Sr Project Manager - Digital Platform & Infrastructure

American Eagle Outfitters   •  

Pittsburgh, PA

5 - 7 years

Posted 232 days ago

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  • Develop and manage detailed Platform & Infrastructure project work plans for assigned projects.   May also require building and maintaining higher level program plans that rollup other technical teams detailed project plans.
  • Proactively and aggressively manage project risk and issues; defining mitigation efforts.  Make recommendations to IT and business management regarding prioritization and resource allocation with input from team members.
  • Establish ability to effectively collaborate in a highly matrixed organization and gain the trust of others.   This includes building effective partnerships with stakeholders: including the development staff, business owners and senior management, and other project managers.
  • When required, develop Project option summaries, decision documents and recommendations and present to key decision makers.
  • Escalate project related risks and issues to appropriate levels of management.
  • Will be expected to manage projects that span multiple groups and time zones, including offshore resources. Project Manager should be able to learn fast and build up knowledge areas. 
  • Oversee the tasks and responsibilities of a team of developers and systems engineers. 


  • Bachelor’s degreerequired in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, or related discipline
  • 5-7+ Years of Project ManagementExperienceRequired
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Experience working with ecommerce platform(s) is preferred. Along with knowledge of the infrastructure to support an ecommerce platform. 
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies as well as the traditional waterfall approach
  • Strong analytical prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, organizational and presentations skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
  • Experience enabling change in a high velocity environment