Senior Program Manager Avalara
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We are pioneering technologies to make the complicated world of sales tax easier for our clients. Be part of a cutting edge technology company that is constantly striving to wow our customers through innovation and relentless focus on excellence.
Frustrated with ineffective engineering teams' Join the program management group, drive the engineering process and deliver amazing value to the customer.
Oversee complex or large scale projects or programs from initiation to completion.
Partner closely with Product Management to develop technical requirements from business plans.
Assist in the preparation of engineering project proposals including technical definition, schedule estimation and resource planning.
Operate in a matrix environment, collaborating closely with operational roles, IT and other groups to manage critical projects on time and budget and to a high level of quality.
Work closely with stakeholders, senior management, and outside organizations on project progress and communicate issues and risks and mitigation strategies.
Drive and execute on broad, complex initiatives across product lines, providing program governance and oversight.
Establish and drive to project milestones and deliverables.
Create and manage to overall project budget / forecast.
Follow established communication / escalation and change management process.
Operate as scrum master.
Help develop and maintain scorecards and dashboards.
Capture and manage project issues and risks.
Track and improve program specific KPIs.
Communicate with offshore engineering employees to ensure successful completion of Planning and Production needs.
Mentors and coaches project team members as appropriate
Experience and Skills:
7-10 years of Technical/Project management experience
Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science or other related field
Ability to influence staff without direct reporting authority
Solid project management skills
Prior software development experience a plus
At least 5 years experience in SaaS technology company in a program management or similar capacity
Project Management Professional Certification a plus
Thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast paced environment
Excellent communication skills
Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.
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