Program Manager - Cloud Platform Services

Location: San Diego, California US

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Requisition Number: 211104

External Description:

Staff Program Manager – Cloud Platforms and Services

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.

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 Staff 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 Cloud Epics and features building capabilities with our cloud partners, AWS/Azure/Google Cloud -  as we build best in class products for our customers

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

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

 

Who are you?

You love a challenge. You love analytics and data. You see the power of information to make better business decisions. You love your customers. You LOVE bringing order from chaos. Your organization skills are bar none. You enjoy making things and leaving things better than you found them. You have a healthy respect for process (but know that the reality is, we are here to make a product and bring value to our customers). You know how to communicate with a variety of people (execs to new in career) and functions (engineering, product management, architects et). You are a natural translator of what needs to get done and you get it done!

 

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 one or more development 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 root cause analysis (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, or related fields such as Data Analytics,
  • 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 experience, PMP is a plus
  • Experience using, and deep understanding of, Lean, XP, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
  • Excellent influencing, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • Bias for action and a sense of urgency
  • Tolerance for ambiguity – as Program managers, we are often at the center of transformation and need to be the change agents
  • Kindness, team spirit, and making others great is a must

 

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

 

 

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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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Program Manager - Cloud Platform Services

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs.  Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well. 

Our connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.

 As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.

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