Program Manager

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Program Manager

We are looking for a Program Manager who enjoys working in a fast growing, international oriented scale-up.

Full-time · Veldhoven & Amsterdam

Merapar is a young and growing software services company developing mission critical cloud solutions for many blue-chip clients in various industries including TV and Media, IoT and Automotive. Already we have millions of people using our award-winning software solutions on a daily basis. We help customers to execute their cloud transformation strategy and it’s our goal to give our end-users the best possible experience in the cloud.

In order to make sure that the end-users will have the best experience when interacting with- or using products that encompass our software, you and your team are responsible for developing back-end and front-end cloud software that will ensure the systems run smoothly and meet the objectives of our clients. In addition, you will be working closely with our business development team supporting them in turning sales opportunities into business.

We’re looking for a Program Manager who knows how to make the connection between the expertise of the engineering teams and the customer needs. You know your way in an Agile organization and you have hands-on experience in working with Agile teams. Planning iterations and releases, and resolving interference, distractions, and impediments are things you are familiar with. Together with the team, the Scrum Master and our clients, you are able to successfully deliver high quality solutions. Your main responsibility is to maximise the value the team delivers.

Are you that Program Manager that is able to reach milestones? Well…

…you’re going to like this position if you

  • are able to manage multiple projects for different clients and manage priorities effectively

  • are able to work with multiple teams

  • can provide visibility into the team's backlog, progress and impediments to management and client stakeholders

  • like motivate team members, are able to listen and share knowledge

  • enjoy building internal and external relationships with people

  • are interested in technology!

  • like to actively explore opportunities and lead programs with our clients

…you will be a fit for this position if you

  • have experience as a Program Manager in an Agile Software Development Environment

  • have experience in the software engineering industry

  • are able to work on different projects runned by multiple teams at the same time

  • have strong knowledge in Scrum and other agile processes, and feel comfortable guiding teams to apply them, and you are able to motivate the teams

  • have excellent knowledge of English with first-rate verbal and written communication skills

  • are resident in The Netherlands

…it will be ideal if you

  • have experience in the IOT / broadcasting industry

  • have experience in cloud technologies, especially AWS

  • have a PSPO-I certification or similar

  • are able to understand and speak the Dutch language

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our new Program Manager? Then we'd love to hear about you!