EMC Principal Program Manager (Technical) in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Principal Program Manager - Global Program Manager – VxRail

Join the fast-pace VxRail PMO team within the Converged Platforms Division at Dell EMC. Make a difference by driving and managing programs supporting the development of Dell EMC’s Hyper Converged Infrastructure Appliance. The Principal Program Manager will be responsible for program and project managing various stages of new product development for Dell EMC’s VxRail organization.

Responsibilities and Deliverables:

  • Manage full scope and various specific stages of one or more highly complex, high profile technical programs/projects as part of VxRail Program initiatives.

  • Incorporate changes driven from both within and outside the program that affect immediate and long-range goals and objectives.

  • Develop the overall project plan, drive down and provide reports on development projects within the program.

  • Coordinate and manage PMT leads and provide direction, monitor development and report to BMT on overall goals, schedules and resources.

  • Lead and/or manage multiple strategic cross-functional teams, both internal and external to EMC, and coordinate the work through PMT functional leads. Develop, define and manage execution of critical program elements. Lead cross-functional priority setting and resource allocation relative to each program, project and/or initiative. Ensure issues are identified and appropriate actions are tracked and taken to resolution and closure.

  • Drive and manage continuous improvement of product/solution development lifecycle process, practices and initiatives. Work independently without needing the direct support of a PMO. Work with existing tools when available and be able to create self-defined methods and processes to support Program Management when tools do not exist.

  • Facilitate partner alignment and maintain multiple partner relationships with cross-functional Dell EMC groups to ensure successful completion of program deliverables. Manage business owners and executive work stream owners. Deal with the daily challenge of cross-business functions, managing and orchestrating the work of business and work stream owners

  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate will have experience managing the full scope of a program for a business unit’s new product introduction, preferably at Dell EMC, from concept and design through market introduction and to end of life planning. This person will have experience utilizing all of the necessary tools to manage the program and coordinate the teams involved.

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA is a plus.

  • Recent experience managing a full product lifecycle using Regatta and other processes.

  • Systematic and strategic thinker with astute interpersonal skills.

  • Expertise working with MS Project and Excel as management, tracking and reporting tools.

  • Results-oriented with the ability to make tough decisions to achieve goals.

  • Working knowledge of collaboration, file sharing and version control tools.

  • Ability to build and manage teams.

  • Strong program management skills; PMI certification is preferred.

  • Ability to manage in a matrix environment.

  • Possesses strong product/technology/industry knowledge.

  • Strategic planning abilities.

  • Ability to prioritize projects and deliverables.

  • Ability to influence others to achieve results.

  • Ability to work effectively with senior management.

  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal.

EMC Values:

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

Functional Area(s):

Engineering - Other



Business Unit:

211 - VCE


US - Massachusetts - Hopkinton