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Project Manager (Design) III


Austin, TX, US, 78727

Requisition ID:  14750

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit



To plan, coordinate and track the software development of new or complex technologies and their applications. To be involved with project definition and implementation at the process level. To act as a key technical resource to projects in order to plan the scope of software delivery throughout the phases of the Software Development Lifecycle. To manage Business Analysis, Software Design and Development and Quality Assurance. Lead the estimation of software delivery efforts and costs, manage schedule and costs throughout software delivery,  facilitate and lead software design and research efforts. Represent the Software Delivery Team in all customer and third party interactions. Independently applies a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the development, implementation and maintenance of software with the ability to lead software delivery engineers.



  • Leads Software Delivery Team – Business Analysts, Software Engineers, Integration Engineers, Quality Engineers
  • Develop project plans based on customer strategy
  • Evaluate and understand the technical software integrations points to scope and develop software development plan and delivery schedule. 
  • Instructs and insures adherence to the methodologies and effective techniques for requirements analysis, design engineering, development methodologies, quality assurance, software integration and release and problem troubleshooting and resolution. 
  • Read, Evaluate and assist in the creation of Software Requirements Specifications
  • Lead Software Project Development team in developing and evaluating customer requirements
  • Lead Software Project Development team in defining, validating, designing, developing, verifying and implementing customer solutions
  • Define activities, sequence of events, dependencies and duration of tasks to drive projects to completion
  • Facilitate communication between all disciplines
  • Initiate and lead engineering teams on development and delivery of new products
  • Initiate and lead engineering teams on innovation of existing products
  • Acts as technical resource to anlysts, engineers and other project leaders. Effectively interfaces with other organizations of the company and acts as a liaison or contact point on both technical and non-technical matters.
  • Interfaces with other Project Managers to evaluate and report on Software Schedule, Software Cost Estimation, Software Budget and Software Integration with other aspects of project delivery
  • Expert Proficiency in Decision and Issue Management, Software Risk Management, Software Engineering Mgt.,  Software Engineering Process 
  • Advanced Proficiency in Software Requirements, Software Design, Software Construction, Software Testing, Software Configuration Mgt., Software Release Process, Software Engineering Tools & Methods and Software Engineering Quality
  • Facilitate problem resolution and provide key insight to finalize decisions
  • Act as intermediary between the Customer and Project Teams
  • Monitor software Project Deliveries
  • Report status fluidly and continually for Projects in Flight
  • Analyze, Review, Maintain, and Forecast Project Spending
  • Provide support for Multiple customers
  • Provide support for multiple simultaneous projects for single and/or multiple customers



High: Projects maintain an aggressive timeline, with multiple Change Requests to maintain, plan and manage. Deliveries in queue can vary: Multi-Discipline ‘Major’ releases for Services, coordination with multiple delivery streams for System Deliveries and IBR (In Between Batch Releases) that have a small subset of disciplines impact. Resources managed are usually less than 32.

Freedom to Act:
High – Work is accomplished without considerable direction. Exerts significant latitude in determining objectives of assignment.
Erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally result in the inability to reach crucial organizational objectives and may have a prolonged effect, as well as result in the expenditure of substantial resources to resolve CSAT and delivery issues

High: Team is very diversified and includes international team members from various time zones.

Represents the organization as the principal customer contact and performs project technical leadership role.   Interacts with colleagues in industry.  Interacts with management and senior customer personnel on matters requiring coordination across organizational lines.  



  • Bachelor of Science or Technology degree, or equivalent experience 
  • 4-8 years of experience as Software Development and Project delivery lead for technical SW stream or Software Project Management experience.
  • Knowledge of CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) is ideal
  • Familiarity with PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge)
  • Expert Knowledge of Software Requirements, Design, Construction, Test and delivery processes
  • Intermediate knowledge of general productivity tools (MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Software Project Management and Software Delivery Tools such as Jira, Jenkins
  • Understanding of integration between tools and the methods that can be implemented to enhance productivity


Core Competencies

•    Character – High degree of integrity and ethics. Maintains honesty throughout. Honors Commitments and leads by example.
•    Communication Skills – Has the ability to connect with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders on a personal level. Cultivates relationships. Works to be a force for cohesion within the project teams. Strong listener.
•    Conflict Management – Promotes resolution of conflict in a manner that is fair to all parties. Works to see both sides of the issue while addressing project needs.
•    Decision Making – Grasps essentials of complex issues. Makes appropriate, financially sound, timely decisions. Demonstrates good business judgment.
•    Organization and Planning – Prepares plans that are well thought out to achieve goals and overcome project obstacles. Ability to rapidly and effectively adjust plans based on changing customer requests and needs. Efficient in use of time and resources.
•    Performance – Goal oriented for personal improvement and team improvement. Delivers with excellence. Sets clear standards.

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership


IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.


At IGT, we consider a wide range of factors in determining compensation, including background, skills, experience, and work location. These factors can cause your compensation to vary. The estimated starting compensation range is $38,200 - $133,000. The actual pay offered may end up being higher or lower. The Company will comply with all local pay requirements and collective bargaining agreements, where applicable.


Base pay is only one part of our Total Rewards program.  Sales roles may be eligible for commission payments, while other roles are eligible for discretionary bonuses .  In addition, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, health, dental, and vision insurance, life, accident, and disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, wellness programs, and identity theft insurance. Note: programs are subject to eligibility requirements.


IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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