Principal-Software Delivery Project/Program ManagementVideo Operations Job ID: 2229610 El Segundo, California Apply Now
At DIRECTV, we’re connecting the world through the latest tech, top-of-the-line communications and the best in entertainment. Innovation powers all that we do, and our groundbreaking solutions deliver compelling communication and entertainment experiences to millions of customers worldwide. As part of our team, your next big idea could be our newest innovation. Here’s your opportunity to combine your passions for entertainment, media and technology to transform our company and your career.
Overall Purpose: This career step requires expert level experience and must lead programs. Responsible for end-to-end project or program management throughout the life cycle of a software/system development project/program (may be internal or external client facing). Directs and leads the efforts of a project/program team to deliver a completed project/program and/or service. Consults directly with internal or external clients and delivery partners on business goals, tools, strategy and best practices of software development. Has full accountability for managing concurrent projects/programs of any complexity including projects/programs that span multiple regions, functions and/or business units. Directs team's activities utilizing the organization's software development life cycle (SDLC). Interacts with other project/program managers and with the Account Management organization to ensure alignment of project goals and progress with client needs and client priorities. Utilizes knowledge of business, industry and technology to incorporate business process improvements into the organization and/or to develop business strategies and function/business/technical architectures. Must have thorough understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC) processes and tools and must advocate for adherence to standards. Must have working knowledge of business practices in at least one specific business software domain. Level 2 and 3 employees must spend 70% or more of time performing the duties described above and must record time accordingly.
Key Roles and Responsibilities: Conducts end to end program management of one or more programs containing multiple large projects, or portfolio management of a large scope entire portfolio that are company-wide, cross functional and/or strategic in nature. May also manage one or more portfolios which includes identifying, prioritizing, authorizing, managing, and controlling projects, programs and other related work to achieve strategic business objectives. Directs cross functional teams to complete projects and program deliverables within allotted timeline and budget. Defines project/program scope and objectives, directs activities of project teams, and identifies resources. Projects/programs are very complex in nature, with project activities that are distinct for each new project, are company-wide, and require a high level of analysis to create project plans for new concept programs. Work with external partners, vendors and internal stakeholders to champion program/project(s) across the entire organization. Develops detailed project / program plans, schedules, estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts program meetings and is responsible for program tracking and analysis and team's deliverables. Ensure adherences to quality standards and reviews project/program deliverables. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. Communicates to client/vendors/leadership. Job Contribution: Expert level technical professional.
Education: Preferred Bachelor of Business/Information Systems/Engineering/Math/Science degree or equivalent experience. PMP Certification preferred. Experience: Typically requires 8-10 years experience. Technical Career Pathway (TCP) role. Supervisory: No.
- Agile Methodology (SCRUM)
- Business Acumen
- Customer Focus
- Information Technology Trends
- IT Project Control and Reporting
- IT Project Management
- IT Project Planning and Organization
- IT Service Level Agreements
- Program / Project budget Management
- Scrum Team Management
- Software Development Life Cycle
- Software Release Management
- Vendor/Supplier budget Managementn
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Salary Range (you can find this range in the internal job description section N1 to N4)
Our Principal Software Delivery Project/Program Management can earn between $105,000 - $210,100 depending on experience and geographic location. Not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at DIRECTV offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here.
Remote : This is a remote position that can be located anywhere in the United States. #LI-Remote
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Job Posting: Jun 15, 2022, 3:39:50 PM
Job Level: Senior Associate/Second Level Manager Remote: Yes