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Lead Technical Program Manager



IT, Operations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation.

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering and computational biology.

About This Role:

The Lead Technical Program Manager is responsible for the successful planning, execution, and delivery of complex software and hardware programs and projects across the company. This includes developing and managing budgets, schedules, and resources; coordinating with stakeholders; providing visibility on status, risks and issues; ensuring programs are delivered on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards. The successful candidate will take a leadership role in defining the program management function for the company.

A Day In The Life:

  • Manage intake, resourcing, planning, execution, and metrics for a portfolio of cross-functional programs and projects

  • Partner with engineering leadership to create and manage program and project plans, budgets, and resource schedules

  • Coordinate with stakeholders, including executive leadership and project managers to ensure alignment and buy-in on program and project delivery

  • Actively monitor and report on program and project progress

  • Collaborate with executive leadership, stakeholders, project managers, and engineers to proactively identify and mitigate risks as well as remove blockers and impediments to project success.

  • Ensure that programs are delivered on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to project managers and engineers

  • Develop and implement new program management methodologies and tools to scale the company’s ability to deliver large scale initiatives.

You Will Thrive In This Role If:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field

  • Technical fluency in cloud network and system software and hardware

  • 7+ years of experience in technical program management with infrastructure and data center technologies.

  • Strong understanding of technical project management principles and practices

  • Experience mentoring project managers and engineers

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; empathy for cross-functional stakeholders

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to handle stress and work under pressure

  • Proven track record of success in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


  • Hybrid work schedule

  • Industry competitive pay

  • Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

  • Employer contributions to HSA accounts

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • Teladoc

  • 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Subscription to the Calm app

  • Company paid commuter benefit; $50 per pay period

Compensation Range:

Compensation will be paid in the range of $180,000-$210,000. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.