Purpose of Job We are currently seeking a talented Technical
Project Manager – Senior Level for our San Antonio, TX
Leads the planning, execution and delivery of moderately to
highly complex technical projects within the IT Organization.
Manages risk by using established project management processes to
address execution challenges associated with quality, schedule and
cost and assists in remediation planning. Leads, defines and
manages projects and project plans to achieve strategic business
goals and operational objectives. Serves as a resource to team
members on escalated issues of an unusual nature, guiding them in
the development and delivery of their work product. Collaborates
with key stakeholders and work efforts teams to ensure objectives
are met. Job Requirements About USAA
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial
security of millions of U.S. military members and their families.
This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking
at every level.
In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100
Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's
Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a
robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses
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ABOUT USAA IT
Our most important qualification isn't technical, it's human.
Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our
11 million members who rely on us every day.
We are over 3,000 employees strong, a passionately supportive
and collaborative team built on Agile principles. We've been a
top-two Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT five years in a
row and were recently named a Top 50 Employer for Minority
Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.
See what it's like to work for a company where your passion
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Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem
from business activities and the job role.
Ensures risks associated with business activities are
effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for
Plans, directs and coordinates activities for moderately to
highly complex work efforts through the development of plans
intended to accomplish goals and objectives within prescribed
timeframes and budgets.
Synthesizes analyses, identifies root causes and develops and
recommends key work products.
Manages budgets on the medium to high range of project
Facilitates development of project plans related to schedule,
budget, scope and resources.
Executes and manages project deliverables to control scope and
influences sequencing and scheduling of work within project.
Identifies and mitigates project technical risk and operational
Manages interdependencies of work within a project.
Develops alignment with business to identify technical
requirements and clearly articulate requirements and acceptance
criteria of project.
Establishes overall project cadence for communication with
impacted stakeholders, and provides framework for underlying
project(s) communication plans.
Ensures sound technical architecture is incorporated, working
with technical architects.
Adheres to governance rigor and EPMO processes, procedures,
controls, standards, tools and templates (as required).
Understands each project's critical path activities and
contributes to risk management efforts on the project and
consistently seeks creative technical alternatives to project
Actively applies a variety of product capabilities to the
benefit of the project sponsors, and senior managers on all aspects
of the project.
Partners with others to drive adoption and challenge
Engages in identifying and removing obstacles and impediments to
ensure team objectives are met.
Actively identifies and applies best practices and needed
Partners with business to clearly articulate technical
requirements and acceptance criteria of project.
Participates in producing work efforts budgets.
Bachelor's degree; 4 additional years of related experience
beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a
6 years of experience managing or leading projects or serving in
a project management type role to include technology management or
product-forward role (product manager, engineering manager, program
Advanced knowledge of project management methodology and/or
advanced knowledge of multiple technical software delivery life
Demonstrated experience with one or more business lines,
products and processes as it relates to the technical management,
delivery and execution of projects.
Advanced knowledge of applicable laws and regulation and ensures
application to projects.
Advanced knowledge of project methodologies (Agile and
Waterfall) and influences recommendation for appropriate
methodology for execution.
Strong experience on project management and execution experience
delivering complex work efforts working with Waterfall and Agile
Demonstrated use of tools and techniques that may include SDLC
knowledge, technical acumen and software delivery methods.
Demonstrated experience with planning tools and software, and
processes to define work efforts plans and deliverables.
Ability to articulate high level context of IT projects and
*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job
When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer
some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes.
Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at
a later time and you will not able to change your responses.
At least 2 years of experience coordinating and organizing on
very large-scale efforts $10M+
At least 1 year of experience in working through FFIEC or FIAP
Compliance efforts on other financial institutions.
Experience with financials.
Experience with divestitures.
Technical background, such as a technical degree (MIS, CS, EE,
Math) or prior experience as a developer or software engineer.
PMP or SAFe certified.
The above description reflects the details considered necessary
to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be
construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements
that may be performed in the job.
At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in
the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress
environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along
with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our
career path planning and continuing education will assist you with
your professional goals.
USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences
to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven
cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers .
Relocation assistance is available for this position.
For Internal Candidates:
Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire
or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to
Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is
11/10/20 by 11:59 pm CST time .