Senior Project Manager

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Job Description



The Company


Common Securitization Solutions (CSS) is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our team of talented professionals. This is a full-time remote opportunity.


CSS built and operates the largest and most advanced mortgage securitization platform in the world, supporting the Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security (UMBS) of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


Supporting 70% of the mortgage-backed securities in the market, CSS provides best-in-class single-family issuance, bond administration, disclosure, and tax services. We support a broad portfolio of products for our clients with full lifecycle management.


Our market-leading, cloud-based, end-to-end platform executes transactions on an extraordinary scale which has bolstered liquidity in the secondary mortgage market, one of the largest and most important financial markets in the world. Our unique approach to securitization combines the best minds in financial services with the know-how, flexibility, and innovation of leading technologists.



Job Information

CSS is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our PMO Execution and Governance team. In this role you will be responsible for helping to shape and mature best practices for project and product delivery, as well as the corresponding governance framework for the Agile Lean Portfolio Management. CSS is undergoing a transition to the Product Model and this role will be instrumental in helping to drive the maturation of the framework and tailoring Agile SAFe processes at the Enterprise level. That includes definition of the communication strategy, driving adoption of process changes and ensuring ongoing compliance. Additionally, you will help to oversee a portfolio of the enterprise-wide investment initiatives and will collaborate with other department leaders to develop and implement technical projects. The PM may support critical enterprise-wide initiatives and play the role of a Project Manager, Release Train Engineer(RTE), or a Scrum Master(SM), as needed depending on the size of the project.


Key Job Functions

  • Support the transition from the hybrid waterfall/Agile model to the Product Model and help to scale SAFe practices at the Enterprise level

  • Manage and promote continuous improvement of delivery standards and frameworks

  • Help to establish Community of Practice for RTEs and SMs

  • Support Portfolio planning, prioritization, budgeting and review processes

  • Establish and communicate relevant planning, prioritization, financial management, and execution processes

  • Ensure all aspects of project Governance are effectively executed and relevant artifacts are retained

  • Establish relevant KPIs, reporting views and dashboards for status reporting

  • As needed, support project and product delivery and wear multiple hats as a Project Manager or a Release Train Engineer




  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


Minimum Experience  

  • Minimum 7 years of experience as a PM/RTE/SM

  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Agile methodologies

  • Minimum 3 years of experience supporting Technology projects

  • Consulting industry background  

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring employer sponsorship currently or in the future. CSS does not offer H-1B sponsorship for this position.


Specialized Knowledge & Skills     

  • Strong project management skills (schedule development and management, meeting facilitation, execution monitoring, status reporting, and risk management)

  • Experience with Agile/SAFe and waterfall methodologies

  • Ability to design and manage the implementation of programs that meet organizational goals and objectives

  • Strong achievement orientation and attention to details

  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, matrix environment

  • Ability to collect/analyze data and formulate business recommendations for senior management

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to create presentation materials for Executive audience

  • Demonstrated ability to build and coach high-performing project teams  

  • Proficiency with key MS products (Project, Word, PowerPoint, Visio) and JIRA

  • Ability to mentor and coach team members

  • At least one Agile Certification is mandatory 

  • PMP certification is a Plus

  • Experience in PMO role is a Plus

  • Advanced Excel skills and ability to create complex dashboards is a Plus


As a condition of employment with Common Securitization Solutions, any successful job applicant will be required to  successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.   


Common Securitization Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.