Sr. Program Manager – Engineering Jobs in Pleasanton, CA at Ellie Mae
Title: Sr. Program Manager – Engineering
Company: Ellie Mae
Location: Pleasanton, CA
Salary: $100K – $150K*
Category: Finance & Insurance
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Maes technology solutions enable lenders
This position in the Engineering Program Management organization is to drive multiple concurrent engineering and service operations programs. The ideal candidate will be someone who is customer focused, collaborative, can be the watchdog and strong program manager for the release across multiple product development teams. He/she also ensures governance around the Software Development Lifecycle processes and practices, puts in adequate controls in place, while helping us to provide proactive outbound communication, etc. The ultimate goal is for this person to be the proactive voice from Engineering working very closely with all stakeholder teams effectively to improve customer satisfaction from an Engineering and Operational standpoint.
Reporting to Engineering Program Management leadership, the Sr. Technical Engineering Program Manager will be responsible for the following:
Develop and own cross functional software development program plans that define planning, development, verification, operations, milestones, and quality of infrastructure and application development initiatives
Develop detailed technical understanding of all components to facilitate prioritization of requests from the Product Management organization and other key internal stakeholders as well as identify the connections and dependencies among other teams.
Support the Scrum teams with monitoring schedule deviations, velocity and assisting in the development of corrective action plans at the program level
Partner with the internal Product Management organization to drive requirements and work with other teams to continuously interact with stakeholders to set expectations, review objectives and coordinate resources across the individual projects.
Work with Release Management organization to develop release schedules and intermediate milestones for release trains across product lines and ensure the engineering teams are aligned with the release model for predictable releases.
Manage, track, and regularly communicate on-time delivery of multi-phased programs to different levels ranging from cross functional teams to Executives.
Partner with the Engineering Captain to identify the program’s individual technical projects and estimate resources required to deliver the program.
Work closely with the team of Engineering Program Managers, Product Managers and key Engineering teams across the company to successfully drive the programs through various phases of Planning, Execution, Production Readiness and Post Production program health.
Responsible for managing successful delivery of program releases into production on agreed schedules.
Guide agile (Scrum and Kanban) transformation of the Software Engineering Product development side of the business.
Hands-on with product offers design review, risk, safety and root cause analysis (FMEA, FTA).
Facilitate continuous improvement of the policies, process, practices and templates associated with stage-gate process.
Maintain dashboards in JIRA, Excel and Confluence providing real-time visibility across projects and product lines.
Basic skills andqualifications
7+ years of overall program management experience, with 4+ years in Project Management and Program Management capacity for Enterprise Software companies
Hands-on software development
About Ellie Mae
Ellie Mae, Inc. is a software company that processes almost a quarter of U.S. mortgage applications. The services are based on a software as a service model (SaaS) that streamlines and automates the process of originating and funding new mortgage loans and facilitating regulatory compliance. The company was founded in 1997 by Limin Hu and Sigmund Anderman and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. In January 2014, Ellie Mae finally completed the acquisition of MortgageCEO(focusing on CRM). Also in January 2014, Ellie Mae completed the acquisition of ARG Interactive, LLC. In 2008 Ellie Mae acquired the assets of Online Document Systems Inc. from Stewart Lender Services Inc. Since 2008 it has acquired Mavent Inc. (2009), Del Mar DataTrac (2011), Mortgage Pricing Systems (2011), MortgageCEO (2013), and AllRegs, an Eagan, Minnesota-based information provider for the mortgage industry (2014). In September 2013, Ellie Mae introduced the updated mortgage-management system Encompass360 to help underwriters comply with the latest federal mortgage rules in 2014. This system features debt-to-income calculators, discount assessment, evaluating the loans quality.