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Senior Project Manager

Company: Kony
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Job Description:

Are you ready to join the fastest-growing digital banking platform in the world?

Kony DBX--is the banking and financial services arm of Kony, Inc. and is a globally recognized leader in digital banking transformation. With a portfolio of modern, frictionless applications powered by the industry's most recognized platform, Kony DBX enables banks and credit unions of any size to accelerate innovation ----without--compromising what's critical.

But we're not done, and that's where you come in.

How you will make an impact:

The Senior Project Manager is the quarterback of project delivery acting as the main point of contact for all project related issues and the end-to-end service delivery for active projects across a set of projects and/or clients.

The Senior Project Manager is a maniacal problem solver focused on the success of a project delivery from both the long range perspectives as well as managing the day-to-day detail. As the driver of the project this role will focus on making sure the teams have what they need to be successful in implementation by building schedules and contingency plans, guiding requirement gathering, aligning stakeholders, monitoring timelines/budget, and interfacing directly with the client to ensure collaboration and compliance along the project schedule.

To excel in this role you are a strong communicator, master of details, understand the importance of data in leading projects and backing up decision making, you sweat the small stuff but know how to "zoom out" for a full view, you solve sticky problems and come to work every day to help people be successful in delivering to our clients!

Additionally, with client service being of utmost importance in this role, this candidate should bring a background of dealing directly with customers as well as multi-faceted teams such as developers, partners, executive stakeholders and more.


  • Strong communication and client-facing skills with an expectation of speaking with clients daily
  • Identify resource needs, major risks with mitigation plans, and surfaces issues both internally and externally
  • Own and be responsible for process implementation, meeting financial performance targets around revenue and margin, hitting utilization targets and effectively manage levers like on-site/offshore and tier-mix, and ensure strong delivery metrics and SLA's are being met within assigned projects
  • Ability to track project scope closely and identify scope creep early
  • Excellence in project reporting
  • Ability to track multiple projects at once
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Identify gaps and remove impediments where necessary with the ability to creatively problem solve and think outside the box
  • Identify areas of opportunity and/or scope creep and work with DCP counterpart to shape for backlog, business development, etc.
  • Update/manage appropriate Project Workspace (Channels), tools (Jira) to ensure clear lines of communication across all parties
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and suggest/implement effective solutions
  • Partner with Engineering Managers, Product Managers, Marketing, Policy, Legal, Operations, Security teams to fulfill necessary deliverables
  • Take solution ownership for proposals as needed to support new scopes of work for assigned accounts


    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent
    • 5+ years experience in direct Project Management of both small and large scale, multi-disciplinary projects
    • Experience managing mobile application and responsive web development
    • Experience with Agile Development practices
    • Prior experience working in engagements that are globally dispersed
    • Working experience in a hands-on operational role within a services/agency organization
    • Strong Project Management track record delivering on client projects on time and above expectations
    • Able to coordinate with multiple stakeholders that are geographically dispersed
    • Certified Scrum Master a plus
    • Fintech or banking experience is a plus
    • Ability to travel up to 40%

      What it means to be a Mobilizer:

      Here at Kony, employees are MOBILIZERS - someone who acts and inspires to build a digital world. Being a mobilizer means that we realize that our impact goes far beyond our job function. We're a global company with a local heartbeat. We have over 1500 mobilizers across the globe, but we emphasize making time for local service and volunteer events through our company-sponsored and individual initiatives. Connecting with people is a part of all we do-from apps to volunteer events.

      We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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