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Principal Technical Project/Program Manager

Company: DIRECTV
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of highly visible, strategic technical projects that are 1-4 years in duration. Key Roles and Responsibilities: Program Manager leads matrix based, cross functional teams to complete projects to achieve the program objectives. Takes technical programs from original concept through final implementation. Defines program scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, issues log, identifies program jeopardies and provides regular status reports. Conducts program meetings and is responsible for program tracking and analysis.. Provides technical and analytical guidance to program team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. Takes lead for team to own all program dashboarding and data analytics of program metrics. Job Contribution: Expert level technical professional. Contributes through own development of advanced technologies/concepts with global reach or industry application. Has direct impact on creation of technical products/services. Serves as a role model and mentor.

KNOWLEDGE Has extensive specialized technical expertise. Applies expert knowledge and broad understanding of multiple disciplines. Integrates expert knowledge of technical principles/methods of multiple disciplines with knowledge of multiple disciplines (e.g., IT, Finance, Supply Chain, Engineering) and internal operations. Ability and desire to come up to speed quickly on new technology or process needed to lead program. ANALYSIS/PROBLEM SOLVING Solves complex, critical problems related to significant and unique issues. Uses extensive research and interpretative thinking. Utilizes innovative methods in developing solutions. Works on abstract problems requiring evaluation of intangible variables. Collaborates with team of experts to finalize solution. Takes leadership role in program metrics and dashboards. INDEPENDENCE Guided by functional goals/objectives. May influence organization goals/objectives. Applies discretion to develop innovative solutions to problems without precedent. CONTRIBUTION TO DIRECTV TECHNOLOGY Lead contributor on critical programs/technology initiatives. Develops enterprise-wide integrated solutions. Contributes to complex and innovative business solutions to achieve strategic objectives. COMMUNICATION Provides technical expertise to peers across the company. Actively promotes good working relationships. Develops mutually beneficial strategic alliances with customers. Interfaces with DIRECTV leaders to provide status updates and/or technical solutions. Required Qualifications
Expert Program and Project Manager Excellent communicator Expert problem solver Excellent collaborator Ability to quickly learn DIRECTV technology, business functions (e.g., Finance, Supply Chain, Engineering, Real Estate, Video Engineering, IT, Content, Sales, Service, etc.) and processes Knowledge of Power BI, or willingness to quickly learn and become expert user Excellent user of PowerPoint and ability to develop well-defined executive read-outs Desired Qualifications
5-8 years of program management experience Technical degree PMP highly desired Knowledgeable/expert user of the following tools: Microsoft Project, Word, Excel; SmartSheet; PowerBi Eagerness and passion to make a difference
Job Posting: Jan 10, 2022, 3:10:17 PM
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Senior Associate/Second Level Manager

Keywords: DIRECTV, Dallas , Principal Technical Project/Program Manager, Executive , Dallas, Texas

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