Program Manager - Product Operations at Druva
Sunnyvale, CA, US

Druva delivers data protection and management for the cloud era. Druva Cloud Platform is built on AWS and offered as-a-Service, delivering globally-accessible, infinitely scalable and completely autonomous enterprise data resiliency. Customers drive down costs by up to 50 percent by freeing themselves from the burden of unnecessary hardware, capacity planning, and software management. Druva’s patented cloud architecture transforms backup data into an asset, making it more open and accessible so customers can streamline governance, improve cyber resiliency, and gain critical insights to uncover opportunities and expedite decision making.

Druva has raised over $350m in venture capital, is trusted by over 4,000 global organizations and protects over 200 PB of data.

The Product Program Manager charter is to undertake complete ownership of end-to-end delivery of critical technical programs and initiatives at Druva. We are looking for a passionate program manager to manage cross-functional engineering programs right from inception to delivery.

Responsibilities:

Develop, maintain, and distribute standard program/product management deliverables for the successful launch of new products and services, including: implementation plan, project schedule, project budget and variances, dependency mapping, issues & action items log, meeting minutes, risks assessment and contingencies

Manage critical cross functional processes for successful launch and acceptance of new products 

Lead new product introduction, business planning and phase gates - establishing milestones for achieving MVP status for new products, as well as the optimization of existing product offerings

Identify technical impacts on the organization as they relate to business requirements. Spot systemic problems and rally the right team to tackle them. Good conceptual thinker to articulate business opportunities and technical solutions. Drive technical resolutions and cross team product deliverables

Cross functionally align with engineering, finance, legal, sales, and marketing to accelerate core and critical programs to ensure highest quality delivery standards.

Qualifications:

BS/MS in Computer Science or related technical field preferred

5+ years as a technical program manager or product management experience in a technology oriented organization.

3+ years’ proven track record of successfully launching multi-dependent and complex technology products and services with geographically distributed teams in complex platform environments.

Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically when implementing products and solving problems.

Technically savvy and able to ramp up on technologies quickly

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with both technical and nontechnical individuals.

Proficient in infrastructure, operations and IT data/application platform standards & technologies

Experience with Agile methodologies 

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred but not necessary. Other professional management courses/certification a plus

Strong project management skills with the ability to work on and track multiple projects simultaneously and with cross functional teams

Able to work with tech leads to drive discussions, options and decisions