Define, manage, and drive complex HW and SW programs from scope definition to market availability across diverse cross-functional teams.
Essential Job Functions:
Work with functional teams to ensure projects are delivered on time and with high quality
Proactively identify and manage program and systemic issues that impact the critical path to full resolution - identify and mitigate risks - properly communicate program status and escalate issues/risks when needed
Recognize and work critical path issues
Define and develop the milestones and schedules for projects and new products
Ensure timely completion of schedule completion
Issue weekly program status report on time
Timely escalation of unresolved issues
Approve all expenditures towards the program budget and keeping the program within or below budget
Assist in the creation of tools/processes/procedures that will be used by PMO and other functional teams
Identify program and/or technology dependencies
Provide cross-functional understanding of projects/programs across cross-functional teams
Facilitate cross-functional project team weekly meetings
Timely and accurate updating of milestones
BS Degree in Engineering. PMP or Master Certification preferred.
Minimum of 7 to 10 years of technical new product development experience
3 to 5 years of hands-on project management experience
Understanding of gaming industry protocols and back-end systems
Gaming industry experience in program management preferred but not mandatory
Hands on HW / SW development experience
Successful track record of PM delivery in a Product Development Environment
Strong negotiation, communication, and leadership skills that brings teams to consensus
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Must demonstrate strong skills in the following areas:
Intra and inter program prioritization
NPI - New product Introduction
Self starter who can hit the ground running
Highly organized and detailed oriented team leader and team builder
Ability to adapt to a fast paced, changing, and date driven environment
Proven ability to simultaneously manage multiple high-profile complex programs across multiple organizations successfully
Strong written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated skills with PM software and general computer skills
Ability to foster and create successful teams
Have the ability to articulate succinctly program status when necessary
Be able to perform in a highly matrixed environment
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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