General information

JobID: 9706

Position Level: Individual Contributor

Team: Project Management

Position Type: Regular

Working Time: Full-Time

Locations: Allen, Texas, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Houston, Texas, Lenexa, Kansas, Louisville, Kentucky, Monett, Missouri, Remote, Remote, Seattle, Washington, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, Springfield, Missouri, Springfield, Missouri, Springfield, Missouri

Travel Requirements: 5%

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 focuses on cross functional internal initiatives utilizing both agile and traditional waterfall methodologies.  This Strategic Project Manager will lead variety of projects, including IT infrastructure, data center builds, software selection and implementation, security, and software development projects. 

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 JHA’s Senior Leadership. 

This position will be filled to work out of any Jack Henry office locations or Remote within the U.S.

If you are interested in this position, please apply on or before September 30,2021.


  • Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience in project management. 
  • Must be able to travel up to 5% to attend meetings and training at other Jack Henry office locations.  


  • 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.


  • 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.).

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.