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Solarwinds Inc. Program Manager in Austin, Texas


Since our founding in 1999, SolarWinds’ mission has been to provide purpose-built products that are designed to make jobs easier for IT professionals, MSPs, and DevOps pros. We offer value-driven products and tools that solve a broad range of IT management challenges – whether those challenges are related to networks, servers, applications, storage, virtualization, cloud, or development operations. If there is a piece of IT infrastructure anywhere in the world where performance matters, SolarWinds provides the technology to manage it.

The Role

We are seeking a seasoned and proven Program Manager to own highly visible and impactful IT business application programs (i.e. ERP, CRM etc.). In this role, you will be expected to drive projects for Core IT business which serves IT Professionals. Successful program/project management responsibilities include: managing and aligning stakeholders, working with the leadership team and stakeholders to establish consensus on priorities, managing scope, creating appropriate user stories, decomposing work and developing the project schedules, identifying, reporting, and mitigating risks, creating appropriate governance, and providing thorough and timely status reporting.


  • Build Road Map(s) to support Core IT systems via back-end systems: ERP, CRM, Billing, and Custom applications

  • Define projects (that constitute the above Road Map(s)) and manage work-streams: requirements definition, design, development, testing, training, UAT, etc.

  • Prioritization of projects across and within business units through data-driven analysis

  • Intake of projects from stakeholders, customers, compliance teams and dev teams. Requirements gathering, analysis and documentation for projects large and small

  • Define requirements and documenting user stories in support of projects

  • Build a strong understanding of the business model, products and process to ensure projects generate revenue, create operational efficiency and reduce compliance risks

  • Coordinate work across multiple teams to deliver projects

  • Provide regular updates/status on project and overall portfolio to executives


  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills

  • Proven track record of delivering in both Agile and Waterfall environments and situationally adapting methodology as appropriate

  • Ability to decompose a complex and multifaceted program into executable and measurable work streams

  • Strong executive presence, with the ability to coordinate, communicate, and manager at all levels in the organization

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including packaging communications in succinct PowerPoint presentations

  • Strong business and technical vision

  • Exceptional customer relationship skills with experience managing and developing technical staff and teams

  • Able to handle high volume workload in a fast-paced environment

  • Effective organization and time management skills

  • Creativity: must be able to deal with ambiguity, solve problems, and push through project obstacles

  • Undergraduate degree and 5+ years of relevant work experience

Nice to Haves

  • Relevant experience with financial and billing systems, NetSuite and SFDC

  • Familiarity with Jira (both generating user stories and reporting)

  • Graduate degree in a relevant field of study

  • PMP ® Project Management Professional (PMP), CAPM ® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), PMI-ACP ® PMI Agile Certified Practitioner


SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-12722

# Positions 1

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds

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