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Technical Program Manager



IT, Operations
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024


Rubrik is currently seeking an experienced Technical Program Manager (TPM) to join our dynamic Engineering Program Management organization in Bangalore. This role will be based in Bangalore and will report directly to the Director of Technical Program Management.

As a TPM, you will be responsible for planning, managing, and executing several major technical programs and initiatives each year for our Engineering Organization across our product portfolio. You will also oversee the management of product releases, ensuring that they are delivered on time and with the highest level of quality.

To succeed in this role, you must be adept at juggling multiple concurrent priorities, often with conflicting requirements. You will achieve results through logical thinking, effective communication, sound business judgment, and the ability to influence outcomes without direct authority. Your ultimate goal will be to deliver products of the highest quality.

We are looking for a TPM who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and possesses strong technical acumen. It is essential that you have a solid understanding of the Product Development Lifecycle, software release cycles, and are comfortable using project and program management tools. Your ability to drive outcomes will be highly valued, encompassing the creation and maintenance of project momentum, decisive action, obstacle removal, risk management, minimizing delays, proactive communication, and timely delivery of features and products.

In this role, you will collaborate with Engineering and Product Leadership. Functions such as Product Management, QA and Customer Support to prioritize, plan, and deliver new features and products to the market. You will lead cross-functional teams, ensuring alignment and effective program execution, including feature prioritization, planning, progress tracking, obstacle resolution, defect management, beta programs, and product releases.

To facilitate seamless coordination and effective management, you will conduct cross-functional stand-ups and scrum of scrums meetings. These meetings will address prioritization, tracking, risk management, mitigation, metric review, defect resolution, proactive communication, and resolution of challenges that may impact program success.

Your role will also involve creating, optimizing, and executing processes to ensure predictable, consistent, and top-quality execution. You will contribute to defining metrics and success criteria for programs. Additionally, your expertise will be leveraged to drive product releases by coordinating among engineering teams and other stakeholders, ensuring alignment and facilitating efficient, high-quality releases. You will also lead the enhancement of our release management processes throughout the validation, deployment, and monitoring phases, including the monitoring of release metrics.


The qualifications and skills required for the role include:

  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering or a related technical field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in engineering program or project management.
  • Proven track record of leading and executing large projects or initiatives within a complex and fast-paced organizational environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Agile product development and experience working closely with cross-functional teams to deliver features to the market on time and with high quality.
  • Thorough understanding of Product life cycle management methods, processes, and tools. Capable of managing existing processes and driving process improvements to enhance efficiency.
  • Experience in release management, particularly in SaaS and On-Premises environments (additional experience in SaaS release management is advantageous).
  • Detail-oriented mindset with the ability to comprehend the broader context of complex problems. Proficient in problem-solving techniques to prioritize tasks and manage obstacles and risks.
  • Quick learner with the capability to rapidly understand technical components, including new technologies, in order to effectively manage projects and programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


About Rubrik:

Rubrik (NYSE: RBRK) is on a mission to secure the world’s data. With Zero Trust Data Security™, we help organizations achieve business resilience against cyberattacks, malicious insiders, and operational disruptions. Rubrik Security Cloud, powered by machine learning, secures data across enterprise, cloud, and SaaS applications. We help organizations uphold data integrity, deliver data availability that withstands adverse conditions, continuously monitor data risks and threats, and restore businesses with their data when infrastructure is attacked.

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