Starbucks Coffee Company project manager senior, Starbucks Technology - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Summary of Experience

  • Experience as a project manager in IT or a software development setting. (3 years)

  • Experience working in IT or a software development setting. (5 years)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a project manager in IT or a software development setting; must have at least five years overall experience working in IT or a software development setting.

  • Experience using Agile methods and working on complex, integrated platforms required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or Management preferred.

  • PMP, PgMP, and Scrum Master Certifications are a plus.

  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities.

Leadership and Communication:

  • Leads by example and builds teams with a confident and positive attitude, patience, honesty and integrity, and a strong sense of commitment.

  • Has the ability to know what is possible and what is not, and to know how to navigate project engagements efficiently and effectively.

  • Ability to engage in difficult conversations that result in positive, actionable outcomes.

  • Ability to navigate complex and diverse landscapes effectively.

  • Seeks and provides honest, transparent feedback.

  • Ability to build and lead high-performing project teams.

  • Ability to set expectations and hold individuals and team members accountable to their commitments.

  • Drives decision-making that favors compromise and alignment over consensus-building.

  • Good facilitation skills; ability to adapt approach to different types of engagements.

  • Good written and verbal communication.

Acumen and Learning Agility:

  • Understanding of IT program and portfolio management practices.

  • Expert-level knowledge of standards and practices for IT project and program lifecycle management activities and deliverables.

  • Clear understanding of project technical activities, including: (1) solution analysis and design; (2) enterprise, solution, and infrastructure architecture; (3) systems integration; (4) data conversion and migration; (5) environment management and build processes; and (6) deployment planning and execution.

  • Expertise in MS Project (Project Server) and at least one program portfolio management tool, such as MS Project Portfolio Management (PPM).

  • Advanced skills in the MS Office Product Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.