We're excited to recruit program management professionals to lead planning, execution and delivery of digital products. Reporting to the Deputy CIO & VP of Digital Solutions and working closely with product managers and architects, as Digital Program Manager/RTE you will support large cross functional and informational projects.
Following the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), you will act as servant leader and coach for the Agile Release Train (ART) composed of 50 to 150 people (5 to 15 Agile Teams). Your major responsibilities will be to facilitate ART events and processes and assist the teams in delivering value. You will communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk and drive relentless improvement.
Features Prioritization and estimation with focus on business value
Establish and communicate the annual calendars for iterations/sprints and Program Increments (PIs)
Facilitate cross team planning and alignment by facilitating Program Increment (PI) planning
Facilitate PI planning readiness by guiding vision and backlog preparation during Pre and Post PI planning meeting
Collaborate with Agile Release Train (ART) team members, delivery team members, stakeholders, business owners etc., in order to refine a backlog of epics, features, and stories to deliver the highest value outcomes for the business.
Coordination at scale by managing program activities across many teams, ensuring dependencies and risks are identified and mitigated, and impediments are resolved in a timely manner.
Promote data-driven decision making by guiding the ART to optimization through continuous improvement using data to inform discussions.
Manage and optimize the flow of value through the ART by facilitating the removal of impediments, identifying waste and bottlenecks and limiting Work in Progress (WIP)
Apply Lean and Agile practices appropriately in a way that is consistent with the underlying values and principles of the lean and agile mindset
Ability to recognize how the components (i.e. individuals and teams) of the ART interact as a system and optimize the whole so that it becomes more than the sum of its parts.
Foster a culture of trust, collaboration, communication, transparency, and continuous learning & improvement.
Coaching by sharing experience and knowledge of lean agile practices (SAFe framework) in an open and collaborative way to promote learning and autonomy and increase mastery amongst staff and leaders.
Effectively facilitating at scale. Align the audience to organizational goals and outcomes, creates engagement and empower teams.
Identify, engage, and communicate with stakeholders involved in planning and execution to increase alignment towards value delivered
Focus on a culture of shared accountability between teams on the train and collaboration with teams on other trains. Implement Scrum of Scrums and Cross-Train communication channels
Develop a standard set of tools for teams to track cross-team dependencies, deliverables, product/feature launches
Help manage risks and dependencies for assigned program
7-10 years Information technology experience
4-7 years product/project management working with engineers and product managers and comfortable coordinating across multiple teams to build a centralized understanding of the effort status and keep teams on track
2-4 years experience as a Scrum Master for software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
Experience in coaching and mentoring skills on agile methodology. Understand Scrum Framework, Scrum-of-Scrum lead, and working in scaled Agile environment setting
Excellent communication and understanding of what level and form of communication is required to keep your teams, stakeholders, and leadership aligned
Ability to navigate through ambiguity, set direction, and influence those not under direct line of management
You love helping engineers, operations staff, and other team members do their best work
know how to read between the lines, connect the dots, and quickly identify opportunities and risks.
understand how to analyze and decompose a complex systems and knowledge of how different systems interact
Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time | Generous Vacation + 12 holidays to recharge & refuel | Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care | 403b retirement savings plan match | Tuition Reimbursement | Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance | Commuter Spending Account | Fitness Discounts & Wellness Program | Resource Networks | Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility
We believe in communication, transparency, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
Our Hiring Process
You read the ad, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply -> Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video call -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback -> ideally an offer! -> reference check & onboarding -> orientation & official welcome to MSK
Internal Number: 2020-42610
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.