Technical Program Manager III in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 980427BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR Holding Management LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Information Technology
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Technical Program Manager III drives the execution of software projects within, across, and including the Online Business Unit. This position serves as Delivery Lead on software projects, assembles the project team (product manager, UX, engineering, and others) and drives the project forward. This position ensures excellent communications within and outside the project team; works to continuously update dates, scope, status, and documentation; proactively identifies and resolves issues (both technical and business); and ensures that the experience delivered by the software meets customer needs. Where projects involve BU funding, this position also manages the scoping and budgeting process.

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

•Acts as a Delivery Lead on larger, more complex projects with broader scope / systems dependencies
•Assembles the team of product managers, User Experience (UX), engineering, QA and others to execute the software project
•Demonstrates consistency/track record to drive the process to ensure software is being developed that meets the customer need.
Demonstrates in-depth understanding of Sears 4D methodology, effectively applies to projects, and enforces project standards to ensure that great software / experiences are rapidly developed
•Drives 4D reviews with the team and key stakeholders / users, with an emphasis on reviewing working code, to ensure that code development is on track
•Tracks the exact status of assigned projects at all stages
•Works with project team to continuously update dates, scope, status, and documentation so that the latest project status is defined
•Demonstrates a deeper understanding of systems impacting assigned projects, adding consistent value in identifying and resolving technical dependencies and risks as well as influencing the design of projects.
•Proactively contributes business thinking to the project – demonstrates a good understanding of and champions the end-user to ensure the software meets associated needs
•Where BU funding is needed, manages the process of scoping and budgeting for the effort toward getting a closed Statement of Work within two weeks of the project initiation

Job Requirements:

•Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a technical discipline: Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
•5-8 years of experience in e-commerce, consumer Internet, web services, or software planning & development
•Ability to ensure bi-directional information and feedback across executives, departments/divisions, peers, and team members.
•Ability to manage through ambiguity and develop a course of action in complex situations.
•Ability to get quickly up to speed and understand system architecture & issues; identify and resolve technical dependencies and risks; and influence the design of projects.
•Ability to conduct business / data analysis to understand key user/consumer value drivers and contribute to business inputs on the project; think strategically/tactically; and exhibit excellent judgment in making trade-offs / resolving conflicts.
•Core skills in communications & collaboration, drive for results, technical aptitude, and business acumen, as recognized by others
•Track record of designing and executing software projects that bring value quickly to customers.

Preferred Skills:

•Ability to contribute API, UX, database schema, workflow or other designs to projects.

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