Posted On Mar 31

Senior Technical program Manager


Location : REMOTE

Headquarters : Purchase, Harrison, New York, United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Manager

Experience : Senior Level

Job Description
Location: Pune, Maharashtra
Temporarily remote
The Matercard Debit Switch (MDS) Batch system performs intechange and settlement amount calculations on the transaction switched at MDS Online system. It also sends Data Reconciliation files and Reports to its Customers. Our team of integrators, analysts, testers and subject matter experts work together on various Projects, Work Orders and Production issues. The Projects being catering to Business, Architectural or Regulatory requirements. We are looking for a Senior Technical Program Manager to drive the planning and execution of our products.
  • Responsible for planning, execution, and delivery, from inception to completion of Projects
  • Work with 2-3 scrum teams and have the technical credibility to drive constructive discussions with the engineering teams (you may be embedded within the scrum team or your work may be cross-cutting across products, multiple scrum teams, and/or technologies)
  • Negotiate features and associated priority and help the team and their customers reach consensus
  • Build and maintain integrated project schedules that account for internal/external dependencies, differing delivery approaches, numerous constraints, and adequately factor in contingency for unplanned delays
  • Proactively manage the end-to-end delivery of engineering work through the organization and all dependent organizations, reporting out progress, ensuring dependencies are covered, overseeing the gaps between teams, processes, and systems, while removing all blocking issues leading to a successful delivery
  • Collaborate with engineering managers to secure resources, scope efforts, set priorities and establish delivery milestones
  • Figure out the sequencing of the work so that engineering execution can be optimized
  • Identify blocking issues and manage their resolution
  • Manage project communications, and may be the first point of contact for the team
  • Run effective meetings
  • Clearly articulate scope, timelines, dependencies, owners, actions, risks, and mitigations
  • Own project communications and ensure the right information about the status of a project is delivered to the right audience at the right time
  • Have good working relationships with engineers, managers, and peers

All About You
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience and formal education required
  • Scrum certification / PMP will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Mastercard, Cards payments industry preferred. Knowledge and experience with Rally ALM tool is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with software developmet engineering principals including waterfall and agile methodologies is required
  • Be a strong, confident, and exacting writer and speaker, able to communicate project goal, and roadmap effectively to a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Organizational and planning and multi-tasking skills while adaptive to Change
  • Leadership, interpersonal, and negotiation skills required with a track record for developing internal and external relationships

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

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