Manager, IT Builds

Uber Overview

  • Manage a team of Technical Project Managers focused on delivering technology (Network, AV, VoIP etc) for Uber’s new office builds, migrations or upgrades.
  • Be the primary interface to all internal customers related to a new office build (Facilities, Physical Security, Network, AV, etc)
  • Develop and scale internal processes for managing, and tracking all new office builds from design, deployment to FDOB and then eventually hand off to operations.
  • Develop framework for measuring success of the new builds from a technology standpoint.
  • Track progress, understand dependencies, evaluate risks and communicate status to upper management and project stakeholders. Engage and energize the project teams to achieve aggressive goals
  • Proactively remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress. Manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities.

Job Description

  • 8-10 years of experience in technical program management, with 3-5 years of experience managing team(s) in a very dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • Technical competency. Strong technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical designs, challenges and risks. Engineers enjoy working closely with you.
  • Project management. Ideally familiar with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies and able to apply them where best suited.
  • Communication. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and exceptional emotional intelligence. Ability to influence and motivate people across a broad variety of job functions through your relationships.
  • Highly organized. Excellent organizational skills to juggle many tasks without losing sight of the highest priority items.
  • Analytical. Ability to understand complex concepts and make reasoned decisions with sometimes imperfect data.
  • Results oriented. Detail oriented. Driven. Take initiative without being asked. Creative.

Perks

PERKS:

  • Employees are showered with Uber credits each month.
  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.

BENEFITS (U.S.)

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.
  • We’re bringing Uber to every major city in the world. We need brains and passion to make it happen and to make it happen in style.

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