Work with cross-functional teams to define, manage, and drive IT Projects from scope definition to delivery to the business.
Essential Job Functions:
Define and develop the milestones and schedules for projects
Ensure timely completion of project milestones
Recognize and work critical path issues
Escalate unresolved issues to upper management for resolution
Assist in the creation of tools processes and procedures that will be used by the Department and other functional teams
Communicate project status accurately and in a timely manner
Provide cross-functional understanding of projects/programs across cross-functional teams
Facilitate cross-functional core team meetings
Proactively identify and manage program and systemic issues to full resolutions
Identify and mitigate risks
Properly communicate program status and escalate issues/risks
Education: BS Degree, PMP certification preferred
5 to 7 years of technical project experience
3 to 5 years of hands-on project management experience
Hands-on software and/or hardware development experience
Successful track record of project management/delivery and product development
Gaming industry experience in program management preferred
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Must demonstrate strong skills in the following areas: intra and inter program prioritization, scheduling/planning, issue resolution, risk mitigation, change management and cost control
Proven ability to simultaneously manage multiple high profile, complex programs
Highly organized and detail oriented
Strong written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated skills with project management software and general computer skills
Ability to foster and create successful teams
Understanding of gaming industry protocols and back-end systems
Strong negotiation, communication, and leadership skills that will bring teams to consensus
WMS is a gaming company. Any of our employees may be required to obtain a gaming license within one or all of the gaming jurisdictions that WMS conducts business. If you are requested by WMS to obtain a gaming license, your continued employment with WMS may be contingent on your ability to obtain that gaming license.
This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. WMS encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
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