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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Aerospace & Defense
IT Project Management Specialist 1/2
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The Boeing Company | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Position Description

Selected candidate will be a member of the MyBoeingFleet (MBF) development team providing IT Project Management for Access Tools and Search. MyBoeingFleet is the e-business customer delivery channel for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing computing systems Project Management and leadership of IT projects by:

- Developing integrated project plans, scope and schedule deliverables for information technology projects,
- Managing overall statement of work for projects during planning, development, testing and deployment phases, and team resources,
- Communicate project objectives, status, and performance metrics,
- Control and deliver project deliverables,
- Managing project risks, issues, mitigation plans, and action items,
- Integrates cost, schedule and technical data/metrics into information to aide in decision making and corrective action,
- Providing guidance and direction to optimize the contribution of all the people involved,
- Negotiates changes to project baseline scope and schedule. Manage project change,
- Integrating inter-project dependencies,
- Coodination with customers, stakeholders and management.

The selected IT Project Manager should be a leader who is: Able to take the initiative to be proactive, flexible,
enthusiastic, goal-oriented, knowledgable in all phases and aspects of software development lifecycle and project
management. Interested in organizing, process oriented, ability to resolve conflict, a willing communicator, team
and people oriented, and able to see the big picture.



[ + ] Adaptability

Tries to understand changes in work-group tasks, situations, and the department as well as the logic or basis for change; occasionally seeks information about changes affecting their individual job. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow work group members. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.

[ + ] Communication

Makes an effort to clarify purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Tries to keep the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. With guidance from others frames messages in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; tries to use terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Occasionally seeks input from audience; checks understanding; tries to present message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; at times requires guidance from others on how to respond.

[ + ] Decision Making

Generally recognizes routine issues, problems, or opportunities in own work area and determines whether action is needed; generally identifies the need for and collects information to better understand issues, problems, and opportunities; tries to integrate information from different sources; detects trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships; generally creates relevant options for addressing problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes; develops an understanding of decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option; generally implements decisions or initiates action within a reasonable time; gains experience in including fellow work group members in the decision-making process as warranted to obtain good information, makes appropriate decisions, and ensures buy-in and understanding of the resulting decisions.

[ + ] Initiating Action

Seeks advice from direct supervisor when confronted with a non-routine problem or when made aware of a situation in own work area. Occasionally assists in implementing new ideas or potential solutions without prompting; does not wait for others to take action or to request action. Volunteers to take action that goes beyond job requirements in order to achieve work group objectives.

[ + ] Negotiation

Within the work group, explore the needs, concerns, and positions of others as they relate to routine situations and issues. Tries to build common ground by highlighting areas of agreement; focuses efforts by pointing out areas of disagreement. Tries to stay focused on the task; constructively addresses emotions and conflict among fellow work group employees. Participates in mutual problem solving by brainstorming alternative positions or approaches and evaluating them openly and fairly.


[ + ] Information Technology Fluency

Basic - Basic ability to use personal computing hardware and software to enter basic project information, such as, task status, cost tracking, and constructing/building simple reports and presentation material as directed by higher level employees.

Preferred - General ability in the use of personal computing hardware and software to enter project information, such as, task status, cost estimating, and tracking. General knowledge of processes and tools to maintain, archive, and retrieve digital files. General knowledge of constructing/building reports and presentation materials as needed for assigned projects or in support of higher-level project leads on large projects.

[ + ] Proj Sched & Resource Mgmt

Basic - Basic ability to create simple project schedules which identify time frames for key project milestones, update more complex project schedules developed by others, independently identify project resource requirements, and seek assistance or recommendations from others.

Preferred - General ability to create simple project schedules which identify time frames for key project milestones, update more complex project schedules developed by others, independently identify project resource requirements, and seek assistance or recommendations from others.

[ + ] System Dev Lifecycle Method

Basic - General knowledge and understanding of phases of system development lifecycle including (requirements definition, system design, build/integrate, test and deployment).

Preferred - Thorough knowledge and understanding of phases of system development lifecycle including (requirements definition, system design, build/integrate, test and deployment).

Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Do you have course or work related experience as a project manager of a software development project?

Do you meet the criteria described in the 'Typical Education / Experience' section of this requisition?

Typical Education/Experience

Level 1 - Bachelor's degree.

Level 2 - Bachelor's degree and typically 3 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 1 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Job related information

Skills: Agile methodology, Version One, Project Management Best Practices, Software Development Lifecyle, MS Project, PMI certificate desired.

RESUME GUIDANCE: Applicants must state their graduation date in their resume. Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, or other related Technology majors preferred. Candidates should also list any IT experience including, but not limited to internships. RELOCATION: Candidates who qualify will be offered a competitive relocation package. ORGANIZATION & NEW HIRE EXPERIENCE: The new team member will be paired with a mentor who will help acclimate them to the position. We expect the new team member to demonstrate initiative for learning, adaptability to complex situations and a fundamental understanding of how IT systems operate. Entry level employees will participate in a developed on-boarding experience which helps explain the strategies of the organization, introduce them to other new employees, interact with our leadership and provide career resources to help them navigate through a variety of opportunities. Boeing Information Technology supports all aspects of The Boeing Company from Commercial Airplanes to Space and Defense Programs. We're responsible for business systems which support our finance, human resources and Boeing Capital Corporation. IT designs, deploys, operates and maintains the computing and telecommunications infrastructure for The Boeing Company. We also establish common processes, standards and procedures to use, protect and share information, and comply with government, regulatory and competitive obligations. We develop and sustain product systems which include our engineering, manufacturing, quality and supplier management organizations throughout The Boeing Company. We are able to accomplish these goals by investing in both our people and our leadership.

About The Boeing Company

To apply for this job, please click the “Apply Now” button to reach Boeing’s employment page. Click on “Job Search” on the left of the page and enter the specific job req number in the search field. Follow the instructions to apply. Boeing is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, with capabilities in rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Our reach extends to customers in 145 countries around the world, and we are the number one U.S. exporter in terms of sales.