Xylem Technical Project Manager in Morrisville, North Carolina

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com .

Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers – from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses – do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at sensus.com and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

The Role: Sensus, a Xylem company, seeks to hire a Technical Project Manager who will be responsible for leading product development projects as part of the Solutions Team. The Technical Project Manager will lead a cross-functional team in our Morrisville, NC engineering center.

The Technical Project Manager is an experienced professional responsible for effective management of all technical aspects of assigned projects and project teams to successfully complete the project on-time and within specifications. The Technical Project Manager must be knowledgeable in all aspects of product design and development and have a strong command of process components spanning software, test, customer support and documentation. The Technical Project Manager will prepare project plans, including schedules, and will maintain effective relationships with the development, product marketing, and solution test organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrated experience leading projects through the full product development life cycle using Stage Gate methods, from concept and customer requirements through commercial launch of the product.

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering solutions based on products developed using Agile methodology.

  • Demonstrated experience matrix management and coordination of large multi-functional team consisting of marketing, engineering, test, documentation, customer support and training team members.

  • Proficient in all aspects of project management, including development of schedules, and communication of status and tasks.

  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize personal and team activities.

  • Must be able to drive the team and work through challenges to ensure tasks are clearly assigned and completed per agreed schedules.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of project/program management experience

  • Project management experience driving software product development and end to end solutions.

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

  • Travel: 10% or less

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