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Engineering Program Manager - Supporting Detections Platform (Remote)

Company: CrowdStrike
Location: Olney
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

At CrowdStrike were on a mission - to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. Weve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and people clearly confirming our industry leadership and our special culture driving it. We also offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. So if youre ready to work on unrivaled technology where your desire to be part of a collaborative team is met with a laser-focused mission to stop breaches and protect people globally, lets talk.About the Role:We are CrowdStrike, a fast-growing security company that protects our wide range of customers from cybersecurity attacks. Were investing in program managers who are energetic, eager to learn, flexible, and capable of managing large scale/complex engineering projects in a fast-paced environment.As a Program Manager, youll be responsible for supporting Detections Platform whose mission is to support the CrowdStrike technology stack with security and detection-related services and components, ensuring the continuous evolution of our world-class Falcon product. Your primary focus will entail driving the scheduling, scoping and execution of projects for the teams, working directly with the Engineering Developers, the Product Managers, Dev Managers and Executive Leadership in order to ensure timely delivery against the roadmap. Youll work closely across functional teams (UX, Cloud, Sensor) to collaborate and ensure dependencies are well known, critical issues are identified and driven to resolution.Required In lieu of a cover letter:In order to highlight what would make you a valuable asset to the CrowdStrike Program Management team, we'd like to know what a day in your "project management" life looks like. More specifically, please tell us about ONE project in particular which required your leadership and fortitude to turn the tides of potential disaster. Using an intro paragraph to provide a brief summary of the problem the project was looking to solve and no more than 10 bullet points of "Actions Taken" by you specifically that led to the project's successful outcome.Responsibilities:Understand and quickly build technical context and fluency in order to extrapolate out the dependencies within a project and broader impacts to other teams/tech stack components.Providing coaching/mentoring to the team in a highly collaborative and empathetic environment.Demonstrates the ability to discuss tasks with employees in a manner which gives guidance and best practices, but does not dictate implementation.Creating and driving the project schedule, and managing schedule progress; from large phases through to detailed tasks, including understanding and managing dependencies.Collaborating with staff and management of multiple worldwide business units (including subject matter experts, design teams, and technology teams) to clearly identify, explain, and communicate their project involvement, project goals, expectations, and tasks.Tracks the status of project activities and ensures that schedules and priorities are being met.Ensures critical issues are identified, tracked through resolution, and escalated if necessary. Manages daily/weekly project communication and status reporting. Leads Scrum meetings and creates and follows up on meeting minutes/action items.Key Qualifications:5+ years of experience working in a program/project management capacity for software development.Experience with/exposure to large scale platforms (cloud technologies), complex inter-dependent technologies, detections and indicators of compromise.Effective and crisp communications and facilitation is a must; can effectively read a situation and adjust as needed.Seasoned team coach that manages and alleviates (instead of running from) persistent obstaclesExperience with Systems Development Lifecycle and Project Management Methodologies, specifically Agile/Scrum. Experience with Scaled Agile Framework methodology a plus.Experience owning a program/ portfolio of products/features, scoping requirements, planning milestones, and being an active resource for technical teams.Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.Must enjoy consensus-driven environments where collaboration, honest and open communications are paramount.Must work effectively and professionally with cross-functional groups across divisions, worldwide, as part of a team.Must exhibit meticulous attention to detail, and have the ability to make logical timely decisions.Excel with proactively and independently driving for results in small team environmentsDemonstrate self-learning capabilities, taking initiative in a fast pace/quickly changing environment.Ability to extrapolate context from complex technical conversations, provide teams w/ valuable summations around action items and next steps.#LI-DK1#LI-RemoteBenefits of Working at CrowdStrike:Market leader in compensation and equity awardsCompetitive vacation policyComprehensive health benefits + 401k plan Paid parental leave, including adoptionFlexible work environmentWellness programsStocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treatsWe are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives and ways of solving problems so we strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.CrowdStrike is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.CrowdStrike participates in the E-Verify program. Notice of E-Verify ParticipationRight to Work

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