Sr. Manager, Engineering Technical Program Management

  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job; it’s about purpose. We believe real change starts with a conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are, and together, we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve the public conversation.

Job Description

The Opportunity

As a Sr. Manager of Technical Program Management, you will be joining the TPM leadership team at Twitter and leading a capable and growing team of TPMs supporting some of Twitter’s most mission-critical programs. You and your team will partner closely with leaders across the company to plan, resource, and drive execution of top company priorities with a focus on speed, consistency, and predictability. This role is deeply cross-functional, and building positive relationships across Product, Engineering, Design, Research, Data Science, Legal, Policy, and other functions will be essential to the success of this leader.

Who We Are

Twitter continues to serve as one of the most important communication tools in the world. As the central TPM function, we are tasked with delivering large, ambiguous initiatives that directly advance our mission. We build realistic execution plans, identify and mitigate risks, coordinate across engineering teams and supporting functions, communicate with clarity, and ultimately deliver predictable results.

What You’ll Do

  • Partner with cross-functional leaders to proactively understand their needs and opportunities for your team, and define the team’s vision and strategy

  • Develop a transparent and efficient resourcing plan that aligns your team to a large portfolio of programs

  • Help scale your team’s impact by setting good goals, up-leveling individual skills, using existing skills well, and favoring automation over manual work

  • Hire, develop, retain and grow strong leaders at all levels in your organization

  • Instill a culture of compassion and high performance that continues to build on the TPM brand and reflects our core values

  • Lead your team with empathy through execution, by skillfully motivating, energizing, empowering, supporting, unblocking, sheltering, and advocating for them

  • Partner with your peers leading other TPM teams to strengthen the craft: create standard methodologies for delivery and focus on continuous improvement across the function

  • Navigate social dynamics gracefully, and establish yourself and the team as a neutral entity that shines daylight on program areas that need attention

  • Focus on personal and team development by constantly soliciting, giving, and incorporating constructive feedback


Who You Are

  • Seasoned people manager with 3+ years leading Engineering and/or Program Management teams.

  • Passionate team builder who mentors, supports, and invests in their team to help them unlock their potential.

  • Strong technical background and program management expertise.

  • Executive level communication, with an emphasis on written skills.

  • Systems thinker and a quantitative approach to problem solving.

  • Deep focus on execution, follow-through, accountability and results.

  • Excellent cross-team collaboration, able to work across different functions, organizations, and reporting boundaries to get the job done.

  • Highly tuned emotional intelligence, good listener, and deep seated empathy for teams and partners

  • Dedication to teams over individuals as the primary performance unit

  • Strong growth mentality and a servant leadership approach

Additional Information

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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