Remote job description

Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That's the power of data in motion in action-giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we're building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We're looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent's enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow-whether you're just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you'll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About The Team:
The Information Technology team's mission is to keep the company efficient & secure by ensuring the systems and technology that we use every day are consistently up and running. We are responsible for managing Confluent's internal systems & infrastructure and providing end-user support. The IT group oversees a cloud-first environment with a mixture of on-premise & public cloud infrastructure as well as a large number of best-of-breed SaaS applications.

About The Role:
The Sr. Program Manager will be the key driver to formalize IT processes and procedures, while also leading cross-functional initiatives. The incumbent will be responsible to develop and implement an IT Project Management framework, change management, and other core processes. The Sr. Program manager will also help lead cross-functional initiatives, including business process improvements & automation.

What you'll do

    • Design & implement processes within the IT organization for Project and Change Management
    • Develop KPIs & dashboards to measure resource management, project delivery, and other operational metrics
    • Ensure that we are able to deliver projects effectively and on time
    • Develop standards for recurring project status slides
    • Work with stakeholders to drive cross-cutting and critical initiatives for the company
    • Document key processes including business requirements and process diagrams
    • Proactively identify and resolve roadblocks/challenges affecting projects
    • rain and help other leaders to become better in program/project management
    • Run cross-functional meetings and drive decision-making around schedule adjustments, bug triage, and internal and external partner/customer delivery

What we're looking for

    • 7+ years of technical program management experience, working directly with technical teams
    • Experience managing end-to-end lifecycle of technical projects in both waterfall & agile methodologies
    • Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills to successfully work with both engineering and other non-technical stakeholders
    • Broad technical knowledge across infrastructure, applications, and business processes
    • Experience building projects & dashboards in Jira
    • Familiarity with Asana, and other Project Management tools
    • Experience with Lucidcharts, Visio, gliffy, and other diagram tools
    • PMP, CSM, or other certifications
    • Experience with ITIL framework & methodologies
Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact.

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Company name: confluent
Remote job title: Sr. Program Manager, IT
Job tags: waterfall, project management, Jira

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