MasterCard Senior Technical Program Manager in Arlington, Virginia
We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.
Senior Technical Program Manager
Plan and manage a group of related technology projects or activities in a coordinated way from inception through successful delivery
Deep understanding of the design approaches and technologies utilized in your area
Focus on the customer experience, the build and delivery processes, and the problems to be solved
Work across multiple scrum teams (maybe cross-cutting across products, scrum teams, and technologies or work may be vertically focused on a single development or feature set)
Work directly with external to the organization or external to Master‐card technology providers and customers.
Work with limited guidance, seeking guidance as needed because the product and delivery strategy is defined. The design is not.
Deep understanding of the business and technical requirements for the solutions being built.
Understand the needs of the engineers and technical operations teams who have to build, maintain, and operate the system for the life of the system
Recognize complex designs and propose simplified solutions by work‐ing with software design engineers, principals, and TPMs
Help customers and the engineering teams make trade-off decisions by considering all of the data, including business goals, technical plat‐form strategy, customer experience, and maintainability. You identify blocking issues and manage their resolution.
Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels.
Write documentation as required.
Partner with industry vendors that provide technology or user experi‐ence design components that support our architecture and work with vendors on our implementation plans and roadmaps, identifying part‐nership opportunities to increase our development velocity and our learnings
Communicate role up of project issues and status in a concise, accurate, and professional manner for senior leadership consumption, escalating blocking issues when appropriate
Communicate progress, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, identify, assess, track and mitigate issues/risks at mul‐tiple levels
Work across teams to optimize processes.
Regularly review metrics and proactively seek new and improved data/mechanisms for visibility, ensuring your program stays aligned with organization objectives.
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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Requisition ID: R-129586