Senior Technical Program Manager

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Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

 

The Payments Platform team at Sony Interactive Entertainment supports a payment volume of double digit $$billion(s) globally and we are just getting started! We are re-inventing our payments platform to provide a seamless gaming and monetization experience in an industry that is seeing unprecedented growth and innovation. As a Senior Technical Program Manager, you will work in a highly collaborative environment with our engineering scrum teams, product management, quality assurance, and operations to drive continuous product delivery that will delight our passionate consumers.

We are looking for an experienced Technical Program Manager who has a balance of people, organizational, and technical skills and will be comfortable facilitating large sized programs and processes. We will look to you to enable cross-functional efforts and inspire the team to achieve outstanding results in a fast-paced environment. If you possess excellent project management skills and a solid understanding of modern development tools and methodologies, we would love to meet you!

Responsibilities:

  • Lead initiatives in an agile and highly collaborative environment with multiple engineering scrum teams, product management, quality assurance, and operations to deliver high quality software.
  • Demonstrate people and soft skills to generate a positive atmosphere of excitement and collaboration towards delighting customers and pushing the limits of technology.
  • Manage delivery schedules and timelines across multiple products and teams, ensuring timelines are met and communication flows to all partners.
  • Lead initiatives with teams that may include other Project Managers, Engineering, Design, Product and Operations personnel.
  • Find innovative solutions to problems. Simplify and communicate complex problems through clear communication to inspire changes in behavior.
  • Be an advocate for continuous process improvement and push the limits of technology.
  • Effectively serve as the primary point of contact between product, engineering and design teams and continually drive towards a premium user experience.
  • Use technical background to act as a bridge between engineers and decision makers. Effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences, including executive leadership.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science or related field, or relevant experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in Technical Program Management in an agile software development environment.
  • Knowledge of industry standards for building large scale and highly reliable consumer applications.
  • Experience managing projects and dependencies across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes, and coordinating release schedules.
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to drive corporation and collaboration across multiple groups with varied priorities.
  • Strong analytical skills and a sense of ownership.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent judgment, organizational and problem-solving skills.

Preferred:

  • Past experience with enterprise level ecommerce, particularly in payments.
  • Experience with leading technical initiatives utilizing AWS hosting.
  • Prior experience as a developer or other technical role.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Location: San Diego, CA

Date posted: 2021-12-11