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Sr. Program Manager, Enterprise

At Slack, we are making work simpler, more pleasant, and more productive. On Enterprise, we build the features and services that help our largest customers use, expand, administrate and secure their organizations at scale.

Slack is seeking an experienced Technical Program Manager to drive programs for Slack’s Enterprise product development team. In this role, you’ll  partner with Engineering, Product, Design, Quality, and cross-functional development teams such as Infrastructure, Data Engineering, and Product Security to improve the process and capabilities of the teams, and deliver on high-quality projects and programs.

You understand the benefits of moving quickly and thrive when given the opportunity to design systems. You have experience collecting product and business requirements for highly-complex, technically-complicated projects — just like the ones we face here at Slack.

What you will be doing

  • Build and maintain timelines, project plans, and communication artifacts to ensure everyone is operating from the most recent and accurate information
  • Build and maintain systems for tracking project health and people allocation
  • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, release, and post release phases
  • Perform risk management and scope management on projects, and identify blockers
  • Model and deliver process improvements for cross-functional teams with input from project partners
  • Provide timely updates to stakeholders as changes occur with projects within the programs they support
  • Identify decisions required to move a project forward, determine the decision makers, and ensure decisions are made in order to drive projects forward
  • Plan and execute high value cross-team meetings
  • Drive agile processes to enable teams, from sprint planning to retrospectives, with an eye towards optimization and team unity

What you should have

  • At least 6 years leading planning, resource management, project lifecycles, and workflows in a dynamic product or engineering organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with sufficient level of technical capability to effectively communicate with engineers and identify technical risks
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and experience managing activities across multiple teams
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering complex projects and programs with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with agile product development practices and principles
  • Self-motivated and the ability to motivate others
  • Can effectively cope with change
  • JIRA user experience

Bonus Points

  • JIRA administrator experience
  • You can draw from your experience of working at a company that scaled quickly
  • Experience with OKRs

 


Slack is a layer of the business technology stack that brings together people, data, and applications – a single place where people can effectively work together, find important information, and access hundreds of thousands of critical applications and services to do their best work. From global Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, businesses and teams of all kinds use Slack to bring the right people together with all the right information. Slack is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has ten offices around the world. For more information on how Slack makes teams better connected, visit slack.com.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a pleasant and supportive place to work.

Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.