Technical Program Manager
Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Alarm.com
A rapidly expanding, entrepreneurial technology company, Alarm.com, is seeking a motivated Program Manager who wants to be part of a fast-paced, rapidly growing team. The Program Manager role is perfect for candidates who want to gain exposure to a wide variety of technologies in the IoT world including wireless communication, video monitoring, smart home automation, web development, and Back End application development and hosting. Very few small companies innovate and develop across such a broad range of technologies as Alarm.com. This position is ideal for the candidate who seeks a small, friendly company culture where one can work closely with smart and highly productive people across a very interesting spectrum of wireless, software, and hardware/device technologies to develop outstanding consumer products.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Collaborating with engineering, quality, and product management leads to manage a portfolio of technology projects and company resources across multiple product offerings.
Improving Alarm.com's overall performance by the attainment of product and customer delivery goals and execution of our corporate technology vision.
Facilitating proper cross-functional allocation of team staffing toward strategic priorities.
Driving improvements in development team operation by recognizing areas of opportunity, developing strategies to address them, and leading implementation of changes.
Defining and measuring project milestones, effectively prioritizing deliverables, and managing cross-project, cross-team dependencies to meet team-wide delivery goals.
Developing, defining, and driving project management best practices across a large product development team
Administering, tailoring, and implementing project management tools, including the Atlassian software suite, to optimize team operation.
Collaborating and coordinating across other internal teams within the organization to ensure the success of Alarm.com's technical programs.
B.S. or B.A. from a competitive school with strong academic performance, technical degree preferred
5-10 years overall work experience, including at least 4 in program or project management; experience working within software development teams required
Leadership experience with the ability to motivate others and build consensus
Excellent communication, presentation, organizational, and customer service skills
Ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally across a diverse set of perspectives and areas of expertise
Strong quantitative, analytical, and critical thinking skills
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a small, fast-paced environment
Strong computer skills, including in-depth experience leveraging project management software; familiarity with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence or similar project management tools.
Passion for consumer technology and interest in developing a deep understanding of complex products and technologies
General knowledge of business, technology, economics and/or finance
Ability to understand group dynamics and psychology
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