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Bayer Group Program Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Position Overview:

At Climate, our mission is to help all the world’s farmers sustainably increase their productivity with digital tools which require our leaders to understand the big picture while being able to dive into the unique agriculture and engineering challenges. The Climate Corporation is looking for an experienced Technical Program Management team leader who will be responsible for executing the portfolio of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) projects. The individual in this role must be able to interact with gravitas and ease with executive leadership across the enterprise.

We're looking for someone who is comfortable taking a leadership position and who is business strategy, process, and technically minded. This role will develop and lead a team of Technical Program Managers and involve a hands-on approach to ownership and scaling processes across R&D. The right candidate will need to be a self-starter and use a friendly, flexible approach in a process-light environment.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead program and project execution for our Data-as-a-Service line of business

  • Hire, develop, and lead a team of expert Technical Program Managers

  • Enhance the project management processes, tooling, and templates to improve the operating model maturity of a scaling product and technology organization

  • Facilitate technical trade-off decisions in product development with engineers

  • Discuss and present technical matters with business people and business matters with technical people

  • Be able to drive and explain your team’s analysis to executives

  • Be comfortable operating with uncertainty, know how to create order from chaos

  • Build credibility and buy-in from teams without authority

  • Expertly facilitate large scale meetings and drive change management across the company

  • Create solutions by diving deep into the technology and data

  • Develop and own cross organizational processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or Statistics

  • 8+ years of industry experience with technical subjects and emerging technologies in software development, Software as a Service, or Platform as a Service

  • 2+ years of team management experience

  • Experience as a software engineer and technical program/project management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience delivering and supporting a major Software release

  • Excellent balance of people, organizational, and technical skills

  • Managed relationships with key partners or vendors

  • Ability to evangelize and represent a technical community

  • Experience managing cross-functional projects

  • Effective working and partnering with executive level staff

  • Experience as an Engineering Manager

  • Effective working and partnering with executive level staff What We Offer: Our teams are composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers. We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Superb medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and a 401k matching program

  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field with agents and farmers to see first-hand how our products are being used

  • We take part in and offer various workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, tech talks, and hackathons to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development We also hinge our cultural DNA on these five values:

  • Inspire one another

  • Innovate in all we do

  • Leave a mark on the world

  • Find the possible in the impossible

  • Be direct and transparentLearn more about our team and our mission:The Climate Corporation - The Technology Behind Making A Difference https://youtu.be/c5TgbpE9UBI or visit https://climate.com/careers Climate aims to create a welcoming and collaborative environment for our employees in which a diverse set of perspectives and voices are represented and celebrated. As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, The Climate Corporation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex (including pregnancy), protected veteran status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any unlawful criterion existing under applicable federal, state, or local laws. If you need assistanceor accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@climate.com . #LI-AD1