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Principal Project Manager

Location: Austin, Texas US


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Job Number: 27374

Position Title: Principal Project Manager

External Description:

Job Description:

Informatica IT is looking for an experienced Technical Program Manager/Scrum Master with a track record of managing multiple projects, releases, threads, and scrum teams. This is an opportunity to help manage products and services delivery that contribute directly to the company’s bottom line. 

As the IT Program Manager supporting the Customer Success value stream, you will primarily be working with the Customer Services organizations, managing their technology strategy to increase the effectiveness of professional services, customer support, customer success, education services, and renewal capabilities. Experience with the platform is required. 

This role requires a tenacious and visionary professional that can manage the development life cycle of products and services from cradle to grave. You will work closely with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders across IT and Business. Crucial to your success will be your ability to manage multiple/conflicting, priorities across the portfolio while still being customer-centric and your ability to influence colleagues across the enterprise. 

Specific Responsibilities 

  • Facilitate agile processes, participate in daily scrum ceremonies, handle scrum of scrums, and lead refinement sessions to guide the direction and focus of Engineering.
  • Support the development of a prioritized Product Backlog, including the development of user stories, acceptance criteria, and scenarios.
  • Identify customer needs, engaging in agile and scrum methodologies to elicit feature requirements
  • Collaborate in the development of QA test plans to ensure alignment with acceptance criteria
  • Review and maintain relevant documentation for program management.
  • Monitor and identify impediments to release objective and suggest corrective actions as necessary and provide weekly updates to Leadership
  • Responsible for project discovery, project kickoffs, planning, driving the plan to delivery across customer success portfolio and IT organization.
  • Oversee a portfolio of projects, ensuring resources, capacity, and dependencies are managed for successful delivery.
  • Occasionally expected to lead a project as a project manager.
  • Identify, track, monitor and communicate project-related benefits, issues, scope changes, variances and contingencies that may arise during the implementation of IT projects, and that cannot be resolved by the project team.
  • Facilitate defining solutions with the appropriate stakeholders/customers.
  • Design, develop and monitor effective processes, manage RAID and systems for projects.
  • Evaluate and assess metrics and project/program effectiveness.
  • Serve as a key resource for policies and procedures; may provide training to clients and staff.
  • Leverage steering and executive committees for decision-making, change management, and communications.
  • Collaborate with leadership to continuously improve processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in QBRs and represent Customer Success IT leadership wherever necessary. 

Required Qualifications 

  • 10+ years of professional experience including a minimum of 5 years as a Program Manager/Scrum Master
  • 3+ years of experience in managing projects related to Salesforce Service Cloud Platform and/or Customer success tools/technologies
  • Extensive experience working in customer service-oriented operations and working with support/service application teams
  • Demonstrated experience in managing IT Digital Transformation
  • Strong understanding of Agile Values, Scrum Methodology, and the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Proven ability to set the direction for technology teams across IT and prioritizing development activities managing RAID logs.
  • Dedication to accuracy and detail, while remaining results-oriented
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, or relevant field.
  • Holds broad expertise or unique knowledge to contribute to the development of company objectives or to achieve goals in creative and effective ways. (May require technical review to attain this level.)
  • Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles.
  • Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Influences across the segment, BU, and organization to achieve business goals.
  • Provides advice and consultation within their professional discipline within and outside of functional areas.
  • Skilled at developing a staff of professionals. Includes selection, motivation, and leadership of staff, as well as evaluation and development.
  • Manages complex budgets requiring excellent analytical skills.
  • Exceptional written, oral communication, and presentation skills.

City: Austin

State: Texas

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Who We Are

Informatica empowers the world's most progressive companies to realize data-driven digital transformations that are changing the world.  To do this, we live by our We "DATA" values. We Do Good, Act As One Team, Think Customer First, and Aspire For The Future. Together, we are conquering the impossible with data and changing what was once unimaginable into what’s now common—making lives richer, businesses stronger, and our world better.

Unleash Your Potential

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

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Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond

  • Since March 2020, our INFA Team have been working remotely to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19
  • During this time, work-life balance and the well-being of our team has been a priority for us. In lieu of not being in the office, our teams are actively participating online via video chats. You'll find groups connecting for online games, virtual break rooms, online training, yoga, morning coffee, and so much more!
  • We're also offering all teammates the ability to expense home office items (monitor, chair, desk, etc…) to ensure that you're as comfortable as possible

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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