Boyd Gaming Corporation
Manager and coordinate various key technology projects, programs, portfolios, and products that are driven by the enterprise wide strategic pillars and initiatives set by the company Management Committee and/or the IT Advisory Committee (ITAC). This position will play a pivotal role in influencing the execution of funded projects and products that drive strong financial results of profit and growth across the organization. Projects and products either having strong market appeal, enhance IT platform stability, and/or operational cost savings.
Innovative thought leader with relevant experience in a similar corporate setting of leading and fostering a high-performance and motivated team environment focused on delivering on time, on scope, and within budget.
Execution delivery of multi-channel offerings, content management systems, cloud based infrastructures and applications (SAAS) & infrastructure as a service (IAAS) models, innovative mobile sports and gaming apps, hospitality backend booking engines, digital management platforms, retail ERP solution and implementation, loyalty management offerings and other mission critical back office systems.
Deep understanding hands on a variety of software development life cycle (SDLC) frameworks and development methodologies in delivering large scale IT solutions within a matrixed environment.
High ethical standards and ability to exercise sound judgement in dealing with politically sensitive situations and catering to differing interests.
Analytical and problem-solving skills and business acumen as demonstrated through previous work experience and accomplishments.
Influence and implement change strategies that will improve end to end execution of IT invest projects to reduce cost, improve quality and time to market while achieving defined success metrics.
Champion diversity of thought and opinion while ensuring project investments stay aligned with the corporate goals and timeline objectives.
Results driven thought leader, possessing excellent client facing skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across the organization with ability to provide solutions to complex problems.
Proven client and vendor management skills, including ability to interact with and influence senior company executives (GMs, VPs, SVPs, EVPs, and C-Level Officers).
Maintain a big picture, strategic outlook with the ability to iterate from company strategy to product development, planning and execution delivery.
Translate long-term strategic vision into short and medium term tactical operational initiatives, goals, and projects, both upwards and downwards in the organization.
Multi-task and prioritize under pressure of deadlines, while working independently. Knows how to escalate appropriately, efficiently, and effectively.
Present information in clear, concise terms to all positions levels in the Company.
Identify strategic needs, resource key projects and lead change implementation with little or no direction.
Inspire and direct teams towards a common vision while working collaboratively and effectively with internal constituencies, PMO leadership and business contacts in mitigating and managing risk.
Communicate both the technical details as well as provide high-level summaries and overviews to reach multiple constituents.
Identify inefficiencies and gaps in existing internal and cross functional processes.
Engage with peers to develop and implement improvements and measure against success criteria.
Highly organized, high energy, and results oriented individual capable of providing leadership within and across the organization.
Execute effective decision making in an environment with rapidly changing priorities.
Effective decision-making skills, even under pressure and while lacking all of the desired information detail.
Ability to change agent.
Link vision and strategy with overall business objectives and communicate rationale in a compelling, concise manner.
Demonstrate a repertoire of skills such as scheduling, prioritizing, organizing, planning, problem solving, decision-making, financial savvy, attention to detail and follow through.
Manage outsource/contract resources.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Requirements: Job Specifications
Bachelor's degree in the field of computer science, business or related discipline.
Master's degree in the field of computer science, business or related discipline preferred.
PMP certification strongly preferred.
Ten (10) years direct work experience in an IT project/program/product management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
Three (3) years direct experience in software development and supervision preferred.
Three (3) years in Casino, Hospitality and Financial application support preferred.
Experience managing a $10M project portfolio preferred.
Strong familiarity with project management software, such as: Project Online, Project 2013, ServiceNow.
Strong knowledge with enterprise systems such as: Lawson and Bally 13.
Experience in developing and deploying project best practices, policies, procedures, and processes.
Excellent presentation, analytical, problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels.
Excellent negotiation skills.
Strong IT financial management and organizational change management.
Working knowledge of IT risk management, IT standards and policies formulation.
Competent in project management, IT governance, IT standards and policies formulation.
Fosters and builds a collaborative working relationship.
Exposure to high stress situations related to servicing clients in high pressure and fast paced environments.
Must have a flexible schedule, to include weekends and holidays.
Ability to conduct analysis and generate reports to reflect findings.
Demonstrated ability to set and achieve high standards of performance.
Must be able to obtain and maintain any necessary certifications and/or licenses.
Boyd Gaming Corporation
Website : http://www.boydgaming.com
Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation is one of the largest and most successful casino entertainment companies in the United States. We currently own and operate 22 gaming properties in eight states – Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. One of the most respected names in the gaming industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering guests an outstanding entertainment experience, all delivered with the unrivaled attention to customer service that is known as Boyd Style.