Technical Program Manager - Building Technology

| Greater NYC Area

WeWork Mission

WeWork is the platform for creators, providing hundreds of thousands of members around the world with space, community, and services that enable them to do what they love and create their life's work. Our mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living, and our own team members are central to that goal.

The Team

The Building Technology team’s mission is to Empower WeWork and its Members with world class technology infrastructure, support and services.  We are building best in class systems to deliver technology infrastructure and IT services to our Members in an automated, elastic, and easy-to-consume way. The technology we build and manage has allowed WeWork to scale to 300+ buildings in 20+ countries and continues to be our competitive advantage as the company continues to grow. Ultimately our goal is to make technology as frictionless as possible for our Members so that they can focus on creating their life’s work.

About the role

Lead complex, multi-disciplinary engineering projects using engineering expertise. Plan requirements with internal and external customers, and launch programs and manage them effectively through the entire project lifecycle. This includes handling project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide the required hands-on network/systems/software development and program management, cross-functional coordination, and inter/intra team communications to deliver outstanding program outcomes.
  • Work closely with network/systems/software engineers, product managers and other engineer teams to get high-quality products and features developed and deployed.
  • Manage a highly complex portfolio of infrastructure and Member facing projects with matrixed stakeholders across a global organization.
  • Identify opportunities for business transformation to increase revenue, decrease cost, and improve operating efficiency and scalability.
  • Consult with business units to create new project justifications and prioritize the existing portfolio according to business drivers.
  • Develop and manage detailed project plans for complex projects with strong change control.
  • Manage vendor statements of work, project budgets and invoice payments.
  • Develop detailed system requirements, test plans and training materials.
  • Lead all testing efforts and drive the remediation of defects encountered.
  • Ensure comprehensive change management including change communications, user training and ongoing education.

Requirements:

  • 6+ years of industry experience as a Technical Program Manager with strong technical expertise with cloud computing or related technical fields
  • Experience as an Engineer in network/systems/software engineering disciplines; experience as an engineering manager
  • Experience of deploying Cloud Services and SaaS products with custom API and integrations.
  • Excellent negotiation, facilitation, and consensus building skills.
  • Strong financial management and budgeting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, and execute in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with a strong work ethic and ownership mentality
  • Industry experience in Real Estate or Hospitality/Retail with multi-unit businesses preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or computer science preferred. MBA a plus.
  • Certifications such as Lean Six Sigma, PMP, PMI-PBA, CBAP or CCBA is preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Our headquarters in NYC sits in Chelsea, but our growing tech team works from our SoHo, Chelsea, and Greenwich Village offices.

What are WeWork Technology Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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