Senior Program Manager

Job Locations US-CO-Denver
Full Time

About the Team

VIZIO is looking for a proactive and forward-thinking technical Senior Program Manager who is an Inventive self-starter and leader that can embrace the idea of solving problems.


As a Senior TPM, you will lead PMO efforts in Vizio’s Smartcast Services (Software and Services) PMO in collaboration with engineering leads to ensure engineering teams are achieving project milestones and meeting corporate strategies.

What You Will Do

  • Potentially manage individual contributors
  • Manage Technical programs that may include stakeholder and business knowledge.
  • Direct and manage full life cycle project development activities of moderate to high complexity.
  • Collaborate with product, engineering, and other stakeholder teams to define project scope, goals, objectives, and deliverables to support business initiatives.
  • Partner with engineering leadership and product management teams to deliver strategic direction to ensure organizational focus and clarity.
  • Manage and work collaboratively with cross-functional, geographically distributed peers, engineering teams, leaders, and stakeholders.
  • Bridge the gap between business requirements and engineering tasks; understand the interactions between engineering teams.
  • Estimate resources needed to achieve project goals.
  • Anticipate and proactively manage changes in project scope, identify project risks and mitigation path.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical paths.
  • Plan and schedule project stories, timelines, and milestones using appropriate tools and methodologies/frameworks.
  • Plan sprint activities (stories, points, capacity, goals, objectives).
  • Conduct project / scrum ceremonies and program postmortems and create a recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Provide clear and concise effective communication to leadership, stakeholders, and team members of program/project success, expectations, issues and risks, risk mitigation, and milestones and timelines
  • Provide weekly, monthly, and quarterly program statuses on project/program milestones, accomplishments, risks and metrics to executive leadership.
  • Develop and recommend best practices/tools for project execution and management.

About You

  • You have 10+ years of Technical Program management leading engineering teams
  • You have managed individual contributors
  • You will have leadership qualities
  • You have engineering scrum master, project/program manager experience in an enterprise organization
  • You have knowledge and experience with structured software development.
  • You have managed a portfolio of complex programs with success.
  • You can interpret business requirements into technical stories for engineering teams.
  • You are able to execute in a fast-paced and highly fluid environment.
  • You possess leadership skills in a dynamic business environment.
  • You can effectively manage collaborative, cross-functional, co-located business and engineering teams to success.
  • You can effectively pivot directions based on changing priorities.
  • You can effectively communicate with business and technical professionals.
  • You are highly analytical and visual, with a mastery in Jira, Confluence, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • You have excellent verbal and written English skills.
  • You can "think outside the box" and empower your teams to follow.
  • You possess excellent attention to detail.
  • Scrum Master or other project certifications highly desirable


We are Beautifully Simple.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.


VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.


For Colorado-based employment: The minimum salary for this position is $160,000/year. The compensation package includes quarterly bonus in addition to a range of medical, dental, vision, financial and other benefits.


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