General information

JobID: 10168

Position Level: Individual Contributor

Team: Project Management

Position Type: Regular

Working Time: Full-Time

Locations: Remote, Remote

Travel Requirements: 10%

Description & Requirements

Jack Henry & Associates, a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry, is hiring a Strategic Project Manager to join our Enterprise Services Project Management team. This role will be supporting a major multi-year project developing cutting-edge cloud-based products with the Enterprise Cloud Platform (ECP) team and will be focused on measuring specific project velocities and reporting up through the program as well as helping the agile teams break down their tasks into to tactical and measurable milestones.   

The ideal candidate has experience in managing concurrent high-visibility projects in a fast-paced environment using agile and traditional waterfall methods that may cross multiple business divisions.  This candidate has strong critical thinking abilities as well as high level of emotional intelligence to successfully identify and navigate various project risks and issues and lead them to successful resolution.  This candidate is comfortable in a technical domain, has an aptitude for learning new technologies/concepts, and is an expert at building partnerships with our stakeholders.  The ideal candidate is a strong communicator, comfortable leading detailed technical planning sessions as well as presenting to all levels of Senior Leadership.  

This position can be based to work out of any Jack Henry office or remote from any US location. Travel up to 10% for team meetings is required.

WHAT YOU'LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR

  • Manages the development and implementation of new or upgraded infrastructure and IT services and implementation of corporate processes. 
  • Manages the development and implementation of new or upgraded infrastructure and IT services and implementation of corporate processes. 
  • Monitors the project from initiation through delivery including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending.  
  • Organizes cross-functional activities, ensuring completion of the project is on schedule and within budget constraints. 
  • Demonstrates strong project management (Agile and Traditional) skills. 
  • Leads and facilitates Agile processes and sprint ceremonies (sprint planning, daily stand ups, sprint reviews, retros, grooming sessions, etc.). 
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO HAVE

  • Must have a minimum of 6 years of experience working in the software development lifecycle as a developer, business analyst, project manager/coordinator, program manager, or Scrum master. 
  • Must have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in Project Management for product development. 
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies. 

WHAT WOULD BE NICE FOR YOU TO HAVE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Project Management, or Business. 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). 
  • Lean and/or Agile certifications (Certified Scrum Master (CSM), SAFe practitioner, PMI – ACP). 
  • Experience leading projects via traditional project management principles, techniques, and frameworks, or project lifecycle. 
  • Experience leading projects via Agile project philosophies, principles, techniques, and frameworks. 
  • Previous Information Technology background and project management experience.   
  • Experience using traditional (MS Project, Changepoint, Planview, others) and Agile (Azure DevOps, Jira) project management tools. 

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this opportunity. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement on this posting, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet motivated people who align with Jack Henry’s mission and can contribute to our company in a variety of ways. 

Why Jack Henry?

At Jack Henry, we pride ourselves through our motto of, "Do the right thing, do whatever it takes, and have fun." We recognize the value of our associates and believe much of our company’s strength and success depends on their well-being. We demonstrate our commitment by offering outstanding benefit programs to ensure the physical, mental & financial wellbeing of our people is always met.

Culture of Commitment

Ask our associates why they love Jack Henry, and many will tell you it is because our culture is exceptional. We do great things together. Rising to meet challenges and seeking opportunities is part of who we are as an organization. Our culture has helped us stay strong through challenging times and we credit our dedicated associates for our success. Visit our Corporate Responsibility site to learn more about our culture and commitment to our people, customers, community, environment, and shareholders. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Jack Henry, we know we are better together. We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings. Innovation flourishes by including all voices and makes our business—and our society—stronger. Jack Henry is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, performance management, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, education, training, social, and recreational activities to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and military and veteran status, or any other protected status protected by local, state or federal law.

No one will be subject to, and Jack Henry prohibits, any form of discipline, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for good faith reports or complaints of incidents of discrimination of any kind, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in related investigations.

Requests for full corporate job description may be requested through the interview process at any time.

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