Senior Technical Program Manager

Bucharest, RO

Job Description / Skills Required

GoPro is looking for an experienced, talented, and passionate candidate for the hands-on role of Senior Technical Program Manager to join our team, based in our Bucharest, Romania software development office. This position is responsible for working closely with a team encompassing disciplines across international locations driving definition, execution and delivery of multiple concurrent Ecommerce and web solutions that inspire, captivate, and convert users into customers. We need a professional with a keen interest in refining, defining, and employing best-of-class software development processes that serve our customers and our teams.  

What You Will Do

  • Coordinate release planning for Ecommerce and web projects across Product Management, Creative/UX, Development, QA, IT, Finance and Developer Operations to create project plans and schedules that will deliver high-quality products with high confidence in delivery date
  • Function as the Scrum Master for Ecommerce teams on multiple projects, maintaining knowledge of all team member’s work responsibilities, ensuring the team is on track and supporting and escalating as needed to mitigate issues
  • Partner with team leads to ensure that handoffs between teams are never dropped, and are transferred with clear responsibilities, ownership, and delivery expectations
  • Manage risk by proactively driving Core Teams, managers, tech leads, and other cross-functional leads to identify and unblock issues, track and resolve cross-team dependencies 
  • Act as the development safety-net for cross-functional teams: identifying and owning all new problems and roadblocks across teams as they arise, and triaging each issue appropriately until the proper owner is identified
  • Drive effective and efficient communication with the delivery of continuous, informed and transparent updates both internally and organization-wide to ensure all stakeholders are aware of ongoing projects and statuses
  • Collaborate with other Program Managers to research, advise, define, create, and successfully roll out new and updated processes to best fit our teams and business needs

Skills We’re Excited About

  • 8+ years working in the IT field, Ecommerce, or website development fields, with at least 4 years successful track record leading the planning, execution and delivery of complex, cross-functional technical deadline-driven projects
  • Track record for being hands on and detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to bootstrap new initiatives with minimal guidance, self-motivate and follow-through on projects
  • Strong experience in all aspects of software product development lifecycles and processes, spanning traditional waterfall methods and modern agile practices, with a specific focus on leading Scrum Teams
  • Track record in building relationships, communicating business strategy, and operating in the context of the big picture
  • Expertise in partnering with users, first and second-party technical teams, and senior/executive stakeholders to collect requirements, evaluate alternatives, and develop processes and tools as needed to support the organization
  • Excellent English verbal, written and presentation skills, with ability to communicate complex ideas in easy-to-digest ways, bridge gaps and build understanding with both technical and non-technical individuals
  • Experience using resource/project management tools in a work environment such as Jira, Confluence (wiki), Google Sheets/Excel, Smartsheet, etc.
  • BA degree

Bonus Points For

  • Leadership experience in coordinating efforts across multiple locations and time zones
  • Experience with internationalization and localization

GoPro Highlights

  • Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro;
  • Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included);
  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual performance-related bonus;
  • Gym fee compensation / LiveHealthy Wellness Program;
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan;
  • Excellent healthcare insurance coverage;
  • Life insurance and disability benefits;
  • Professional + personal development opportunities, i.e. LinkedIn Learning;
  • Opportunities to get involved in the causes that you care about (annual camera donation + volunteer events)

We strive for the day that no group can be described as underrepresented at GoPro – whether as part of our brand or in our workforce. We are committed to providing a more inclusive, representative, equal, just and happy world. GoPro is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.