Nuance

IT Project Manager, Security

US-MA-Burlington
Job ID
1-34847
Category
Information Technology - Program Management
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.

Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

The Nuance Global IT team is focused on supporting the company and employees with technical solutions and expertise that help the business run more efficiently, ensure security and data privacy, and support new IT infrastructure initiatives that drive innovation. Our team is composed of problem solvers with constant curiosity and different perspectives who love to collaborate to transform and rethink IT.

Job Summary

Summary: The IT Project Manager, Security, is responsible for working with business groups, IT Business Systems Analysts, and IT delivery teams to deliver successful projects. The role of the project manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Governance: Support and lead the IT Governance framework. This includes facilitating working groups, Release Prioritization committees, and Project Steering Committee meetings with members of the Business and IT organizations, working under established guidelines for project and release selection and prioritization. 
  • Project Management: 
    • Deliver successful IT projects using all phases of Nuance’s Project Lifecycle processes and methods on time and within budget.
    • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
    • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents, including schedule, resources, risks, issues, budget proposals, and communications plans.
    • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path. Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
    • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, and stakeholder presentations, including executive level communications. 
    • Build, develop, and grow any business and IT relationships vital to the success of the project, and continued growth within the organization. 
  • Communication: Own and drive communications through the Business and IT, including project related communications, Support escalations, and Release Management communications

Qualifications

Number of Years of Work Experience: 5+ years of professional experience in a related field

 

Required Skills:

  • Proven track record of delivering information technology projects using varied development approaches for internal and externally developed applications as well as packaged applications.
  • Experience managing infrastructure projects and programs.
  • Significant knowledge of project management processes, methods, and standards. 
  • Understanding of security and privacy regulations, as well as core information security functions.
  • Excellent leadership and communications skills required. 
  • Experience managing a matrix team consisting of associates, contractors, and vendors with various skills and disciplines. 
  • Self-starter with high energy to meet the needs of a demanding business and IT environment. 
  • Skills include strong business acumen and strategic thinking to complement strong tactical execution skills. 

 

Preferred Skills: PMP Certification. Demonstrated experience with security challenges and issues confronting a large, geographically distributed, departmentally diverse, global, public-facing organization with specific experience in Security project management.

 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in the field of computer science, business administration, information systems 

 

Additional Information

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.

 

Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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