Sr Engineering Program Manager

Adobe Systems Incorporated San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago

About the Team

Stock like only Adobe can. Come join Adobe Stock to lead highly motivated teams to develop future versions of our product.

Stock is a service that provides designers and businesses with access to over 100 million high-quality, curated, royalty-free photos, vectors, illustrations, templates, and 3D assets, for all their creative projects. The Adobe Stock service is built right into Adobe desktop apps to search, browse, and add images to Creative Cloud Libraries, and get instant access to assets across desktop and mobile devices. Be a part of this experience!

The Challenge

Program managers lead the delivery of ground breaking software development and initiatives by working with a staff of highly passionate engineering, product management, marketing, and other specialists. You will partner with the product development and business team leaders to define and drive product development. Often, you will run multiple projects simultaneously. In this role you will strive to keep the team productive and organized by building and managing a realistic schedule; facilitating and fostering communication within and across teams; effectively managing risk and change; anticipating what might fall through the cracks; and doing whatever is required to ensure things run smoothly and productively.

What you'll do

  • Organize and oversee software development for product features and key initiatives - ensuring the right capabilities are designed and delivered on time and with the highest quality

  • Prioritizes complex workload, drive day-to-day progress of programs and keep different levels of management informed of project status and health

  • Handle issues and risks, create mitigation plans and escalate appropriately

  • Participate in technical problem-solving and quality decision-making, while balancing competing business needs.

  • Proactively identify the need and drive ongoing process improvements within the organization; create scalable solutions that are focused on continuous improvements

  • Be the agile coach for the teams

  • Build relationships both across the Stock team and with other Adobe teams, demonstrating strong emotional intelligence skills.

  • Constructively manage disagreements and different points of view.

What you need to succeed

  • Desire to be on a highly productive, fast-paced team.

  • Minimum of 5-7 years' experience as a program manager in software, SaaS and/or related industry

  • Proven experience managing complex projects to successful completion and track record of handling multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Customer focus and ability to use intuition, customer feedback and data to rapidly test and validate products and features.

  • Demonstrate a collaborative mindset

  • Self-motivated and not afraid to tackle unknowns, demonstrates a strong bias to action

  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills with the ability to appropriately communicate with the intended audience

  • Ability to manage in an environment with diverse partners

  • Bring clarity to ambiguous situations

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Experience utilizing Agile, Waterfall, and hybrid methodologies

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


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