Staff Technical Program Manager

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Staff Technical Program Manager

  • Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

Citrix is looking for a passionate, results-oriented Staff Technical Program Manager to join our team. 
 
As part of the Technical Program Management team, you will be responsible for ensuring software release tasks are delivered within the Citrix product development team and will work closely with stakeholders across various design, development, and business teams to identify and drive innovative solutions that achieve business goals and align with long term product road-maps. In this role, you will provide stakeholders with team status updates as needed, mitigate project risks, anticipate bottlenecks in the release, quantify the impact of making tradeoffs, and balance business needs against technical constraints.

Position overview

Among the top responsibilities include managing end-to-end project delivery planning, participation with engineering team leaders in defining the technical solution and providing leadership and support for their engineering teams to deliver value to internal and external customers.

Qualifications: 

  • Well versed in agile methodologies

  • Previous experience with DevOps principles and CI/CD pipelines is a big plus

  • Prior experience with software acceptance testing, QA practices and processes is a big plus

  • Ability to work with a geographically distributed team

  • Ability to multi-task efficiently; you will manage multiple parallel projects and deliver quality releases on schedule

  • Experience building processes, program management, and release schedules

  • The ideal candidate should have 8+ years of experience in a related industry, including hands-on management of large, cross-functional software efforts & experience with the software development life-cycle from inception to testing to production deployment and maintenance.

  • Working knowledge of Cloud – AWS and Azure technologies/services

  • Working knowledge of current front-end web technologies

  • Have a Bachelor’s  or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, IT, MIS or related technical field

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage communication with business owners and partner technical teams

  • Manages large scale programs that comprise of multiple teams/components/projects. Manage dependencies across those multiple teams and initiatives

  • Implements strategic goals established by functional leadership

  • Exhibits strong organizational acumen; Has well established credibility and influence with management/teams to ensure uniform processes/guidelines, quality initiatives and predictable programs/releases

  • Responsible for improving upon existing processes and systems using significant conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation

  • Monitor quality of releases and interim development, triage and assign issues. Coordinate fixes for release branches and publish releases

  • Exercise technical judgment in working with large, cross-functional teams, and communicate schedules, priorities, and status to all levels in the company. Resolves problems typically undefined and/or complex

  • Establishes operational plans for job area with short-to mid-term impact on results (e.g., 1-2 years)

  • Develop tools and processes to improve software engineering productivity. Coordinate launch feature reviews and tracking across multiple teams.

  • Report progress and associated metrics

  • Work with the program stakeholders to fully scope requirements

  • Drive risk to mitigation

  • Represent the technical team and deliverables to leadership across the company

Functional Area:

Technical Program Management


What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

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