Senior TPM/Director/Senior Director, Products Technical Program Manager (non-IT,
Chicago, IL 
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To get the best candidate experience, please consider applying for a maximum of 3 roles within 12 months to ensure you are not duplicating efforts. Job Category Products and Technology Job Details Team and Role Overview Technical Program Managers (TPMs) play a critical role at Salesforce in leading large-scale, cross-functional initiatives within our Technology & Products organizations. TPMs oversee programs through from beginning to end, ensuring a better workflow and more effective communication. They work closely with executives and key company stakeholders to drive critical programs and activities across the company. About You * Love to wear multiple hats. * Leap tall buildings in a single bound, bringing the whole team with you. * Keen reader of people, culture, and tea leaves; builds the relationships to make things happen. * Highly functional in a dynamic, energizing environment. * Comfortable bending between the tactical and strategic. * Top-notch executive presence and communications superstar. Top Reasons to Join Our Team * Thrive in a culture of ownership, delivery, and innovation. * Drive the end-to-end delivery of world-class technology solutions. * Be a catalyst for change in the realm of World-Class Technology and Products. * Enjoy a hyper-transparent flow of information, conversation, and ideas. * Innovate and invent the future of Agile and Social program management. PLEASE FIND OUR OPEN TECHNICAL PROGRAM MANAGER OPPORTUNITIES BELOW. Your Impact * Lead programs by achieving alignment on program scope, release planning, as well as aligning one or more teams on vision, business goals, creating program structure, and securing cross-functional alignment. * Drive teams through the Software engineering experience using Agile and demonstrated analytical and technical skills. * Drive Steering Committee meetings with key stakeholders for each program to help make key decisions, remove obstacles, and address key program issues. Be the key driver to ensure business goals are met and drive the strategic vision of each program. * Develop strong partnerships with key functional stakeholders to drive focus on business goals. Be a trusted partner for executive management to ensure program success. * Partner with cross-functional teammates to drive workgroup alignment meetings to address tactical release issues, dependencies, team status, production issues, metrics review, milestones, etc. (cross functional - Product Owners, Scrum Masters, TechOps, Release Eng, Capacity, Functional Managers, Release Management). * Provide visibility to program status (issues, risks, metrics, etc.) on an ongoing basis through push status reporting (to all stakeholders, team members, and interested parties). * Manage "program/feature" dependencies across multiple teams, scrum teams, functions, divisions, and stakeholders. * Anticipate and remove obstacles with a sense of urgency that slow down or prevent project teams from delivering on project goals. * Provide monthly program reviews and updates at sprint reviews (deep dive into current state of project goals, risks, escalations). * Create a collaborative environment that fosters creativity, innovation, and learning. * Be a catalyst within the organization, someone who can help advance our Product & Technology strategy globally and drive others in the organization to change. Minimum Requirements * 6-10 years (Senior TPM)/10-15+ years (Director)/12+ years (Senior Director) of enterprise software/technical program or engineering management experience at an enterprise technology company. * 6+ years of solution management experience for software or SaaS experience. * 3+ years of successfully implementing and managing SaaS product development programs; strong knowledge of the SaaS business model and its product development lifecycle. * Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a history of hands-on, detail orientation. * Deep experience with the software development lifecycle; ability to adjust and apply this knowledge in a dynamic environment using agile methodologies. * Ability to establish credibility and rapport with senior executives and technical and non-technical team members alike. * Outstanding organizational, communication, and relationship building skills conducive to driving consensus; able to work well in a cross-functional, matrix management environment. * Experience with Portfolio Management. * Ability to master technical subjects and technologies relevant to the program. * Strong organizational, project management, analysis, and communication skills. * Ability to work well as a member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members. * Ability to successfully partner with all functions across the entire company. * Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Preferred Requirements * Comfortable bending between the tactical and strategic. * Ability to manage/juggle multiple priorities without loss of efficiency. * A service oriented minded person who "Thinks Customer." OUR OPEN TECHNICAL PROGRAM MANAGER OPPORTUNITIES - LOCATIONS: Open to multiple US Locations) Senior Manager/Director, Technical Program Management, Einstein/.AI The Senior Manager/Director of Technical Program Management for Einstein will be helping with technical program management aspects across Einstein Platform Apps product and engineering functions, and their collaborations/partnerships with other organizations within Salesforce. This person will partner with our leadership team to drive strategy, in addition to helping to plan, organize, and work with teams to help execute the vision for our key initiatives. The SM/Director will also represent the Einstein Platform Apps team's release plan, priorities, and business requirements to groups throughout the organization. Additionally, they will be instrumental for directly driving one of our key Platform initiatives. This is an individual contributor role and does not have people management responsibilities. The Director/Senior Director, Technical Program Management, Architecture The Director/Senior Director of Technical Program Management for Architecture will build and drive the operational backbone of Salesforce's future-state Architecture and Shared Service initiatives. The TPM will partner with the Chief Architect to address the most important architectural challenges across the company with sponsorship from the highest levels of engineering leadership. This role will run a series of strategic cross-cloud architecture and shared service programs and be responsible for partnering with cross-function and cross-cloud leadership teams to drive the strategy of these programs, as well as helping to plan, organize and work with teams to execute the vision. The Architecture TPM will often be covering new ground within the company and will need to determine how different organizations work, align key people to goals, and be creative in determining how to drive to success, leveraging successful models where they exist and creating processes and best practices where they don't. This is an individual contributor role and does not include people management responsibilities. Dir/SD, Technical Program Management, Digital Delivery The Director/Senior Director of Technical Program Management for Digital Delivery will build and drive the operational backbone of the digital delivery initiative to transform the Salesforce.com website, including new digital experiences running on Salesforce technology. Candidates for this role will have demonstrable experience driving cross-functional initiatives at scale and should be familiar with the development of marketing, community, and content-based experiences. This is a leadership role responsible for working closely with key company stakeholders to drive critical programs and activities related to our global web properties. The TPM will organize delivery of customer-facing programs and strategic engineering programs supporting the website. You will help drive customer success by partnering with our Product, Engineering, UX, and Marketing organizations to ensure successful, end-to-end delivery of large-scale programs across a multi-year roadmap. You will partner with leadership stakeholders to drive program strategy, and you will help to plan, organize, and work with functional teams to deliver business value. You will develop and manage complex program plans and budgets while managing scope and risks of delivery. This is an individual contributor role and does not include people management responsibilities but will include contractor and consultant oversight. This is an individual contributor role. Director, Technical Program Management, Customer 360 Guides for Trailhead The Director of Technical Program Management for Customer C360 Guides for Trailhead will drive the operational backbone of our program to deliver Digital Transformation content to our customers in a new and engaging technology layer. This person will partner with our Trailhead leadership team on this initiative in addition to helping to plan, organize, and work with teams to help execute the vision for our key initiative. They will also represent the Customer C360 Guides in release plan, priorities, and business requirements to groups throughout the organization. Experience in large cross organization programs is preferred. This is an individual contributor role. Director, Technical Program Management, Service Cloud The Director of Technical Program Management for Service Cloud will drive the operational backbone for our Messaging Platform Initiative. This person will partner with our Digital Engagement leadership team on this initiative in addition to helping to plan, organize, and work with teams to help execute the vision for our key initiative. They will also represent the the Service Cloud release plan, priorities, and business requirements to groups throughout the organization. Experience in Network Engineering is preferred. Senior Manager, Technical Program Management - Corporate Strategic Initiatives The Senior Manager of Technical Program Management for Corporate Strategic Initiatives will drive the orchestration & execution of one of our main programs to deliver usage-based product scale and monetization transformation to our customers. This person will partner with our CSI leadership team on this initiative in addition to helping to plan, organize, and work with teams to help execute the vision, adding to the corporate value stream. They will also represent the CSI in program planning, priorities, and business requirements to groups throughout the organization.. Experience in large cross organization programs is preferred. This is an individual contributor role. Dir./SD. Technical Program Management, Release Management The Director/Senior Director of Technical Program Management for Release & Service Management is a senior leadership role on the Release & Service Management team. This leader will organize delivery of strategic engineering programs enabling high availability across all Salesforce products. You will help drive customer success by partnering with Engineering organizations to ensure successful, end-to-end delivery of large-scale programs across a multi-year roadmap. You will partner with leadership stakeholders to drive program strategy, and you will help to plan, organize, and work with functional teams to deliver business value. You will develop and manage complex program plans while managing scope and risks of delivery. This is an individual contributor role. Senior Director, Technical Program Management, Work.com - Employee Experience The Senior Director of Technical Program Management for our Work.com - Employee Experience is a senior leadership role on the Platform team. This leader will work closely with key company and Platform stakeholders to lead and drive initiatives for the Employee Experience team and work.com. Top candidates for this role will have experience driving cross-functional initiatives and be well versed in product development, release planning, and execution in an agile environment as well as organizational management in the form of strategic planning and budgeting, as well as directly managing a team of TPMs who support the Employee Experience product area. Director, Technical Program Management, Marketing Cloud The Director of Technical Program Management for Marketing Cloud will drive the program management for C360 Audiences team. This person will partner with our integration teams (CRM, Loyalty etc) on this initiative in addition to helping to plan, organize, and work with C360A teams to help execute the vision for our key initiatives. They will also represent the the Marketing Cloud release plan, priorities, and business requirements to groups throughout the organization. Experience in CDP is preferred. This is an individual contributor role. * LI-Y Accommodations - If you require assistance due to a disability applying for open positions please submit a request via this Accommodations Request Form. Posting Statement At Salesforce we believe that the business of business is to improve the state of our world. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. 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Job Summary
Company
Salesforce.com, Inc.
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6+ years
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