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Senior Technical Program Manager


Remote, United Kingdom

Job ID: R01583

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With Confluent, organisations can harness the full power of continuously flowing data to innovate and win in the modern digital world. We have a purpose that drives us to do better every day – we're creating an entirely new category within data infrastructure - data streaming. This technology will allow every organisation to create experiences and use the power of data in ways that profoundly impact the way we all live. This impact is our purpose and drives us to do better every day.

One Confluent. One team. One Data Streaming Platform.

Data Connects Us.

About the Role:

As a Technical Program Manager in the engineering organization, you will play a critical role in fulfilling the engineering vision to build, deliver, and operate a 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 multiple teams, functions and geographies.

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 tradeoffs 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.    

What You Will Bring:

  • Experience driving complex and massive projects across the organisations
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills to work with both engineering and other nontechnical 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
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar TPM role.

What Gives You an Edge:

  • Master’s degree in a related field.  
  • Certifications in project management (e.g., PMP, Agile Certified Practitioner).  
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practices.  
  • Technical expertise in the platform being released.  


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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. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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