stores, streaming topics, and computing clusters across LinkedIn.
Ranking Infrastructure - Creating and rolling out our next-generation search and feed ranking framework, helping to maximize relevance for our users.
Human Judgment - Establishing and managing processes for creating high-quality relevance and classification judgments for assessing products, evaluating experiments, and training machine-learned relevance models.
Responsibilities: -Lead planning, execution, and delivery of large cross-functional initiatives -Create a collaborative work environment that fosters autonomy, transparency, mastery, innovation and learning -Promote value-driven delivery, innovation, and continuous improvement at multiple levels of the organization -Communicate shared understanding of direction and objectives into multiple domains -Identify, analyze, and mitigate risk exposure at all levels -Interact comfortably in one-to-one meetings with individual technical contributors, senior engineering leaders (technology and business) -Build strategic relationships with key technology and business leaders to ensure success -Drive quarterly roadmap & resource planning activities and deliverables -Manage and maintain team backlogs and ensure forward project momentum -Lead efforts to resolve key project conflicts and establish appropriate resolution paths -Mentors individuals in best practices for planning and execution -Prepare and present program and project status to key stakeholders at regular intervals
Basic Qualifications:
3+ years of full time program management experience within an engineering or technical department 3+ years of experience managing large scale web-based programs B. . /B. . in a technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
-Practical understanding of managing the full life-cycle of large-scale modern production software programs and projects -Excellent balance of people, organizational, technical, and communication skills -Ability to manage multiple concurrent major projects -Proficiency in planning, collaboration, communication, and reporting tools -Fluid ability to traverse both vertically and horizontally in a large organization -Ability to successfully influence others to best outcomes without having authority -Leadership skills in highly volatile cross-functional and cross-organizational environments -Exposure to Product Management best practices and requirements elicitation is a plus -Experience and understanding of software engineering practices -Adept at proactive change management -Familiarity with Agile methods and practices through multiple teams (Scrum and Kanban)

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