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Sr Technical Program Manager

Uber

Uber

IT, Operations
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Sr Technical Program Manager

Program Management, Product
in Bangalore, India

About the Role

As a Technical Program Manager (TPM) at Uber, you play a critical role in driving high-impact org-wide initiatives and continuously improving processes to increase the effectiveness of our engineering organizations. As a member of the Uber For Business TPM team, you will own and drive large, sophisticated cross-team technical initiatives for the U4B organization.

Specifically, you will own the problem space, work closely with engineering leads to conceptualise solutions, organize/align multiple engineering teams for delivery, and drive execution leveraging critical metrics. You will look for ways to standardize, ensure execution is efficient and consistent, and set accountability by tracking progress, resolving dependencies, identifying issues, evaluating risks, and communicating status to leadership and collaborators. You will intrinsically act as a coach to engage and energize the product and engineering teams to achieve aggressive goals.

As a Technical Program Manager (TPM) at Uber, you play a critical role in driving high-impact org-wide initiatives and continuously improving processes to increase the effectiveness of our engineering organizations. As a member of the Uber For Business TPM team, you will own and drive large, sophisticated cross-team technical initiatives for the U4B organization.

Specifically, you will own the problem space, work closely with engineering leads to conceptualise solutions, organize/align multiple engineering teams for delivery, and drive execution leveraging critical metrics. You will look for ways to standardize, ensure execution is efficient and consistent, and set accountability by tracking progress, resolving dependencies, identifying issues, evaluating risks, and communicating status to leadership and collaborators. You will intrinsically act as a coach to engage and energize the product and engineering teams to achieve aggressive goals.

What the Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points

---- What the Candidate Will Do ----

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Demonstrated ability as a TPM or Engineering Manager in a software, SaaS, or systems development environment
  • Solid technical capability and an ability to understand technical designs, challenges, and risks. Engineers enjoy working closely with you.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and exceptional emotional intelligence.
  • Shown strong cross-team and cross-org stakeholder management.
  • Analytical and truth-seeking. Ability to understand complex concepts and make reasoned decisions objectively.
  • Metrics-driven: Experience resolving effective program critical metrics and using them to measure program success and issues.
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle many tasks without losing sight of the highest priority items.
  • Excellent in identifying process gaps, measuring progress, and balancing engineering and product efficiency with process overhead.

---- Basic Qualifications ----

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Demonstrated ability as a TPM or Engineering Manager in a software, SaaS, or systems development environment
  • Solid technical capability and an ability to understand technical designs, challenges, and risks. Engineers enjoy working closely with you.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and exceptional emotional intelligence.
  • Shown strong cross-team and cross-org stakeholder management.
  • Analytical and truth-seeking. Ability to understand complex concepts and make reasoned decisions objectively.
  • Metrics-driven: Experience resolving effective program critical metrics and using them to measure program success and issues.
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle many tasks without losing sight of the highest priority items.
  • Excellent in identifying process gaps, measuring progress, and balancing engineering and product efficiency with process overhead.

---- Preferred Qualifications ----

  • Experienced in launching customer facing products as well as driving programs for platform improvements.
  • Strong software development and distributed systems experience.
  • Computer Science degree, or related field.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

*Accommodations may be available based on religious and/or medical conditions, or as required by applicable law. To request an accommodation, please reach out to accommodations@uber.com.