At Box, we strive to promote a culture of transparency and inclusiveness, we aim to execute quickly, and we are committed to doing the right thing for our customers and partners. We value holistic program managers who are life-long learners, passionate about continuous improvement for themselves, the teams they support, and their programs.
Why the team needs you
Our Engineering team is focused on making it easy to access, manage, and collaborate on business content, securely and reliably. We have a mission to drive Engineering program execution to realize Box's ultimate potential. In this Sr. Technical Program Manager, Database role you will partner closely with our Engineering teams and leadership to manage an enterprise grade distributed relational data store that’s highly available, scalable, performant and consistent. If you enjoy driving solutions for mission critical systems, and would like to work alongside a strong tight-knit team, then we think you'll find this opportunity compelling!
The Technical Program Management team partners with Product and Engineering leaders to scope and execute sophisticated technical programs. From handling resource planning activities to communicating vertically and horizontally across the company, the team needs you to drive execution and keep partners informed. We need you to own a domain area and keep an eye out for process improvements to enhance execution and efficiency of the teams involved. Our team is very big in supporting one another and loves to learn and share new findings. We all have a super power and are looking forward to using yours!
Why Box needs you
Box is growing fast. Real fast. Every business in the world is looking to modernize the way that they work. As the leader in cloud content management, Box is the only company that can help enterprises transform how people work together.
Why you need Box
We have a growing set of strategic Engineering initiatives that need steering from inception to launch. That's where you come in and drive innovation for Box! This is your opportunity to work on Engineering initiatives that are key to Box growth and innovation, and therefore crucial to our success as a business. The impact of these programs will require you to coordinate between development, technical operations, product, finance, compliance, legal and security teams to name a few. You will act as strategic partner to VPs and Directors of these areas with weekly interaction and updates on execution and delivery of programs you own. In this role you will be involved in shaping the strategic direction engineering is taking. You will build a strong leadership foundation and develop a lot of the necessary skills to lead a team. This role will provide you all the fundamentals, relationships and impact necessary to elevate your career either through the individual contributor or managerial path.
Who you are
You are an experienced Technical Program Manager, with at least 7 years of experience in the Program Management space, preferably with large scale databases. We hope that you'll bring your unique skill sets and passions to add to the colorful dynamic of the team, while also bringing an analytical perspective to problem-solving and a love for negotiating cross-functionally and at an executive level. You will also ideally have strong technical aptitude and experience in software/system design and development methodologies (including Agile). Things change quite frequently here at Box, so an intrinsic ability to deal with ambiguity and having a flexible and adaptive mindset will be key. A passion for all things cloud is, of course, also a big advantage!