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Snap Inc. Technical Program Manager in San Francisco, 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.

We are looking for an experienced Technical Program manager to join our Creative tools team at Snapchat! Our team is responsible for editing frameworks, stickers, giphy, bitmoji, filters, and music experience in the Snapchat app. These tools inspire creativity and self-expression for users communicating with their friends and community. The scale at which we operate is pretty large, given billions of our tools are used every day in most user stories, snaps, chats, and our Spotlight broadcast feature. Working with engineers from our Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Utah office, you will take ownership of technology development synergy across a team of experienced and talented engineers. You’ll utilize a good understanding of data science and engineering to recognize issues and risks, provide expert solutions to tough problems, and drive scheduled completion. You will drive project development planning, scheduling, and final execution.

What you’ll do:

  • Support the Creative tools team that is a 40+ person engineering organization

  • Improve the organization’s engineering practices, OKR execution, and lead key infrastructure projects

  • Lead cross-organizational projects to deliver results representing the team

  • Deliver a realistic picture of projects’ technological scope and progress

  • Efficiently track projects and development schedules, ensuring technology quality and on time delivery

  • Manage project development costs while prioritizing project tasks and risks

  • Simplify and minimize technology complexity

  • Drive partners and integrate deliverables into projects

  • Communicate project statuses to the entire project team

  • Foster an open and collaborative environment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills and proven project management track record

  • Ability to manage complex projects effectively by setting clear goals, identifying roadblocks, designing solutions, and tracking progress against deadlines

  • Ability to build relationship and drive alignment with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to take calculated risks to achieve engineering breakthroughs

  • Ability to analyze data and gain meaningful insights

  • Ability to think and solve problems independently

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience

  • 5+ years of Technical Program Management (TPM) experience

  • Hands on Data or SQL analysis experience

  • Experience with agile software development processes and project management tools such as Jira

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in computer science

  • 7+ years experience in software technical program management

  • Experience designing and implementing programs from start to maturity

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.

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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