Technical Program Manager

| Beaverton, OR, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: $130,000 Annually
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About DAT

DAT is an award-winning employer of choice and a next-generation SaaS technology company that has been at the leading edge of innovation in transportation supply chain logistics for 45 years. We continue to transform the industry year over year, by deploying a suite of software solutions to millions of customers every day - customers who depend on DAT for the most relevant data and most accurate insights to help them make smarter business decisions and run their companies more profitably. We operate the largest marketplace of its kind in North America, with 400 million freights posted in 2022, and a database of $150 billion of annual global shipment market transaction data. Our headquarters are in Denver, CO, with additional offices in Missouri, Oregon, and Bangalore, India. For additional information, see


Application deadline: 3/15/2024

The Opportunity

DAT is looking for a Technical Program Manager to join our Program Management team in Beaverton, OR or Denver, CO.

Join our dynamic and innovative team where you will spearhead the planning, execution, and delivery of complex technical initiatives. As a pivotal member of our organization, you'll have the opportunity to drive impactful projects from conception to completion while collaborating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

Candidate profile

As a Technical Program Manager, you thrive on the dynamic intersection of technology and project management. You possess a unique blend of technical expertise, strategic thinking, and exceptional communication skills. Your ability to lead cross-functional teams, navigate complex technical landscapes, and drive projects from inception to successful execution sets you apart. You're fueled by a passion for innovation, problem-solving, and delivering cutting-edge solutions in a fast-paced environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Project Leadership: Lead end-to-end project management for complex technical initiatives, ensuring alignment with strategic goals, timelines, and quality benchmarks.
  • Cross-functional Coordination: Collaborate with engineering, technology, product, and design teams to define project scope, goals, and deliverables. Facilitate communication between different departments to drive cohesive project coordination and execution.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies. Proactively address challenges to keep projects on track and within scope.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Create comprehensive project plans, status reports, and documentation. Communicate project progress, key milestones, risks, and dependencies to stakeholders.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Act as a liaison between technical teams and stakeholders, ensuring clear communication and understanding of project requirements and progress.
  • Continuous Improvement: Drive process improvements and best practices to enhance project management methodologies and team efficiency.

The Skills and Experience You’ll Bring

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field; advanced degree or relevant certifications (PMP, Scrum Master, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience: 10+ years of experience in technical project or program management, preferably in software development or a related field.
  • Technical Proficiency: Strong understanding of software development methodologies (Agile, Scrum, etc.) and technical concepts. Familiarity with cloud technologies, APIs, and software development tools.
  • Leadership Skills: Proven track record of leading cross-functional teams, managing complex projects, and delivering results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Problem-solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. Ability to think critically, make decisions, and resolve issues efficiently.
  • Adaptability: Comfortable navigating ambiguity and changing priorities. Ability to adapt quickly to evolving project needs and requirements.

Why DAT?
DAT is an award winning employer of choice.

For starters, we have a hybrid work environment, but we also know what makes a great workplace. We have a time-tested and resolute set of operating values predicated on integrity, mutual respect, open communication, and executing with excellence. These values inform our strategic vision as much as any one of our products does. We’ve been an employer of choice in the Portland metropolitan area for four decades, and within one year of opening our Denver office, DAT was #26 on Built In Colorado’s 100 Best Places to Work In Colorado.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and AD&D insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Up to 20 days of paid time off starting in year one
  • An additional 10 holidays of paid time off per calendar year
  • 401k matching (immediately vested)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Short- and Long-term disability sick leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Additional programs - Employee Referral, Internal Recognition, and Wellness
  • Free TriMet transit pass (Beaverton Office)
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Work on impactful projects in a cutting-edge environment
  • Collaborative and supportive team culture
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the trucking industry
  • Employee Resource Groups

For Colorado-based candidates, in compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the minimum salary for this role is $130,000 + benefits. The maximum compensation for this role can vary significantly depending on your job-related skills and experience. DAT considers factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education and training, core skills, internal equity, and market and business elements when extending an offer.

DAT embraces the value of a diverse workforce, and believes it is a core strength of our company that we encourage those values in every DAT employee, at every level of our organization, regardless of tenure or rank. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


More Information on DAT Freight & Analytics
DAT Freight & Analytics operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Beaverton, OR and Denver, CO. DAT Freight & Analytics was founded in 1978. It has 500 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with nonprofits, Open door policy, OKR operational model, Team based strategic planning and Pair programming. To see all 5 open jobs at DAT Freight & Analytics, click here.
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