Associate Project Manager- US Remote

US-Remote /
Engineering – Engineering /
Full-Time
/ Remote
Summary
Actian, a division of HCL Software, is a technology company with a strong heritage and a broad portfolio in data management, data integration and data analytics.  We power some of the most challenging data-driven use cases worldwide, have an enviable and highly loyal customer base comprised of some of the world's biggest enterprises and top government institutions. Companies such as Lufthansa, ADP, FedEx, Sabre, Xerox, Zoho, ConocoPhillips and GM all run on Actian’s solutions.
 
Our Vision is to be the Most Trusted, Flexible and Easy to Use Hybrid Cloud Data Platform.  Actian is transforming industries by empowering companies to accelerate application modernization and simplify the Cloud journey.  Our customers use the Actian Data Platform to unify their siloed data, explore and securely exchange data to run a variety of analytic workloads that provide real time business insights at a fraction of the cost.  We have 24 of the Fortune 100 companies using Actian technology in some of the most mission critical applications that impact your daily life.

Actian is a seeking an entry-level Associate Project Manager for a newly established global PMO function to support various cross-functional projects and initiatives across the enterprise. The individual will be assisting the Sr. Program Manager (SPM) in managing various project management tasks as well as in leading several entry-level projects.  
 
Work Environment
This position is 100% remote within continental US with occasional opportunities for travel, which are optional. This fast-paced high-tech environment is perfect for individuals seeking to exercise innovation and out of the box thinking to move our state-of-the-art technology to the next level.
 

Key Responsibilities

    • Develop project plans, including schedules, resource requirements, risk management planning, internal and external dependencies.
    • Lead and facilitate project meetings, team coordination, issue resolution, action item tracking, etc. 
    • Work within a fast-pace Agile environment to manage and track status of assigned projects.

Requirements

    • Comfortable working with individuals on different teams to establish and/or streamline processes with a goal of simultaneously improving quality, project deliverables and schedules. 
    • Experience with collaboration tools, such as Office 365 or Slack/Zoom. Some knowledge of Jira and Confluence highly desirable.
    • Passionate about the challenges of understanding how highly complex, massively parallel processing systems behave.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to communicate in a concise, clear and actionable manner.
    • Positive attitude and intellectual curiosity are must.

Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in technical or business discipline or 2 to 3 years of project management experience.
    • Must be able to complete detailed work, have good organizational skills, and work effectively as part of a team.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a track record of producing results in a team environment.

Skills & Attributes

    • The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual who is ready to participate in a team environment and contribute to the success of Actian. The successful candidate will possess excellent skills in organization and time management where scheduling priorities and efficiency in system configuration is essential. The selected candidate will possess good communication skills (verbal and written) and is comfortable occasionally working in an ambiguous environment.  
We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.