IT, Security, Analytics (ITAS) - Project / Program Manager

Location: San Diego, California US


Requisition Number: 210171

External Description:


This role is responsible for successful delivery of wide array of prioritized programs/projects through all phases of the Project Management Lifecycle which includes – initiation, planning, development, execution, control & closeout of projects. This position reports directly to the Director of the PMO in the IT, Security, and Analytics (ITAS) team within the CIO organization.  This role will support ITAS team and the global Teradata business as a member of the ITAS PMO organizing, coordinating, and driving technology programs and projects.  Managing internal resources and vendors for the successful execution of projects will be key to the role. The Project Manager will provide strategic guidance to teams and other resources in ways that promote the successful outcomes of technology initiatives, utilizing the appropriate approach and tools to meet business and ITAS expectations. The ideal candidate will be;

  • An excellent communicator and leader, proven competence in leading technology centric projects/programs
  • Have experience in managing staff of different disciplines across business and technology to produce results in a timely manner
  • Have experience working with various IT, security, and analytics projects / programs
  • Has demonstrated experience as a liaison between ITAS technology teams and business stakeholders

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Lead ITAS programs and projects focusing in all areas of Information Technology, Security and Analytics
  • Ensure ITAS programs/projects deliver on commitments using all standard tools, technologies, and processes defined by the ITAS PMO Leadership team
  • Define, plan, direct the establishment & execution of a broad range of technical programs/projects, while balancing the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources and risk
  • Plan, organize, lead and monitor the activities of the project team
  • Develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports
  • Provide project risk analysis and mitigation planning
  • Maintain overall control of the schedule, budget and scope
  • Create collaborative partnerships and perform stakeholder management with customers, vendors and other teams to achieve project objectives.
  • Lead project reviews and facilitate steering committees to ensure transparency and alignment of all active project and programs are clear and agreed to by all stakeholders.
  • Develop projects’ scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Prepare and manage deliverables (Project Plan, Risk Plan, Communication Plan, etc.) – use deliverables to conduct the project
  • Manage the escalation of issues and submit recommendations to executive steering teams to remediate
  • Track the status of deliverables and any decisions made regarding Project Change Requests and outstanding issues weekly
  • Update appropriate documentation and project plan to reflect changes in requirements and commitments
  • Identify, document and ensure analysis of scope change requests throughout the project lifecycle
  • Utilize company release management, change management standards and procedures
  • Active participation, in and contribute to, the ITAS PMO policies and procedures
  • Travel as required for successful delivery of initiatives


  • BS/BA in business or a technical field with 5 to 10 years of directly relevant experience OR Master’s degree with 3 to 7 years of applicable business experience, with at least two (2) years of experience leading major and/or complex ITAS programs including at least three (3) years of experience managing large projects
  • Comprehensive and demonstrable understanding and experience in Agile software development
  • PMP certification required. CSM or PSM certification is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods (Scheduling, Resourcing, Cost Management, Scoping, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of Collaboration tools; working knowledge of program/project management software is a strong advantage
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Expert managing multiple, simultaneous projects and programs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Ability to address and resolve difficult situations even under time pressure
  • Experience managing projects with a global footprint
  • Experience collaborating with and supporting business leaders within a large corporate environment
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and manage the expectations of stakeholders, team members, management and external partners
  • Deep knowledge on business processes optimization, business data and related key performance indicators

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: IT, Security, Analytics (ITAS) - Project / Program Manager

Job Category: IT

Company Profile:

Teradata helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset.  We’re the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, we endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because our mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

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