Technical Project Manager


Malvern, PA Hybrid Jul 2
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Vanguard’s Institutional Investor Group helps bring investment success to millions of workers who participate in their employer-sponsored retirement plans. From Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, we work to develop the plan types and investment options that best serve each client. This also includes work with endowments and foundations. We believe in a holistic approach, working with employees (“plan participants”), those in charge of implementing the plans (“plan sponsors”) and our vast knowledge base (“consultants”) to create smart, tailored retirement plans to help people achieve their retirement goals.


This role will support multiple teams of technical and business staff on a large-scale multi-year technology transformation effort.  They will help drive the agenda by applying technical expertise to drive project results for multi-year Institutional Full Service technology-related projects which will often have enterprise-wide implications.

This role:

  • Manages technology projects or technical workstreams within a broader project or program. Develops, implements, and monitors project plans. Contributes expertise to major project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks.
  • Provides insight on best practices and common obstacles based on prior experiences. Serves as a trusted advisor to ensure strategies are aligned with the overall department and business requirements.
  • Communicates project status and issues regularly to stakeholders, including leaders, team members, and senior managers.
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships. Proactively fosters communication between internal and external project stakeholders. Influences key decisions across stakeholder groups.
  • Proactively identifies, manages, and mitigates risks and any related issues on technology projects. Communicates solutions on key issues or projects to management and stakeholders to obtain their input and buy-in as appropriate.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

What it takes:

  • Minimum of three years related work experience. Two years of managing a project preferred. Financial Services and technical experience preferred.
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience in a related field (Computer Science, Engineering).
  • Working knowledge of IAM processes and tools.
  • Strong project management skills.

Special Factors


Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Financial Planning Services
  • Access to Coaching (Health, Professional, Life)
  • Community Service Programs
  • Hybrid Work Options
  • Pet Insurance
  • Public Transportation Assistance
  • Travel Required
  • Accessible Building
  • Accessible Devices
  • Accessible Work Environment
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Offsite Company Events
  • On Site Gym/Fitness
  • Special Discounts
Parental Benefits
  • Childcare Assistance Programs
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Nursing Room
  • Parental Leave
  • Commitment to Work/Life Harmony
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO
Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • FSA
  • Gym Reimbursement/Discounts
  • Health Insurance
  • HRA
  • HSA
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Onsite Gym
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vision Insurance
Professional Development
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Training & Development Budget
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Vanguard is different

…different by design. Built in 1975, our radical ownership structure remains unique in the industry to this day – Vanguard is owned by its funds, which are owned by Vanguard's fund shareholder clients. Our more than 30 million clients worldwide trust us to safeguard their investments. And they’re the reason for everything we do.

Our technical and data crew members are integral to Vanguard’s noble purpose. At Vanguard, you’ll be valued and cared for. We’ll invest in your continued learning and career growth. And we do this because our crew keeps Vanguard different.

We work with cool, new technologies

Our technical crew works on modernized cloud-based applications and platforms, bringing Vanguard to more investors around the world. Teams design, architect, and build infrastructure and applications tailored to solve problems and present world-class client experiences using the latest cloud technologies. And our data teams power an ecosystem where decisions are driven by insights delivered by artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Outcome-oriented product teams

We’re proud of our culture, where “IT” isn’t just another division living in its own silo – but where technologists are deeply embedded on teams making business decisions that drive innovative experiences for our clients. Our cross-functional teams are empowered to experiment and move quickly.