Big Data Technical Program Manager

Delivery & Project Management Santa Clara, California


Description

Position at Grid Dynamics

We are looking for a very experienced, organized and efficient Technical Program Manager to manage end to end projects spanning Big Data engineering and Data Science squads for a growing client in Cupertino, CA. In this role, you will be a key leader coordinating with engineering, product, project and director management in a fast paced, cutting edge environment.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources for the flawless execution of projects
  • Act as a point of contact for specific projects spanning several teams, collaborate with all involved client technical leadership and vendor management
  • Manage project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure project priority and timelines
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope and schedule
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques
  • Report and escalate blockers to department management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Requirements:
  • 10 years experience as technical lead/project manager/product manager
  • Strong educational background preferably in the fields of computer science, engineering or mathematics
  • Solid technical background, experience managing projects in data related field
  • Outstanding client-facing and internal communication skills with both technical and non technical audiences
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills including high attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Would be a plus
  • Understanding modern data lake technologies, Spark, HDFS, Airflow, Batch and Streaming Architecture
  • Experience with feature engineering and predictive analytics
  • Experience managing data lake projects 
What we offer
  • Opportunity to work on bleeding-edge projects
  • Work with highly motivated and dedicated teams
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible schedule
  • Benefits package - medical insurance, sports
  • Corporate social events
  • Professional development opportunities 

NB
Placement and Staffing Agencies need not apply. We do not work with C2C at this time.
At this moment, we are not able to process H1B transfers.

About Us
Grid Dynamics is a leading provider of technology consulting, agile co-creation, scalable engineering and data science services for Fortune 500 corporations undergoing digital transformation.

We work in close collaboration with our clients on digital transformation initiatives that span strategy consulting, early prototypes and enterprise-scale delivery of new digital platforms. We help organizations become more agile and create innovative digital products and experiences using deep expertise in emerging technology, top global engineering talent, lean software development practices, and high-performance product culture.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley with over 1,300 technologists located in engineering delivery centers throughout the US, Central and Eastern Europe, Grid Dynamics has architected and delivered some of the most extensive digital transformation programs in the retail, technology and financial sectors to help its clients win market share, shorten time to market and reduce costs of digital operations on a massive scale.

To learn more about Grid Dynamics, visit www.griddynamics.com, or follow us on Twitter @GridDynamics.