Technical Program Manager, Senior

Location IN-Bangalore
Job ID
Sri Sharmila Banu Dorai Raj
Position Level


Technical and solutions senior program manager is  responsible for leading agile cross-functional team of Systems and SW Engineers, Test Engineers, Operations, etc. from initial concept to deployment. Meets complex program goals for product performance, quality goals, regulatory compliance requirements, cost, schedule and development budget. Also responsible for working with Product Management, Marketing, and Experience Designers to define the product, solidify the business case, and author the product and experience specifications. Given our multitude of design and development partners, participates with negotiations involving Business Development and Legal.


  • Drive execution of solutions inclusive of concept definition, requirements validation, architecture
    specification, and governance compliance to our Application Lifecycle Management framework.
  • Ability to translate customer problems into solution requirements.
  • Team leadership for scaled Agile cross-functional innovation teams. Contribute to and promote the
    development of agile skillset and capabilities within Zebra. Execute multiple limited scope projects
    simultaneously or a large program with senior manager’s guidance utilizing modern project
    management methodologies to ensure maximum project effectiveness.
  • Organize and lead scrum teams as an agile scrum master (SM) or a release train engineer (RTE)
  • Leads system integration planning, release management, and planning for demonstrations, proof of
    concepts and pilots.
  • Leads creating cross functional workstreams and driving execution for sales enablement,
    development and deployment.
  •  Independently building relationships and working across all relevant areas of the solution business
    including Sales, Services, IT, Finance, Marketing, Product, Engineering, and Support.
  • Works independently with business in defining proof of value and customer’s return on investment.
  • Organizes and presents business, technical and program reviews/status to Senior Leadership using
    digital media, dashboards and JIRA agile project management tools.
  • Independently 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. Owns ensuring alignment from key leaders of milestone achievement before moving
    the program forward.
  • Motivate a project team to ensure solutions are reliable and of quality, in a highly collaborative
  •  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.
  • Provides assistance with coordination of deliverables and project assets to assist the project
    team. Personally anticipates and addresses obstacles or issues that are moderate to significant in
    severity and escalates complex issues to management for assistance. Independently engages
    additional resources as needed to address obstacles or delays. Adjusts the plan per management
    guidelines as delays or obstacles are experienced.
  • Demonstrates intermediate understanding of development processes and product launch scope
    and activities
  • Very limited supervision by management is expected in this position for complex or novel
  • May coach or act as escalation point for level 1 or level 2 Program Managers
  • Supports early stage go to market activities and transition to marketing
  •  Develop and protect intellectual property; be well versed with IP fundamentals.
  • Explore and understand competitive landscape in both product and business terms


  • BS Electrical Engineering or Computer Science degree, or
    related technical BS degree, MS preferred
  • 5-8 years Engineering/Program management and Scrum Master
    experience for products in fast paced environment
  • Intermediate to advanced leadership and analytical skills
  •  Intermediate to advanced written and oral
    communication skills
  •  Solid critical thinking and questioning skills
  • Experience leading medium cross-functional teams
  • Self-motivated, results driven, manages risks, and thrives
    in an environment of uncertainty and continuous innovation.
  • Experienced team builder, great at collaboration and
    managing resources; proven interpersonal skills
  • Past responsibility for multiple significant delivered-tomarket solutions in asset intelligence (Location Services,
    Machine Learning, Machine Vision).
  • Experience with software development best practices
    including Scaled Agile, TDD and Continuous Integration; a track
    record of applying these methodologies
  • 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 solve difficult technical, quality, cost, and schedule
    challenges; well versed in risk management practices


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