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Technical Operations Manager

USA - CA - Emeryville
Career Level:
Experienced (Manager/ Supervisor of Staff)
Bachelor's Degree
Project/ Program Management
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Technical Operations Manager


About Location Labs by Avast:
Location Labs is the leader in mobile consumer products that enhance the personal safety of millions of users. Acquired in 2016 by online security leader Avast, our services are used by millions of monthly paying subscribers worldwide. Our engineers work closely with major device manufacturers, platform providers and network operators worldwide to provide cutting-edge solutions leveraging remote mobile device management tools. Our company is redefining the market with a refreshing take on location services and the way in which mobile devices are managed. Check us out at https://www.locationlabs.com/careers


About this Role:

  • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases
  • Perform risk management and change management on projects.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks
  • Drive internal and external process improvements across multiple teams and functions.
  • Interface with Engineering and business owners for project requirements and scope.
  • Build and manage a team of Program Managers who are responsible for supporting products with strict Service Level Agreement ("Carrier Grade") constraints around uptime and availability.
  • Deliver results on complex projects involving teams across the company
  • Work with stakeholders to define business requirements
  • Understand current system capabilities and limitations
  • Problem solve and explore solutions to current processes and systems
  • Monitor supply and fulfillment of devices
  • Travel as required


About You

  • Uncanny ability to cut through ambiguity in order to help drive product decisions to align with higher company initiatives in a high availability production environment.



  • B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience.
  • At least two years of software engineering, systems engineering and project/program management experience.
  • Ability or willingness to work at scale, and with 24x7 production operations
  • Communication skills and experience working with highly technical teams.
  • Organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.
  • Interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration with diverse cross-functional teams.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.