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Technology Project Manager - Deposits and Banking Operations

Zions Bancorp/ZMSC Job Titles
Enterprise Technology Operations
053101 Requisition #

Zions Bancorporation’s Enterprise Technology and Operations (ETO) team is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. We operate in a fast-paced, information-driven environment, which means we need people who bring diverse experiences, perspectives, and expertise to meet the ever-changing demands of a technology-driven world. We are grounded in the belief that “improving the work is the work” as we drive to create simple, easy, and fast solutions for our customers. Your ability to adapt, learn, and innovate helps increase revenue, reduce operational costs, and mitigates risk.


The Retail & Treasury Portfolio department of ETO is looking for a seasoned Technology Project Manager to join its team.


ETO provides opportunities for you to own your career growth through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Women in Technology, and Workforce of the Future initiatives that allow you to network across the organization, volunteer in our community, and build your technical and soft skills. Together we are building a culture that values diversity and creates a space of belonging for all our team members. We believe that investing in your success is an investment in our customers and our business. Our people are what sets us apart and make us great.


This position will be part of the Enterprise Portfolio Management team which is dedicated to planning and delivering large scale, software projects including vendor-developed (commercial banking billing systems) and in-house developed solutions (account analysis & replacements), upgrades, and enhancements for treasury operations and deposits. The ideal candidate is a senior-level project manager with experience in both Waterfall and Agile/Iterative execution (PMP and SAFe certified SM preferred). She or he is comfortable working through ambiguity, is highly-organized, and is results-oriented. To be successful, an applicant must have the necessary skills and experience to exercise rigorous project oversight and control, and manage internal processes, including:


  • Oversee and lead the initiation, planning, execution, and implementation phases or sprints of the project
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, deliverables, and goals
  • Define projects tasks and resource requirements; secure resource assignments
  • Lead cross-functional delivery teams including external vendors to ensure project completion
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge in project budgeting, monitoring and reconciliation
  • Track project performance against defined milestones/goals
  • Assess project risks, identify contingency actions, and develop / manage a risk plan
  • Determine completion criteria for each deliverable and develop acceptance plan
  • Effectively communicate ongoing project health with key stakeholders and business leadership
  • Maintain strict compliance with established project management policies and guidelines
  • Take initiative and produce timely results in a fast paced and sometimes ambiguous environment



  • Thorough knowledge of project management, including methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Iterative), active Scrum Master certification, processes, tools (MS Office, Visio, MS Project, WorkFront), scope management, risk assessment, project financials, and resource management
  • PMP required
  • In depth SDLC knowledge required
  • Must have experience managing software development projects
  • Experience working in financial services, particularly in consumer or commercial banking.
  • Must have 10+ years of recent project management experience in medium to large corporate environments
  • Bachelor degree preferred; relevant experience may meet requirement
  • Successful track record of project delivery for large cross-functional projects
  • SAFe SM certification preferred but not mandatory
  • Polished executive presence and effective leadership skills; professional verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Effective relationship management skills including building trust with customers, vendors, and internal team members
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and self-awareness; an ability to style-flex for the occasion and audience
  • Effective negotiation and facilitation abilities

A combination of education and experience may meet requirements.


Ideally this position will be in Salt Lake City, UT or Houston, TX, but there is a possibility for remote work.

Pay Range: $100,000-$140,000

Bonus: This position may be eligible for a discretionary bonus.


At Zions Bancorporation, we need team members who can get the job done and do it with enthusiasm. As a company, we are always striving to make the business better so we can make our customer's lives easier. Are you passionate about making a difference for people in your community? As a corporation comprised of community banks, we need people like you, who can make positive change.


Zions is full of people just like you who share the same values and work ethic. Our diverse workforce offers endless opportunities to expand your skills and gain valuable experience that will help you advance your career. Let’s talk about how we can help one another succeed.

To review our Benefits Summary click here.


Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


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