Senior Technical Program Manager

Job Description

Role: Senior Technical Program Manager

Siemens founded the new business unit Siemens Advanta (formerly known as Siemens IoT Services) on April 1, 2019 with its headquarter in Munich, Germany. It has been crafted to unlock the digital future of its clients by offering end-to-end support on their outstanding digitalization journey. Siemens Advanta is a strategic advisor and a trusted implementation partner in digital transformation and industrial IoT with a global network of more than 8000 employees in 10 countries and 21 offices. Highly skilled and authoritative specialists offer services which range from consulting to craft & prototyping to solution & implementation and operation - everything out of one hand!

What part will you play?

Siemens is looking for a Senior Technical Program Manager to help deliver a new Software-as-a-service platform for EV fleets across the world.

Key Objectives:

Delivery - As a Technical Program Manager, you will lead cross-functional teams from different locations to deliver complex program. You will plan and manage project schedules, anticipate project risks and provide mitigation strategies. You will as need be provide escalation management recommending engineering trade-offs and decisions aligned with business goals.

Stakeholder Management - As a Technical Program Manager, you will manage conflicts, drive effective teamwork, communication and collaboration partnering across multiple teams with competing priorities by the Product Management teams.

Program Management - As a Technical Program Manager, you will identify opportunities, define and institutionalize processes for accurately capturing scope, dependencies, schedule, metrics, risks for program success and effectively communicating the program status and updates/reports to all stakeholders on a regular cadence.

Key activities:

Strategize, implement, and maintain program initiatives that adhere to organizational objectives

Develop program assessment protocols for evaluation and improvement

Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance

Oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached

Manage budget and funding channels for maximum productivity

Work closely with project sponsor, cross-functional teams, and assigned engineering managers to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for new initiatives

Develop and manage budget for projects and be accountable for delivering against established business goals/objectives

Work with engineering managers to identify risks and opportunities across multiple teams

Analyze, evaluate, and overcome program risks, and produce program reports for management and stakeholders

Use your skills to move the world forward!

Overall 10-14 years of software industry experience (preferably in product development)

5+ years of Strong experience managing large cross-functional software projects right from inception to launch seeing the full life cycle with a deep understanding of agile methodologies.

Experience providing cross-functional coordination with engineering, product and inter/intra team communications to technical and non-technical groups.

Experience working with tools to manage schedule, cost and risks of ongoing projects and provide reports to management.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, proven ability to build strong relationships and lead and influence cross-functional and partner teams.

Exercise good business judgement skills to find short-term solutions working cross-functionally for difficult/tricky engineering problems while not sacrificing the long term goals.

Good knowledge of one or more technology stack (preferably Java, Spring boot and Cloud) Preferably a PMP or Agile PM certification.

Knowledge of JIRA

Strong drive to bring change, identifies opportunities and highly perseverant until they are realized Challenges status-quo and always pushes for new, innovative and simple solutions

Excellent communication skills, somebody who can understand the business problem/domain fast and articulate problem/solution to different audience types (technical/business)

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

This role is based in Bangalore, where you’ll get the chance to work with teams impacting entire cities, countries - and the shape of things to come. We’re Siemens. A collection of over 379,000 minds building the future, one day at a time in over 200 countries. We're dedicated to equality, and we encourage applications that reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. All employment decisions at Siemens are based on qualifications, merit and business need. Bring your curiosity and imagination and help us shape tomorrow.

Find out more about Siemens careers at:

Organization: Advanta

Company: Siemens Technology and Services Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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