Technical PM Intern
San Francisco, CA
Entry Level · Internship
Posted a year ago

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make it easy and accessible for everyone. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year.

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

Build the programs to help Flexport grow

The Opportunity

Flexport’s Chief Information & Security Officer (CISO) organization is​ looking for a passionate, results oriented Intern, Technical Program Management with a Security and Enterprise Business Technology focus. In this role you will learn and contribute to the delivery of complex technology programs and projects in a diverse environment with multiple technical and non-technical stakeholders and multiple resource pools, and ensure the artifacts from these programs, projects and the corresponding operations meet the objectives of Security and Enterprise Business Technology.

Under the direction of a Technical Program Manager, you must be able to participate in the initiation and management of programs with a solid understanding of the underlying Security and Enterprise Business Technology objectives, communicate clearly among stakeholders and team members, and have a consistent track record of delivery. You are proactive in learning and supporting the creation of a program roadmap, following through on project plans, identifying program/project dependencies and headwinds, facilitating resolutions, and can handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. You are able to, with direction, curate and present relevant data and artifacts that facilitate informed decision making.

You will:

  • Execute an assigned project, with the aim of learning how technical program management supports the execution of trustworthy and scalable enterprise business technology solutions, and present the final work product of said project to supervisor and/or other project stakeholders
  • Participate in all scrum ceremonies, including but not limited to planning, grooming and estimation, daily standup, retro and demo
  • Participate in the creation of documentation for business requirements, epics, stories and other artifacts that enable enterprise technology solution implementation and enhancement
  • Participate in the continued maintenance of a roadmap for enterprise business technology, including documentation of scope and schedule
  • Gain a robust understanding of Agile methodologies, applied in practice to complex and high-value business problems and opportunities
  • Gain a robust understanding of the intersection of Security and Enterprise Business Technology objectives in the mission of making global trade easier for everyone

What you’ll need:

  • Pursuing a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Product Management or related field with an expected graduation date between December 2022 and June 2023
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Proven ability to demonstrate leading project teams and navigating through ambiguity
  • Ability to pivot and adapt to change quickly
  • Have a bias to action. Be driven, be organized, be resourceful with a “can-do” attitude, and demonstrate the ability to thrive in operating through ambiguity

About Flexport:

We believe trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easy for everyone. Flexport is building the platform for global logistics, empowering buyers, sellers and their logistics partners with the technology and services to grow and innovate. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $10B of merchandise across 112 countries every year.

Worried about not having any logistics experience?

Don’t be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. That’s why it’s important to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success.

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Flexport is a full-service global freight forwarder and logistics platform using modern software to fix the user experience in global trade.
Size:  1001-5000 employees
Year Founded:  2013
Y Combinator
DST Global
Founders Fund
Initialized Capital
FJ Labs
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