• IT Project Mgr IV

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/9/2018 10:12 PM)
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


    IT at The Standard

    When you work at The Standard, you are part of a company that provides customers financial well-being and peace of mind. As a member of our IT team, you work side by side with the business, pursuing strategic opportunities for our company. It’s an exciting time with new products, new distribution channels and new customer needs that are driving big investments in technology. At The Standard, we are large enough for big opportunities and small enough for big impact.


    What We Are Looking For

    We are looking for a Sr. Agile Project Manager to execute strong project leadership skills, deliver automated solutions to solve business problems and to implement new technologies to help grow our business. Are you someone who thrives on bringing structure and organization to ambiguous business situations? Do you have experience successfully managing projects and driving results? Are you an effective communicator and talented in motivating people to come together for a project? Do you have a strong technical background? If this sounds like you, we may be a good fit. 


    As a Sr. Agile Project Manager, you plan and manage projects of varying complexity, priority and risk that focus on the design and development of automated business solutions. Projects may rely on new technologies, possess large capital budgets or have significant impact on Information Technology.  Project Managers collaborate with cross-functional and cross-organizational teams to provide pragmatic, technology solutions. Specific responsibilities include:

    • Develop and manage project design, schedule and budget to the plan.
    • Build strong partnerships with key stakeholders, business units and technical staff.
    • Communicate effectively with stakeholders regarding project progress and risk.
    • Collaborate heavily with business partners and technical partners to deliver high quality solutions.
    • Develop and evolve agile environment for both engineering teams and business stakeholders through scrum ceremonies.


    • Minimum of 5-10 years of technical project management experience in a software development environment.
    • Ability to understand and articulate technological requirements and milestones.
    • Must exhibit strong interpersonal skill, with ability to work with a variety of personality types.
    • Experience working in an iterative and multi-disciplinary environment is critical.
    • Strong experience developing and evolving an agile project management environment through key scrum ceremonies.
    • PMP certification preferred.


    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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