Herndon, VA, US

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Digital Technology and Open Innovation

Project Manager, Integrated Products

Wärtsilä Energy Storage & Optimization (ES&O) is the leading global energy storage optimizer. Our mission is to deliver integrated energy solutions that build a resilient, intelligent, and flexible energy infrastructure - unlocking the way to an optimized renewable future. By integrating renewables, energy management technology, and storage with traditional energy resources, we reinvent clean energy production from the largest and most complex grids to the most remote and essential microgrids. We play a key role in Wärtsilä’s vision towards a 100% renewable energy future through flexibility, reliability, and integration and a more sustainable world for us all.


The Manager, Integrated Applications Projects will oversee the tracking and coordination of ES&O Integrated Applications projects from inception through design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance. This role requires a highly organized and strategic thinker with excellent software project management skills. The successful candidate will use Atlassian tools to ensure that projects are completed on time, within scope, and within budget while maintaining the highest standards of quality and efficiency.
The Manager, Integrated Applications Projects will be responsible for overseeing the automated controls, SCADA, and network engineering components of large-scale energy storage projects. While each project has a dedicated project manager, this role focuses on ensuring the seamless integration, progress tracking, and quality assurance of automated controls, SCADA, and network systems across all global projects. The successful candidate will ensure that these aspects are completed on time, within scope, and within budget while maintaining the highest standards of quality and efficiency.


This position will follow a hybrid work model and the preferred location is Herndon, VA. 
Key Responsibilities:
 1. Project Planning and Coordination:
   - Develop comprehensive project plans outlining timelines, milestones, and resource requirements.
   - Coordinate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, operations, and maintenance, to ensure seamless project integration.
2. Progress Tracking and Reporting:
   - Monitor and track project progress, identifying and addressing potential issues or delays.
   - Prepare and present regular status reports to stakeholders, highlighting achievements, risks, and mitigation strategies.
3. Stakeholder Management:
   - Liaise with internal stakeholders, including software engineering, project delivery, and lifecycle support to ensure alignment and clear communication throughout the project lifecycle.
   - Manage stakeholder expectations and address concerns promptly.
4. Risk Management:
   - Identify project risks and develop mitigation plans to address potential obstacles.
   - Ensure compliance with industry standards, safety regulations, and quality assurance protocols.
5. Resource Management:
   - Work with resource managers to allocate and manage project resources effectively
   - Oversee procurement processes and vendor relationships to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of project components.
6. Quality Assurance:
   - Implement and maintain quality assurance processes to ensure the highest standards of project deliverables.
   - Conduct regular reviews and audits to assess project performance and implement continuous improvement measures.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Project Management, or a related field 
- Proven experience in managing complex projects, preferably in the energy storage or renewable energy sector.
- Excellent project management skills, with proficiency in project management software (e.g., Jira, Confluence, or similar).
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage diverse teams and stakeholders.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Understanding of energy storage technologies is a plus
- PMP or similar project management certification is a plus.



Why you and us:
You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team. If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application. At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


We are not accepting unsolicited submissions from 3rd party recruitment agencies.
Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship. We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: https://www.wartsila.com/careers

Individuals hired for positions that require on-site customer interactions and/or in-person travel may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or other country-specific vaccinations, unless otherwise prohibited by law. Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer. 



Nearest Major Market: Washington DC