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Technical Program Manager



IT, Operations
Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023

Joining Collibra’s Excellence Enablement team

Collibra’s Product & Engineering Project Management Office (P&E PMO) team leads delivery and release management and supports all operational functions in support of our Product & Engineering team. The Program Manager will ensure we can deliver key initiatives that meet our internal standards on a timely cadence. They will initiate and lead process changes and optimizations to drive continuous improvements across cross-functional teams and departments.

Working with cross-functional stakeholders and using your project management and agile knowledge, you will keep projects moving forward to ensure the success of Product & Engineering’s business critical priorities. You will work with your fellow leads to drive delivery, remove impediments that limit progress and communicate effectively both upstream, downstream and across.

Technical Program Managers at Collibra are responsible for:

  • Managing a broad range of business programs that require high levels of functional integration and change management
  • Driving project / program from Initiation to delivery ensuring teams are adhering to our SDLC
  • Partnering closely with release management and NPI stakeholders on improving our go to market processes where applicable
  • Developing, maintaining and regularly reviewing agile and project and/or program delivery metrics to drive continuous improvement
  • Delivering clear and concise visibility and communication to senior and executive leadership on portfolio, project and/or program status
    • Escalate impediments and risks that are critical to business outcomes as appropriate

You have:

  • Demonstrated experience with project management and agile best practices and the know-how to apply them in an effective and pragmatic manner
  • Proven success working with teams and senior leadership teams in complex, global, multinational environments
  • The ability to develop specialized domain knowledge to understand both business and technical requirements, translate between, and lead teams around a common vision to execute and achieve business outcomes
  • Experience managing engineering initiatives in a SaaS environment, working in a matrixed environment and managing multiple stakeholders
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent related working experience is required
  • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

You are:

  • A team player with people management skills and is passionate about building a data-driven culture, including the ability to influence, negotiate and achieve results through both direct reports and those that are not
  • A servant leader that can build relationships across the organization and ensure the right processes, metrics and insights are in place
  • Truth seeking, and willing to not only think strategically, but be willing to jump in to get the job done yourself
  • Experienced in taking ownership, meeting deadlines, and anticipating challenges and risks before they escalate
  • A learner who can build specialized domain knowledge to help achieve optimal delivery and adept at getting things done in an environment with lots of ambiguity

Measures of success:

  • Within your first month, you will build relationships with leaders in Product & Engineering, become familiar with company objectives and learn our current landscape.
  • Within your third month, you will take the lead on at least 1 project or program.
  • Within your sixth month, you will successfully deliver a business critical milestone on a project or program, and ensure the teams that work on your project or program consistently and regularly ship features on schedule.

Compensation for this role

The standard base salary range for this position is $140,000-$209,000 per year. This position is not eligible for additional commission-based compensation. Salary offers are based on a combination of factors, including, but not limited to, experience, skills, and location.

In addition to base salary, we offer equity ownership at every level, bonus potential, a Flex Fund monthly stipend, pension/401k plans, and more.

Benefits at Collibra

Collibra recognizes and values that everyone has different needs, interests, and life goals. We built our {Be}well benefits program with flexibility in mind to support you and your loved ones through a diverse range of circumstances and life events. These flexible offerings sit on a foundation of competitive compensation, health coverage, and time off.

Professional Development

Collibrians are ambitious and inventive, and we want to develop our skills individually and as a team. You’ll have access to LinkedIn Learning and other development opportunities, as well as other rewards and recognition programs to help grow your career.

Health Coverage

We strive to remain locally competitive and globally equitable. This means comprehensive offerings including medical, dental, vision, and mental health benefits for you and your family.

Paid Time Off and Flexibility

We provide unlimited paid time off, global leave policies for a variety of personal and family circumstances, company-wide wellness days off throughout the year, meeting-free Wednesdays, and a flexible culture to help balance your work and your life.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We create inclusion and belonging through how we onboard, meet, connect, engage, and communicate. Learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion at Collibra.

Learn more about Collibra’s benefits.

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone.

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.