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Remote Senior IT Project Manager

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Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: US- Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 185237 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Remote Senior IT Project Manager to join our team in US- Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

The ideal candidate will have

  • Senior PM- 10-12 years’ experience in Project Management with focus in IT
  • Familiarity with Project Management Methodologies and alignment of projects to methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Hybrid, etc.)
  • Proven understanding of budgets, ETCs and EAC variance and the ability to complete projects under budget and on schedule.  
  • Understanding of matrixed project management where resources do not report to PMs
  • Broad understanding of the applications and systems used by IT companies with an eye toward combining systems with the parent company following acquisition of a company
  • Understanding of Microsoft tools and applications and their impact on the client company’s environment-  O365, SharePoint, Azure and tools impacting the user's desktop like Zscaler, Crowdstrike, Tanium, Proofpoint, and others.
  • Overall awareness of the challenges in the IT environment in IT-focused companies and the ability to work in an M & A environment during active fast-paced acquisitions. 
  • Experience framing and executing programs and projects for mid-to-large projects
  • Ability to share project stories from the past on successes and challenges during project execution
  • Proven potential to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Mastery of project scheduling in MS Project and similar tools
  • Clear understanding of project delivery methodologies such as waterfall, modified agile, and Kanban, at a level sufficient to convey what is best, given the project circumstances
  • Project Management certification- PMI, Scrum, University certification or other recognized industry certifications
  • Competence using Microsoft Project, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Excel
  • Good soft skills for interacting with stakeholders and the confidence to explain your decision logic when questioned
  • Experience motivating project teams and advancing project schedules for percentage complete, ETC and dependencies
  • Ability to recognize and document Risks, Issues and decisions using the discipline provided by a PPM tool such as Clarity PPM.
  • Can Manage and mentor less-experienced Project Managers
  • Action-oriented personality- understands the speed that NTT DATA moves and is comfortable driving projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced ability to align IT direction with NTT DATA short-and long-term goals and objectives. 

Mandatory experience:

  • 8+ years experience leading IT projects
  • Certification  in project management or equivalent experience and clear mastery

Preferred skills

  • Skilled understanding of Project Management methodologies and the ability to align projects and methodologies based on the nature of the project (Agile, Waterfall, Hybrid)
  • Visible resume of successfully completed high-profile IT projects across multiple IT workstreams
  • Understanding of the key tools and processes used by successful companies today and the challenges of merging acquired companies into the parent company (O365, SharePoint, Zscaler, Teams, SAP, Box, Slack, others )
  • Ability to interact with leadership and function as an advisor, change agent, and protector of the NTT DS Brand.
  • A leader, not a follower and ability to manage and motivate a project team, control a meeting, and summarize broad conversations into tight actions. 
  • Knowledge of project tracking software such as Broadcom/CA Clarity, Planview, Jira
  • Mastery of project planning-  building project plans/schedules in MS Project, CA Clarity or similar applications- includes understanding of dependencies, driving the critical path, and awareness of schedule mitigation strategies like crashing or fast tracking. 



About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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