Senior Project Delivery Professional


Media, PA May 3
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Job Summary:   The Senior Project Delivery Professional is a member of the IT Project Delivery team focusing on Wawa’s business areas. The team serves as primary point of interaction with IT, and multiple business areas.  In this role, the associate will work with business partners to assess business needs and to recommend solutions that deliver value by analyzing, defining, documenting requirements and by using formal project management methodologies to deliver solutions in all phases.  Perform project leadership role to deliver projects and enhancements in a matrixed organization that drive innovation, streamline business processes and deliver on business strategy.

Principal Duties:

  • Provide leadership on projects and is responsible for driving a project from inception, through execution to completion by following project management best practices and standards including scope & deliverables definition; initialization & planning; budget & resource management and monitoring & reporting.
  • Work with key project stakeholders, including business partners; IT service teams, PMO and/or external service providers to ensure that alignment on goals, objectives and expected results are achieved.
  • Lead medium projects or enhancements by estimating task durations, identifying task dependencies, managing resource allocations & budgets and provide timely updates on project status, risks and issues.
  • When appropriate, ensure the development and implementation of formal operational and support models and conduct and share lessons learned after project completion.
  • Facilitate requirements gathering tasks. Analyze requirements for system enhancements and modifications. Facilitate the documentation of business requirements.  Research and analyze options; recommend solutions and write functional specifications, user stories, and additional documentation as required.
  • Create change request documents, work collaboratively with the QA function during integration testing and software release.
  • Facilitate planning and execution of appropriate test scripts and user acceptance testing with business owners. Ensure final test acceptance.  Facilitate and participate in execution and planning of robust end-to-end testing.
  • Lead the investigation of software; document system requirements; help evaluate technologies and their capabilities; perform gap analysis between business needs and the functional application capabilities.
  • Act as a consultant to the business.
  • Partner and collaborate with the business, and understand their business needs, strategies, and goals.
  • Point of contact for the business team for communication and management of SLAs for service disruptions.   Additionally, point of contact for Application Support team to assist with meeting SLAs.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to work well individually as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational, time and stress management skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven self-starter with demonstrated ability to make decisions
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Proven Project Management skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and independently
  • When prioritizing work, considers strategic company vision/goals, ensuring alignment with department objectives
  • Able to effectively utilize multiple tactics based on situational variables

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a technical discipline (e.g., engineering), or technical certifications, or related experience
  • 5 to 7 plus years of IT related work experience
  • Knowledge of applications in associated Business Areas
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a leadership role with strong background in IT project leadership
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Company Equity
  • Financial Planning Services
  • Access to Coaching (Health, Professional, Life)
  • Charitible Donation Matching Programs
  • Community Service Programs
  • Hybrid Work Options
  • Pet Insurance
  • Public Transportation Assistance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Accessible Building
  • Accessible Devices
  • Accessible Work Environment
  • Job Modification
Perks & Discounts
  • Bring Your Own Device Reimbursement
  • Casual Dress
  • Lunch Provided
  • Offsite Company Events
  • On Site Gym/Fitness
  • Special Discounts
Parental Benefits
  • Childcare Assistance Programs
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Nursing Room
  • Commitment to Work/Life Harmony
  • 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
What types of technologists are you looking to hire? As we continue our digital transformation, we’re looking to hire an incredible team of technologists to build the back-end features and functionality of our platform, including: Senior software engineers Lead software engineers Platform engineers Platform architects Security engineers Risk and compliance Forensic analysts SCRUM masters   What is your tech stack? We are always exploring new technology and languages to see how they can benefit our platform. Right now we’re working with AWS, Java, Kubernetes and Golang on the back-end and ReactJS on the front-end. It can surprise people who only think of Wawa as a convenience store, but we’re very passionate and proactive about using the latest technology to build our digital experiences. There’s a lot of room for our tech team to try new things and bring them to the table.   Tell us about what it's like to work at Wawa HQ. Wawa is a people-first organization, which means we care about our people over everything else and treat them fairly. The culture is very supportive and collaborative — everyone works together. And, we really give you the opportunity to spread your wings. We have many people who have worked here for 15 to 40 years, which says a lot. You can go to the cafeteria and eat lunch next to the CEO. It’s the kind of place where everyone is happy to come to work on a Monday morning. And there’s coffee everywhere.   How does Wawa give back? Wawa proudly gives back through The Wawa Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation focused on building stronger communities in three areas of health, hunger and everyday heroes. Since its inception in 2014, The Wawa Foundation has contributed more than $100 million to non-profit community organizations. Wawa and The Wawa Foundation are proud to support seven National Partners with in-store customer fundraising campaigns and provides its associates with year round volunteer and participation opportunities with waived registration and fundraising at community events such as JDRF One Walks, LLS Light the Night, Special Olympics Polar Plunges, among others. At Red Roof, our corporate campus, our associates support some mentoring programs directly including  a  Big Brother, Big Sister program called Beyond School Walls that brings kids into HQ to get on-the-job mentorship in a real world environment, as well as a partnership through Cristo Rey High School that also pairs high school students with job opportunities.  Our Product Development team hosts Future Food Scientist workshops giving middle schoolers from throughout our communities a closer look at careers in the food sciences.