Senior Technical Program Manager


About the Role:

The SIXT Consumer Products Technology team strives to continuously improve the consumer experience for SIXT globally. We are working on multiple new digital first initiatives that require working across various platforms and delivering an end to end premium customer experience.

We are looking for a Senior Technical Program Manager to partner with the product and engineering teams and drive these initiatives.

What you’ll do?

  • Work with engineering, product, design and business teams to define and deliver complex projects.
  • Create project and program management plans and track roll out of features.
  • Identify, assess, track, mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels.
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities.
  • Must be able to effectively collaborate in a fast paced environment with multiple teams in a large organisation (Software development, QA, Product, etc.,).
  • Apply best practices to the software development lifecycle for projects based on experiences with several agile and blended approaches, as well as effectively coordinating the implementations across teams using different approaches.
  • Remain flexible to changing priorities, open to new ideas and have SIXT's success firmly in your focus.

 

What do you need to succeed?

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline

  • 8+ years of Experience managing tech teams and complex technical programs

  • Experience in project management & experience working with cross teams & consumer facing projects.

  • Strong familiarity with project tracking and project management tools.
  • Stakeholder management with multiple owners.
  • Proven track record of delivery of complex projects that span multiple teams.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the product
  • Understanding of computer science fundamentals and high-level design.
  • Experience working with front-end, back-end & Mobile engineering
  •  Excellent communication skills

Additional Information

Why Choose Sixt?

SIXT is an equal opportunity employer. SIXT is a people-first organisation, with a challenging and fun-filled environment that keeps the SIXT family together.As a global company, SIXT offers good international career development, learning, and growth opportunities.

About the department:
Engineers take note: cutting edge technology is waiting for you! We don't buy, we primarily do it all ourselves: all core systems, whether in the area of car sharing, car rental, ride hailing and much more, are developed and operated by SIXT itself. Our technical scope ranges from cloud and on-site operations through agile software development. We rely on state-of-the-art frameworks and architectures and strive for a long-term technical approach. Exciting? Then apply now!

About us:
We are a leading global mobility service provider with sales of €1.53 billion and around 7,000 employees worldwide. Our mobility platform ONE combines our products SIXT rent (car rental), SIXT share (car sharing), SIXT ride (cab, driver and chauffeur services), SIXT+ (car subscription) and gives our customers access to our fleet of 205,400 vehicles, the services of 1,500 cooperation partners and around 1.5 million drivers worldwide. Together with our franchise partners, we are present in more than 110 countries at 2,070 rental stations. At SIXT, a first-class customer experience and outstanding customer service are our top priorities. We focus on true entrepreneurship and long-term stability and align our corporate strategy with foresight. Want to take off with us and revolutionize the world of mobility? Apply now!

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