Sr. Agile Program Manager at ServiceNow
ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and we're on the 2020 list of FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies.®
We’re looking for people who are ready to jump right in and help us build on our incredible momentum, our diverse, engaged workforce, and our purpose to make the world of work, work better.
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The Sr. Agile Program Manager will report directly to ServiceNow’s Director, Agile Technical Program Management. They will be responsible for ensuring that the broader organizational release train is effectively conducted to deliver business outcomes in alignment with company strategy. This includes directing program increments, including related artifacts, and driving communication efforts that cut across the organization. This is a very visible role and will proactively collaborate with strategic business partners and key stakeholders.
The ideal candidate …
has a solid understanding of a variety of agile methodologies
applies a customer-focused lens and outcome-oriented approach
is flexible, reliable, outgoing, and has a positive work demeanor
seeks to understand how things work and looks to improve; partners to reimagine how work gets done
is a natural collaborator and coach
is comfortable with ambiguity, exploration, and iteration under pressure / tight deadlines
possesses a growth mindset
is a self-starter; able to identify required action and execute with minimal supervision
Responsibilities for this role includes…
enabling the organization to provide a solution-level view of the flow of value across the organization
fostering greater transparency and partnership among scrum masters, technical product owners and design leaders and their teams
ensuring that Agile Release Train events and artifacts function correctly, working closely with Technical and Non-technical Leaders
stewarding the Program Board / Kanban hygiene
holding Inspect and Adapt Workshops and Innovation Events
providing transparency into progress against product delivery goals
identifying and mitigating impediments that may hinder delivery at the program level
maximizing organizational effectiveness by balancing meetings, decision-making forums, and communication / documentation channels
serving as point of escalation for teams working through conflicts, ambiguity, and constraints
driving a culture of continuous improvement and learning throughout the organization
12+years of relevant program mgmt exp ideally at similar high growth tech companies
demonstrated knowledge of agile and process improvement methodologies (SAFe, Scrum, Kanban)
prior experience running or actively participating in an agile transformation
ability to work cross-functionally with multiple stakeholders, including in remote locations
advanced problem-solving, conflict resolution, active listening, and time management
facilitating, leading and planning meetings, reviews, and retrospectives
experience leading large program efforts including cross functional coordination and executive stakeholder management and communication
a keen interest in developing team members
excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
PgMP, PMP and/ or SAFe Agile certifications
Good sense of humor
Anywhere in the contentntal US
Must be willing to travel to Santa Clara and Seattle to interface with key stakeholders; additional travel as required
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