Technology Project Manager at Capital Metro

Category: IT, Project Management
Location: Austin, Texas
Description:

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

Capital Metro is seeking an innovative IT professional with project management and leadership skills to lead and manage the implementation of technology projects in the Project Management Office. If this sounds like you (or a friend), we want to hear from you!

The Technology Project Manager reports directly to the Manager of the Project Management Office. This position is responsible for managing all project lifecycle phases to plan, coordinate, and implement systems, applications and technologies for one or more medium to large sized, moderately complex to very complex projects or subprojects and portions of larger projects which include integration to other systems.  This position will analyze and evaluate existing and proposed systems, perform business process reviews and all other functions related to the implementation of technology projects.  Lead the efforts of a project team made up of internal and external technical and non-technical staff to successful project completion.  This role is also responsible for providing customer focused service and building positive and constructive relationships with stakeholders and customers, by understand their needs, problems, and providing timely communication and service.

WHAT YOU BRING
•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.  Additional related experience may substitute for degree on a year for year basis up to four years.
•Four (4) to five (5) years’ experience managing technology projects including two (2) to three (3) years managing technical and functional teams.
•Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute preferred.
•Experience with direct end-user support in a customer service role. Demonstrated dedication to customer service.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•Excellent organization abilities, analytical skills and communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
•Ability to work in a team environment in a matrix organization, partnering well with employees, management, users, business areas, vendors, contractors and undertake duties and tasks as assigned without close supervision.
•Knowledge of Information System Implementation Life-cycle desired.
•Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and diverse groups of people and activities simultaneously.
•Knowledge of the Project Management Institute PMBOK for standard project management methodologies and processes.
•Ability to lead cross-functional teams.
•Ability to identify critical risk factors that may impact the project.
•Excellent attention to detail.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite.
•Demonstrated leadership ability.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU
•Work with a diverse, collaborative and energetic workforce whose focus is to bring innovation into the industry and how we serve our customers and team members.
•Utilize our free and reduced fare transit service to get to the office and then plan to hit the gym (for free) and work with our onsite trainers, before heading back home.
•If you have children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years old, enroll them in the onsite award-winning Child Care and Learning Center.
•…and much more!

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Capital Metro is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a welcoming and diverse environment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. Capital Metro makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and organization needs at the time.

SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

For more information and to apply, visit: https://capmetro.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/394?c=capmetro