Become part of the fast-growing, dynamic Guavus team

Manager – Program Management

Job Description:-

The ideal candidate will have an excellent balance of people, organizational, and technical skills, and can execute and deliver successfully in situations where autonomy is given. A solid understanding and experience with software development lifecycles and the Agile methodology is required. Interaction and leadership across functional lines is essential.


• Plan, initiate, and manage projects for Global Products and Solutions.

• Build strong relationships with internal teams and thoroughly understand their development processes and needs.

• Lead development teams using the Agile Scrum framework: run backlog grooming sessions, sprint planning, standups, monitor burn down charts, resolve impediments to achieving goals, and coordinate retrospectives.

• Working with product managers and solutions architects to define and build towards product roadmaps and solution deliverables.

• Manage and maintain project backlogs and ensure forward momentum with project execution.

• Lead planning, execution, and delivery of large cross-functional initiatives.

• Partner with all levels of management on project execution and team efficiency.

• Resolve project conflicts and establish appropriate resolution paths.

• Manage dependencies between multiple projects.

• Create a collaborative work environment that fosters autonomy, transparency, mastery, innovation, and learning.

• Interact comfortably in one-to-one meetings with individual technical contributors and senior engineering and business leaders.

• Drive quarterly roadmap and resource planning activities and deliverables.

• Prepare and present program and project status to key stakeholders at regular intervals.

• Portfolio management: drive project and resource prioritization, as well as project pipeline management.

Basic Qualifications:-

• Overall 8+ years of expereince in the technology and software development domain.

• 5+ years experience managing projects and programs within an enterprise software organization.

• 2+ years experience managing projects using Agile Methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban).

• Experience in telecommunications networks 4G/LTE and big data technologies is a must.

• Technical expertise in writing system requirements that translate business requirements into system requirements.

• Experience managing data analytics programs or projects.

• B.S. or B.A. in an engineering or technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:-

• 2+ years experience with project management and operational tools such as JIRA, Smartsheet, Confluence wiki.

• Experience working within a production operations and/or IT organization.

• Good understanding of infrastructure technologies in systems, IP networks, voice, LTE domains is a plus.

• Experience applying Agile methodologies and practices (e.g. Scrum, Kanban) supporting multiple teams.

• Strong practical and advanced theoretical understanding of managing the lifecycle of large-scale programs and projects.

• Solid understanding of software development lifecycles.

• Strong communication skills; skilled at cross-functional and cross-organizational communication.

• Ability to traverse both vertically and horizontally in a large organization.

• Excellent balance of people, organizational, technical, and communication skills.

• Ability to manage multiple concurrent major projects.

• Proven leadership skills in highly volatile cross-functional and cross-organizational environments.

• Experience developing roadmaps and resource plans with senior management team.

Experience range: 6-10 Yrs