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Delivery Mgr

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Issaquah
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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. PDN-96fa148a-2d61-48e4-9639-f1fa25d30bb8SDL2017

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Seattle , Delivery Mgr, Other , Issaquah, Washington

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