Qualcomm IT Project Manager in San Diego, California

Job Description:

Job Id


Job Title

IT Project Manager

Post Date




Qualcomm Incorporated

Information Technology

Job Area

Project/Product Management


California - San Diego

Job Overview

Provides budget analysis, resource allocation and coordination of project activities that may be across functional areas within the organization. Assigns and monitors work of technical personnel, ensuring that project steps are in alignment with business objectives, on-time and within budget. Monitors reliability and any internal issues that appear as a result of the project. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

The responsibilities of this role include:

Working under close supervision.

Taking responsibility for own work and making decisions with limited impact; impact of decisions is readily apparent; errors made typically only impact timeline (i.e., require additional time to correct).

Using verbal and written communication skills to convey basic, routine factual information about day-to-day activities to others who are fully knowledgeable in the subject area.

Completing tasks that require multiple steps that must be performed in a specific order, using directions or manuals that accurately document the steps necessary to perform the tasks.

Using deductive problem solving required to solve moderately complex problems; most problems have defined processes of diagnosis/detection; some limited data analysis may be required.

Exercising some creativity may be required to troubleshoot technical problems or deal with novel circumstances.


Gathers stakeholder needs and goals with guidance, and executes communication plan for project team and stakeholders.

Forms project team, and manages and prioritizes the work of the project team by establishing schedules and task assignments, and tracking tasks of team members.

Creates project goals and prioritizes deliverables with guidance from project stakeholders.

Manages multiple projects of small to medium size or complexity and applies up-to-date project management knowledge to meet deadlines.

Builds and executes project plans for small- to medium-sized projects which include schedule and resource forecasting, stakeholder identification, method and frequency of communication, scope, and prioritization.

Identifies project issues and risks, and creates a risk mitigation plan for small- to medium-sized projects.

Manages project performance (e.g., on time, on budget, within scope, and with quality) for projects of small to medium size or complexity.

Promotes project vision and objectives within project team, and ensures project objectives are met.

Supports the compliance of project plans by following best practices and procedures.

Promotes collaboration with diverse project stakeholders.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree and 4+ years Project Management-relevant work experience OR 6+ years Project Management-relevant work experience without a bachelors degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in the areas of IT, Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

7+ years Project Management-relevant work experience in IT.

PMO, PMP, or Six Sigma Project Management Certification.

3+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above).

3+ years managing operating budgets and/or project financials.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in IT or similar preferred.

PMP certification a plus

EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.