2022-08-02 Google Operations Center
Program Manager, Commerce
Palo Alto, California, United States

About Wing: 

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an uncrewed traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role:

Wing is looking for a Program Manager to join our Program Management team based in Palo Alto. This Program Manager will support our Commerce team, who designs, develops and supports the marketplace software which enabled >100k deliveries in 2021. They are a full stack team with a C++ backend, native Android and iOS apps and Angular web apps – working hand in hand with Product, UX, Partnerships, Operations and Leadership to deliver crucial elements of our business strategy. 

The ideal candidate has a passion for all things mobile, demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices bringing native mobile apps to market, and the ability to deliver results as part of a dynamic, cross-functional team.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Track all aspects of a given project from start to finish, organizing priorities, proactively identifying potential blockers, brainstorming solutions to mitigate, and escalating as appropriate. 
  • Own and manage goal-setting for your project team, help evaluate success criteria, and facilitate estimation and prioritization. 
  • Coordinate sprint kick-off, sprint planning, and grooming exercises using Agile methodology.
  • Facilitate OKR review meetings and provide regular updates on project status to functional and business leads.
  • Drive quarterly planning processes to provide clarity to the team and company on Commerce Roadmap 
  • Improve channels of communication and feedback both internally within Commerce team and externally with our stakeholders
  • Identify and improve aspects of the Commerce Product Development Lifecycle 
  • Work with fellow Software Product & Services PgMs to drive standardization in how we track and execute work

Bonus:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 4-6 years experience software project management experience
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Problem-solver mindset
  • Comfort with ambiguity, and the ability to exercise good judgment in a rapidly changing and sometimes stressful environment
At Wing, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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