Senior IT Project Manager (HID868)

Full-time
HID Global
2020-02-24
Region: 
Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,500 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.

As the Senior IT Project Manager in the Enterprise Applications space, you will be responsible for the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project. The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other stakeholders to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible. The ideal candidate will work cross-functionally with Business leaders, Product Managers, Super users, Engineering, Change Management and other internal IT teams.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage multiple projects to budget, scope and schedule
  • Create and execute deployment plans, revise as appropriate to meet changing needs deployment parameters
  • Ensure milestones are met
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Ensure delivery of the baseline project
  • Coordinate with third party vendors on project execution
  • Escalate areas of concern early to manage risks.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Develop and deliver progress reports (weekly or at a frequency commensurate with project scale) and ensure meeting minutes are written, complete and circulated appropriately
  • Use appropriate techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Contribute to an environment that fosters collaboration and teamwork through sharing experiences, information, perspectives, skills, and expertise
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Perform other tasks and responsibilities as requested

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • At least 8 years of experience as a project manager
  • Demonstrated experience in project management methodologies.
  • Understanding of enterprise software development life cycle, including SQA processes and release management is a plus
  • Exposure of information systems, enterprise applications, business processes and measures of success
  • Experience in Agile Scrum delivery framework preferred
  • Understanding of software development life cycle models as well as knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices
  • Experience in building relationships with people at a variety of levels
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Able to exercise discretion and independent judgment
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Understanding of the ITIL framework preferred

Education and/or Experience          

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or eight to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • PMP or CAPM certification preferred

Language Skills                   

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.             

                       Computer Skills     

  • Proficient with PM tools such as MS Project, Jira
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, within a well-ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel may be required. Therefore, employee must possess, or be able to acquire, a valid passport.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which you are hired.

 

HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 
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