Program Manager, IT PMO

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18
San Francisco, CA
11 - 15 years experience
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 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 seasoned Agile and Scrum experience to drive project/program within and across our dynamic organization? As a Program Manager, 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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage IT project delivery by ensuring the integrated solution delivers on the success criteria. Addresses project issues and risks and builds commitment with delivery team and business partners
  • Collaborate effectively in business partner relationships when defining business requirements and success criteria
  • Negotiate competing requirements across business owners and set project direction with business leaders and delivery leads
  • 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 providing direction when there are multiple stakeholders and solutions
  • Build in mitigation plans anticipating dependencies and risks and actively replan with business and delivery teams and reset expectations throughout project delivery
  • Demonstrate consultative skills in solving problems by using technical and business insight to inform the facilitation of developing objectives and approach
  • Execute goal setting and with business owners and senior leaders and contributes to operational alignment
  • Is seen as an authority by partners within IT and across the business and has a communication style builds confidence and alignment with the team

Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience managing software and infrastructure projects
  • Tolerant of ambiguity and the flexibility to work well in a fast-paced environment with evolving priorities
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum
  • 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
  • BA or BS degree, preferably in Computer Science or Information Systems

Nice to Have

  • 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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