Monsanto Senior Technical Program Manager in Chicago, Illinois

*Position Overview: *At Climate, our mission is to help all the world’s farmers sustainably increase their productivity with digital tools which requires our leaders to understand the big picture while being able to dive into the unique agriculture and engineering challenges.  The Climate Corporation is looking for an experienced Technical Program Manager who will lead complex, multi-disciplinary engineering projects using their hands on engineering expertise.  We're looking for someone who is comfortable taking a leadership position and is both business process and technically minded.  This role will also involve a hands on approach to own and scale our cross product development processes and will need to be a self starter, and use a friendly, flexible approach in a process-light environment.

What You Will Do:

  1. Lead program & project execution across all technical (Product, Science, and Engineering) and Commercial functions in situations where authority is not a given
    1. Enhance the project management processes, tooling and templates to improve the operating model maturity of a scaling product and technology organization
    1. Facilitate technical trade off decisions in product development with engineers
    1. Discuss and present technical matters with business people and business matters with technical people
    1. Be able to drive and explain your team’s analysis to executives
      1. Be comfortable operating with uncertainty, know how to create order from chaos
      1. Build credibility and buy-in from teams without authority
      1. Expertly facilitate large scale meetings and drive change management across the company
      1. Create solutions by diving deep into the technology and data
      1. Develop and own cross organizational processes
    2. Basic Qualifications:

    3. BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or Statistics

      1. 8 years of industry experience with technical subjects and emerging technologies in software development, Software as a Service, or Platform as a Service
      1. Experience as a software engineer and technical program project management
    4. * Preferred Qualifications:*

    5. Experience delivering and supporting a major Software release

      1. Excellent balance of people, organizational, and technical skills
      1. Managed relationships with key partners or vendors
      1. Ability to evangelize and represent a technical community
      1. Experience managing cross functional projects
      1. Effective working and partnering with executive level staff
      1. Experience as an Engineering Manager
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*What We Offer:   *Our teams are composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers.

We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  1. Superb medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and a 401k matching program
    1. Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field with agents and farmers to see first-hand how our products are being used
    1. We take part in and offer various workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, tech-talks, and hackathons to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development
    1. A stocked kitchen with a large assortment of snacks & drinks to get you through the day
  2. We also hinge our cultural DNA on these five values:

  3. Inspire one another

    1. Innovate in all we do
    1. Leave a mark on the world
    1. Find the possible in the impossible
    1. Be direct and transparent
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Learn more about our team and our mission: The Climate Corporation - The Technology Behind Making A Difference

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