Software Project Manager -West Region
Company: Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 23, 2022
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
If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear
NOTE: Candidates residing in the Western states are highly
encouraged to apply.
Position is remote based and may have occasional travel in the West
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
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
* Typically oversees schedules and budgets to ensure goal
* 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
* Builds expert knowledge in our industry and conveys knowledge to
others through the generation of procedures, FAQs, and other
* Lends expertise to internal teams and task forces.
* Works across practices to share lessons learned and best
* 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
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
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
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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