Program Manager IV

Burlingame, CA; Seattle, WA; LA, CA
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Posted By:
Caitlin Bair

Job Description:

Client's team is responsible for exploring the potential of virtual reality's role in the future of social media. We are designing new ways for people to connect, explore and share using the unique qualities of augmented reality and virtual reality (ARVR). Our goal is to launch experiences that put people first and introduce how virtual reality contributes to a more open and connected world.

This role organizes multi-team projects focusing on customer-facing activity development. Key projects for the role are the ongoing development of social games & activities. We are seeking talented individuals with a solid background in game and entertainment product development who can coordinate, execute and report on these projects through using skills in project management.

In this position, you will facilitate the creation and ongoing improvements of entertainment experiences, enabling Client to release applications in the VR domain. You will work with some of the world's most talented designer, product, art and entertainment professionals.

You will apply your communications skills to capture priorities, your organizational skills to rally the team around a roadmap, your execution skills to deliver against a timeline, and your coordination skills to keep everyone aligned around the goal.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product, TPM, Design and Engineering to develop and drive reliable execution plans
  • Support Team Sprint operation including coordinating leadership reviews
  • Help teams understand and improve their execution velocity
  • Setup product development processes for technical teams
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to complex develop product features
  • Track and assess progress, report risk, triage new work (bugs/features)
  • Build & manage dashboards for tracking product and product pillar's status and velocity
  • Be adaptable and able to manage ambiguity
  • Ability to be effective working autonomously in a fast paced environment


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail
  • Proven knowledge and application of techniques to maximize effective software development
  • Knowledge of principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods
  • Demonstrated cross-functional leadership skills
  • MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, Visio, Agile etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years of project and program management experience in technology domain

Desired Qualifications

  • Understanding of software product development process in technology company and managing technical work of multiple teams
  • Experience in virtual reality products and services, Networked 3D Interactive games (or similarly complex networked entertainment product)
  • Experience of working on project management tools and frameworks

Must have skills:

  • Cross functional leadership skills
  • Working with designers and project managers
  • Proven experience with agile project management

Client Description:

Based in Menlo Park, California, this top social media company builds technologies that help people connect. Their mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.

With a culture of constantly iterating, solving problems and working together to connect people all over the world, it’s important that their workforce reflects the diversity of the people they serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and points of view helps make better decisions, build better products and create better experiences for everyone.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building
  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry
  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem-solving mode
  • Have a hand in developing products that empower more than 3 billion people around the world to share ideas, offer support and make a difference

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.