Colorado Springs Utilities Technology Project Manager in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Technology Project Manager

Job Type: Business Operations

Pay Range $83,636 to $104,540

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 6/24/18

Technology Project Manager

Colorado Springs Utilities is seeking a Technology Project Manager to join the Customer Applications Management team, within the Customer Services Department. In this position, you will lead a variety of important technology projects or programs that directly impact CSU personnel and our customers every day.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Leverage project and program management principles, concepts, practices, procedures, tools and techniques to manage technology based projects and programs, including: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing activities. Both waterfall and agile project management methodologies may be used.

  • Serves as the liaison with Information Technology, Customer Service Department, operational areas, auditors, and external vendors to implement projects or programs into production. Stakeholders need to be identified and have an opportunity to provide appropriate input to the project or program.

  • Use of interpersonal communication skills and the ability to identify all project stakeholders and collaborate with them to achieve project goals. You will need to clearly communicate assignments to team members and status to management.

  • Builds and facilitates team cohesion and leads project or program team by assembling appropriate personnel and assigns roles and responsibilities.

  • Directs project meetings and escalates issues and decision-making to management to proactively facilitate project or program progression to provide value.

  • Effectively manage risk and resolve issues.

  • Drives timely project activities, as well as efficient and cost-effective use of time, materials and resources.

  • Participate in the procurement and contracting process for the selection of cloud-based services and technology solutions and supports vendor management and service level adherence.

Why should you apply? As an integral member of the Customer Applications Management team, this position will provide you with an opportunity to leverage your project management skills in a technical environment, while contributing to a wide variety of projects that directly impact CSU personnel and CSU customers every day. If working with a dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about service to the community excites you, then this may be the opportunity for you!

What will it take to be successful in this position? Most people typically offer a minumun of six years leading technology project teams and come with a Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Communication, Information Systems, Business or closely related field (or an equivalent combination of education and experience). The ideal candidate will offer the Project Management Professional (PMP) and ITIL certification, as well as experience in the Utilities industry.

When applying, please include your knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • ITIL, SDLC, Change Management and Release Management

  • Project documentation, including gathering requirements and technical specifications

  • SaaS solutions and cloud technologies

  • Risk and issue management

  • Estimation, budget development and budget adherence

  • Software testing

  • Problem-solving, quantitative and qualitative research methods and data analysis

  • Project management, program management, and governance

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.

  • We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

  • We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled.Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: http://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/applicants-rights-and-responsibilities/ . If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Type: Business Operations