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McAfee India is hiring Program-Project Manager

Company Name: McAfee Software India Private Limited

Job Description: Program/project Manager

Job Code: 864945

Work Experience: 10 – 15 Years

Work Location: Bangalore

Education: UG - Any Graduate
PG - Any Postgraduate
DOCTORATE - Doctorate Not Required

Keywords: Software Development, Program Management, Agile

Job Description
Manage short and long term projects and programs within McAfee Consumer Engineering.

Ensures that each project/program meets the goals and objectives and is achieved within the approved timeframe, scope and budget.

Evaluate project team progress and communicate status effectively and issues to management appropriately

Primary Responsibilities

Manage multiple simultaneous cross functional teams and projects across various sites & geographical locations. (Work directly with Engineering, Product Management, Marketing, and IT to gather product requirements, define key tasks, track project deliverables, dependencies, and milestones throughout the complete project lifecycle)

Desired Profile
Experienced in driving project lifecycle processes, scheduling, risk management, and conflict resolution techniques.

Create and maintain detailed project schedules and project management plans, taking into account all dependencies and constraints

Must possess professional management skills; leadership, planning, influencing, negotiating, problem-solving, and load balancing.

Must be able to drive process and achieve results in an ever-changing environment without direct authority.

Manage change in accordance with the change management plant to control scope, quality, schedule, cost, and contracts.
Motivate the team using appropriate tools and techniques in order to increase commitment to the program objectives.

Establish alliances with other departments and organizations by recognizing dependencies in order to assess potential partnership and commitment to the program.

Capture program status and data by ensuring the population of the program management information system in order to maintain accurate and current program information for the use of stakeholders.

Obtain senior management approval for the program by presenting the program charter with its high-level costs and benefits for the organization in order to receive authorization to proceed to the next phase(s)

Hands-on experience managing projects on SCRUM is a mandatory requirement.

Must be highly motivated and equally comfortable working on 1-day, 2-weeks, or 6-month plus projects in a pressured dynamic atmosphere.

Must have experience with traditional boxed software lifecycles and software localization processes and terminology

Must have experience with project lifecycles, scheduling, risk management, and conflict resolution techniques.

Must have excellent, proven verbal and written communication and people skills to be able to communicate both internally and externally.

Experience working on projects which require 3rd party vendors and outsourcing projects

Agile Project Management experience a definite asset to help drive adoption of Agile for your projects/programs

Must possess professional management skills; leadership, planning, influencing, negotiating, problem-solving, and load balancing

Experience in ecommerce & web domain based projects will be an added advantage.

Experience in Software Development and/or Testing will be an added advantage.

Experience in working in a product based company is preferred.

Experience in networking and/or security domain products will be an added advantage.

In depth understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle

Strong Leadership skills and a team player. Able to communicate project objectives and motivate project teams to complete deliverables on time and with high quality

Excellent Risk and Issue Management skills. Proactively identify risks and issues and have appropriate mitigation/contingency/action plans created by the risk/issue owner. Use appropriate judgment to escalate as necessary

High passion & commitment to execute projects as per the timelines set.

Willingness to learn new processes, propagate them and drive change management.

Provide recommendations to streamline or make existing processes more efficient.

Willingness to work on fast paced projects including taking meetings & calls beyond normal business hours

Ability to measure the health of the project/s by using appropriate metrics

Must be proficient in MS Project, Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint.

Qualifications & Skill Sets Required for the role:

Project Management 10+yrs, 4+yrs Program Management experience in software development and web deployment

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent

PMP certification an asset

Agile experience a definite asset

Qualifications
5+ years as a Program Manager in a software development environment
4 yr degree in Computer Science or related technical field preferred
Intimate knowledge of Program management tools and procedures
Good working understanding of standard software development life cycles
People management skills including conflict resolution and negotiation
Experience using MS Project
Ability to set priorities and make decisions
Ability to delegate and work collaboratively
Good Presentation skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to lead multi-functional teams

Contact Details: McAfee Software (India) Private Limited, Embassy Golf Links Business Park, Pine Valley - 2nd Floor, Off Indiranagar - Koramangala Intermediate Ring Road Bangalore - 560 071

Website: http://www.mcafee.com

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