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Technical Program Manager

21 days ago by Twitch

  Irvine (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sectors: Software Engineering, Project Management

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About Twitch

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About the Position

The Infrastructure Platforms group at Twitch is responsible for developing core programs and tooling that help ensure our product teams are developing high quality, low latency experiences for our users. We’re looking for a Technical Program Manager to focus on two company-wide initiatives centered around DevOps and overall engineering excellence. These initiatives represent a growing investment in leveling up our engineering rigor and impact every feature we deliver on every client at Twitch.

As a Technical Program Manager, you will work with technical and senior leadership across the company to maintain high engineering standards. In addition to maintaining the existing processes of the Infrastructure Platforms programs, you will be responsible for proposing improvements to the program and helping drive those changes. You must be resourceful and have the ability to earn trust at all levels of the company while working with remote offices. On a day-to-day basis, you will coordinate between teams, manage dependencies, and surface critical risks to the programs you are a part of.

Responsibilities

  • Propose and drive adoption of improvements to the Infrastructure Platforms program
  • Act as the point of contact for all Infrastructure Platforms programs and work with external teams to identify and mitigate programmatic risks in meeting shared goals
  • Communicate clearly and effectively to executive management on the plans, status, and critical issues. Escalate urgent issues appropriately and drive them to closure in a timely manner

Requirements

  • 5+ years of development and/or program management experience
  • A proven track record of delivering results for company-wide internal programs on time
  • Strong technical acumen
  • Strong organization, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Experience working with remote offices
  • Ability to facilitate and align roadmaps and manage disparate tasks with varying priorities
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve conflict smoothly and without formal authority (influence without authority)
  • Solid ability to identify and mitigate risk with senior business leadership

Bonus Points

  • BS or MS degree in a technical discipline
  • Past professional engineering experience
  • Avid user of Twitch and a passion for gaming

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
  • Breakfast & Lunch Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

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