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Senior Engineering Program Manager - Architecture governance

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA, Remote - - USA

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

20200014430
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Description

KRONOS & Ultimate Software merged last April forming the world leader in Workforce & Human Capital Management SaaS/Cloud softwares with 12,000 employees worldwide. We are now UKG !

The Senior Engineering Program Manager - Architecture governance is reporting directly to our Lowell-based Director of Program Management (Engineering). Eligible candidates are based in Massachusetts, New Hampshire or on the Eastern time zone.
The role is 100% from home till at least end January 2021.

Responsibilities:

The Senior Engineering Program Manager is responsible for driving the vision and execution of our new SaaS/Cloud software architecture governance and architecture processes related programs from product definition through successful release and final deployment. The role will both actively manage global programs as well as direct and mentor other project/program managers and scrum masters within our latest Cloud / Workforce Dimensions platform. Works closely with Senior Engineering Leadership including Engineering Directors, Product Line Director, Architects and others to develop and drive releases and engineering initiatives supporting new product development.

• Be a leader and influencer
• Take the lead on global initiatives and projects
• Ability to influence across functional boundaries and across multiple organizational levels to drive results
• Partner closely with counterparts in Cloud Operations, Development, QA, Product management, and Architecture and to ensure the success of their products
• Develop and communicate strategy, plans, issues and risks effectively throughout the organization
• Develop and track project and release plans for new product development
• Make strategic and tactical recommendations to Senior Engineering Leadership to ensure successful delivery of solutions
• Communicate and plan change management activities involving scope, schedule, etc
• Creates and delivers presentations, develops communications and communicates to cross-functional audiences both internally and externally
• Drive Global PMO practices and improvements
• Understand and drive agile/scrum best practices into the organization
• Identifies, develops, and implements tools and metrics to drive project/program management success
• Drives on-going retrospection to foster continuous improvement
• Mentor, develop, and coach other project/program managers.

Qualifications

• 8+ years of program management experience in Software Development, with knowledge and experience on basic software architecture concepts related to Cloud
• Strong understanding of project and program management best practices
• BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related discipline or equivalent experience. PMP, PgMP, or PMI certification a plus
• Strong understanding of software development life-cycle, including cross-functional support activities
• Detailed knowledge of agile/scrum and the ability to work within an agile environment and provide coaching to teams to improve their practices
• Prior experience working with geographically distributed teams and off-shoring partners
• Ability to influence across functional boundaries and across multiple organizational levels to drive results
• Proven track record of delivering projects and programs from initiation through implementation

Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

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