Sr. Project Manager in Irving, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Irving, TX
  • Job Type:
    Computer Industry
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $100000.0 - $110000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Full Time Software Development Project Manager

Irving, TX

Are you an Application Development Project Manager looking for an exciting new opportunity – a place where you can make an impact? Do you have at least 5 years of experience managing a portfolio of complex initiatives and working with business stakeholders? Are you savvy when it comes to Salesforce, SAP (or any ERP), Power BI, BI Outlook, Lotus Notes, or a combination there of? If so, we would love to chat with you!

Our customer is a subsidiary of a leading manufacturer of computer peripheral equipment including, color and monochrome printers and multi-function products; it’s a global company, but not so large that you get lost in the red tape!

Not only is it an innovative environment, but the team is friendly and engaging, and the benefits are phenomenal! The pricing on health benefits simply can’t be beat.  Additionally, they offer 3% 401K matching, 10 paid holidays, 2 weeks of vacation, and more.

The infrastructure side of the house is fully established, so they are targeting a PM who comes from a solid SDLC background. The team just relocated to Texas, and business is booming! There are several application development projects going on, spanning multiple lines of business – it will be your job to wrap your arms around those projects, take cull-cycle ownership, and support the people and the systems that surround them.

What can you expect to do in this role?

  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices
  • Manage project scope and changes
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
  • Support formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contract
  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, Director and key stakeholders
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle
  • Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and university stakeholders

Do you have what it takes?

  • BS/BA degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall
  • Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to, SAP / ERP, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Project, and Office 365.
  • Experience with tools such as MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results
  • Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary
  • Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget
  • Experience leading, motivating and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance
  • Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management
  • Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff
  • Experience working both independently and, in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
  • Support diverse and inclusive work environment

If this sounds like you, and you are interested, please apply now!  This position will start as soon as they have identified someone, so don’t delay – an opportunity like this won’t be around for long.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer