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Senior Technical Project Manager

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107857
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 25, 2021

Senior Technical Project Manager

We are looking for a  Senior Technical Project Manager to help manage our Digital Engineering Projects/Programs. Digital Engineering provides solutions to all customer facing online experience functions including DotCom, Marketing, and Mobile Apps.  The Primary focus would be planning, coordinating and delivering Digital solutions leveraging systems like AWS and associated technologies.  Help with PMO process improvement/maturity as and when required. If you thrive in working with multiple teams, with an ability to influence business and technical leaders in a fast-paced environment, have strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, we want to talk to you.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead moderate to large complexity Projects/Program from concept to implementation and then to transition ensuring on time and on budget delivery
  • Drive out scope, dependencies, and timeline
  • Manage program-level planning to track milestones and deliverables impacting multiple projects, releases, tracks, and dependencies (for example: coordinate with Testing Center on End-to-end test planning across a release, coordinate with Business and Change Management leads for Training requirements across tracks)
  • Work closely with Scrum Teams, Product and Delivery leadership to ensure timely and accurate deliverables. Facilitate collaboration and interaction to meet the Project/Program goals
  • Own and communicate Project/Program Status Report generation (accomplishments, in progress, risks, issues, metrics)
  • Manage Project/Program level Stakeholders and Risk/Issue Management process
  • Manage project controls and communications
  • Utilizing standard program management processes / tools, assess program status and provide recommendations and execute on course corrections as needed (don’t just measure, actively engage to fix the problem)
  • Cultivate operational excellence within your teams delivering with Agile methodology
  • Conduct Release readiness reviews, milestone reviews and Go/No-Go reviews

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 5+ years’ experience in Project/Program Management
  • Excellent management, leadership, organization, written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task, adapt to change and effectively prioritize work to meet competing deadlines
  • Experience with onsite/offshore coordination
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Interpersonal skills including relationship building and collaboration with diverse, cross-functional teams
  • Experience/Knowledge of regularly used tools like JIRA, Confluence, Teams, SharePoint etc.
  • Certification in the field of Project Management and Agile methods

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.


About JCPenney: 

 JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company’s flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. 


For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page. 



Job Title: Senior Technical Project Manager
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107857

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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