• Senior Program Manager

    Location US-TX-Austin
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  • Overview

    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 one of the most highly visible and impactful IT application programs.   In this role, you will be expected to drive the acquisition integration activities for back office business applications, e-commerce and customer portal(s).  Successful program/project management responsibilities include: managing and aligning stakeholders, working with the leadership team and stakeholders to establish consensus on priorities, controlling scope, working with 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.


    • Lead integration activities pre/post acquisition for the Business Applications group.
    • Define, establish and manage work streams required to support acquisition integration.
    • Work with leadership to prioritize integration activities
    • Provide regular, concise and accurate program/project status both in documented and verbal mediums.
    • Conduct analysis and documentation of systems from a functional and high level technical perspective
    • Provide exceptional stakeholder management skills
    • Manage multiple work-streams/projects simultaneously
    • Develop a deep understanding of SolarWinds Products, business models and the back-end systems that support the business units.
    • Willingness to travel as required (1-2 weeks per quarter)


    • Experience in acquisition integration
    • 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
    • Undergraduate degree and 8+ years relevant work experience

    Nice to Haves

    • Relevant experience with financial and billing systems, SFDC and Marketo.
    • Familiarity with Jira (both generating user stories and reporting)
    • PMP®Project Management Professional (PMP), CAPM® Certified Associate in Project Management

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