Program Manager

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Program Manager

Merapar are looking for a Program Manager to join our team and be part of the Software Movement

Full-time · hybrid working, with offices in Veldhoven & Amsterdam

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About the role

Merapar is a 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 organisation 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? 

You will:

  • manage multiple projects for different clients and manage priorities effectively.
  • work with multiple teams.
  • provide visibility into the team's backlog, progress and impediments to management and client stakeholders.
  • motivate team members, are able to listen and share knowledge.
  • enjoy building internal and external relationships with people.
  • be interested in technology!
  • actively explore opportunities and lead programs with our clients.

About You

You will:

  • 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 run 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.
  • be a resident in The Netherlands.


  • experience in the IOT / broadcasting industry.
  • experience in cloud technologies, especially AWS
  • a PSPO-I certification or similar.
  • able to understand and speak the Dutch language.

How a Merapar career looks 

Personal Growth: We’ve said it, and we’ll say it again.. We will invest in your career and personal growth.

Cutting Edge Tech: You’ll work with the latest tech on a daily basis, always with time to explore and be introduced to emerging techs and innovations.

Top Clients: Work with key players in the industry. See your work making a difference to the brands you know most.

Flexible Working: Options for office based and remote work, with options for all. School run no problem... work life balance is everything.

Newest Mac Kit: From day one, you’ll be given the latest Mac, trackpad, a top- notch screen and more.

Work and Play: We are particularly good at getting the alfa1 family together to have fun and celebrate successes.

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