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Senior Infrastructure Program Manager

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

  • Summary:

    • Plans, coordinates, and actively runs the IT delivery plans for complex, multi-functional technical solutions that generally spans multiple, technical products
    • Handles the end-to-end plan that is inclusive of all the changes needed to technical products in support of initiative outcomes
    • Projects often involve network, server, or software implementation and upgrades, PC deployment and the like and will be expected to be hands on as well as overseeing project

     

    Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Accountable for driving specific aspects of a medium size program with medium complexity.
    • Makes connections across teams to drive identification and managing of inter-dependencies
    • Accountable for defining the program structure and a plan to deliver on the program objectives
    • Drives on objectives, priorities, and measures
    • Accountable for identifying, assessing, and mitigating program risks and issues, and removing impediments

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
    • Minimum 4 years of professional experience
    • 3 to 5 years of project or program management experience in infrastructure
    • Experience with project management methodologies & SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle)
    • Experience with delivering projects using Waterfall and Agile
    • Understands how software is developed, tested, and implemented as well as technical concepts
    • Ability to work closely with engineers, product managers and business leaders
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Intellectual curiosity and a desire to dig into details, learn, ask questions, and become the "go to expert" on certain concepts and topics
    • Leads projects with notable risk and complexity; develops the strategy for project execution
    • Highly skilled in collaboration and negotiation
    • Needs to be comfortable interacting and collaborating with leadership across the company including high level executives
    • Experience working in a large-scale Metrics IT environment

     

    Why should you work with us?

    • Outstanding Benefits- PTO, bonuses, medical, dental, vision, 401k, and pension plans
    • Tons of room for career growth, coaching and mentoring
    • Highly competitive salary
    • Equal Opportunity Employer

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This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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