Technical Program Manager (m/f/d)

Festanstellung, Vollzeit · Munich

The Role
At Personio we are on the amazing journey of becoming the leading HR Platform in Europe!

Join our international, agile Product & Engineering team to actively shape our engineering culture and the future of thousands of HR teams and organizations across Europe. At Personio you will have a direct impact on our product, users, organization, and engineering practices.

You will work with effective, autonomous, cross-functional product-based teams, ensuring the delivery of complex and large-scale technical programs with a huge business impact. To do so you facilitate the planning and design of projects to tackle our current and future needs. This includes identifying feature gaps, managing timelines, and creating a cohesive strategy for your vertical.

Your tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • You manage and oversee highly technical programs within your vertical (3 - 5 engineering teams) to meet objectives in terms of value and quality
  • You will work in an environment of cross-team dependencies. In your role as Technical Program Manager, you drive engineering initiatives and communicate with all stakeholders and teams to share insights, improve collaboration, ensure knowledge sharing, and act as a Scrum Master if necessary
  • You give guidance to streamline development and deployment processes and be involved in-depth technical decisions
  • You track progress on OKRs, follow up with teams, and make sure that they are converging toward the roadmap and company goals
  • You assess the risk of the roadmap and act accordingly
  • You anticipate and remove roadblocks, and maintain stakeholder management
What you need to succeed
  • A university degree in Computer Science and a strong software engineering background
  • Over 5 years of software engineering, systems engineering, or technical product/program management experience
  • A proven track record working in an agile, product-centric environment (ideally SaaS) which leverages continuous deployment and delivery (CI/CD)
  • You are experienced working in a cloud environment (AWS or GCP preferred), have hands-on programming experience, and/or have managed engineering teams.
  • Able to prioritize, analyze trade-offs and drive initiatives as well as grab code, fetch data for analysis, and write small scripts as necessary
  • Proven success in driving results on time, influencing others, and cross-functional team interaction to resolve conflicts
  • Excellent problem-solving, time management, and tactical thinking skills with an eye for detail, as well as for the big picture
  • A profound understanding and continuous learner of how technology can help drive business outcomes and enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Experience in driving effective communication, collaboration, and commitment across multiple teams and departments 
  • Great presentation and communication skills in written and spoken English (native speaker or level C1 on a CEFR scale)
Why Personio
  • Market-proven, well-funded and fast-growing company ($129.3M funding acquired to date)
  • Your chance to play a decisive role in shaping Personio and have a direct impact on the daily work of hundreds of thousands of users
  • 1,500 EUR of development budget per year for attending conferences, courses, buying books
  • MacBook Pro and gadgets, including BOSE headsets with noise cancellation
  • 28 paid vacation days, at least 3 days of home office per month, and flexible working hours
  • Unu electric scooter of your choice as "company car" (see or an additional payment for a yearly public transportation ticket
  • Subsidized Qualitrain membership: For 25 euros a month you can train in 90 fitness and yoga studios, swimming pools and many other sports facilities in Munich
  • Relocation and visa support through an expert agency to Munich, Germany
  • Weekly German language courses
  • Regular team and company events (e.g. Oktoberfest in Munich and skiing trip to Austria)
  • Because joining us at an early stage shows your trust and confidence in Personio, we want you to also profit from the success of the company. Therefore, we will offer you a competitive compensation package (e.g. salary, benefits, virtual shares)
Über uns
Teil Personios zu sein bedeutet, du bist Teil von etwas Großem. Es bedeutet, die HR-Zukunft zu gestalten, die Zukunft unseres Unternehmens und gleichzeitig: deine eigene. Als eines der am schnellsten wachsenden B2B-SaaS-Unternehmen in Europa haben wir ein großartiges Produkt, ein ambitioniertes Team mit mehr als 425 Kollegen und einen Markt, der nur darauf wartet, entwickelt zu werden. Mittlerweile arbeiten mehr als 2000 Unternehmen mit Personio, doch das ist für uns erst der Anfang: Unser Ziel ist es, die führende HR-Plattform in Europa aufzubauen. Bei Personio glauben wir an Menschen wie dich - ehrgeizige, zukunftsorientierte Talente, die mehr sein wollen als nur ein weiterer Mitarbeiter. Bist du dabei?

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