Program Manager in Irving, TX at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 6/28/2019

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    Irving, TX
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager with our industry-leading client in Irving.

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity, offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Responsibilities of the Program Manager:

  • Assist senior PMO staff in baselining, executing, and troubleshooting complex OT programs over diverse geographical regions.
  • Execute projects, track project performance, analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
  • Drive projects to meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans for program governance.
  • Develop & produce program schedule, budget, and risk KPIs/metrics to provide program status.
  • Coordinate delivery milestones, track and identify dependencies, and drive coordination between tasks and resources.
  • Partner with multiple stakeholders to ensure project deliverables remain on schedule.
  • Execute risk & opportunity tracking processes and maintain appropriate databases.
  • Compose and distribute program level status reports in accordance with PMO processes in a timeline and accurate fashion.
  • Help drive SAFe Agile methodologies and participate in Agile ceremonies as needed.
  • Attend meetings to monitor and assess progress, track action items, and drive actions to closure.
  • Assist Agile team with requirements tracking, prioritization, and strategy.

Requirements of the Program Manager:

  • Typically has 9+ years relevant experience plus one year supervisory
  • 4-7 Years of Project Management experience on technical development (IT/OT/Software) programs
  • Knowledge of IT and Networks
  • Experience in Waterfall & Agile methodologies
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Powerpoint, and Project.
  • Demonstrated project management experience in organizing, planning, and executing integrated technical projects with multiple dependencies.
  • Effective written and verbal communications for the purpose of providing and explaining project information to team members and stakeholders.
  • Advanced level experience with Microsoft Project and schedule tracking principles.
  • Advanced level experience with Microsoft Excel, including budget compilation and metrics.
  • Familiarity with advanced schedule and budget tracking concepts such as Earned Value, performance indices, project baselines, work authorizations, etc…
  • Ability to construct and/or decompose a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), and similar for project planning activities.
  • Ability to organize meetings with the appropriate resources, lead teams through discussions, and drive teams through progress-oriented agendas.
  • Understanding of requirements tracking in an Agile environment and experience with Agile workflow software like Jira, Realtimeboard/Miro, or TFS.

Keywords: Program Manager, Program Management, Agile, Scrum, WBS, OBS, Jira, software developer, software development

Job ID: 320894

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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