Docker is a remote first company with employees across Europe and the Americas that simplifies the loves of developers who are making world-changing apps.  We raised our Series C funding in March 2022 for $105M at a $2.1B valuation.  We saw a 4x year-over-year ARR growth last year and continue to grow!  Join us for a whale of a ride!

The Data Team at Docker is looking for a highly motivated technical Program Manager who will be responsible for planning and overseeing the successful execution and delivery of all projects across data engineering and analytics. This position will require partnering with data engineers, analysts, and stakeholders across Docker to ensure alignment and coordination to deliver outcomes. This critical role will also contribute to the Data Engineering team’s OKRs and roadmap and provide insights for regular business review cycles.


  • Partner with stakeholders in marketing, sales, finance, customer success, product, and engineering to help develop requirements and roadmap for future needs in collaboration with adjacent teams
  • Instill an efficient project management workflow across the team and lead sprint planning, backlog refinement, and retrospectives
  • Track progress, resolve dependencies, evaluate risks and communicate status to relevant managers and project stakeholders
  • Build and maintain project plans and drive project kickoff initiatives including stakeholder identification, establishing recurring meetings, determining project scope & milestones, etc.
  • Raise and report risks (delivery date, resource availability, dependencies) and inconsistencies in projects
  • Identify gaps in communication, manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities, and drive results proactively.
  • Build trust with all stakeholders through regular communication, status updates, and completion of tasks.
  • Track the Data Engineering team’s OKRs, identify roadblocks, and communicate paths to green
  • Build dashboards and analytics to surface insights on team productivity and relevant metrics
  • 4+ years of experience in project/program management
  • 2+ years of experience working with a data team
  • Skilled in Agile concepts and practices
  • Proficiency with project management tools (e.g. JIRA,, Asana)
  • Familiarity with modern data stack technologies and concepts (e.g. Snowflake, Looker, AWS, Fivetran)
  • Prior experience leading and interacting with cross-functional teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication as well as interpersonal skills
  • Some experience in analytics and ability to visualize data and metrics through dashboards or other reporting tools.
  • Strong ability to break down complex problems and projects into manageable goals and align data initiatives with the overall company and team strategies.

30 days:

  • Get to know Docker! Vision, mission, values
  • Request and confirm access & permissions for all tools, systems, platforms and channels required for day to day activities
  • Read all relevant onboarding, training and documentation materials
  • Meet all data engineers and analysts in the company and identify their expertise, domain, and current projects
  • Meet cross functional stakeholders in marketing, finance, customer success, sales, product, and engineering and determine pain points and priorities
  • Observe current team workflows, practices, and communication channels to identify potential improvements and optimizations
  • Review current backlog, roadmap, and OKRs
90 days:
  • Work with the Senior Manager, Data Engineering to build out the quarterly roadmap
  • Actively run the agile workflow for the team and own sprints, retrospectives, and check-ins.
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the agile workflow and communication channels for the core and extended data team
  • Publish status reports for current projects and be able to answer questions pertaining to risks and completion estimates
  • Begin iterative processes to report on metrics and insights from the team’s performance
1 year:
  • Become the single point of contact for status updates for all data related projects
  • Find opportunities for accelerating development and optimizing processes within and outside of the data team
  • Build out longer term roadmaps and granular resource allocation timelines for project management
  • Strong grasp of team related metrics and insights for predictable resource allocation to meet SLAs
  • Develops an in-depth understanding of Docker’s data, relevant systems, and challenges by being deeply connected with other teams through regular and open collaboration
  • Establish and document processes, protocols, SLAs for the internal team and stakeholder collaboration
  • Proactively identifies hidden opportunities for improvement within existing processes and suggests solutions for their remediation
  • Freedom & flexibility; fit your work around your life
  • Variety of virtual and in-person social events to build connections and have fun
  • Home office setup; we want you comfortable while you work
  • Generous maternity and parental leave
  • Technology stipend equivalent to $100 net/month
  • PTO plan that encourages you to take time to do the things you enjoy
  • Whaleness Days: companywide day off each month
  • Quarterly, company-wide hackathons
  • Training stipend for conferences, courses and classes
  • Stock Options; we are a growing start-up and want all employees to have a share in the success of the company
  • Docker Swag
  • Medical benefits, retirement and holidays vary by country
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