Sr. Program Manager - API First (USAP) - Remote

Company: Blue Altair
Job type: Contract

About Blue Altair:
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Blue Altair is seeking a Sr. Program Manager to join its API Program and help lead the enterprise into becoming an API-first organization. The API Program will enable Blue Altair’s globally-distributed teams and their enterprise customers to ship code faster, achieve cost savings, reach new customers, and more. The Sr. Program Manager will be at the forefront of the API program journey and help the enterprise define, evangelize, implement, and adopt its new API organization, API-first methodologies and standards, and API technologies/tools.
This position is fully remote.
Key Responsibilities:
Create and foster relationships across Blue Altair’s enterprise teams to improve adoption of its API program
Define and implement new processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Blue Altair’s API program and how it is governed
Create and maintain deliverables such as templates, standards/style guides, and playbooks that will serve as reusable, governance assets for Blue Altair’s API program
Define and execute a plan to onboard enterprise teams to Blue Altair’s API-first program and API platform
Help manage Blue Altair’s roadmap of key strategic initiatives for the API program as well as track and report on their progress over time to leadership and key stakeholders
Contribute to the design of a comprehensive upskilling/training program that will help Blue Altair’s enterprise teams adopt the API program
Conduct regular API program maturity assessments to track and measure progress of API-first principle adoption across Blue Altair enterprise teams over time
Define and document the API program org. structure as well as roles and responsibilities for governance, development, architecture, business, and support team functions
Aid in the API tools evaluation, scoring, and selection process
Document the agile and DevOps-driven API delivery methodology that aligns to the teams and roles within the API-first organization as well as their API tools/technologies
Provide detailed requirements for the API platform around API re-use and standardization.
Bachelor’s degree or higher
7+ years relevant experience; but, for the right candidate, willing to accept 5+ years
Process-oriented and accustomed to agile work environments and a start-up pace to projects
Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills
Experience and working technical understanding of APIs
Autonomous and comfortable juggling multiple, overlapping and, at times, competing work priorities
Comfortable working in an ambiguous environment to deliver results
Advanced knowledge of program management reporting methodologies and tools
Accustomed to high-tech environments and working with cross-functional product development, management and design teams.
In addition to a competitive compensation package, we offer abundant opportunities for you to achieve, excel, and surpass even your own expectations. Aligned with Blue Altair's challenger ethos, we present the Star Elements program, inspired by the composition of stars themselves—comprising diverse elements that give unique qualities and illuminate for thousands of years. Likewise, our initiative aims to facilitate brilliance in our employees. The Star Elements program encompasses a range of benefits, supporting our team across four pivotal facets of their lives and careers. Through Star Elements, our employees can fully realize their potential, both on personal and professional fronts.
Blue Altair does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.

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