Sr. Technical Program Manager

Pune, IN

Job Description / Skills Required

Aera Technology is the Decision Intelligence company. We deliver innovation and services that enable enterprises to operate sustainably, intelligently, and efficiently. Our platform, Aera Decision Cloud™, integrates with your existing systems to digitize, augment, and automate decisions in real time. Aera helps enterprises around the world transform decision making – delivering millions of recommendations that have resulted in significant revenue gains and cost savings for some of the world’s best-known brands.
Our Technical Program Managers (TPMs) are highly visible leaders, building partnerships across engineering, data science, product, operations, customer success and senior leadership to understand and improve our practice, product and overall efficiency.  As a TPM, you  will help improve our value delivery, velocity, understand bottlenecks and help influence ways to overcome them, coach and mentor one or more scrum teams to deliver features that are effectively developed, integrated and deployed with quality and on time delivery into our production systems.


    • Lead iterative delivery of strategic cross-functional initiatives from concept to ship, through focus, transparency, communication, visibility, and accountability
    • Partner with Engineering, Data Science, Infrastructure, Security Operations, Customer Success and business leadership to build highly collaborative teams and to enhance communication across teams and stakeholders
    • Help the team to prepare for release train and facilitate key events
    • Drive and ensure timely, high quality releases
    • Define, measure and continuously improve release train processes
    • Act as Agile Coach and drive improvements across teams
    • Diagnose, analyze, and understand high priority issues and raise awareness of those with leadership teams
    • Communicate status on the various cross functional swimlanes and improve velocity.
    • Identify and resolve systemic issues and proactively take action to resolve
    • Lead project meetings and identify and document results and actions
    • Help drive clarity of deliverables between product, design, engineering and test teams and hold them accountable to different milestones

About You

    • Experience working with cross-functional teams to deliver complex initiatives iteratively with multiple dependencies and constraints, in a highly dynamic and agile environment
    • Proven ability to operate effectively and autonomously across multiple teams in situations of extreme ambiguity, with only high-level direction
    • Experience building roadmaps, project plans, rollout and communication plans  with a thorough understanding of dependency management
    • Able to communicate highly technical problems and solutions at all levels from engineer to partner to C-level executives
    • Able to influence, negotiate and inspire others in a matrixed environment 
    • Excellent organization, planning skills, and attention to detail
    • At least five years of Technical program manager role or Principal level of Scrum master / Technical Project Manager
    • Experience with AWS, Azure,  JIRA, Confluence and other Atlassian tools

Nice to have

    • Degree in Computer Science and Engineering
    • SAFe training or similar certifications
    • Experience with SAFe and agile development frameworks and philosophy
    • Automation, DevOps infrastructure and Security experience
If you share our passion for building a sustainable, intelligent, and efficient world, you’re in the right place. Established in 2017 and headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're a series D start-up, with teams in Mountain View, San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune (India), and Sydney (Australia).  So join us, and let’s build this!
Aera Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Benefits Summary 
At Aera Technology, we strive to support our Aeranauts and their loved ones through different stages of life with a variety of attractive benefits, and great perks. In addition to offering a competitive salary and company stock options, we have other great benefits available. You’ll find comprehensive medical, Group Medical Insurance, Term Insurance, Accidental Insurance, paid time off, Maternity leave, and much more. We offer unlimited access to online professional courses for both professional and personal development, coupled with people manager development programs. We believe in a flexible working environment, to allow our Aeranauts to perform at their best, ensuring a healthy work-life balance. When you’re working from the office, you’ll also have access to a fully-stocked kitchen with a selection of snacks and beverages.