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Job Title: Project Manager - More Project Manager Jobs


Location: TX - Houston
Job Description:


The business segment is responsible for developing technical enterprise software 
solutions for process safety that include products for Relief Systems Management, 
Inspection Data Management System, Management of Change and Conceptual 
Engineering and Cost estimation. Siemens has a global market leading position in 
many of these product areas and is looking to further build upon this market with 
continued R&D investment. Our customers are mostly in the Oil & Gas Industry 
covering E&P, Midstream, Refining and Petrochemical verticals. 



In this role the individual will lead our Software development, test and customer 
software support teams. The individual will oversee the execution and coordination of 
day to day and scheduled tasks of Software Projects. This person should be able to 
demonstrate strong logical and creative problem solving abilities, good oral and 
written communication, and excellent analytical skills. The ideal candidate must 
flourish in a fast-paced environment and will inspire the team to create innovative 
solutions for the software portfolio and supporting our customers. 



Responsibilities: 



Ensure high quality our software products and front line interface with our customers 
through implementation of the development, test, QA and support processes with 
consistent monitoring and reporting 

Interface with internal and external stakeholders such as Customer Support, Project, 
and Product Management with regard to SDLC milestones, customer support and 
product implementations. 

Provide leadership in Software Development Activities through adequate 
implementation of the Siemens Product Lifecycle Management process and monitor 
adherence through various milestones 

Provide regular management updates on the status of software operations, including 
successes, challenges, and upcoming planning 

Implement industry best practices for software development, application 
development design, coding, deployment, and documentation standards along 
continuous improvement efforts to ensure continuous quality and customer 
satisfaction improvement 

Ensure successful and timely delivery of software products to meet PLM milestones 
and oversee all phases of software development, from planning and design to 
development, deployment and ongoing maintenance and support. 

Work with Software Architect and developers to provide estimate of various tasks of 
different Software releases and monitor team spend against progress for assigned 
tasks, provide regular status reports (risks and issues) proactively together with 
suggested contingency plans 

Responsible for recruiting, performance management, mentoring, training and 
development of staff 

Develops and manages cost center budgets for software development, test and 
support groups and monitors spend against cost center. 

Responsible for software QA and test functions while maintaining separation from 
development to ensure independent oversight of software quality and testing. 

Oversee software support and maintenance post release and deployment and 
manage customer IRs in a timely manner while continuously improving support 
delivery and customer satisfaction. 

Monthly reporting of project status, cost centers and support KPIs 

Create an environment where team members understand the vision, are held 
accountable, meet commitments, and have strong software engineering discipline 

Ensure all product documentation is up-to-date, and the defined process followed 

Will be engaged up to 50% in managing product releases and projects related to 
software R&D and hence should have requisite experience in project management 
activities of planning, monitoring and control of projects both internal and external in 
accordance with Siemens product life cycle and project management methodologies. 



Required knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience: 



B S. /M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related 
discipline 

7+ yrs. experience in execution and control of all aspects of software development, 
from planning and design to development, deployment and ongoing maintenance. 

3+ years of proven hands-on management experience with demonstrated success 
meeting deliverable and track record of building high performing software 
development teams 

Experience working with both waterfall and agile software development 
methodologies 

Must be an independent, self-starter with the ability to set goals and achieve them 
with minimal supervision 

Strong understanding of range of technologies with focus on Microsoft .NET 
technologies 

Strong understanding of different relational database management systems with 
focus on Microsoft SQL server 

Experience in building applications using an object oriented programming language 
such as Java or C#. 

Familiarity with ERP software such as SAP 

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with strong technical, 
analytical, and problem solving skills 

AWS/Azure experience a plus 

* Knowledge and experience in software QA and test protocols and implementation 
of software test automation utilizing industry tools like Silktest. 



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