Technical Program Manager, Data

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Technical Program Managers at Lyft drive cross-functional initiatives, leveraging strong leadership, planning, communication, and collaboration skills. Our TPMs are technically strong with software engineering or systems engineering experience. They are problem solvers who make things happen around them by setting clear goals and inspiring teams to deliver. TPMs at Lyft are both strategic and tactical and do what it takes to successfully deliver key programs that have a material impact on the business.

We are seeking a technically strong Technical Program Manager with a passion for data. Our data platform is widely used to drive every decision and product, playing a crucial role in enabling us to manage our markets and to delight our passengers and drivers. We’re building large scale data processing systems to power these business needs. In this role, you will collaborate with engineering, analytics, data science, operations, and across the company to scale to meet Lyft’s demanding growth and data needs.

Responsibilities:


  • Lead iterative delivery of strategic cross-functional initiatives from concept to ship, through focus, transparency, communication, visibility, and accountability  

  • Leverage deep technical expertise with large-scale, distributed 24x7 production systems to build comprehensive plans, to identify risks, and to ensure smooth project launches with a goal of delighting our passengers and drivers

  • Partner with engineering, product, and business leadership to build highly collaborative teams and to enhance communication across teams and stakeholders

  • Identify and resolve systemic issues impacting Lyft engineering and aggressively take action to resolve


Experience & Skills:

  • 5+ years as a TPM, engineering or product leader

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver complex projects iteratively with multiple dependencies and constraints, in a highly dynamic and agile environment

  • Proven ability to operate effectively and autonomously across multiple teams in situations of extreme ambiguity, with only high level direction

  • Experience building roadmaps, release plans, project plans with a thorough understanding of dependency management

  • Able to communicate highly technical problems and solutions at all levels from engineer to partner to C-level executives


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