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Director of Technical Program Management

Your Role at Bolt

We are witnessing a massive shift of consumer presence from offline to online. With it, there is a need for technologies that enable online businesses to thrive. Bolt is at the center of this universe working on the next generation of ecommerce, having created a best-in-class buying experience from checkout to fraud detection, payments and more. With our help, retailers can successfully compete with the online retail giants that have the means to invest in technology. 

To support our rapid growth, Bolt is looking for a Director of Technical Program Management in our San Francisco office. This is a strategic role as you will be building the foundation of program management as well as expanding the team. As the leader of technical program management at Bolt, you will be working with engineering leaders, product management, and cross-functional teams to manage and execute our ambitious product strategy.
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Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams to ensure execution commitments
  • Grow the Technical Program Management team
  • Define PMO lifecycle and best practices
  • Partner with stakeholders to plan with clear alignment and accountability
  • Effectively work with leaders in product, engineering, and with 3rd party technology partners to create alignment on strategies, roadmaps and trade-offs, simplify execution, and improve quality and efficiency
  • Create and lead effective communication cadences across development teams, stakeholders and with executive teams
  • Identify and optimize tooling for product development efficiency

Requirements:

  • 7+ years experience with project management
  • 4+ years of people management experience
  • Demonstrated experience in building strong teams and leading technical programs
  • Having scaled a technical program management organization in the past
  • Deep knowledge of project planning and management in dynamic organizations
  • A strong ability to influence and communicate cross-functionally with all levels of management
  • The ability to effectively operate with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of ownership
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills
  • A deep understanding of agile software development processes
  • The ability to drive the planning and execution of the technology roadmap and technology team’s goals and objectives

  • What would set you apart:
  • Previous management of TPMs
  • Ecommerce experience
  • PMO lifecycle management
  • Previous software development background

Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Flexible PTO
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Comprehensive health coverage: Medical, dental and vision
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Paid parental leave
  • Monthly (virtual) team events
  • Retirement plans


  • Bolt is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.