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Agile Program Manager

Primary Location Hyderabad, Telangana Additional Locations Date posted 12/11/2018
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Job Title: Agile Program Manager

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

Role Overview:

Skyhigh Networks / McAfee is looking for an Agile Program Manager who has a strong engineering background and knowledge of SaaS development. The Agile Program Manager will be responsible for providing day-to-day support required fully implementing, administering, and supporting cross-functional teams. The Agile Program Manager will also play a key role in further developing, socializing, and improving the Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) and Agile planning and development framework and processes for the organization, including working directly with Scrum teams, Product Owners, and Development and QA leads to increase the effectiveness and shared understanding of our process.

Company Overview:

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

About the Role:

* Organize and coordinate engineering activities across teams and across geographies resulting in quality product releases

* Coordinate with cross functional and cross team dependencies

* Manage issues and risks, create mitigation plans and escalate to appropriate stakeholders appropriately

* Assist users and stakeholders with understanding the capabilities in meeting our product portfolio commitments, execution, and reporting needs. This requires an understanding of the Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) and execution processes, and the roles Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers and Testers play on each team.

* Drive release planning sessions and cross-scrum dependency tracking

* Ability to run multiple scrum teams as the Scrum Master

* Monitor change in product development scope across the portfolio and ensure that development activities are aligned with product priorities

* Support the evaluation of business and technical requirements for customer rollouts

* Provide administrative, technical, and operational support in planning and executing on the continued roll out of products to our broader user community on other programs in future months

About You:

* 3+ years Program Management in Enterprise SaaS Environment

* Experience Program Management within Test Engineering & Operations is PLUS

* 3+ years of experience in being a Scrum Master ideally for building and deploying SaaS products (Agile Scrum Master Certification)

* Strong experience in an enterprise Agile transformation

* Understanding of and real-world experience in Agile development practices (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, XP) required. Ability to understand the product/business context and Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) process is critical

* Strong technical orientation and solid understanding of development methodologies (e.g. Pair Programming, TDD) and previous experience in development strongly preferred.

* Superior problem solving and trouble-shooting skills with a proven ability to exercise sound judgment in order to solve complex issues, recognize business critical situations, and escalate as needed.

* Needs to be detail-oriented

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills

* Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills

* Proven ability to understand and articulate complex technologies

* A highly collaborative, energetic team player with demonstrated ability to be flexible, diplomatic, persistent, and energetic.

* Comfortable with ambiguity, open to change, working in a fast-paced and fluid environment, and thrives on learning and acquiring deep expertise in our tools (workflow management, continuous integration, deployment and monitoring tools) and process

* Experience with engineering tools like Jenkins

* Experience with facilitation of QA automation in an Agile environment

* BA/BS required (or equivalent experience) with concentration in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields preferred

Traits:

* The ideal candidate is self-motivated, results oriented, passion about Customer Success and adept at Customer management

* High integrity, excellent judgement — you’ll have access to sensitive information and must treat it appropriately

* Highly collaborative — you recognize the value of bringing people along

* Intellectual curiosity — you're eager to learn new concepts; you're willing to admit you don’t know certain things, will ask for help, roll up your sleeves, and learn

* Self-aware — you aren't complacent when it comes to personal growth; you’re receptive to feedback and eager to grow despite one's seniority

* Sense of ownership — you have a mentality of “the buck stops with me” and always ask “what did I contribute to this situation?”

* Low ego — you shouldn’t be prone to thinking that a job is too small

* Brave, adaptable, calm under pressure — you’re unafraid to operate in high-pressure, chaotic situations

Company Benefits and Perks:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring our true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee. Perks include:

* Medical Coverage Program, Term Policy

* Paid Time Off

* Support for Community Involvement

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McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Shift:

Shift 1 (India)

Primary Location:

HYD1- Hyderabad

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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