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Senior Technical Program Manager

Wunderkind (formerly BounceX)

Wunderkind (formerly BounceX)

IT, Operations
Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Wunderkind is seeking a highly experienced Senior Technical Program Manager to join our Product & Engineering Leadership Team. Reporting directly to our SVP of Product & Engineering, this individual will be responsible for the strategic oversight and execution of all project initiatives within the product and engineering teams.

Who You Are:

This role demands an experienced professional with a robust background in project management, exceptional leadership capabilities, and a deep understanding of product development and engineering processes. The Senior Technical Program Manager is an individual contributor who will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within scope, and in alignment with the company’s strategic objectives.

You know what success looks like, and how to measure that within a mature Product & Engineering function.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and implement a project management strategy that aligns with the company’s vision and goals.
  • Oversee the full project lifecycle, ensuring timely and successful delivery of projects. Monitor progress, manage risks, and ensure projects meet established quality standards and business objectives.
  • Work closely with product and engineering teams to define project requirements and objectives. Ensure clear communication and alignment with all stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Continuously evaluate and enhance project management processes, tools, and methodologies. Implement best practices to improve efficiency, quality, and scalability of project execution.
  • Manage project resources, including budgeting, staffing, and scheduling. Optimize resource utilization and address gaps proactively to ensure project demands are met.
  • Establish and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure project success and team performance. Provide regular reports to senior leadership on project status, outcomes, and areas for improvement.
  • Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies. Ensure robust risk management practices are integrated into all project activities.
  • Leverage technical knowledge and experience to guide project teams in overcoming engineering and product development challenges. Ensure technical feasibility and alignment with product goals.
  • Maintain a strong client focus, ensuring projects meet or exceed client expectations. Address client feedback and concerns promptly and professionally.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in project management, with at least 3 years in a leadership role within the technology, product development, or engineering sectors.
  • Proven track record of managing complex projects and leading cross-functional teams.
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum, Waterfall) and tools.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools (e.g. Jira)
  • Technical background and familiarity with software development and engineering processes
  • PMP or other relevant project management certification preferred

On the fence? Apply anyway! We know that imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting incredible candidates, and don’t want it to get in the way of meeting you!

Learn More About Our Company, Culture and 5 Core Values:

DRIVE UNDENIABLE PERFORMANCE:

  • Wunderkind is a leading performance marketing engine that delivers tailored experiences at scale
  • Digital businesses use Wunderkind to remember who users are better than ever before, allowing them to deliver high-performing, one-to-one messages on websites, through emails and texts, and in ads at a scale that’s not otherwise possible.

COME HUNGRY:

  • Driving $1.2 billion dollars annually in revenue for top eComm brands including Hugo Boss, Cole Hann, Fender, Bed Bath & Beyond, Gucci and more
  • Incredible growth and promotion opportunities for top performing employees whether it be a leadership track or building out your own unique specialities

CARRY EACH OTHER:

  • Unwavering commitment to culture, community, office events, and DEI initiatives
  • Fully stocked snacks, beverages, and weekly sandwich bar or catered lunch
  • Exceptional management training programs and internal opportunities for 1:1 coaching

BOUNCE BACK:

  • Company support and flexibility through all professional, personal, political, and world news and development
  • Generous work life balance with 20 days PTO, 1 floating holiday, 14 National Holiday closures, Summer Fridays, 2 weeks of Newly-Wed PTO, Maternity & Paternity leave offerings

RESPECT PEOPLE, PRIVACY, IDEAS:

  • Proud to be an equal opportunity and safe workplace
  • Strongly committed to equal employment opportunities for all races, colors, ancestries, national origins, marital statuses, age, citizenship, disabilities, genders or gender identities, or Veteran status

The base salary range for this role is $130,000 to $160,000. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each specific candidate; including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, applicable certifications, and geographic work location. This may vary depending on living location and market rate.

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