Sr Project Manager, Technical

As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.comSr Project Manager, Technical

  • 5+ years industry experience as a program or product manager within a technology environment, with a progressive record of successful delivery of complex software systems or services.
  • Prior experience as a software engineer, or tester.
  • Familiarity with web services, workflow modeling and enterprise application integration.
  • Detail oriented, yet able to look at a wide array of choices & identify what truly matters, problem solving skills is a must.
  • Effective written and oral communication with multiple levels of business and technical leadership
  • Mastery of software processes (development, configuration, testing, and deployment) is critical in this role.
  • Maturity, judgment, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills are essential.
  • Ability to assess and implement successful, focused, integrated product development plans.
  • Knowledge of new product development processes, go to market strategies, and product life cycle management.
  • Accountable to deliver value and drive programs and projects in the most efficient way while communicating effectively through lightweight processes.
  • Identify and proactively manage technical and business decisions, risks, actions and opportunities. Proactively identify options for preventing or mitigating risks.
  • Drive the program strategy and align it with the program success criteria.
  • Define and establishes the overall program structure, including the definition and scope of all sub-projects, program support activities, and organizational structure to enable technical delivery.
  • In a lightweight, agile way, manage, track and report all critical aspects of the program that are clear to developers, business participants and executives.
  • Manage change through the established processes
  • Define the scope of Projects. Manage and help others to understand the implications of change including legitimate scope shift and impact.
  • Lead cross-functional or multi-team effort in defining budget requirements for a project or program, providing thought leadership into initial financial estimates. Drives the process to procure funding at a project or program level. Collects monthly budget forecasts, collect actual data from finance, and applies accounting practices appropriately to maintain budget integrity. Identifies factors that can drive potential variance early in the forecasting process and limits project activity to maintain expenses within allotted budget. Provides proactive and accurate reporting on any unresolved variance to leadership. Hold functional resources accountable to performance within budget allocation.
  • Set stakeholder and program team expectations and ensures that the deliverables are aligned with program success criteria. Establishes the program KPI measurements and quality control points and aligns reporting to track progress against the measurements. Proactively anticipates and mitigates issues through validation. Develops a formal program change board that assesses and approves/denies all changes to scope, schedule, and quality.
  • Participate in agile inceptions and or other types of planning activities to define scope, resources required, and capture anticipated timeline and level of effort. Own the whole program, ensure quality, manage change, understand tradeoffs and impacts to up/downstream systems and business processes as shifts occur.
  • Synthesize requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead dev and test efforts to meet aggressive timelines. This will include writing detailed 1-pagers, specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy new features.
  • In an agile environment, drive the entire product lifecycle: requirements definition through specification, design, coding, quality assurance, implementation, integration, launch, and production support with Brand, supplier, and end customer usability in mind.
  • Clarify, prioritize and drive project commitments as well as establish and maintain clear chains of accountability
  • Break down work into logical function groupings to enable the team to deliver early and often.
  • Address bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints, and encourage risk-taking behavior to maximize business benefit
  • Effectively manage customer expectations and resolve conflicts that balance customer, Business and technology needs.
  • Mentor others

At least 18 years of age. Legally authorized to work in the United States. High School Diploma or GED. Pre-employment background screen.T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with our Company values and will not be tolerated. Furthermore, such discrimination or harassment may violate federal, state, or local law.


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