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Trimble Navigation Limited

Program Manager - Software Product Development (Saas)

Trimble Navigation Limited - Westminster, CO

Job Description

Trimble is seeking a Program Manager - Software Product Development (SaaS / AWS) to fill an opportunity in Westminster, Colorado.

Job Summary

The Program Manager will have responsibility for a strategic IoT project. The PM will be responsible to manage the development project from scope, cost, quality, timeline and set up/ process perspective. Key will be the management of the stakeholders, management of roadmap / use cases followed by the validation to ensure future software upgrades of web and mobile solutions supporting the strategy.

Program Manager will also have leadership responsibilities to manage multiple in-direct resources globally. This includes also relationship and networking management.

Measures of Success

* Defining and implementing software roadmap according to agreed scope, timeline, quality and budget / cost

* Establish an organization that follows state of the art software processes in project management and development

* Leading cross-functional teams across parents and drive towards one goal

* Relationship management in a challenging set up in order to identify and solve problems fast in a pragmatic way

Responsibilities & Skills

Project Management

* Manage multiple project streams simultaneously

* Manage cross-functional teams (product management, development, QA, operations, release, support and maintenance)

* Translate roadmap/ use cases into goals and objectives of the project and detail them with teams

* Track and report project plans, including scheduling, milestones and cost/budget to stakeholders and management

* Identify risks and contingency plans, set up regular reviews

* Ensure that the project documentation and system support is set-up in an efficient way

* Ensure cost tracking and people time tracking of projects for internal purposes

Process Management

* Define and optimize software project management processes together with the team in order to fulfill needs

* Define and optimize product development processes/ tools to ensure proper synchronization planning, system architecture, configuration management, testing management, release management etc.

Resource Management

* Manage and coach in-direct reports and review performance of team members

* Manage resource networks outside direct control, including outsourcing R&D to external companies

* Define and monitor resource needs in accordance with project needs and budgetary constraints

* Identify need for training and competencies build-up


* Ensure strategy definition and implementation together with General Manager and local managers

* Facilitates information exchange across stakeholders for new cooperation opportunities

Business Skills:

* Proven track record in software project execution with strong focus on large-scale web and mobile solutions

* Substantial project management knowledge (PMP preferred) in project planning and running multiple streams: defining targets; setting priorities, management of costs, resources & time; reaching milestones/deadlines; documentation

* Knowledge of state of the art software development processes

* Finds any inconsistencies/conflicts of targets; avoids grey zones which could lead to conflict, redesign, missing the target; can easily separate important from unimportant targets

* Strong enterprise software technical competence and capability to become acquired with new technologies in a fast time frame

* Experience in developing and leading cross-functional teams in a matrix based organization


* Self-motivated / willingness to take initiative

* Strong oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills are essential

* Must have ability to develop and maintain relationships with all stakeholders, able to communicate on different levels, e.g. management or development

* Capable to cope with high work load, can handle multiple project streams and complex tasks. Result oriented. Strong in getting things done.

* Setting priorities, being a reliable partner in delivering and communication

* Excellent organizational, record retention, and time management skills

* Excellent decision making and creative problem solving skills

* Ability and track record in building up and supporting a team culture

* Acting in an open feedback culture

* Leadership qualities with the ability to work well with diverse groups of people and motivate others to achieve objectives and an ability to delegate in matrix organization

* Celebrates successes; actively works on team spirit

* Shows genuine interest in developing himself/herself and others

* Hands-on: Willingness to actively contribute by getting involved into projects, organizational work etc.

* Is courageous to present unpopular opinions for the sake of project execution

* Diplomatic approach in conflict situations

* Strong commitment for work

* Integrity is a strong value

Other requirements

* Flexibility for international travel and working hours due to global set up/ different time zones

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics.

Trimble is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D

23 days 18 hours ago

Trimble Navigation Limited


Program Manager - Software Product Development (Saas) Trimble Navigation Limited - Westminster, CO, United States


Location: Westminster, CO

Company Profile:
Positioning-centric information is changing the way people, businesses and governments work throughout the world. By applying Trimble's advanced positioning solutions, productivity increases and safety improvements are being realized.