MetLife is leading the global transformation in its industry – in the Director of Software Development Project Management role you can make bold moves to drive business success. The Global Technology Operations US Regional Application Development organization is a diverse team of Business Systems Analysts, Project Managers System Development resources, all working towards the common goal of ensuring the customer is at the center of everything we do. As a Director of Software Development Project Management focusing on the US Digital Channels Delivery organization, you along with a team of Project Managers will lead & support large, complex software development projects and programs in support of the US Digital Strategy.
Lead & Support large, complex Digital IT projects and programs involving numerous applications, using best in class project management concepts, practices, processes, and tools Manage the portfolio's operational and project financial budget effectively Escalate issues to senior leadership in a clear concise manner, tailoring communications to the appropriate audience Implement rigorous program governance and reporting processes to keep stakeholders informed and engaged Direct people management of a team of 5-10 project leads, indirect management of various partner teams including Business Systems Analysts, Software Developers, QA testers, Application Support, and Infrastructure
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
10+ years of work experience within IT required 8+ years of project and program management experience Extensive knowledge of project management concepts and practices such as Scope, Communication, Financial and Risk Management practices, as well as Project Lifecycle methodologies and the Software Development Lifecycle
Experience working in Financial Services, Insurance and/or Banking experience Exposure to big data and/or working with modernizing digital channels an advantage Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline; Master’s, MBA, and/or PMP certification Agile methodology
Internal Number: 105743
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