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Senior Program Manager

Company: Aerospike
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

About Aerospike
At Aerospike, we dream big. Our focus ishelping companies tackle seemingly insurmountableproblems and doing what's never been done before. That is why we developedthe world's leadingreal-time data platform that powers mission-critical applications at the world's most innovative, category disrupting companies. Aerospike companies have deployed extreme scale real-time applications to fight fraud, dramatically increase shopping cart size, enable global digital payments, and deliver hyper-personalized user experiences to tens of millions of customers.
Customers like Airtel, Experian, Nielsen, PayPal, Snap, Verizon Media and Wayfair rely on Aerospike as the data foundation for the future to help them act in the microsecond moments that matter. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Aerospike also has a global presence with offices in London, Bangalore and Tel Aviv.
At Aerospike, we've assembled a global team that combines practical expertise in building high-performance products using distributed systems engineering, cloud computing, networking, database and storage technology. Whatever their role, each Aerospiker combines an uncompromising mindset with an unwavering focus on executing in service of the mission and on behalf of our community.
We're here for the long haul. Continually improving Aerospike takes time, energy, and the hard work of many people. Our business model allows us to continue to innovate in systems and data structures, to provide high grade support, and be here to help when our customers and users need it.
Senior Program Manager
Aerospike is the global leader in next-generation, real-time NoSQL data solutions for any scale. Aerospike is a flexible distributed database with furious speed, low latencies and the ability to easily scale from Gigabytes to Petabytes. We work with a number of customers including PayPal, Snap, Adobe, Verizon Media and Wayfair.

  • Own the program across Engineering departments: Manage program/multiple project plans and timelines, influence priorities, monitor and review progress, identify and mitigate risks, and manage dependencies
  • Exercise solid program leadership skills combined with strong business acumen and in-depth analytical skills
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across Aerospike, guiding timely escalation and/or negotiation up the chain when needed
  • Drive day-to-day execution including planning, tracking, documentation and reporting
  • Ensure appropriate, regular cadence of communication across all stakeholders
  • Help design & roll out internal process workflows and metrics
  • Lead and implement process improvements (change management) while managing active projects
  • Leverage business knowledge and expertise to drive business process improvements
  • Employ negotiation, conflict management and leadership skills to keep the program on track and on budget
  • Have courageous conversations regarding budget, resources and timeline and formally capture and communicate outcomes of those meetings
  • Conduct retrospectives and gather feedback and data on program success metrics


    • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field
    • 5+ years of experience in a Program Management Role with proven track record of delivering business value
    • Outstanding communication and listening skills with an ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to a variety of audiences
    • Superior problem solving and troubleshooting skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment to manage issue resolution
    • Ability to execute and manage performance and expectations within a cross-functional, matrix management environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to influence senior executives and team members at all levels of the organization
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to perform business / systems analysis to assist with process solutions
    • Preferred certifications in one or more: PMP, Agile Scrum Master, Scaled Agile, APMG, Six Sigma Belts
    • Preferred direct experience collaborating with cross-functional teams including legal, compliance, security, product, and data science
    • Experience overcoming the difficulties of managing projects with remote and global team members

      About the Job:

      • Employment Type: full-time, salaried
      • Location: Mountain View, California, United States
      • Benefits: medical/dental/vision, 401(k), PTO, stock

        About Aerospike:
        Whether you're a new grad or a proven expert, you'll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry. Revolutionizing an industry requires a top-notch team. Become a part of ours today. Bring your big ideas and we'll take on the next great challenge together.
        Aerospike's HQ is conveniently located in Mountain View, CA with additional offices in London, UK; Bengaluru, India; and Tel Aviv, Israel.
        Aerospike is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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