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Technical Project Manager - Senior Level

  • USAA
  • Helotes, TX, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020

Job Description

Purpose of JobWe are currently seeking a talented Technical Project Manager Senior Level for our San Antonio, TX location.Leads the planning, execution and delivery of moderately to highly complex technical projects within the IT Organization. Manages risk by using established project management processes to address execution challenges associated with quality, schedule and cost and assists in remediation planning. Leads, defines and manages projects and project plans to achieve strategic business goals and operational objectives. Serves as a resource to team members on escalated issues of an unusual nature, guiding them in the development and delivery of their work product. Collaborates with key stakeholders and work efforts teams to ensure objectives are met.Job RequirementsAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.USAA Careers - Award Winning Workplace ( (17 seconds)USAA Careers World Class Benefits ( (31 seconds)ABOUT USAA ITOur most important qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 11 million members who rely on us every day.We are over 3,000 employees strong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team built on Agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.See what it's like to work for a company where your passion meets our purpose:USAA Information Technology: A Realistic Preview ( Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.* Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.* Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.* Plans, directs and coordinates activities for moderately to highly complex work efforts through the development of plans intended to accomplish goals and objectives within prescribed timeframes and budgets.* Synthesizes analyses, identifies root causes and develops and recommends key work products.* Manages budgets on the medium to high range of project budgets.* Facilitates development of project plans related to schedule, budget, scope and resources.* Executes and manages project deliverables to control scope and influences sequencing and scheduling of work within project.* Identifies and mitigates project technical risk and operational impact.* Manages interdependencies of work within a project.* Develops alignment with business to identify technical requirements and clearly articulate requirements and acceptance criteria of project.* Establishes overall project cadence for communication with impacted stakeholders, and provides framework for underlying project(s) communication plans.* Ensures sound technical architecture is incorporated, working with technical architects.* Adheres to governance rigor and EPMO processes, procedures, controls, standards, tools and templates (as required).* Understands each project's critical path activities and contributes to risk management efforts on the project and consistently seeks creative technical alternatives to project challenges.* Actively applies a variety of product capabilities to the benefit of the project sponsors, and senior managers on all aspects of the project.* Partners with others to drive adoption and challenge standards.* Engages in identifying and removing obstacles and impediments to ensure team objectives are met.* Actively identifies and applies best practices and needed process improvements.* Partners with business to clearly articulate technical requirements and acceptance criteria of project.* Participates in producing work efforts budgets.Minimum Requirements* Bachelor's degree; 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.* 6 years of experience managing or leading projects or serving in a project management type role to include technology management or product-forward role (product manager, engineering manager, program manager).* Advanced knowledge of project management methodology and/or advanced knowledge of multiple technical software delivery life cycles.* Demonstrated experience with one or more business lines, products and processes as it relates to the technical management, delivery and execution of projects.* Advanced knowledge of applicable laws and regulation and ensures application to projects.* Advanced knowledge of project methodologies (Agile and Waterfall) and influences recommendation for appropriate methodology for execution.* Strong experience on project management and execution experience delivering complex work efforts working with Waterfall and Agile methodologies.* Demonstrated use of tools and techniques that may include SDLC knowledge, technical acumen and software delivery methods.* Demonstrated experience with planning tools and software, and processes to define work efforts plans and deliverables.* Ability to articulate high level context of IT projects and influence stakeholders.*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your responses.Preferred* At least 2 years of experience coordinating and organizing on very large-scale efforts $10M+* At least 1 year of experience in working through FFIEC or FIAP Compliance efforts on other financial institutions.* Experience with financials.* Experience with divestitures.* Technical background, such as a technical degree (MIS, CS, EE, Math) or prior experience as a developer or software engineer.* PMP or SAFe certified.The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers .Relocation assistance is available for this position.For Internal Candidates:Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have managers approval prior to posting.Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 11/10/20 by 11:59 pm CST time .
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