Job: Tech Program Manager III

Job: Tech Program Manager III

Title Tech Program Manager III
Location New York
Job Information

Are you a passionate leader with extensive experience managing technical projects from concept to completion on time, all the time? Do you have experience managing a team of dedicated resources collaborating to create a great user experience while staying on the cutting edge of new features and technology? ComiXology is looking for a Technical Program Manager who is the central point of contact for the product and tech teams, responsible for ensuring successful and timely project delivery for our industry-leading platform.

In this role you will be a key member of the comiXology Technology Group, working with other leaders to set business strategy, tactics, and feature prioritization. You will be our TPM on the ground in Seattle, representing comiXology on-site when working with other teams. You will have an ownership stake in the technology road-map and work across organizations at comiXology and to deliver value to our customers end-to-end.

You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic and technology initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done. We guarantee that you’ll learn a lot, have fun and make a positive impact on millions of people.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work with business owners and product managers to define requirements and timelines as well as lead cross-functional, geographically diverse development teams through design, delivery, management and support.
  • Lead and coordinate design/implementation efforts between many internal , Kindle and comiXology teams to develop and deploy optimal solutions for comics in all forms across comiXology and Kindle worldwide.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope including budget planning, scheduling and strategy. Identify required resources, assign and track tasks and responsibilities
  • Assemble project teams, assign responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, help gain buy-in from leaders and groups you don’t control and develop schedules to ensure timely completion of projects by meeting project milestones.
  • Assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make tradeoffs, balance business needs versus technical constraints and encourage risk-taking behavior to maximize business benefit.
  • Partner with QA to ensure that all products and services are delivered to a high standard
  • Be the liaison between the product management and software development teams. Assist with conceptualization and understand the product
  • Represent the technical team, report on activity and deliverables to senior leadership across the company
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