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Technical Program Manager

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

IT, Operations
Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Who We Are

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SiriusXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.

This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM’s vision to life every day.

SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SiriusXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers.

How You’ll Make An Impact

We have a terrific opportunity for a Technical Program Manager with a passion for delivering high quality products in a complex, fast paced environment. We are looking for someone who is results-oriented and highly comfortable facilitating Mobile application development teams to meet commitments and successfully deliver high quality products and new features. You enjoy being of service to your team and to the larger organization, and your leadership is grounded in trust, transparency, and kindness.

What You’ll Do

The Technical Program Manager will work with Apple and Android Engineering teams to deliver world-class features for SiriusXM and Pandora,. They will have a key role in guiding the team responsible for building foundation components for in-market and next generation applications. They will own agile ceremonies for the including planning, refinement and cross-team syncs. They will work with other Program Managers to communicate status, improve processes and deliver within agreed upon timelines.

  • Define, implement and establish program management tools, techniques, and best practices that are uniquely aligned to project execution for Mobile application development.
  • Collaborate and closely communicate with product, operations, engineering, quality engineering, and other interdepartmental resources to successfully drive projects to completion with the highest level of quality
  • Manage clear communication of progress/status with project stakeholders
  • Adapt to changing conditions and modify project execution plan as appropriate while

managing multiple projects concurrently

  • Proactively highlight and resolve risks and issues and clearly communicate those

risks to stakeholders

  • Identify blockers and facilitate the removal of those blockers
  • Understand and communicate project status from engineering stand-up and sprint

planning meetings without adding additional meeting burden

  • Define and execute a high caliber plan for complex projects and programs

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Management or similar field, or equivalent experience, in lieu of degree
  • 2+ years managing technical project management teams in a client software organization
  • Experience and proven track record of delivering and maintaining mobile application software at scale to millions of active users.
  • Experience working in a fast paced, dynamic environment while successfully leading multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong understanding of engineering software processes, lifecycle methodology, configuration management, release management, and system verification and testing
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S

At SiriusXM, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. We expect the base salary for this position to be in the range of $97,000 to $135,000 and will depend on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.