Technical Program Manager

Job Summary 

Ring’s Program Management team is looking for a Technical Program Manager. You will help Engineering teams deliver on complex projects and engage with various departments (embedded, mobile, cloud) to manage short and long-term needs for our products. You will work closely with other TPMs (in Kyiv and other locations) to coordinate and facilitate the execution of complex business needs, while simultaneously keeping your teams focused on hitting their commitments. You must be capable of sorting through many competing priorities, defining processes that improve execution, championing Engineering best practices, executing with precision, and succeeding in a complex and fast paced environment.

If that challenge excites you, then we’d like to talk to you.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Collaborate with business, product management, engineering, and other teams to define and own projects and features (note: TPM doesn’t perform direct engineering and development management and has no direct reports)
  • Proactively solve day-to-day challenges and exercises sound judgments
  • Define, document and present projects and features from the high-level perspective
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information to management
  • Work with product management to agree on production schedules
  • Route work between all responsible people in all stages of development
  • Convey project changes and updates to appropriate team members
  • Prepare regular status reports and distributes internally and externally if necessary
  • Hold regular status meetings within TPM organization
  • Ensure documents and digital assets are completed, updated, and stored appropriately
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues promptly
  • Manage both internal and external approvals
  • Monitor scope creep and re-scopes projects if necessary


Qualifications and Skills

Personal Skills:


  • Teamwork — knowing how to listen, share, cooperate and learn together as a team
  • Positive attitude — important for difficult times incurred along the way throughout the process
  • Ability to articulate expectations — define expectation to the team and  expectations on your deliverables to your management
  • Manage by example — TPMs must be straightforward and knowledgeable in all dealings
  • Be direct, do not overpromise and under deliver


Technical Skills:


  • Practical experience (may be outdated) with embedded, mobile or cloud development
  • Understanding of technologies and trends in embedded/mobile/cloud (depending on expertise area)
  • Advanced skills in using project support/monitoring tools such as JIRA and Confluence


Management Skills:


  • 5+ years of Project Management experience
  • BS in Computer Science or related Engineering field
  • Manage complex cross-functional teams deliverables
  • Proven ability to deliver in a changing environment
  • Experience building and maintaining Scrum process
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills with an ability to motivate teams and deliver results
  • Ability to grow, scale, and sustain high performing groups and leaders
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Advanced level of English


We offer multiple benefits that include

  • Working for one of the top product companies in the world:
  • Opportunity to influence the products quality
  • Challenging tasks
  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation bonus
  • PE accounting and support
  • 18 paid vacation days per year
  • Fully equipped A-class office space in the business center (near “Olimpiyska” subway station)
  • Social package, including gym membership compensation, medical insurance
  • Free meals, fruits and sweets
  • Educational possibilities, knowledge hub and free English classes