Technical Program Management Director - Digital Education

Information Technology
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Core Responsibilities

· Drive new products and features through the development process.

· Responsible primarily for the delivery of the Digital Education Engineering roadmaps and commitments.

· Owns the roadmap and coordinates inputs from key stakeholders to influence the roadmap.

· Responsible for on-time, on-budget delivery of high-quality products.

· Review and test code to ensure it works properly.

· Provide technical leadership.

· Owns and enforces consistency and best practices in management execution across the portfolio of projects.

· Standardizes processes for managing schedule, scope, risks, and dependencies

· Interfaces with lines of businesses to ensure expectations are met and quality of delivery is smooth and efficient.

· Maintains accountability for the overall health of the program across financial, best practices, quality, and delivery spectrums.

· Grows technical leads and project managers in accordance with the company career model framework.  Staffs programs effectively as needs arise.

· Responsible for supporting organizational initiatives as part of overall continuous improvement for the technology organization.

· Provides senior level executive communications on status of programs and key risks/mitigation plans.

· Resolves issues and blockers for the program and escalates to the Executive Director of Digital Education Engineering as needed.

· Builds, owns, and monitors the business case for the program.

· Works with dependent programs to secure funding for resourcing and project needs.

· Motivates the team and builds a positive team environment.


Qualifications / Skills

· 12+ years of technical project management experience on leading technology products and platforms.

· 7+ years of hands-on software engineering experience

· Proficient in all 3 pillars of TPM: Technology, Program Management, and Product Management. Should be technically proficient to be an ambassador for Engineering.

· Expert experience in Program Management concepts and strategy

· Experience with managing scope, schedule, resources and budgets for multiple projects

· Experience working with multiple business groups to balance expectations

· Experience with risk management and tracking project deliverables

· Knowledge of technical software development and quality engineering concepts

· Knowledge of Java, REACT, Angular JS (preferred)

· Experience of leading product design

· A track record of successfully delivering programs in a large matrixed organization

· Financial and budgetary skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.

Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

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