Program Manager, IT PMO - Collaboration Tools

11 - 15 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18
San Francisco, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Technology
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable, and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are not only passionate about our product, but also seek to deliver exceptional experiences for our customers! At Splunk, we are committed to our work, customers, having fun, and most importantly, to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey and family.

We are looking for a smart, passionate, and experienced IT Program manager with a large spectrum of experience working in larger and smaller companies in a high-tempo rapidly evolving environment! Do you want to utilize your Agile and Scrum experience to lead programs that drive seamless collaboration for Splunkers around the world? As a Program Manager, Collaboration tools, you will do that and more! You will schedule and lead Sprint Planning/Reviews, Daily Standups and other team meetings. You'll have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with other teams including IT Operations, Business applications, Splunk Zero and partners from other business units across Splunk! If you thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and fosters creativity, then what are you waiting for? Apply today.

Requirements

  • Manage IT project delivery by ensuring the integrated solution delivers on the success criteria, and addressing project issues and risks, and building commitment with delivery team and business partners
  • Experience with collaboration tool rollouts, decommissions and such. Extensive experience with corporate wide communications and training
  • Collaborate effectively in business partner relationships when defining business requirements and success criteria
  • Set project direction with senior business owners and delivery lead
  • Bring knowledge of Project Management standard methodologies (PMBOK), processes and tools, including: scope management, schedule management, cost management, quality management, resource management, procurement, change management, risks management, issues management
  • Have familiarity and experience with Agile, iterative methodologies
  • Exhibit critical thinking by seeing outcomes and direction when there are multiple business owners and solutions
  • Build in mitigation plans anticipating issues and risks and actively replans with business owners and delivery teams and reset expectations throughout project delivery
  • Utilize consultative problem solving by using technical and business / acumen to inform the facilitation of developing objectives and approach
  • Execute goal setting and alignment with business owners and senior leaders and contribute to operational alignment
  • Be viewed as an authority by partners within IT and across the business and has a communication style that builds confidence and alignment with the team

Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience as a software project manager with experience leading large and complex cross-functional projects
  • 3+ years leading collaboration roll outs/related projects
  • Tolerant of ambiguity and the flexibility to work well in a fast-paced environment with evolving priorities
  • Very good interpersonal effectiveness and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong organizational planning skills and understanding of portfolio management concepts
  • Effective and creative in solving problems with an ability to identify issues and resolve, or identify the internal resources to assist

Nice to Have

  • Participation in agile transformation in Enterprise environments
  • Expertise with JIRA
  • PMO or portfolio management experience in a technology setting
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Agile certification
  • Consulting background
  • Vendor management experience
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