Senior Technical Program Manager

Toronto, ON

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About HelloFresh

At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat. Over the past 8 years we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are the leading global company in the meal kit delivery market. 

So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of encouraged and empowered home cooks that expands across the globe. We are one of the fastest growing meal kit businesses and are active in 12 different countries across 3 continents. In Canada, our growth trajectory and expansion has been phenomenal. We have launched facilities across the country and have recently added Chefs Plate to our team!

We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse FreshFam enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers’ homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!

If you would like to join a dynamic and highly motivated team and work in a high-growth industry where you can have an impact and make a difference every single day, then join us!

About the Role

As a Senior Technical Program Manager (TPM), you’ll work hands-on with one or more engineering teams to plan and execute business initiatives, including A/B tests, feature/product launches and platform improvements. You will help bridge the gap between Product and Engineering in our more complex initiatives, empowering teams to bring ideas to life.

Product Owners at HelloTech focus on deciding what initiatives their squads should work on and why. Engineering Leads focus on deciding how initiatives are achieved and technical solutions TPMs work to manage the delivery of complex changes that typically go across multiple teams across HelloTech. You will work very closely with these teams to plan, communicate, problem solve and help product and engineering leads bring complex initiatives to life.

You will:

  • Own complex initiatives that span across multiple squads
  • Manage roadmaps, and support squad leads in maintaining their product backlogs/delivery schedules
  • Identify and communicate risks that can affect timelines
  • Measure process efficiencies and drive improvements
  • Coordinate communication across multiple teams and projects
  • Promote a culture of continuous learning, feedback and continuous improvement

You are: 

  • An excellent communicator: you are able to break down complex technical issues and share with stakeholders from across the business
  • Comfortable discussing technical details of projects with squad leads and senior developers
  • A structured thinker who can quickly understand a problem, identify a solution and envision a path to implementing it
  • Keen on owning and solving process issues that hinder teams from delivering their best work

You have: 

  • 4+ years of working experience in an agile software development team as a technical project/program manager, delivery lead, or scrum master
  • Worked with a range of agile frameworks, such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and Scrumban
  • Experience using delivery metrics (Little’s Law, Kanban, Accelerate’s Four Key Metrics) to plan projects, surface and fix problems with software delivery.
  • Experience with documentation and work tracking tools like: Confluence, GitLab, JIRA
  • Exposure to relational databases (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL), and comfortable with running simple queries to quickly pull insights from our data warehouse
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or, equivalent

Why you'll love it here:

  • A competitive salary and company benefits
  • 75% discount on HelloFresh and Chefs Plate boxes
  • Partial top-up for parental leaves
  • We trust and support you - take ownership of your work and push your ideas from inception to execution
  • We want to see you grow - we support your career progression and provide learning and development opportunities
  • We take our work seriously, but we don't take ourselves too seriously. You’ll work with fun, energetic, and supportive teams.
  • We’ve kept up the work-hard, play-hard energy virtually. From team socials to HQ Wellness Wednesdays to holiday and milestone celebrations, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to connect socially with teammates across the company.

When we return to the office:

To ensure the health and safety of our employees during COVID-19, our HQ employees are currently working remotely! When we return to the office, you’ll love:

  • Our bright and functional space located in the heart of downtown Toronto 
  • Our test kitchen, where our recipes are tested on-site, so there are delicious meals constantly flowing!
  • Our newly renovated employee lounge decked out with a movie projector, comfy couches, board games, a ping pong table, and local craft beer on tap!
  • Our gorgeous rooftop patio, with a perfect view of the CN Tower while you enjoy lunch outdoors!
  • Our fully stocked kitchen with fresh fruit, healthy and not-so-healthy snacks, sparkling water, cold brew coffees, and more. (Are you seeing a pattern yet? Hint: We love food!).

You are welcome at our table. 

At HelloFresh, we are committed to building and nurturing an inclusive community for our employees. We value diverse skills and experience, and strongly encourage applications from our Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) community, as well as people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities.

HelloFresh is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an accessible recruitment process. Upon request, we will provide accommodation for candidates at any stage.

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