• Technical Program Manager

    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/7/2018 3:29 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-15767
    Category
    IT
    Kiosk/Location : Location
    US-WA-SEATTLE
  • Mission

     

    Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Wireless Advocates is a leading provider of wireless products and services both online and in over 600 retail locations nationwide. Together with the top wireless carriers (Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint) and OEM's (Apple, Samsung, LG, Motorola), our knowledgeable teams of on-site wireless professionals deliver high-value products and services - helping consumers connect and communicate every day.


    Car Toys is the parent company of Wireless Advocates and the largest independent multi-channel specialty car audio and mobile electronics retailer in the United States. We offer a broad selection of the best car audio, mobile entertainment, navigation/road safety, and security systems from the top manufacturers and also offer an array of auto salon services. Our consultative process ensures you're getting what you need, and our certified installers and superior installation standards ensure your products will be installed flawlessly.

    Responsibilities

     

     

    The Technical Program Manager role includes initiating, planning and executing intermediate to large scale, cross-functional and company-wide programs. The successful candidate will be technically strong, have a solid track record of program and project management, will have worked with a large number of internal customers to drive adoption, and will have demonstrated excellent leadership, along with superior organizational and communication skills

    • Lead planning, execution and delivery of projects across multiple teams (i.e. break down complex business requirements into manageable solutions, write functional specifications, create system design, solve complex technical problems, interface with multiple teams, and deliver solutions in a successful, agile, and timely manner)
    • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases
    • Ability to define customer-focused scenarios, system and B2B integrations, author detailed technical specifications and work with partner teams to ensure that functional scenarios are delivered end-to-end
    • Possess strong cross team/group/organization collaboration skills
    • Ability to proactively identify upcoming risks, issues, and bottlenecks and resolve issues that sometimes cross departmental boundaries
    • Communicate and report on current risks, mitigation plan and track executions of these programs
    • Own communication for technical delivery across projects with senior leadership and across partner organizations
    • Ability to deal with ambiguity

    Qualifications

    • BS or MS degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent professional experience
    • Drive strategy and roadmaps for enterprise services
    • Implement strong engineering practices and technical leadership
    • Strong problem solving skills, ability to influence multiple partner teams
    • Clearly communicating roles and responsibilities, and delegating authority throughout the organization leading to timely and effective decision making
    • Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation).
    • Ability to collaborate, openly communicate, present and negotiate effectively across disciplines, vendors, partners and customers.
    • Demonstrated experience delivering results in an ambiguous and changing environment, the ability to work independently and be a self-starter.
    • Sound judgment and decision-making skills, ability to juggle multiple competing priorities, delegate within team, and ability to work under deadline pressures.
    • Experience with EDI, Middleware solutions or equivalent professional experience

    We’ve Got You Covered!

    At Wireless Advocates, LLC., our people are our greatest asset. We are dedicated to providing our employees the tools to succeed in their career, as well as to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Wireless Advocates offers the following benefits:

    -Medical, Dental, and Vision Healthcare Coverage

    -401(k) with company match

    -Company Paid Commuter Program

    -Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick and PTO

    Wireless Advocates/Car Toys is an equal opportunity employer, we encourage and support diversity in the workplace.

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