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Sr. Program Manager
San Francisco or San Diego, CA
About this position:
SIE seeks a highly qualified candidate for the position of Sr. Program Manager for Subscription Services. This role will be responsible for driving projects from inception through deployment over a worldwide scale. The candidate will partner with the worldwide Sony engineering and product organization, in addition to other cross-functional teams, to lead, handle, and drive product and operational readiness. The responsibilities listed are not all inclusive and additional duties may be assigned.
- Own and drive end-to-end delivery of multiple large cross-regional, cross-functional initiatives with multi-level dependencies.
- Coordinate and collaborate with both internal and external partners to estimate efforts, define landmarks, execute and deliver with high standards.
- Track progress, identify and resolve dependencies, mitigate risks and communicate status to upper management and partners.
- Establish/improve a standard methodology and metrics for the organization with best practices and continuous improvement.
- Proactively remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress. Identify communication gaps, handle issues and provide support to teams balancing opposing priorities. Get results proactively.
- 6+ years of Program Management experience driving software development
- Desire to drive process excellence
- Strong communication, problem solving and decision making skills
- Solid understanding of agile principles and release processes and previous experience utilizing
- Shown technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical designs, challenges and risks
- High proficiency with collaborating, process management and reporting tools
- Experience in multiple large cross-regional, cross-team initiatives
- Ability to influence without authority
- Ability to work with teams with diversity
- Growth mentality, ability to be innovative and adapt quickly
- Facilitation skills in leading planning meetings, reviews, and retrospectives
- Excellent executive presence and interpersonal skills across all levels of leadership
- Ability to lead both vertically and horizontally in a global organization
- Keen reader of people, culture and situations to take control and make things happen
- Excel in conflict resolution, negotiation, and people management
- Extraordinary organizational and planning skills
- Ability to recognize, communicate and resolve blockers quickly and effectively
- Proficiency with tools in agile development (Jira, Confluence, Trello, etc…)
- Proven ability to tackle routine and complicated problems effectively and independently
- Previous experience with subscription services
- Japanese language skills helpful
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