Project Manager


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Overview


Esri’s Professional Services Federal Delivery Team supports all aspects of our Federal work from Federal Civilian to Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community.  We are looking to grow our Engagement management team to support these customers these areas.

 

As a project manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Enabling customer success and maintain and expand Esri footprints in Federal markets though project execution
  • Being the liaison between professional services and our customers in the execution of project requirements
  • Managing a team of platform configuration engineers, systems engineers and consultants dedicated to supporting customers and their mission-critical systems and applications

Responsibilities


  • Manage complex technology projects and programs: Use your consulting and project management skills to lead virtual teams during all phases of implementation including requirements, analysis, design, build/configuration, and deployment. Manage scope, schedule, and budget to provide our customers and strategic partners with meaningful solutions.
  • Be a thought leader: Advise customers regarding innovative solutions using Esri technology and content to help them make better decisions. Recommend relevant strategies, architectures, and solutions and work with customers to prepare implementation and migration strategies.
  • Understand our customers and know their business: Engage your domain experience to foster a sense of community among our federal customers in mapping and analytics, data fusion, and intelligence sharing. Be familiar with the overall mission and operations of federal agencies including knowledge of common goals and initiatives, procurement cycles, and business processes.
  • Engage with our customers: Discover the value of location within customer workflows and drive substantial return on their investment in Esri's enterprise platform and services by creating outstanding proposals and winning work with strategic customers.
  • Develop and grow business: Provide business development support by defining project and proposal strategies that further technology and implementation patterns with new and existing customers. Collaborate with Esri’s practice managers and marketing and sales teams to develop new business, and be part of actively shaping the future of the Federal Delivery Department through your work on cutting-edge projects and technology trends-–real-time GIS, big data analytics, geoanalytics, open data.

Requirements


  • 5+ years of experience in managing IT based projects
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas, whether to other technical peers or non-technical project managers or customers
  • Demonstrable ability to evaluate and translate a customer’s business goals, objectives, and strategies into technical plans and solutions
  • Be self-motivated, a proactive problem solver, team-oriented, and creative
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written/verbal communication, multi-tasking, and presentation skills
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and willingness to learn--you must thrive in a dynamic cross-functional team environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in geography, computer science, GIS, or a related field
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Recommended Qualifications


  • GIS Project Management experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of and experience with software engineering and/or robust application development principles and practices
  • Experience with ArcGIS, location-based services, geoenabled apps, spatial analytics, or similar geospatial technology
  • Experience with current technology implementation patterns including service-oriented and cloud computing architecture
  • Master’s degree in a related field

About Esri


Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email humanresources@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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