Program Manager
University of Maryland
United States

Posting Details

Position Number: 14141421

Title: Software Technical Program Manager

Functional Title: Software Technical Program Manager

Category Status: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Continuing Con

Applicant Search Category: Faculty

University Authorized FTE: 100

Unit: ENGR-Civil-Center for Advanced Transportation Technology

Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Serves as a Software Technical Program Manager for the Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory. This position is a technical project lead overseeing multiple agile software development teams working on 5­-10 concurrent projects ranging from rapid turnaround hotfixes to major platform launches.

Primary responsibilities include leading development teams in our agile development culture, coordinating with clients, and creating and maintaining project plans. This position is also responsible for interviewing and hiring full-time and part-time staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Ability to lead concurrent software development teams and projects
•Good people skills, working well with diverse teams
•Experience or coursework in Software Development, Engineering Management, Systems Engineering, or Software Project Management
•Experience designing, analyzing, and improving system architecture
•Minimum 5 years of technical software leadership experience
•Minimum 5 years of software development experience
•Strong verbal, presentation, writing, and client service abilities
•Strong organization and time management skills
•Strong analytical problem solving skills
•B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or another technical field


•Experience with distributed computing and storage frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark, or BigQuery
•Strong SQL skills and familiarity with relational database design and operation
•Substantial Linux experience
•Experience with any of the following languages and programming models
oJava, Spring, Hibernate, JAXB, JMS, Logback
oWeb development – HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and frameworks such as React
oPython and Django
oHadoop, HBase, and MapReduce
oClient-Server architecture
•Experience with agile development methodologies
•Experience with government contracting
•Experience with 24/7 support and DevOps leadership
•Experience with transportation system management & operation (TSMO) performance measures for highways and transit

Additional Certifications:

Additional Information:
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Posting Date: 04/16/2021

Open Until Filled Yes

Best Consideration Date 07/15/2021

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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