Software Project Manager **Remote US** at Varian Medical Systems, Inc. in Palo Alto, California

Posted in Management 26 days ago.

Job Description:

Together, we can beat cancer.

At Varian, we bring together the worlds' best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions. If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you.

At Varian, we bring together the worlds' best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. We work passionately to develop the best in class oncology solutions systems in our drive to beat cancer. If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you.

**Remote US - Preferred locations are eastern or central within proximity to a major airport.**


The Software Project Manager facilitates Oncology Information System implementations and upgrades, working with both internal and external customers.Coordinates all aspects of project implementation for a client, from initiationto final acceptance. Implementationsmay involve acceptance of capitalized equipment, enterprise software systems, system/DB integrations or consulting projects/engagements.

PM is required towork at client site from time to time. Typically involves extensive interaction with Sales, Service, Logistics, Manufacturing, and other members of our cross-functional teams. Projects are typically focused on the delivery of new or enhanced products for the improvement of customer satisfaction using Technology and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) adoption.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Project management skills, rather than technical skills, are key, but a strong technical background is required.

  • PMs manageschedules and aligns forecasts to meet business needs.

  • Experience in Project Management with Excellent communication and organizational skills, along with problem solving and risk analysis.

  • Confidence in presenting to Varian and customers and executive teams.

  • Strong customer service skills and acumen for keen conflict management and negotiating skills.

  • Experience with high-profile and large corporate account Project/Program Management is required.

  • Extensive project scoping and planning skills.

  • Must have a general knowledge of network infrastructure and design, client/server architecture, Cloud-based hosting, and software implementation process.

  • Knowledge of the use and deployment of Electronic Medical Record software in a healthcare environment, especially as applied to Oncology.

  • Knowledge and experience with interoperability between disparate systems,including HL7 and DICOM standardsother desired Skills and Knowledge, PMP certification is desired.

  • Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: Saleforce, TaskRay, Microsoft Project, SharePoints, OneNote, Visio, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with SAP or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired. Bachelor Degree or greater preferred.

Fighting cancer calls for big ideas.

We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer.


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