Dell Advisor, Technical Program Management-Product Engineering in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

We have an exciting opportunity for an Advisor, Technical Program Management-Product Engineering position in Data Protection Division of Dell-EMC. The candidate drives the creation and management of cross-functional leadership teams, and will apply best practices for program management, status reporting and communication. They will maintain an awareness of industry trends, business conditions, and internal processes and practices to ensure the success of complex programs and initiatives.

The candidate will work closely with Product Managers, Engineering Leads and Program Managers across multiple product teams; providing the individual an opportunity to get a closer insight into product development lifecycle of new cutting edge Data Protection products. The candidate will also have high visibility at an Executive and Senior Management level, having a lot of potential for networking and career growth. This would be an ideal role for individuals who are technically strong and have a passion to drive Technical programs collaboratively establishing working relationships, or for Program Managers who like to transition into Engineering and get a firsthand experience supporting product development teams.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, define and manage execution of critical programs. Facilitate, coordinate and lead cross-functional teams to ensure completion of all specific deliverables and tactical functions to support initiatives. Define and create program dashboards and snapshots, and assist with defining and reporting program status, issues and success metrics for the Data Protection Division.

  • Leads cross-functional priority setting and resource allocation relative to each program, project and/or initiative. Will facilitate weekly program review and periodic exec readouts.

  • Communicate program initiatives, messaging and status to stakeholders, senior management and across EMC''s core business units. Defines program roadmaps, status, development issues and success metrics and ensures effective reporting and communication

  • Influences and manages continuous improvement of development lifecycle process, practices and initiatives.

  • Performs other duties as required.

SKILLS

  • Strong technical aptitude, including good working knowledge of storage, compute, networking, and virtualization technologies

  • Ability to combine big-thinking strategic perspective with a detail-oriented approach to problem solving. Entrepreneurial, can-do approach coupled with a strong desire to make a difference

  • Proficient at influencing others and driving for results, with a sense of accountability and ability to change pace and focus due to dynamic ecosystem

  • Experience working in geographically distributed teams and driving results.

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to work independently or within a group

  • Business analytical skills and experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint a must, Tableau a plus

  • Exposure to collaboration apps Confluence, Jira, Jive and Wiki desirable

  • Expert with teamwork skills

  • PMP or PMI is preferred but not required.

Education Required:

Bachelors (Technical), MBA an asset

Experience Required:

4-6 years relevant experience

Physical Requirements:

No