Product & Program Management Irving, Texas


Description

SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to create the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S. Together, we are uniquely positioned to lead a new era of audio entertainment by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio experiences to millions of listeners -- in the car, at home and on the go. Our talent, content, technology and innovation continue to be at the forefront, and we want you to be a part of it! Check out our current openings below and at www.siriusxm.com/careers.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Project Manager, one who is a self-starter, focused on providing project management and leadership in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating independent work skills and strong work ethic, with a solid fundamental background in project management principles, leadership, and business skills.  You will use your leadership and organizational skills to successfully implement SiriusXM projects, in compliance with project management methodologies and organizational policies. This role works closely and collaboratively with leaders from all SiriusXM CV departments and is involved with all aspects of the corporate systems lifecycle including design, development, and support of the deployed solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan Project:
    • Prepare and communicate project goals, scope, communication plan, risk management plan, and expectations to all stakeholders.
    • Prepare project timeline containing tasks, durations, resource needs and dependencies.
    • Prepare change requests, analyze and communicate impact to project and seek approval from business owner and/or steering committee.
  • Execute Project:
    • Manage team towards the on-time, on-budget delivery of the project.
    • Track project milestones, change requests, action items, and budget.
    • Proactively identify and mitigate risk.
    • Facilitate the timely resolution of issues and escalate as needed to senior management.
    • Coordinate and execute smooth (without interruption to critical services) and timely production launches.
    • Ensure team adherence to the project process.
    • Regularly report status to all stakeholders.
    • Maintain up-to-date information in the project files.
  • Project and Program Delivery
    • Focus on predictable execution of product development and infrastructure projects
    • Collaborate with product teams, IT and subject matter experts to drive delivery of projects
    • Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered.
    • Manage all aspects of the project life cycle, and work with team members to oversee all phases of project completion.
    • Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the project lifecycle.
    • Manage scope to ensure agreed time, cost, and quality parameters are met.
  • Close Project:
    • Facilitate the transition of a project from implementation to maintenance.
    • Identify and document lessons learned for future projects.
    • Close out administrative matters of the project.
  • Business Relationship Management
    • Develop communication plans and interfaces to actively engage business partners.
    • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria.
    • Serve as Subject Matter Expert in briefing stakeholders on assigned initiatives.
    • Provide accurate forecasts of performance to relevant business stakeholders.
    • Communicate project and program progress to key constituents.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5+ years in a project management role.
  • PMP certification desirable.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Experience managing project resources in a matrix environment.
  • Experience supporting deliveries to a mission-critical production environment.
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects.
  • Experience managing complex projects.
  • Experience in communicating status, risks and issues to project team and senior management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively on projects with geographically and culturally diverse team members.
  • Ability to listen, comprehend, negotiate and disseminate information appropriately.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity including resources within a dynamic and versatile environment.
  • Ability to maintain project data for the purpose of effective project communications, sound problem-solving and eventual historical retrieval.
  • Ability to seek out information, logically trouble-shoot and/or escalate with relevant parties for the purpose of solving issues quickly.
  • Identify potential issues in advance and implement measures to mitigate and manage risks.
  • Ability to investigate and analyze issues, facilitate the identification of root causes and propose process changes for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams to resolve scheduling conflicts for the purposes of resource planning.
  • Ability to direct the efforts of multiple team members and manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Ability to navigate challenges and conflicts to ensure working towards a common goal.
  • Experience managing vendor relationships and third party contributors so that the work completed is of a high-quality, within scope, within budget, and on-schedule variety.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to an audience of individuals from all levels within the organization.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Solid understanding of SDLC, utilizing Agile methodologies.
  • Must be well-versed in Critical Path Management using MS Project.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc).
  • Experience with Atlassian JIRA defect tracking, Footprints Service Core, AgileCraft-scaled management software a plus.
  • Experience with DevOps, ITIL, Cloud Services, IT Infrastructure and Operations, including environment standup, server builds, firewalls, security and compliance.
  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: https://jobs.jobvite.com/siriusxm#benefits

Our goal at SiriusXM+Pandora is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM+Pandora is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.