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Project Manager

Location: San Francisco, CA
Date Posted: 04-12-2017
Job Location:  San Francisco, CA

Job description:

This is your chance to work on IBM Watson's cognitive computing platform. Join IBM in creating business platform integrating artificial intelligence and machine learning into everyday decision making. We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming industries, society and even the workplace. IBM Watson is now looking for talent to usher in the next era of cognitive computing. Embark on the journey with us at IBM Watson.

We’re hiring a self-motivated Project Manager with experience working with distributed teams in an Agile environment. We are looking for a creative and dedicated individual who will fit with our diverse and collaborative culture. If you enjoy working with other professionals who believe in creating innovative solutions to problems, we encourage you to apply.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to manage organization of key client projects. Project management responsibilities include delivering projects on time within budget and scope. Project managers should have a background in software design, management, and analysis. Project managers are skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects that they oversee. They thrive when planning projects and working with project teams.

    Responsible for making and monitoring delivery schedules.
    Help develop project scopes and objectives.
    Coordinate internal resources to deliver projects on time to clients
    Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
    Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
    Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
    Report and escalate to management as needed
    Perform risk management to minimize project risks
    Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

    Bachelor's Degree preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers
    Proven working experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector
    Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
    Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
    PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus
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