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Zebra Technologies Senior Manager Program Management in Mississauga, California

Overview

At Zebra, we’re reinventing how businesses operate at the enterprise edge - helping them run faster, smarter, and more connected than ever before. A dynamic community of builders, doers and problem solvers , we each play a unique role - shaping new technologies, bringing solutions to market, and partnering with companies on the front line of business.

We are looking for a Senior Manager, Technical Program Management who is customer-focused and has a passion for driving the end-to-end development of solutions that exceed expectations. A functional leader that develops a team of program managers that operates across all levels of the company and drives critical initiatives as well as product development in realizing our company’s vision. In this role you will lead a cross-functional team of Systems and SW Engineers, Test Engineers, Operations, etc. from initial concept to deployment. You are challenged to meet program goals for product performance, quality goals, regulatory compliance requirements, cost, schedule and development budget. You are also responsible to define the product, solidify the business case, and author the product and experience specifications.

Your track record must include experience in functional team growth and development, deep knowledge of Agile practices in the development and execution of program plans, program budget definition and management, management of vendor and contract management, and product deployment.

Come and discover the next great enterprise experience at Zebra!

Ideal candidate will work in our Holtsville, NY office-Would also consider Mississauga, ON CANADA office(Remote to start due to Covid-19)

Responsibilities

  • Functional leadership of program management teams with possible direct supervision. Independently drives team growth and development plans and supports individual’s execution of development activities.

  • Team leadership for scaled Agile cross-functional innovation teams. Contribute to and promote the development of agile skillset and capabilities within Zebra. Drive execution of solutions inclusive of concept definition, requirements validation, architecture specification, and governance compliance to our Application Lifecycle Management framework.

  • Balances scope, schedule and budget considerations to adjust the project with minimal impact to the business.

  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives to improve quality, increase efficiency and accelerate time to market.

  • Leads system integration planning, release management, and planning for demonstrations, proof of concepts and pilots.

  • Independently establishing relationships and working across all relevant areas of the solution business including Sales, Services, IT, Finance, Marketing, Product, Engineering, and Support.

  • Coordinates and presents business, technical and program reviews/status to Senior Leadership using digital media, dashboards and JIRA agile project management tools.

  • Independently coordinates deliverables and project assets to assist the project team. Adjusts the plan per management guidelines as delays or obstacles are experienced.

  • Strength in hiring, recruiting, managing, developing, coaching, and retaining individuals and teams.

  • Explore and understand competitive landscape in both product and business terms. Define critical initiatives to align the business to agile product development. Work closely with Portfolio Management to ensure strategic goals align and are represented in the innovation feature roadmap. Lead development of business plans, strategies and approaches to take advantage of business opportunities.

  • Lead strategic partnerships with technology companies (including startups) that are developing adjacent new cutting-edge solution elements. Partner with Zebra Ventures to identify entities that are added-value to your business and solutions.

  • Develop and protect intellectual property; be proficient with IP fundamentals.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree required(MS or MBA with Engineering Undergrad preferred)

  2. 12+years experience Program Management including minimum 2 years as team supervisor/ manager and/or Project Leadership.

  3. Experience with software development best practices including Scaled Agile and Continuous Integration; a track record of applying these methodologies required.

  4. Advanced presentation skills required. Demonstrated comfort in addressing mid to senior level cross functional audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. PMP certification

  2. Ability to coach / mentor less senior PMs in PM fundamentals

  3. Expert knowledge of advanced concepts with program management approaches, tools and methodologies.

  4. Advanced skills in PC based documentation tools including MS Office and MS Project

  5. Proven expert knowledge/experience of technical business unit assigned to (Hardware, Software, Services, etc)

Come join our Herd!

Zebra is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at workplace.accommodations@zebra.com.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here: https://www.zebra.com/content/dam/zebra/compliance/eeoisthelawposter.pdf. The EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here: https://www.zebra.com/content/dam/zebra/compliance/ginasupplement.pdf.

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Zebra is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here:. The EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here:.

Zebra is a federal contractor and is committed to an alcohol and drug free workplace. As a result, all U.S. based employees are subject to the Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy and Procedure.

Location US-NY-Holtsville | CA-Mississauga

Job ID 90229

Function Operations

Position Level Senior Advisor/Principal/Senior Manager

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