Senior Technical Program Manager [Remote - England]

Technical Program Management

Remote, England

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favourite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organisations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organisation. With Confluent, organisations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energised to roll up their sleeves and help realise Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About the role

As a Technical Program Manager in the engineering organisation you will play a critical role in fulfilling the engineering vision to build, deliver, and operate highly scalable streaming infrastructure and the surrounding product ecosystem.  You should be comfortable and experienced in driving and delivering highly complex projects on time.  These projects will span across multiple teams, functions and geographies.

Who You Are:

  • Smart, humble, and empathetic
  • Have a strong sense of teamwork and put team’s and company’s interests first
  • Driven and excited about the challenges of a fast-paced, innovative software start-up environment and get 'it' done!

What you will do:

  • Work with stakeholders to drive cross cutting and/or critical initiatives for the company
  • Ensure that we are able to deliver projects on time
  • Proactively identify and resolve roadblocks/challenges affecting projects
  • Train and help other leaders to become better in program management
  • Make technical decisions to keep projects running on time
  • Explain technical architecture, decisions and 'trade offs' to both engineering and other functions
  • Work with Engineering, Product and Security leadership to streamline and drive our projects on a predictable schedule
  • Run cross-functional meetings and drive decision making around schedule adjustments, bug triage and internal and external partner/customer delivery
  • Act as a communications liaison between technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Lead technical design and architecture discussions across cross-functional teams

What We’re Looking For:

  • Experience driving complex and massive projects across the organizations
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills to work with both engineering and other non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience managing end-to-end lifecycle of technical projects
  • Strong technical skills.  Experience in actual design and development of software projects is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent practical experience

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Culture is a huge part of Confluent, we’re searching for the best people who not only excel at their role, but also contribute to the health, happiness and growth of the company. Inclusivity and openness are important traits, with regular company wide and team events. Here are some of the personal qualities we’re looking for: 

Smart, humble and empathetic
Hard working, you get things done
Hungry to learn in a field which is ever evolving
Adaptable to the myriad of challenges each day can present
Inquisitive and not afraid to ask all the questions, no matter how basic
Ready to roll up your sleeves and help others, getting involved in projects where you feel you can add value
Strive for excellence in your work, your team and the company 

Come and build with us. We are one of the fastest growing software companies in the market. A company built on the tenets of transparency, direct communication and inclusivity. Come meet the streams dream team and have a direct impact on how we shape Confluent.

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact.

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Benefits

Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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