Technical Program Manager III


Menlo Park, California

7 days ago

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Job Description

Job Titles: Technical Program Manager III
Duration: 6 Months
Location: Menlo Park CA
  • Looking for an experienced technical program manager with proven experience in privacy, compliance and/or audit functions and a product / data-driven mindset, who is able develop and execute internal program strategy balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders. This position requires the ability to build expertise across a diverse set of focuses, develop plans with cross team dependencies, and drive execution through influence or direct intervention.
  • The candidate will exhibit strong interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively across teams, and a rigorous, analytical and strategic approach to problem solving. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working across complicated, often distributed, product, operational and legal teams, and systems. They will be comfortable deep diving into new product functionality to evaluate and understand the impact to existing policies, designs and systems. In addition, the candidate will need to have strong written communication skills to articulate issues, trade offs, risks and proposals.
Top 3 must-have HARD skills:  
  • Exceptional with Reading, Writing & Arithmetic
  • Project Planning and Scheduling
  • Excel
Good to have skills:     
  • SQL/statistical analysis/Data Literacy
  • Data analytics and visualization
  • Basic grasp of a scripting language
Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage a group or groups of internal exempts and matrixed employees and contractors that serve on the project(s) to deliver systems and systems enhancements that meet specified requirements.
  • Oversight of project scope definition and management, requirements gathering and documentation, time estimating, project schedule development and tracking, project budget management, project status reporting, issue and risk management, contingency planning, customer interaction, and communications across multiple organizational levels.
  • Effectively and strategically drive alignment among product managers, privacy stakeholders, legal, engineering teams in a timely manner.
  • Track and document new product proposals, status updates, and key decisions
  • Communicate product/program decisions to the broader cross-functional team, and ensure that those decisions are properly implemented
  • Evaluate, evolve and create program controls and protocols working with legal and privacy product teams.
  • Provide guidance to product, business, and engineering teams on complying with the Privacy Program and its day-to-day objectives.
  • Translate legal and privacy regulatory requirements to product and engineering teams leveraging a user first mindset to enable automation and compliance by design.
  • Project estimating, project scheduling & tracking, stakeholder customer interaction and management, implementation planning in large organizations
  • Proven people management and team building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities
  • Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization
  • Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions
  • Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment
  • Experience with software development lifecycle
  • Strong communicator in both written and verbal.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with privacy policies, regulations, privacy or technology law, policy, programs, or other related field
  • Experience in launching external facing products
  • Experience in managing platforms for 3rd party developers.
  • Compliance experience including conducting periodic internal and external reviews or company audits to ensure that the firm is compliant with laws, rules and regulations
  • Regulatory knowledge including developing and overseeing control systems to prevent or deal with violations of legal guidelines and internal policies, and evaluating the efficiency of controls and improve them continuously
  • Technical expertise including Data Life Cycle Management, Dashboarding, Data Analysis, SQL, and Database Management
  • On-site availability in the Menlo Park, CA offices.
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.
Story Behind the Need – Business Group & Key Projects: Business group:
  • Privacy Programs in Developer Platform
Key Projects:
  • Privacy Programs to protect platform user data.
Compelling Story & Candidate Value Proposition:
  • Aiding in a top-priority for client's Safety and Privacy major contributor to the team
Typical Day in the Role:
  • Host weekly check in with cross functional teams
  • Create write ups on proposal and decisions to broader cross functional teams
  • Create and maintain project tracker and execution plan
  • Facilitate discussions with relevant stakeholders to drive alignment, record meeting minutes and action items.
  • Support audit reporting.
  • Follow up on open items
How will performance be measured:     
  • On time delivery of progress reports
  • Project trackers are kept up to date.
  • Accountability
  • On time execution of program milestones
CPRA: Notice to California Applicants: SPECTRAFORCE is committed to complying with the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) effective January 1, 2023; and all data privacy laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. A Notice to California Job Applicants Regarding the Collection of Personal Information can be located on our website. Applicants with disabilities may access this notice in an alternative format by contacting

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Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $80.00/hr.

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