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Senior Project Manager

Company: MongoDB
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.
At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.
The Role
We are looking for a talented, experienced, and driven Senior Project Manager to help us drive functional excellence within MongoDB's Technical Services organization. Our portfolio is broad and highly cross-functional, with each day bringing new challenges and opportunities. -
In this role, you will lead diverse strategic initiatives to enhance operational efficiency, support team development, and deliver impactful results. You'll collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify areas for improvement, develop and execute project plans, provide operational support, assist in goal setting and metrics reporting, own field communications, and drive initiatives to completion. As part of our team, you'll assess complex challenges and make quick and thoughtful decisions. You'll anticipate obstacles, pivot as needed, and take reasonable risks to maximize our collective impact. You'll work with a diverse group of people in an inclusive and high trust culture. -
Should I apply?
If you are passionate about building things for the long term, are eager to learn, and willing to take on new challenges, we encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet all the criteria listed. We value diversity and welcome candidates from all backgrounds.
We are looking to speak to candidates who are based in Vancouver; Austin, TX; Salt Lake City, UT; Seattle, WA; - or the Bay Area for our hybrid working model. Remote arrangements may be discussed for the right candidate.
The ideal candidate will:


  • Be a Leader. Oversee and manage cross-functional projects to drive improvements across the organization and on behalf of our customers
  • Own the Details. Develop comprehensive project plans, timelines, other artifacts to ensure ownership and delivery against non-arbitrary milestones and deadlines
  • Detest surprises. Define objectives, scope, and deliverables in partnership with our stakeholders to ensure alignment and lay the ground rules for success
  • Want to #BuildTogether. Create the conditions for effective collaboration. Facilitate effective communications, forums, and meaningful updates to build credibility and earn trust across all audiences levels. You will prioritize relationship building naturally
  • Have a knack for looking around corners. Identify and mitigate risks and issues, manage constraints, and be nimble enough to pivot as needed to ensure successful outcomes
  • Index on curiosity. Be interested and open to taking on new challenges. Have an itch to introspect via performance insights, data and other key metrics to figure out what we can learn and improve on as a team
  • Live in the future. Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement, high standards, and operational excellence through the implementation of mechanisms, processes, and best practices for scale. What works today might not work tomorrow. Think that way
  • Be a good human. Leave your ego at the door. Practice being vocally self critical. Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to others. Promote a - collaborative culture. Enable accountability. Act with integrity

    Requirements

    • 7+ years of experience in project and/or program management
    • Proven successes (and learnings from failures) in delivering multiple complex and dynamic projects
    • Ability to think long term and see the big picture, to build consensus to make everyone more successful
    • Demonstrable qualitative and quantitative skills. You understand and have dug into the data, with strong critical thinking skills to gather insights and support impactful decision making
    • Flexibility and adaptability. Able to think on one's feet, bridge gaps, and be creative in defining new or evolving problem spaces and generating solutions
    • High bar communication. Able to convince, influence, and translate across a diverse set of technical and non-technical groups
    • Likes working in a complex, fast-paced, "start-up like" technical environment that values innovation, high standards, and a bias for action
    • A working knowledge of various methodologies/frameworks to enable "coloring outside the lines" as appropriate (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and Waterfall)

      Nice to Haves

      • You naturally center the customer's experience. You have the exceptional ability to empathize and connect with diverse perspectives.
      • Prior experience in product management
      • Experience working in a large technical organization
      • Experience with Agile tools and processes
      • PM Certification/training -

        What's In It For You

        • Mentorship & Career Growth: Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we celebrate knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to help you achieve your goals
        • Work-Life Harmony: Our team puts a high value on work-life harmony. It isn't about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it's about the flow you establish that benefits both parts of your life. We offer flexibility and encourage you to find your own balance
        • Empowerment & Autonomy: Our team believes in empowering you to #OwnWhatYouDo and #MakeItMatter. You'll receive the support you need to achieve a high level of independence

          Location & Flexibility: MongoDB provides multiple working model options for our employees, including the flexibility to work from home to opportunities for collaboration and social interaction in a MongoDB office. These working models may be dependent on specific roles and are mutually agreed upon between employees and their managers.

          • Generous compensation package: MongoDB believes in the value our employees add to the company and we pay in the top 95th percentile. Salary is just one part of MongoDB's total compensation and benefits package. Other benefits for eligible employees may include: equity, participation in the employee stock purchase program, flexible paid time off, 20 weeks fully-paid gender-neutral parental leave, fertility and adoption assistance, 401(k) plan, mental health counseling, access to transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, and health benefits offerings. Compensation at the time of offer is unique to each candidate based on a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, qualifications, and work location. -

            Guided by our values
            A lot of companies have stated values. At MongoDB, we live by them. Not just on some days. But every day. We believe in taking bold risks, in building new things, and in bringing unique perspectives to all that we do.
            We value a diverse workforce as a way to broaden our perspectives, foster innovation, and enable competitive advantages. And we're committed to building a culture of belonging where people of different origins, backgrounds, and experiences not only feel trusted, valued, and informed but are empowered and supported to build meaningful careers. -
            Join us and be part of a dynamic and collaborative team where your contributions are valued and recognized. Apply now to make an impact and advance your career with MongoDB. Please note that interviews are conducted virtually.
            To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we're committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees' wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it's like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!
            MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.
            MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.
            MongoDB's base salary range for this role is posted below. Compensation at the time of offer is unique to each candidate and based on a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, qualifications, and work location. Salary is one part of MongoDB's total compensation and benefits package. Other benefits for eligible employees may include: equity, participation in the employee stock purchase program, flexible paid time off, 20 weeks fully-paid gender-neutral parental leave, fertility and adoption assistance, 401(k) plan, mental health counseling, access to transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, and health benefits offerings. Please note, the base salary range listed below and the benefits in this paragraph are only applicable to U.S.-based candidates. MongoDB's base salary range for this role in the U.S. is: $101,000-$198,000 USD

Keywords: MongoDB, Palo Alto , Senior Project Manager, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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