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Senior Technical Program Manager


San Mateo

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Infos zu SurveyMonkey

Founded in 1999 and based in San Mateo, California, SurveyMonkey is the world’s leading platform for turning people’s voices and opinions into actionable data — People Powered Data. Whether it’s with customers, employees, or a target market, SurveyMonkey helps curious individuals and companies — including 99% of the Fortune 500 — have conversations at scale with the people who matter most. It’s People Powered Data that allows them to understand not only “what” is happening, but “why.” SurveyMonkey’s 700+ employees throughout North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific are dedicated to powering the curious.

The Role

SurveyMonkey is searching for an exceptional Senior Technical Program Manager to help Product & Engineering teams continuously improve the velocity, quality, and satisfaction of their work.   You have solid communication skills that are empathic, while balancing being a taskmaster, and driving consensus.  This is an individual-contributor role, reporting into a central program management group.


  • Lead planning, execution, and delivery of cross-functional initiatives; working with multiple delivery teams
  • Develop roadmaps and resource plans with senior management team
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and work autonomously in a fast-paced environment
  • Prepare and present program and project status: report on key achievements, set up clear and concise reporting dashboards to be shared with key stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Create a collaborative work environment that fosters transparency, autonomy, innovation, and learning
  • Drive for clarity to keep teams moving forward
  • Comfortable with balancing the tactical and strategic
  • Develop strong relationships with key business leaders ensuring programs remain aligned with business priorities and outcome
  • Assess operational processes to identify potential areas of conflict, and develop options to solve/improve; Drive on-going process improvements to optimize execution and efficiency
  • Mentor others in best practices for planning and execution; maintain high standards of communication and consistency

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of technical program management experience of large scale cross-functional programs for SaaS based proucts
  • 5+ years experience managing engineering and infrastructure based programs or projects  
  • Thorough understanding of software development lifecycle; with ability to adjust using agile methodologies
  • Practical experience program managing Software as a Service products and cloud-based services
  • Strong knowledge in cloud technologies and DevOps practices
  • Strong business acumen, with ability to translate business objectives into supporting system requirements
  • Ability to define and refine the process while keeping things light and adaptable
  • Self-directed, detail oriented problem solver
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to traverse both vertically and horizontally across the organization
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
  • Strong software engineering technical background with a passion for delivering high quality and high performance products
  • Ability to influence peers and managers while dealing with ambiguity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in planning and reporting tools
  • Exceptional understanding of Network and Service performance and availability; previous experience supporting Infrastructure, Devops, or cloud operations
  • Knowledge of industry trends and continuous delivery
  • AGILE Scrum certification

At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays, and equity compensation.

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer.

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