Technical Program Manager, Marketplace & Ranking at Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
We’re looking for a Technical Program Manager to join Snap Inc! As a member of the Monetization engineering team, you will take ownership of technology development synergy across a team of experienced and talented researchers and engineers. Working from our Santa Monica headquarters, you’ll utilize a good understanding of research and engineering to recognize issues and risks, provide expert solutions to tough problems, and drive scheduled completion. The Technical Program Manager will drive project development planning, scheduling, and final execution.
What you’ll do:
Lead engineers in cross-organizational projects to deliver results that move Snap engineering forward
Work closely with Ad Ranking, Marketplace and Data Science teams to outline and monitor pre-qualifications for online experimentation as well as supervise launches and validate results
Increase throughout with current experimentation paradigm through gradual innovation & drive platform roadmap
Deliver a realistic picture of projects’ technological scope and progress
Efficiently track projects and development schedules, ensuring technology quality and on time delivery
Manage project development costs while prioritizing project tasks and risks
Foster an open and collaborative environment
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
A relationship builder with natural verbal and written communication skills
Very high analytical thinking and ability to grasp advanced concepts
Strong organizational skills and proven project management track record
Experience in project schedule management and work breakdown structures
Capacity to work in a fast paced, continuously changing environment
A demonstrated ability to manage complex projects effectively (sets clear goals, identifies roadblocks, designs solutions, and tracks progress against deadlines)
Ability to take calculated risks to achieve engineering breakthroughs
Someone who can prioritize, focus, and is an independent thinker and problem solver
An individual who is self-motivated and driven and has demonstrated commitment to take accountability and responsibility for success of large programs
BS/BA degree in an analytical field (Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Math, etc.) or equivalent years of experience
1+ years of Program Management / Technical Program Management experience leading cross-functional programs in the software or tech industry in a data-driven environment
Development experience using Python (numpy, pandas, etc.) or other scripting language to do data analysis, advanced analytics and development of automation tools (e.g. automating slide generation, detecting outliers, etc.)
Hands on SQL/Presto/BigQuery/Redshift experience
Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Grafana, Looker, Tableau, DataStudio) building dashboards, source control (e.g. GitHub), ticket management (e.g. JIRA)
Possess fundamentals in data science / statistics / probabilistic controls
Excellent communication skills, ability to influence and hold teams accountable
Experience with cloud technologies and service oriented architectures
Track record of using data analytics for improving SW operations and organizational efficiency
2+ years experience as a data scientist
Advanced degree in an analytical field or Computer/Data Science background
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].