Lead Technical Program Manager - IT

How do we take millions of content creators, connect them with tens of millions of viewers, on a platform that is second to none?  It starts with welcoming everyone but choosing only the best. It's the willingness to experiment to decide, and about commitment, not compliance.  These are just a few of the driving principles behind the Twitch IT organization.

Twitch is searching for an individual who can lead technical programs while developing the longer term strategy for TPM practices within IT.  A successful candidate will oversee, guide, and successfully execute technical programs in services ranging from business applications to office infrastructure builds.  This candidate will develop, socialize, and implement a long-term plan turning program management into a core IT Service.  If you are a candidate that has the desire to grow into management, or you are a manager who wants to get your hands dirty - this may be your ideal position.  Come in on the ground floor and help develop an organization that is second to none.

Responsibilities

  • Own and execute large, high impact and highly cross-functional initiatives while simultaneously tracking and driving a set of smaller projects
  • Drive strategic cross-functional planning, leading discovery and prioritization, and closely partner with other organizations within Twitch and Amazon
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan resulting in the development of an IT program management service.  Publish organizational governance including program intake and prioritization process, resource determination & allocation, and TPM headcount plan
  • Ability to map dependencies and relationships between projects and technologies
  • Communicate effectively to executive management plans, statuses, and critical issues related to the portfolio. Know when and how to escalate urgent issues appropriately and drive them to closure promptly
  • Establish strong working relationships with all partners, with an emphasis on unblocking team members when they are stuck, providing day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for project and tasks

Requirements

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years experience with program, project, or technical management
  • 4+ years experience with corporate business applications, and/or corporate infrastructure
  • 2+ years in organization planning and development or people leadership

Perks

  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life 
  • 401(k) savings plan with a company match
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Monthly in-office massages
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Weekly happy hours
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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