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IT Project Manager

Reston
US

 

IT Project Manager

Reston, VA

 

We are looking for an experienced IT Project Manager to join our global team. As our project manager you will be responsible for key internal IT projects. Day to day you will coordinate people and processes to ensure that our projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results. Specific project manager responsibilities include developing detailed project plans, ensuring resource availability and allocation and delivering every project on time within budget and scope. You will be the go-to person for everything involving a project’s organization and timeline.

 

Our ideal candidate will have a background in IT, business skills, management, budgeting and analysis. You should be an excellent communicator and comfortable managing multiple tasks. you also need to be a team player and have a problem-solving aptitude.

 

About the Job

  • Project Management:
    • Define project scope
    • Plan resources, people, budget
    • Create project plan including timeline
    • Project controlling and reporting
    • Documentation
  • Sourcing of IT projects: define internal and external sourcing channels with required skills and availability
  • Partner management
  • Receive and manage project/business requests and analyze and validate them applying IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture principles
  • Identify training requirements, implement lessons learned to remain up to date on the technology side, following Software AG’s IT strategy
  • Attend trainings and use project management framework and methodology (coming from Software AG’s Transformation, Process and Projects Office)
  • Handover to “business as usual”/operations after project closure

 

About You

  • Proven track record in project management for at least one of the following areas: IT Security, cloud (Azure and AWS), application harmonization, infrastructure
  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft 365 and Jira/Confluence
  • Project management experience and organizational skills
  • Coordinating people from various other business units, work in a multicultural matrix organization
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Willingness to continuously learn and stay up to date with technology
  • Project management certification (e.g., PMP) is a plus
  • Management of global teams is a benefit
  • Agile and lean practices are a plus
  • IT background
  • Cost management/budget

 

About Us:

 

Culture  
We have an open-minded culture and many exciting projects where you have the freedom to “be your best you”. You’ll have opportunities for international collaboration on top of a comprehensive training and development program that encourages professional growth. We are in an innovative market and offer future-proof products. Most importantly, an overall a pleasant team-oriented working atmosphere. 

  
This is a fast-paced environment - we are looking for smart, high energy candidates who are driven to make a big impact and who want to work alongside a growing team. We collaborate often so you must be team player! The perfect candidate will thrive on the prospect of taking on new challenges and helping Software AG increase its leadership in the digital transformation marketplace!  

  
What to Expect  

  • The employees are smart, friendly and welcoming  
  • Health Insurance starts your first day on the job  
  • 6 weeks of PTO – 3 weeks of vacation and 3 weeks of sick leave 
  • 14 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)  
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer match 
  • Parental Leave  
  • Corporate discount purchase programs 
  • Group legal plans 
  • Pet Insurance 
  • And MANY more 

 

  

Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.  
 
Click on the link to view the full EEO statement  

http://www.softwareag.com/corporate/images/EEO_Statement_tcm16-130491.pdf

 

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