Technical Program Manager, Realm

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What Mongodb is looking for in applicants

The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

Team Description:

The Technical Program Management team is responsible for devising, implementing, and improving the processes (and associated tools) that help MongoDB engineers succeed in making MongoDB the best database software possible.

As a Technical Program Manager with the Realm team, you will own processes across the engineering department, ensuring teams proceed smoothly from ideation and planning through to release and during every step in between.

This position is based out of our Copenhagen office or remotely in the EMEA region with option to be in-office, remote or flexible.

The right candidate for this role will be:

  • Experienced with 3+ years working in an Engineering organization, whether in a program/project management, development or administrative role.
  • Able to maintain a strategic view of our software engineering process even while executing on the minutiae of everyday development.
  • Skilled at communicating across a diverse set of engineers and their stakeholders (also engineers).
  • Hyper-organized and capable of juggling all of the data created by work across Core Engineering.
  • Knowledgeable of and experienced with implementing agile best practices.
  • A role model for effective execution practices, driven by an attuned sense of priority and urgency.
  • Experienced in successfully delivering complex cross-functional projects.
  • Able to appreciate the engineering concepts being discussed, allowing them to facilitate discussion and flesh out the details required to ensure successful delivery.
  • Experienced in gathering process pain points from team members and stakeholders and devising improvements to address them.
  • Experienced in working with project management software (e.g. Jira, MS Project etc) at an expert level.
  • Interested in understanding the products and features we build.
  • Optionally interested in automation work such as Jira Automation, scripting in Python, Google Apps Script and Slack.

Position Expectations:

  • Maintain and improve the processes and tools that support the daily life of engineers and stakeholders.
  • Act as a steward for the tools that power our engineering operations (including our wiki, project management software, retrospective tool, etc).
  • Recognize patterns in a sea of information and take action accordingly.
  • Facilitate ongoing communication between Engineers, Engineering Leads, Product Managers and fellow Technical Program Managers.
  • Expand knowledge into new domains as needed.

Success Measures:

  • In 3 months you’ll have fully ramped on the teams, processes and tools used for product development.
  • In 6 months, you would take complete ownership of executing those processes
  • In 12 months you’ll have identified and begun working on areas for improvement in documentation, projects and processes.

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.

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