Sr. Technical Program Manager

Irvine, California
Jul 15, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About Allergan Aesthetics
At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, we develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of leading aesthetics brands and products. Our aesthetics portfolio includes facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, skin care, and more. Our goal is to consistently provide our customers with innovation, education, exceptional service, and a commitment to excellence, all with a personal touch. For more information, visit

Sr. Technical Program Manager, Data

Irvine, CA | Allergan Data Labs

Allergan Data Labs is on a mission to transform the Allergan Aesthetics beauty business at Abbvie, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our iconic brands include Botox, CoolSculpting, Juvéderm and more. The medical aesthetics business is ripe for rapid growth and disruption, and we are looking for an experienced Sr Technical Program Manager, Data to add to our high performing team to do just that.

Our team has successfully launched a new and innovative technology platform, Allē, which serves millions of consumers, tens of thousands of aesthetics providers and thousands of colleagues throughout the US. Since its launch in November 2020, Allē has delivered curated promotions, personalized experiences and had millions of consumers use it as part of their beauty journey. Now, we are looking for a Self driven Individual to drive our Data Programs as we prepare to launch a new array of game-changing technologies on our successfully adopted platform.

We’re looking for a Sr Technical Program Manager (Data) who is interested in working within a startup-oriented environment, while having the backing of a very large company. If that’s you, please read on.

As the Sr Technical Program Manager, Data , you will report to the Director of Program Management, as well as continuously collaborate with key stakeholders across the business to solve the most important technical problems.


You Will

    Collaborate with Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Data Analysts and QA Engineers to plan, maintain, and prioritize engineering and data insights work via respective JIRA boards

    Execute the Scrum Master role, including running daily/weekly scrum ceremonies for both Data Engineering, Data Science, and Marketing Analytics teams

    Facilitate technical discussions/decisions for the program and be a key interface across Data Engineering, Data Science, and Marketing Analytics teams, ensuring interdependent work progresses in lockstep

    Own the ultimate delivery responsibility and accountability for the successful implementation of integration projects, build of wireframes and dashboards, build of data models and algorithms

    Liaise with internal teams and outside vendors for technical specification documentation

    Create and maintain technical artifacts (roadmaps, project plans, capacity planning, technical workflows, etc)

    Manage technical release planning in collaboration with engineering and business owners/stakeholders

    Develop a status and reporting structure that is consistent with agile principles that also gives insight into progress toward the business outcomes

    Work with key stakeholders to define and gather requirements

    Ensure all project and implementation deliverables are completed on time, to specification and of high quality

    Build trust based partnerships, and communicate progress across organizational boundaries and levels from individual contributors to senior executives


Required Experience & Skills
    7+ years of experience in Technical Project Management for complex data initiatives.

    Solid understanding of Agile, Scrum and Kanban development methodologies.

    Experience with Agile project/product management tools like Jira and Confluence.

    Good understanding of machine learning, data analytics, rule-based systems, and data architecture.

    Experience building solutions based on data, hypotheses, and MVPs by defining and aligning on clear requirements, working with a cross-disciplinary team of data engineers, BI engineers, data scientists, and data analysts.

    Experience managing partners and vendors that are critical to project delivery

    Organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast-paced environment

    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with many different personality types

    Ability to identify risks to timelines, escalate as necessary and propose mitigation strategies

    Highly attentive to driving maximum efficiency from a team, with the ability to eliminate cruft while preaching simplicity

    Experience with DevOps or with using DevOps lifecycle management tools like GitHub or GitLab is a plus

    Ability to interpret ERDs and SQL skills are a plus


Our Core Values
    Be Humble: You’re smart yet always interested in learning from others.

    Work Transparently: You always deal in an honest, direct and transparent way.

    Take Ownership: You embrace responsibility and find joy in having the answers.

    Learn More: Through blog posts, newsletters, podcasts, video tutorials and meetups you regularly self-educate and improve your skill set.

    Show Gratitude: You show appreciation and return kindness to those you work with.


    Competitive salary

    Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance

    401k with up to 8% company match

    Unlimited PTO

    Entire week off for the holidays

    MacBook Pro and accompanying equipment to do great work

    Attend a tech or marketing conference of your choice each year

    On-campus restaurant and amenities

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About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.