Manager Program Management - Release Train Engineer

Location IN-Pune
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Derick Xavier
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At Zebra, we extend the edge of possibility by shaping the future of work on the front line—reinventing how businesses run and moving society forward.

We are a community of changemakers, innovators and doers who come together to deliver a performance edge to the front line of business. We develop new technologies and create new solutions with partners to help organizations act with greater visibility, connectivity, and intelligence—delivering better experiences for workers and those they serve.

Being a part of Zebra means being seen, heard, valued, and respected as you define your path to a fulfilling career. Here, you’ll have opportunities to learn and lead at a leading company, and you can channel your skills towards causes that you and the Zebra community care about, locally, and globally.

Together, we've only begun to define the edge of what's possible—for our people, our customers, and the world.

Build your edge. Build what's next.

Be a leader at a leading company.


Program Managers are responsible for the successful launch of Zebra's products and services to market.

We are looking for a Program Manager who is very customer-focused and has a passion for driving the end-to-end development of solutions that go above and beyond through Scaled Agile Framework.


  • Team leadership for scaled Agile cross functional innovation teams. Contribute to and promote the development of agile skillset and capabilities within Zebra.
  • Execute multiple programs simultaneously utilizing Scaled Agile Framework and modern project management methodologies to ensure maximum project efficiency.
  • Prioritize and lead scrum teams as an Agile scrum master (SM) or a release train engineer (RTE)
  • Prioritizes and presents business, technical and program reviews/status to Senior Leadership using digital media, dashboards and JIRA agile project management tools.
  • Coordinate, present, and document technical and program reviews/status to Senior Management.
  • Execute to program plan and budgets for multiple, large projects. Recommend corrective actions and implement changes. Identify and mitigate risks; develop and implement risk mitigation plans.
  • Empower a project team to ensure solutions are reliable and of quality, in a highly collaborative fashion
  • Define critical initiatives to align the business to agile product development. Work closely with Portfolio Management to ensure strategic goals align and are represented in the innovation feature roadmap. Assist in the development of business plans, strategies, and approaches to take advantage of business opportunities.
  • Demonstrates the ability to see cross-functional impacts of decisions and project plans and execution. Balances scope, schedule, and budget considerations to adjust the project with minimal impact to the business. Understands the business objectives of the program and assumes personal accountability for success of the program against those objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technical field required. Master's degree preferred
  • 8+ years program management experience and 13+ years of Total experience in SW industry
  • At least 3 years of experience in executing / working experience in Agile world
  • Experience with software development best practices including Scaled Agile and Continuous Integration; a track record of applying these methodologies required
  • Intermediate to sophisticated presentation skills required. Demonstrated comfort in presenting to mid to senior level cross functional audiences
  • PMP certification / Agile SAFe Certification
  • Experienced team builder with proven interpersonal skills
  • Past responsibility for multiple significant SW solutions delivered-to-market solutions
  • Experience with Cloud development and Software/Services development integration, as well as mobile application development for Android or iOS.
  • Experience working independently and as part of a team to seek difficult technical, quality, cost, and schedule challenges; proficient in risk management practices
  • Proven solid understanding of sophisticated concepts with program management approaches, tools and methodologies. PMP certification preferred
  • Proven expert knowledge/experience of technical business unit assigned to (Hardware, Software, Services, etc.)

Why Zebra?

Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ: ZBRA) empowers the front line in retail/ecommerce, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, healthcare, public sector and other industries to achieve a performance edge.

We offer competitive fixed salary and on-target earnings as well as a range of corporate benefits which support the lifestyle, professional development, health and learning of our people. Zebra’s culture is encouraging and collaborative where employees are encouraged to learn and grow together. We are excited to hear from you!

Equal Opportunities:

We are committed to offering equal opportunities and an inclusive & diverse working environment.

Therefore we encourage applicants from all sections of the community.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at

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