Program Manager

| San Diego, CA
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Program Manager

For 40+ years, Teradata has been changing how the Megadata companies of the world use data and analytics to achieve better outcomes. Teradata delivers real-time, intelligent answers, leveraging 100% of the relevant data, regardless of scale or volume of query. We do it on-premises, in the cloud, and everywhere in between.

This is an exciting time to join Teradata, as we go through a number of transformations:

  • Building out our Vantage data and analytics platform together with valuable apps
  • Offering on-prem, private & public cloud options
  • Offering as-a-service and consumption-based options
  • Maturing our Lean/Agile development approach


We have a winning vision and strategy, and there is great energy on the team!

Overview

We are looking for a capable and passionate Program Manager to own and drive end-to-end product development, from ideation through implementation and adoption, in a cross-functional, fast-paced and highly-technical environment. We have a robust roadmap of SQL Platform infrastructure features including Parallel Upgrade Tool, Linux Operating system and SQLE Security features as we build best in class products for our customers.

Our program managers provide an effective execution framework to enable our teams to predictably deliver valuable and high-quality products and services.

Our program managers and scrum masters ensure alignment and transparency between stakeholders and the team and foster a positive and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities

  • Shepherd ideas from concept into development, ensuring the value propositions and business models are clear and validated, following our lifecycle process
  • Release Train Engineer duties including PI Planning and Scrum of Scrum facilitation
  • Scrum Master duties for two SQLE Optimizer solution teams
  • Work with Product Managers, Product Owners, UX, Architects, Engineering Managers and Scrum Masters to ensure there is a properly prepared backlog
  • Capacity planning based on historical velocity
  • Ensure the team is staffed and funded for success, and operates within budget
  • Facilitate quarterly and release planning, scrum-of-scrums, and program reviews
  • Support the team with data views of timelines, completion, quality, and tech debt
  • Coordinate system and solution demos
  • Collaborate with Customer Support, Services, Marketing, and Sales to ensure customers adopt and are delighted by our releases, with issues quickly resolved
  • Identify and rapidly mitigate risk and uncertainty
  • Eliminate/manage impediments, risks and dependencies with a focus on Lean flow
  • Ensure we integrate and receive user feedback early and often
  • Conduct retrospectives and RCAs and follow up on actions to drive relentless improvement
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to Scrum Masters and other program managers
  • Provides transparency into Program health plugged into appropriate operating mechanisms
  • Ensures KPIs are defined, measured and adhered to
  • Can integrate into early adopter processes


Required Qualifications

  • Sc. in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Minimum five years of experience as Program/Project Manager or Scrum Master
  • Experience leading medium-to-large scale programs with cross-functional stakeholders using an Agile development approach
  • Project management placeholder
  • Due to the nature of this work, US Citizenship is required


Preferred Qualifications

  • Tech savvy with prior experience as a developer or tester, understanding modern software development practices
  • Experience with multiple Industries; financial, retail, etc.
  • Experience with cloud technology and delivering software-as-a-service
  • Experience leading programs with global teams
  • Experience using, and deep understanding of, Lean, XP, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
  • Excellent influencing, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills


Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage.

Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and commits to hiring returning veterans.
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Teradata operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA. Teradata was founded in 1979. It has 11000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 63 open jobs at Teradata, click here.
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