23 days old

Technical Software Project Manager

Austin, TX
**Technical Software Project Manager**

Locations:Austin, Texas

Job Family: Project Management


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Digital Factory

**Business Unit:** Product Lifecycle Management-PLM

**Requisition Number:** 222107

**Primary Location:** United States-Texas-Austin

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 20%

**Division Description:**

Division Information for Taleo

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/digital-factory.htm


**Job Description:**

**Position Overview**

Siemens PLM is seeking an experienced Technical Project Manager Advanced with specific experience in managing complex software development projects. It is expected that successful candidate be able to quickly come up to speed on the projects they manage, and become valued members of the Technical Project Management Department. The Project Manager should have experience working as part of a larger project management team, be able to handle multiple projects, and able to build consensus in a matrix reporting environment.

This position will report directly to the Sr. Manager of Technical Project Management, Product Development, Simulation & Test Solutions, Product Lifecycle Management, Digital Factory Division.


This role has both strategic and tactical responsibilities.


Contribute to ongoing improvements in our project management practices.

Collaboratively contribute to plans for overall process improvement.

Contribute to projects to improve our investment in project management toolsets.

Promote Quality and Development best practices.

Effectively work with a globally dispersed Technical Project Management team.


Ensure that new product features are evaluated, prioritized and completed by the project teams.

Develop a project plan and create related artifacts as needed to support the project.

Effectively plan projects using project management tools to clearly communicate deliverables.

Monitor progress, assist teams with focusing on goals, and facilitate communication throughout the project lifecycle.

Manage stakeholder communications including reporting.

Exercise best practices in project management throughout all phases including initiation, planning, monitoring & controlling, and closure.

Ensure that development processes are followed

Manage communication between management, developers, and other technical team members

Effectively manage cross-functional teams of varying sizes.

Iteratively manage project requirements while keeping stakeholders informed.

Effectively assess and manage risk throughout project lifecycle.

**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

3+ years software development Project Management experience, preferably Java and C++ (or similar) in a technical environment

Held a Project Management specific role of 4+ years.

Demonstrated experience working in / managing a team of developers for an agile development environment across the software development life-cycle.

Strong communication skills (listening, verbal and written), fluent in speaking English (Verbal, written)

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

BS in an Engineering / Math / Science discipline

Formal Project Management Education (either on its own or as part of another degree / certification)

Approximately 20% travel required (varies with each team)

Working toward or have achieved PMI PMP Certification, ability to become certified within 6 months of employment

**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

Project management certification (PMP / PRINCE2, etc.)

1+ year experience in the CFD / CAE industry.

Technical Management in a Scientific or Engineering focused company 2+ years (could be combined with above)

Enjoys networking with peers in the industry to share best practices.


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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