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Software Project Manager -West Region

Company: Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Together, we can beat cancer.

At Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company, we bring together the world's best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions.

We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what's possible, to improve people's lives around the world. We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success.

If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you.

NOTE: Candidates residing in the Western states are highly encouraged to apply.

Position is remote based and may have occasional travel in the West region.

The Software Project Manager coordinates all aspects of a product or service offering project for a client, from inception to installation. Installations may involve acceptance of capitalized equipment or enterprise software systems, or system integration or consulting projects/engagements.

The Software Project Manager may work at client site from time to time. This position typically involves extensive interaction with sales and other members of cross-functional teams. The project is typically focused on the delivery of new or enhanced products to improvement of customer satisfaction through the use of technology. Project management skills, rather than technical skills, are key, but a strong technical background is required to manage competing interests.

* Typically oversees schedules and budgets to ensure goal attainment.

* Reviews purchase order transmittals noting any unusual service requirements and follow up with appropriate function.

* Meets with customers/customers contractors and perform site visits and help the customer prepare their facility for a successful and efficient installation.

* Monitors customer facility preparation and coordinate equipment shipment schedules to ensure timely and effective installation and commissioning of equipment.

* Provides reports indicating installation activities and analyzing schedules.

* Builds expert knowledge in our industry and conveys knowledge to others through the generation of procedures, FAQs, and other technical documentation.

* Lends expertise to internal teams and task forces.

* Works across practices to share lessons learned and best practices.

* As a subject matter expert, delivers product and/or procedural training to other project managers.

Software Project Manager-Specific Requirements: Advise customers on complex facility requirements, needs and/or changes including, but not limited to, power and network requirements, workstation lay-out, and server requirements.

Must have a general knowledge of network design, software controls systems, and server management. Knowledge of the use and deployment of software in a healthcare environment, especially as applied to cancer care.

Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge: Experience in field customer service, construction management or engineering. General knowledge of construction and electrical codes and government radiation regulations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have strong customer service acumen. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have strong customer service acumen.

Certifications: PMI certification is desired.

Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) and 5 years of related experience or Masters Degree with 3 years of related experience.

Fighting cancer calls for big ideas.

We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer.


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