EMC Sr Project Mgr, IIG Consulting in Pasadena, California

Job Description:

Sr. Project Managers lead multiple project teams and provide technical and project management guidance in developing solutions for Dell EMC’s diverse client base. The Sr. Project Manager must understand business requirements and be able to translate them into technical solutions using Dell EMC software as well as related technologies. Additional responsibilities include project planning, monitoring project progress, level of effort and financial forecasting, and problem solving on both technical and interpersonal levels, ensuring on-time delivery of project tasks by both Dell EMC and client team members, motivating team members, and managing client expectations and satisfaction. In addition, Sr. Project Managers are responsible for profitability and client satisfaction for all assigned projects.

Sr. Project Managers are ultimately responsible for the following:

  • Overall project success including:

  • Client satisfaction

  • Project profitability

  • Effective scope, escalation and budget management

  • On time delivery

  • Identifying additional follow on services opportunities and coordinating sales results

  • Project planning and management including:

  • Developing, validating and resourcing detailed baseline project plans

  • Effectively coordinating internal, customer and partner resources to complete planned tasks

  • Developing meeting agendas, coordinating resources, facilitating meetings, documenting outcomes and driving actions to completion

  • Developing weekly project status reports, distributing to required parties, reviewing with customer resources and Dell EMC management

  • Completing weekly management reporting

  • Identifying and escalating issues to assure resolution before project timeline or budget is affected

  • Identifying scope changes quickly and gaining approval on change orders before project is affected

  • Assuring that all resources effectively and efficiently follow Dell EMC SDLC methodology

  • Ensuring all project deliverables are complete, professional, accurate and stored in the approved project repository

  • Coordinating staffing of project resources

  • Assuring accurate and timely project revenue reporting

  • Reviewing and approving project resource time and expense accounting

  • Sr. Project Managers will provide assistance with:

  • Consulting and software sales activities includes software demonstrations

  • Consulting overview presentations to other areas of Dell EMC as well as to prospective clients

  • Proposal development

  • Project staffing

  • Recruiting and interviewing prospective PMs and consultants

  • Standards for project management and technical issues

  • Staff development

  • The Sr. Project Manager has indirect supervisory responsibility for the team members on a project-by-project basis for project related issues. In all other instances, the team members report to the Consulting Manager

  • Other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent business analysis skills including facilitating requirements, design and testing sessions and leading the documentation of required SDLC documents

  • Ability to effectively plan and manage projects in MS Project including how to manage dependencies, assign resources, costs, etc. Must be capable of running baseline and earned value reporting

  • Prior experience leading large-scale, complex systems integration projects

  • Versed in leading projects following Agile and traditional Waterfall engagement methodologies

  • Prior experience leading blended onshore and offshore delivery teams

  • Demonstrated basic understanding of fundamental software engineering (SDLC) principles

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Positive, team building attitude

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Contract negotiation abilities

  • Ability to identify and address technical and other project-related risk areas

  • Small Company mentality (ability to wear multiple hats)

  • Travel up to 4 days a week


  • Prior experience managing projects for Professional Services organizations

  • Financial Services, Pharma, Public Sector, Publishing or Utility industry experience

  • Working knowledge of ECM products

  • J2EE based application experience

  • Internet distribution, e:commerce, or other Web experience

  • Specific experience with Windows NT, Unix, or MVS

  • PMI Certification preferred

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.

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