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Company: Pacific Life
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services

Description

We are seeking a talented Senior Technology Project Manager to join the Product Delivery Team in the Retirement Solutions Division (RSD).  The Retirement Solutions Division leverages its strengths in product development, technology, services and risk management to create retirement solutions for individuals, families, and businesses. With the guidance of financial professionals, customers have access to an array of annuities and mutual funds designed to help grow assets and to provide retirement income for financial independence.  This position can be based out of our Newport Beach, CA office or be virtual/remote.

POSITION SUMMARY

A successful project manager in the Product Delivery Team will own, plan and manage the delivery of large, high-value, high-complexity initiatives from concept and strategy through execution and launch.  Activities include:

  • Build and develop strong relationships with stakeholders

  • Own the end-to-end project planning and execution. Oversee resource planning, estimating, sequencing, and delivery across multiple teams.

  • Manage system development lifecycle activities utilizing various technology platforms.

  • Manage & communicate project resource needs, risks, issues and upstream/downstream dependencies to ensure value-based delivery & results

  • Technology project management utilizing traditional and hybrid delivery approaches, tools, phases and cycles.

  • Apply best-fit methodology for project execution (i.e. scrum, kanban, waterfall, etc.)

  • Support and apply the discipline of Project and Release Management and related best practices throughout the life of the projects and programs

Tech & Tools You'll Use
 Agile, Waterfall, Kanban, Hybrid and Scrum methodology
 
FACTORS FOR SUCCESS

  • 10+ years of technology project leadership experience, such as portfolio, program, large-scale or enterprise-wide initiatives.

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent experience.

  • Proven experience in managing large scale application development projects utilizing both waterfall and agile methodologies.

  • A strong track record of developing and maturing processes, and demonstrated ability to adapt project management styles to multiple types of programs and approaches (agile, scrum, waterfall, hybrid, etc.)

  • Display an expert understanding of the technology development and delivery processes

  • Experienced in managing end-to-end project metrics

  • Experienced in defining and supporting change management efforts, with the ability to identify and analyze organizational impacts for internal stakeholders affected by new initiatives.
     

A career at Pacific Life is more than a job. You'll find those who work passionately each day to drive our company forward enjoy job security, flexible scheduling and great opportunities for career growth. If you're seeking a thriving career doing the type of meaningful work that's all too rare at a Fortune 200 Company, you're the perfect cultural fit for our team. See how we harness the Power of Pacific to fulfill our shared purpose – apply for one of our positions and grow your career with Pacific Life today!

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Benefits

For more than 150 years, Pacific Life has offered our clients innovative products and services that help them to reach their financial goals and safeguard their futures. To ensure our next 150 years are as prosperous as our first 150, we're fostering a culture of shared values across our company by providing generous compensation and comprehensive benefits that allow our employees to find fulfillment and security in personal life and career alike. These include:

*Competitive salary and bonus program

*Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment to investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees

*Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement Contribution (company-paid)

*Generous vacation time and holiday pay

For additional information about open positions and other opportunities to join our team, visit www.pacificlife.com/home/Careers.html.


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