Principal Technical Program Manager - Central Tech, Foundation Area

October 06, 2023
Offerd Salary:$180,000—$210,000
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Bungie is seeking a Principal Technical Program Manager to partner with the client and tools areas of Central Tech". Working as part of an Area Leadership team, they will be responsible for viable and sustainable delivery across 7+ teams working on our proprietary engine, build infrastructure, and other foundational technologies used throughout Bungie.

They will align plans and priorities within and across teams (and partners) in the service of customer, business, and strategic needs. They are also responsible for the management and career growth of Program Managers within their areas and are accountable to the Program Management Lead.


  • Establish high-functioning partnerships with your area leaders, scheduling and running rituals as needed
  • Build and communicate shared understanding around the goals, roadmap, and strategy for your areas
  • Gather requirements and align area priorities to customer, organizational, and business needs; the Bungie technology vision; and team capabilities within your areas
  • Ensure successful delivery of area products / programs / initiatives, managing change and resolving risks throughout
  • Iterate on processes to continuously improve area velocity, predictability, and transparency
  • Manage area PMs in executing against their production plans, navigating project or people challenges, and achieving their career objectives
  • Exemplify program management best practices, evolving them for the better at Bungie
  • Drive regular evaluations of area budgets, org health, and sustainability

  • Experience in project or PM leadership roles
  • Experience managing and mentoring other PMs
  • Emotional intelligence and empathy for technical teams and people
  • Demonstrable technical acumen and a history of leading delivery of high impact technology features
  • Commitment to servant leadership

  • Professional, educational, or hobbyist background in technology
  • Experience with large-scale software development life cycle or a concept- to-live game production cycle
  • Listed below is this role's base pay range. In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly).

    This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

    In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie.

    Bellevue Pay Range

    $180,000—$210,000 USD

    Bungie full-time (non-contract) employees in the U.S. also receive:

  • 20 days of accrued time-off in the form of PTO and sabbatical days, depending on the level of the position
  • 10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date
  • 10 paid Bungie-observed holidays annually
  • One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked
  • Contract and International FTE employees receive competitive benefits through their relevant contracting agency.

    So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!

    Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie's remote policy is subject to change at the company's discretion.

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