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Snap Inc. Senior Manager, Technical Program Management in Los Angeles, California

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Snap Engineering (https://eng.snap.com/) teams build fun and technically sophisticated products that reach hundreds of millions of Snapchatters around the world, every day. We’re deeply committed to the well-being of everyone in our global community, which is why our values (https://eng.snap.com/values) are at the root of everything we do. We move fast, with precision, and always execute with privacy at the forefront.

Some core features we build and maintain include Snapchat’s Camera, Creative Tools, Maps, Chat, Memories, Stories, Discover, Games, and Minis. Our Infrastructure teams deliver an innovative and cost-efficient platform that ensures Snapchat is the fastest way to communicate with your friends, no matter where you are in the world. We have one of the fastest growing digital ad platforms, and our Monetization teams drive measurable returns for advertisers through novel ad formats like Augmented Reality. As a Snap Engineering team member, you’ll help us build the future of communication.

We’re looking for a Senior Manager, Technical Program Management to lead our Engineering Programs team .

What you’ll do:

  • Lead a team that builds and manages a portfolio of programs designed to support our Engineering operations (how work gets done across the entire Engineering organization), improve the overall Engineering culture, and increase the skill sets of our engineers

  • Build and develop an exception of team of technical and non-technical program managers who will report to you

  • Develop team goals, drive the team’s roadmap and help to prioritize work

  • Use your experience with software development to create strategies to improve processes and the efficiency of the overall Engineering organization

  • Collaborate with Engineering teams and leaders on pain points across the org and areas for improvements, making adjustments to the priorities of the team in response

  • Take a hands-on role with critical programs and processes

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • A relationship builder with natural verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills and proven project management track record

  • Capacity to work in a fast paced, continuously changing environment

  • A demonstrated ability to manage complex projects effectively (sets clear goals, identifies roadblocks, designs solutions, and tracks progress against deadlines)

  • Someone who can prioritize, focus, and is an independent thinker and problem solver

  • An individual who is self-motivated and driven and has demonstrated commitment to take accountability and responsibility for success of large programs

  • Someone who loves to learn, and is passionate about helping others

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 14+ years of experience working in software engineering and/or technical program management

  • 6+ years of experience managing teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong experience as a manager of Technical Program Managers

  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional leaders and stakeholders at all levels

  • Track record of delivery in rapidly changing, highly collaborative, multi-site, multi-stakeholder environments

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at accommodations-ext@snap.com .

Our Benefits (https://careers.snap.com/benefits) : Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!


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About Us

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at accommodations-ext@snap.com .

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