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Pegasystems, Inc. Platform Engineering Program Specialist (Associate Program Manager) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Platform Engineering Program Specialist (Associate Program Manager)

Job Category: Product Management

Location: US - Massachusetts - Cambridge

Meet Our Team:

Pega is seeking an Associate Program Manager to join the Pega Platform product team. Working with the other Program Managers in Product Engineering, this role will provide support for managing cross-functional initiatives for the Product Engineering organization and the broader Pega community, which may span departments within the company. This role will also help drive key change initiatives to help Pega realize its vision as an innovative technology leader.

Picture Yourself at Pega:

This is your chance to join a rapidly growing yet well-established business, working with the world’s most innovative organizations as reference-able clients. With continuous learning and development opportunities, you'll work with globally dispersed, cross-departmental teams, gaining direct insight into how strategic decisions are made and organized in a global company.

What You'll Do at Pega:

Support Product Engineering Programs including:

  • Support the overall coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific technology projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals

  • Support coordination and administration of Product Engineering organization-wide meetings and events

  • Contribute to creation of product-related assets (such as go-to-market materials, rollout and knowledge transfer material, etc.)

  • Manage and drive horizontal activities including but not limited to What’s New presentations, platform release notes for Pega Community, platform policy creation

  • Assist release management coordinate and track product development metrics

Support Corporate Initiative Coordination including:

  • Help to set up work intake, prioritization and sizing strategies for the Corporate initiatives

  • Coordinate internal and external dependencies

  • Manage collective issues and risks

  • Track actions and manage project plan

  • Develop presentations for stakeholders

  • Ensure information accuracy, transparency, and radiation

Create opportunities for new programs and foster alignment across initiatives including:

  • Understand the outcomes we are driving towards for each program and find opportunities for collaboration between groups

  • Take the initiative to meet with stakeholders in different roles to determine how program management can help them in their jobs

Who You Are:

Your resilient character makes you unafraid to challenge existing thinking, while offering well thought-out and thorough ideas and arguments backed up by data. You are able to influence outcomes directly and indirectly, gaining consensus through relationship building, data analysis and effective presentation and communication. Results-driven, detail-oriented, and a strong team player always willing to roll up your sleeves to help get work done, you take immense pride in the quality of everything you produce. Additionally, you are someone whom teammates want to work with, day in and day out, who doesn’t take themselves too seriously, but takes achieving results and building a winning team very seriously.

What You've Accomplished:

  • 3-5 years project management/program management experience within the technology sector

  • An ability to dive deep into delivery issues/risks and facilitating next steps to resolution

  • Experience collaborating across cross-functional teams

  • Ability to communicate and organize up, down and across the organization to get desired outcomes

  • Excellent writing, presentation and analytics skills

Pega Offers You:

  • An ever-changing business landscape that adapts, scales and performs

  • Gartner Analyst acclaimed technology leadership across our categories of products

  • Feeling the power of social spirit – we support many team and sports initiatives

  • An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment- hi-tech office with chillout and game rooms!

  • Competitive global benefits program inclusive of pay plus bonus incentive, employee equity in the company

Job ID: 10612

As anand Affirmative Action employer, Pegasystems will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other category protected by law.

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