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Senior Technical Program Manager

Palo Alto, CA, USA | WePay

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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As a Technical Program Manager at WePay, you will lead complex, multi-disciplinary engineering projects using your technical program management experience. You’ll scale and improve WePay’s services and applications by overseeing operations, launching new capabilities, and improving our existing process.

What You Will Do:

• Drive long-term, strategic initiatives, and projects that involve our users and products

• Lead planning, execution, and delivery of large cross-functional initiatives

• Lead or collaborate with engineering leadership on key projects, including identifying and investigating issues, developing project plans, allocating resources, and defining resolution processes

• Build new and scalable processes that can be widely adopted

• Provide project management for engineering and product efforts, cross-team integrations, notes, AIs, and product launches

• Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery

• Manage roadmap and goal planning, communicating status and big picture to the project team and management

• Provide clear communication to engineering leadership regarding project status, resource requirements, issues, and priorities

• Manage ambiguity, work autonomously, multi-task, define successful approaches, and proactively solve problems across cross-functional teams

• Will drive quarterly roadmap & resource planning activities and deliverables

• Work with product and engineering teams to define project requirements and scope

What We Are Looking For:

• 5+ years experience as a Technical Program Manager

• Excellent balance of planning, organizational, technical, and communication skills

• Strong background in delivery excellence and proven track record of building programs to scale

• Strong experience and understanding of software engineering practices

• Experience in software/system design and development methodologies, including Agile

• Excellent cross-functional management and leadership skills

• Strong technical aptitude required, expertise in SOA technologies preferred

• Proficiency in influencing and negotiating at an executive level

• Superb written and verbal communication skills

• Highly flexible and adaptive, able to multi-thread across a number of simultaneous projects

• Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills

• Curious and interested in learning the intricacies of the financial industry, and WePay’s financial stack

• BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

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