Technical Program Manager-Platform Hosting Engineering

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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.

 

At PlayStation, we invite you to use your skills, time, and passion on projects that are building for the future. We’re looking for people who want to make a difference, love working with creative, dedicated , and collaborative teammates. If that sounds like something you would enjoy doing, we want to hear from you! Come help us build a world-class cloud platform capable of delivering fun and unique gaming experiences to millions of players.

SIE seeks a highly qualified candidate for the position of Technical Program Manager (TPM) within the Platform Hosting Engineering (PHE) organization. The teams within PHE provide core technical capabilities to host the PlayStation Network (PSN), including global traffic management, cloud infrastructure, monitoring and telemetry. This successful candidate will help drive projects within the team and across other global SIE engineering teams. Partnership, communication, and the desire to move us forward and deliver are key in this role.

Responsibilities

  • Own and drive end-to-end delivery of multiple, large, cross-regional, cross-functional initiatives with multi-level dependencies.
  • Work closely with engineers and engineering managers to create detailed execution plans, understand technical dependencies, define use-cases and desired outcomes
  • Coordinate and collaborate with both internal and external partners to estimate efforts, define targets, implement, and deliver with high standards
  • Work with key partners on gathering requirements, identifying risks, lead schedules, and communicate the status across Proactively remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress. Identify communication gaps, handle issues and provide support to teams balancing opposing priorities. Get results proactively.
  • Contribute to establishing standard methodologies and metrics for the organization with continuous improvement

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, working across engineers, product management, program management, and all levels of leadership
  • A strong desire to partner and build lasting, positive relationships across the company
  • Self-starting, self-managing, thorough, and able to stay organized while driving multiple projects
  • Demonstrated ability to influence beyond the immediate team and establishing shared goals across multiple leaders
  • Demonstrated success managing large-scale, cross-organization projects, resolving priority conflicts, and delivering on-time and on-budget
  • 3-5 years of experience working in a program/project management capacity in technology environment; 2+ years of that experience in a software development environment

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Location: San Diego, CA

Date posted: 2021-12-11