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DISH Principal Program Manager in Englewood, Colorado

DISH is a Fortune 250 company with more than $13 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

A Senior Program Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, tracking and reporting of multiple CFO Programs concurrently. They work with executive sponsors and project teams to arrive at the deliverables and work efforts, determine scheduling, and manage change requests, brainstorming risk mitigations, issue resolution to achieve project success and completion. The program manager will provide overall program vision and delivery for complex projects. They need to be self-motivated, curious, independent, focused and driven.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be the CFO portfolio point of contact responsible for a Portfolio/s of work

  • Work with business analysts, development team and leadership on managing portfolio priorities

  • Participate in priority and program meetings and also communicate changes to the affected PM’s

  • Work with any designated PMs/Tech Leads on program priorities and with key initiative PMs as required

  • Assess program dependencies or blockers/resource issues and review with the key stakeholders

  • Cultivate strong cross-functional relationships with IT, other internal business partners, outside vendors, and executive teams.

  • Work with Business Analysts on the intake of projects

  • Drive complex CFO projects related to strategic initiatives, process automation, billing and Oracle ERP business suite work

  • Manage and produce content for Executive Reporting, to include a feedback of overall volume of work and issues

A successful Program Manager will have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems Management or a related field and 4-5 years of experience as a Project Manager or Program Manager; or combination of education and experience. PMP certification is a plus.

  • A thorough knowledge of software development phases and processes is key, including a working knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Waterfall and Agile approaches.

  • Ability to utilize key facilitation skills with technical, managerial and business stakeholders to communicate issues and risks and arrive at appropriate solutions and plans.

  • Solid experience with G-Suite, Excel, Word, Outlook, Visio and SharePoint.

  • Experience using Microsoft Project, Oracle ERP Business Suite, telecom billing systems and Service Now is a plus

  • Organized, collaborative, and structured approach to managing people, project ambiguity, complexity, and interdependencies across systems/teams; strong written and verbal communication skills.

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Compensation: $99,900.00/Yr. - $138,450.00/Yr.

From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website (https://careers.dish.com/life/investing-in-you/) .

Employment is contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, which may include a drug test.

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