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Engineering Program Manager IV

Location:

Noida - None - India

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201701331
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Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. 

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

Description

• Understand PMI – Service Management / Cloud Infrastructure as a services best practices into the organization
• Creates and delivers presentations, develops communications and communicates to cross-functional audiences both internally and externally
• Helps to identify priorities and resource requirements for each project or program
• Makes strategic and tactical recommendations to Cloud management to ensure successful delivery of projects into Cloud ecosystem
• Communicates and plans change management activities involving scope, schedule, etc.
• Develops tools to drive project/program management success
• Partner closely with counterparts in Cloud Operations, development, QA, product management, and architecture and to ensure the success of their products
• Communicate strategy, plans, issues and risks effectively throughout the organization
• Drives on-going retrospection to foster continuous improvement
• Prepare assigned project resources with necessary project-related information, ensuring proper understanding of project requirements, roles & responsibilities, work processes, and success criteria
• Implement the necessary project management infrastructure (project plans, issues lists, communication plans)
• Define the project schedule with the teams
• Lead status and planning meetings
• Participate in discovery meetings
• Manage the project plan, issues list, and other supporting documents throughout the project to maintain client expectations and project milestone success
• Work with various team members (stakeholders) to resolve project and process issues in a timely manner and document any issues
• Communicate and publish project status to the project team - Manage project scope to meet project success criteria while maximizing value brought to customers and revenue generated for Kronos
• Manage the financials of the project, invoicing of delivered services, and resolution of any financial disputes
• Lead assigned projects to a successful completion within appropriate time frame
• Assist with developing new processes and tools that improve the performance and effectiveness of the project management delivery
• Assist with other initiatives to evaluate and drive customer satisfaction

Qualifications

• BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related discipline or equivalent experience. PMP, PgMP, or PMI certification a plus
• Exposure to programming and ability to understand basic software architecture concepts
• 12+ years of overall experience in software development
• 3-5 years of project/program management work experience
• Strong understanding of project and program management best practices
• Superb written and oral communication skills required (e.g., proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint and Word)
• Knowledge of agile/scrum and the ability to work within an agile environment is must
• Prior experience working with geographically distributed teams and off-shoring partners
• Ability to influence across functional boundaries and across multiple organizational
• Experience managing large software projects required
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong experience scheduling, preparing presentations and status reports
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to work as part of a project team
• Ability to perform multiple tasks ranging from project management to coaching other team members

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.