Posted on: November 26, 2022
This is an environment unlike anything in the high-tech world
and the secret of Costco's success is its culture. The value Costco
puts on its employees is well documented in articles from a variety
of publishers including Bloomberg and Forbes. Our employees and our
members come FIRST. Costco is well known for its generosity and
community service and has won many awards for its philanthropy. The
company joins with its employees to take an active role in
volunteering by sponsoring many opportunities to help others. In
2018, Costco contributed over $39 million to organizations such as
United Way and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Costco IT is
responsible for the technical future of Costco Wholesale, the
second largest retailer in the world with wholesale operations in
twelve countries. Despite our size and explosive international
expansion, we continue to provide a family, employee centric
atmosphere in which our employees thrive and succeed. As proof,
Costco consistently ranks in the top five of Forbes "America's Best
Employers". Delivery Managers are responsible for the overall
solution delivery and support of large-scale programs with complex
integrations. Delivery Managers are responsible for managing the
communication across program stakeholders, defining mitigation
strategies to remediate risks & issues, and assisting teams to
ensure that the value being delivered aligns to the product vision
defined by product managers. If you want to be a part of one of the
BEST "to work for" companies in the world, simply apply and let
your career be reimagined. ROLE Facilitates program increment (PI)
sessions across all delivery pods aligned to a product, or value
stream, and the accompanying planning sessions (pre and post PI
planning sessions). Allocates resources and provides teams with
necessary support to address impediments and reported issues. Works
with product owners and Scrum Masters to plan release schedules
across products. Works with stakeholders to create a high-level
preliminary release and project delivery plans for product
features. Manages delivery team metrics to evaluate progress
against delivery milestones (i.e. releases). Aggregates individual
product team status into portfolio-level risks, assumptions, and
interdependencies. Reports on overall delivery status to program
leadership and various stakeholders. Ensures effective
communication, collaboration, coordination and team engagement in
initiatives that cut across portfolios and products. Supports
product teams with the delivery of new features and capabilities
while empowering them and allowing them to be self-organized.
Supports the Product Manager with the facilitation of system demos
to demonstrate the integration of products to program stakeholders.
Leads program increment retrospectives to identify improvement
opportunities that can be implemented to improve productivity.
Fosters collaboration between the delivery pods and stakeholders at
the product level. Leads regular "Scrum-of-Scrum" meetings with
Scrum Masters from all product teams to drive alignment across
development activities and review blockers or impediments impacting
team productivity (ART Sync). Coordinates the resolution of
internal and external dependencies across value streams and shared
services. Drives tactical day-to-day delivery process, including
removing impediments that negatively impact productivity or block
the team's process. Manages budgets, SOW's and works through the
approval process for Governance and financial review. REQUIRED
Experience designing and implementing Agile or DevOps processes in
the SAFE methodology. Proven track record for successful delivery
of projects and working cross-functionally with business and IT.
Past experience leading development teams in Agile. Ability to
create and manage detailed project plans and report critical paths.
Sets clear expectations for self and others and takes appropriate
actions to ensure obligations are met. Revises standards in
response to change. Understands and values the Resource Management
and may practice one or more behaviors associated with the skill.
Applies standard techniques and tools to carry out analysis and
performance monitoring activities for specified products. Supports
problem resolution, resolves issues and acts on feedback and usage
of in-life products. Provides input to the requirements base-line.
Investigates, manages, and applies authorized requests for changes
to base-lined requirements, in line with change management policy.
Recommended PMP, PgMP, Agile, SAFe RTE certifications. Knowledge of
Ecommerce systems. Required Documents Cover Letter Resume
California applicants, please click here to review the Costco
Applicant Privacy Notice. Apart from any religious or disability
considerations, open availability is needed to meet the needs of
the business. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of
authorization to work in the United States. Applicants and
employees for this position will not be sponsored for work
authorization, including, but not limited to H1-B visas.
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