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Engineering Program Manager

General information

Location:

Noida - India - India

Function:

Software & Product Development

Ref #:

20210019313

Description & Requirements

Description

The Program Manager is responsible for driving, tracking the software development within the engineering organization. The role will work across the engineering organization to plan, manage, and drive the execution of multiple projects for an enterprise SaaS product. Works closely with Senior Engineering Leadership including Engineering Directors, Product Line Directors, and others to ensure successful, efficient, and on time releases. This role will be the go-to person in the organization that is going to orchestrate and shepherd the flow of software from development to production.
• Ability to influence across functional boundaries and across multiple organizational levels to drive results.
• Partner closely with counterparts in Development, QA, Product Management, and Architecture to ensure the success of their products.
• Develop and communicate strategy, plans, issues, and risks effectively throughout the organization
• Take the lead on release management activities and drive release practices and improvements.
• Make strategic and tactical recommendations to Senior Engineering Leadership to ensure successful delivery of solutions.
• Closely tracks delivery of requirements from product teams.
• Creates and delivers presentations, develops communications and communicates to cross-functional audiences both internally and externally.
• Identifies, develops, and implements tools and metrics to drive project/program and release management success.
• Drives on-going retrospection to foster continuous improvement.

Qualifications

• BE/B.Tech./MCA degree in Computer Science or related discipline with 10+ years of industry experience
• Exposure to programming and the ability to understand basic software architecture concepts.
• Strong understanding of project and program management best practices.
• Prior experience working with geographically distributed teams and off-shoring partners
• Proven ability to influence across functional boundaries and across multiple organizational levels to drive results.
• Proven track record of delivering projects and programs from initiation through implementation
• Project Management (PMP) certification is a preferred
• Working knowledge on tools like Jira, Confluence and has worked in an Agile environment

Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

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Kronos, a UKG Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.


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