Sr Technical Program Manager

4-6 years
a month ago
Job Description

Every day we tackle new and exciting challenges to empower developers to build modern cloud, mobile, and edge applications that deliver a premium user experience. Couchbase delivers unmatched performance, scalability, flexibility and financial value across cloud, on premises, hybrid, mobile and edge deployments. The database market is undergoing a generational shift and is one of the largest market opportunities in enterprise software due to big trends like the need for digital transformation, acceleration to the cloud and innovation at the edge. Join Couchbase to be a part of a greater change. Here you'll have the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the most innovative, passionate and humble individuals in the database industry.

As a Technical Program Manager, you will lead the planning, management, communication, and governance of Couchbase Engineering and Cloud programs and projects in a collaborative, fast-paced, disciplined, results-oriented environment.


  • Coordinate and execute efficient release management processes, ensuring the smooth and timely deployment of software updates while maintaining rigorous testing and validation protocols.
  • Lead the development and implementation of comprehensive security programs, overseeing risk assessments, designing security strategies, and ensuring compliance with industry standards to safeguard organizational assets and data.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of engineering solutions, consistently meeting and exceeding Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for both development and support functions.
  • Formulate, organize, coordinate, and monitor inter-connected projects and programs that setup distributed teams for success
  • Ensure clarity of cross-functional requirements with clear success criteria
  • Resolve issues affecting scope, quality, and schedules
  • Ensure issues and backlog is managed effectively and timely
  • Effectively manage change and resources while escalating and managing risks at the earliest possible opportunity
  • Work with the product team to clarify and specify the future of the product
  • Manage dependencies across multiple work streams to identify potential risk areas through data-focused analysis and identify mitigation actions
  • Communicate goals, status, risks, and impact to teams and stakeholders, adapting your communication style to your audience.


  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 4 - 6 Experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team project
  • 4 - 6 Experience with one or more of AWS, GCP and Azure platforms. Any level of certification is helpful, but not a requirement.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Good understanding of large scale distributed systems design, and operational challenges.
  • Adapt at working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with rapidly changing requirements.
  • Experience partnering with engineering teams and driving execution across all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • You enjoy working remote with people from all over the world
  • You enjoy working with ambiguity and in a rapidly growing and changing environment
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to create clear and concise specifications, and executive reports.

Why Couchbase


Modern customer experiences need a flexible cloud database platform that can power applications spanning from cloud to edge and everything in between. Couchbase's mission is to simplify how developers and architects develop, deploy and consume modern applications wherever they are. We have reimagined the database with our fast, flexible and affordable cloud database platform Capella, allowing organizations to quickly build applications that deliver premium experiences to their customers all with best-in-class price performance. More than 30% of the Fortune 100 trust Couchbase to power their modern applications and build innovative new ones. See our recent awards to learn why Couchbase is a great place to work.We are honored to be a part of the Best Places to Work Award for the Bay Area and the UK. Couchbase offers a total rewards approach to benefits that recognizes the value you create here, so that you in turn may best serve yourself and your family. Some benefits include:

  • Generous Time Off Program - Flexibility to care for you and your family
  • Wellness Benefits - A variety of world class medical plans to choose from, along with dental, vision, life insurance, and employee assistance programs*
  • Financial Planning - RSU equity program*, ESPP program*, Retirement program* and Business Travel Insurance
  • Career Growth - Be valued, Create value approach
  • Fun Perks - A Monthly Lifestyle Spending Account credit, an ergonomic and comfortable in-office / WFH setup. Food & Snacks for in-office employees.
  • And much more!
  • Note: some programs are not applicable to all countries. Please discuss with a Couchbase recruiter to learn more.

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