Release Project Manager, Senior

  • Needham Heights, Needham, MA, USA
  • May 19, 2017

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our team in the PTC Headquarters in Needham. You will be responsible for leading Program Management Teams for major or maintenance releases in planning and execution of product releases, and leading software development cross-functional teamsin planning and execution across the software development lifecycle. This role falls in a key focus area for PTC, delivering connected apps and products as part of the IoT strategy. Responsibilities Include- Organize and lead cross-functional team and release management meetings and related activities - Ensure actions identified in cross-functional, release management and related meetings are tracked to closure - Assist in planning and leading periodic release status review meetings with senior management - Lead creation and delivery of the cross-functional team s planning documents- Establish project status reporting mechanisms for the cross-functional team as required by the organization- Apply the organization s measurement, monitoring and control processes to assess and communicate project status to organizational groups as required - Lead change management process activities and ensure timely decisions on change requests. - Ensure plans and related documents and systems are created or updated to reflect new or changed project scope or schedule resulting from approved change requests.- Collaborates with other release managers to define and improve organizational standards around status review meetings while ensuring presentations are compatible across major and maintenance releases - Collaborates with other release managers to define and improve approach for organizational communications of milestones and actions to parties responsible for communicating status- Work with development managers and business development to ensure vendor service agreements and statements of work exist where vendors provide personnel or project deliverables under contract to PTC for a releaseBusiness Skills RequiredSuccessful candidates will have demonstrated the following characteristics flexibility, independence, self-motivation, team player, consensus building. Experience with Agile SCRUM software development methodology, and/or short-cycle app or IoT product development a plus.Basic Qualifications- Bachelor degree plus 4-7 years project management experience, preferably with software development or IT organizations - PMP certification or advanced training in management required (Masters in Project Management, MIS or MBA with a technology specialization) - Prefer training in CAPM, Six Sigma, ISO 9000, ITIL or other process methodology, or has documented experience in organizations that have implemented one of these OrganizationelsJob Req Number 26399BRWhy Join Us and Benefits Summary PTC is a great place to work. Our culture is one of excellence, innovation, empowerment, and caring about our customers, communities, and employees. We have built an action oriented culture of integrity and trust, creating a sense of team spirit at both the departmental and company-wide level. At PTC, we have great employees and know that they are critical to the company s success. The Core Values we live by to achieve our success are Customer Success Excellence Innovation & Empowerment Integrity & Professionalism Social Responsibility through Shared Value Teamwork Winning We are looking to add strong candidates that uphold the PTC Core Values and are eager to grow and develop their careers with us. If you share these values and enjoy a work environment that is fast paced, hands on, and results oriented, then PTC is the place for you. PTC benefits are among the most competitive in the industry. While your salary is the major component of your compensation, you also receive a competitive benefits package including Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match Healthcare and Dental insurance Paid Time Off and Sick Time Birthday Day-off Tuition Reimbursement (Canada, India, Israel, US) Holiday Pay Employee Referral Program Management and Employee Training Development Other Regional-specific Benefits
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task


Leading Technology Company