Jobs for Developers

Program Manager

TaniumFull-time$85k - $260kDurham, North CarolinaMay 1, 2024

The Basics: 

Tanium is seeking an energetic, detailed-oriented, and highly strategic Program Manager to help us support our engineering teams. As a Program Manager, you'll lead software engineering projects and influence teams responsible for designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining, and improving software. You'll collaborate with internal customers to plan requirements and guide projects through their entire lifecycle. This involves overseeing project schedules, identifying risks, and effectively communicating them to project stakeholders. Leveraging your extensive program management and leadership skills, you'll oversee projects of various sizes and scopes, identifying future opportunities, enhancing processes, and ensuring the successful delivery of your programs. 

Supporting VP of Product Engineering/ Platform Engineering.  IC but supported with team matrix.   

What You’ll Do:  

  • Lead cross-functional project teams to execute engineering initiatives within timelines, budgets, and quality standards. 
  • Define project scopes, objectives, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders. 
  • Track project progress, identify risks, and proactively mitigate potential issues for successful outcomes. 
  • Develop and implement strategies for workflow streamlining and operational efficiency enhancement. 
  • Continuously evaluate and refine processes to align with industry best practices and company objectives. 
  • Establish standardized project management frameworks and governance mechanisms to support engineering operations. 
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to work through existing processes, as well as identify process inefficiencies and bottlenecks. 


We are looking for someone with:   


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred or equivalent experience.   


  • Ideally 5+ years of successful program management experience leading large complex cross-org projects.  
  • Experience in software, ideally security, IT ops, or AI    
  • Experience in creating processes and improving processes    
  • Excellent Program and Project Management skills    
  • Excellent communication skills (i.e. written, verbal, presentation)   
  • Leadership and influence skills.   
  • Excellent business and financial acumen  
  • PMP certification preferred.   

About Tanium 

Tanium, the industry’s only provider of converged endpoint management (XEM), leads the paradigm shift in legacy approaches to managing complex security and technology environments. Only Tanium protects every team, endpoint, and workflow from cyber threats by integrating IT, Operations, Security, and Risk into a single platform that delivers comprehensive visibility across devices, a unified set of controls, and a common taxonomy for a single shared purpose: to protect critical information and infrastructure at scale. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for six consecutive years and ranks on Fortune’s list of the Best Large Workplaces in Technology. In fact, more than half of the Fortune 100 and the U.S. armed forces trust Tanium to protect people; defend data; secure systems; and see and control every endpoint, team, and workflow everywhere. That’s the power of certainty. Visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

On a mission. Together. 

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises and governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives and by our collective actions.   

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world and it’s imperative that the diversity of our customers and communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that only together can we do great things. 

Each of our team members has 5 days set aside as volunteer time off (VTO) to contribute to the communities they live in and give back to the causes they care about most.   

What you’ll get

The annual base salary range for this full-time position is $85,000 to $260,000. This range is an estimate for what Tanium will pay a new hire. The actual annual base salary offered may be adjusted based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, location, education, skills, training, and experience.

In addition to an annual base salary, team members will receive equity awards and a generous benefits package consisting of medical, dental and vision plan, family planning benefits, health savings account, flexible spending account, transportation savings account, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, life, accident and disability coverage, business travel accident insurance, employee assistance programs, disability insurance, and other well-being benefits.


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