Senior Program Manager

US-TX-Austin
Job ID
2017-10045
# Positions
1
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Permanent

Overview

SolarWinds: Delivering Unexpected Simplicity

Since our founding in 1999, SolarWinds’ mission has been to provide purpose-built products that are designed to make jobs easier for IT professionals, MSPs, and DevOps pros. We offer value-driven products and tools that solve a broad range of IT management challenges – whether those challenges are related to networks, servers, applications, storage, virtualization, cloud, or development operations. If there is a piece of IT infrastructure anywhere in the world where performance matters, SolarWinds provides the technology to manage it. 

The Role

We are seeking a seasoned and proven Senior Program Manager to own the most highly visible and impactful IT application programs.   In this role, you will be expected to drive the overall project execution.  Successful program/project management responsibilities include: managing and aligning stakeholders, establishing and controlling scope, setting the project schedule, identifying, reporting, and mitigating risks, creating appropriate governance, and providing thorough and timely status reporting.  As the senior most program manager on the team, you will be expected to help administer project execution standards, identify and implement best practices, and mentor other team members.

Responsibilities

  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills
  • Proven track record of delivering in both Agile and waterfall environments and situationally adapting methodology as appropriate
  • Ability to decompose complex and multi-faceted program into executable and measureable work streams
  • Strong executive presence, with the ability to coordinate, communicate, and manager at all levels in the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including packaging communications in succinct Powerpoint presentations
  • Strong business and technical vision
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills with experience managing and developing technical staff and teams
  • Able to handle high volume workload in a fast paced environment
  • Effective organization and time management skills
  • Creativity: must be able to deal with ambiguity, solve problems, and push through project obstacles
  • Willingness to travel as required (1-2 weeks per quarter)
  • Familiarity with Jira (both generating user stories and reporting)

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree and 10+ years relevant work experience

 Nice to Haves

  • Relevant experience with financial and billing systems implementations or migrations
  • PMP®Project Management Professional (PMP), CAPM® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), PMI-ACP® PMI Agile Certified Practitioner
  • Graduate degree in relevant field of study

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