Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald’s new growth strategy, Accelerating the Arches, encompasses all aspects of our business as the leading global omni-channel restaurant brand. As the consumer landscape shifts we are using our competitive advantages to further strengthen our brand. One of our core growth strategies is to Double Down on the 3Ds (Delivery, Digital and Drive Thru). McDonald’s will accelerate technology innovation so 65M+ customers a day will experience a fast, easy experience, whether at one of our 25,000 and growing Drive Thrus, through McDelivery, dine-in or takeaway.

Leading this tech revolution is McDonald’s Global Technology organization made up of intrapreneurs who get to build really cool tech with scary smart people using the latest innovations like AI, IOT, and edge computing. We do this working along diverse, global teams who are always hungry for a challenge. It’s bonus points when you get to see your family and friends use the tech you build at their favorite McD restaurant.

As we have matured as an engineering organization and seen the demands for technology grow exponentially, we’re gearing up to deliver on the next set of opportunities for the business. We are building up an engineering team in house accountable for our strategic products. We’ll have diverse squads made up of engineers with traditional and specialized skillsets, both from internal engineers coupled with our partners, to help us flex with demand and solve technology innovation challenges done at an incredible scale. Check out the Global Technology Technical Blog to learn how technology is directly enabling the Accelerating the Arches strategy.

Job Description:

We are the US Technology Team. We are a tight-knit, forward-thinking team of technologists that puts McDonald's solutions in the hands of customers and crew. Our technology powers 30+ million orders every single day - serving almost 10% of the US population daily! We are passionate leaders, who use technology to create a better and more innovative McDonald’s. We are technical and functional experts that are accountable to ensure that features are developed and delivered with high quality and meet U.S. business needs and expectations.

Job Description:

We are looking for a self-starting teammate to join the POS and Kiosk Release Management team. This individual should be trained and/or certified in Agile and has been applying their agile takeaways for more than one year. This position also entails combining Project Management practices with Agile standard methodologies to ensure an effective and efficient Software Development Life Cycle. The POS & Kiosk Project Manager Role is a cross functional position responsible for overseeing the POS and Kiosk software from the Requirements gathering phase thru Production deployment. This individual will have the responsibility of supervising and motivating project groups working in an agile environment, to enable them to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner and deliver high-end quality solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, scheduling, coordinating, and handling all aspects of POS & Kiosk software releases
  • Creation of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), by release/phase
  • Assist in defining Software Quality Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Present project plans and timelines to partners and leadership committees
  • Define Entrance & Exit/Success criteria for all phases of Development & Testing
  • Work with Operations/Field teams to understand business needs and their best practices
  • Maintain Project status reporting
  • Compile historical data to confirm current team performance & forecast upcoming efforts
  • Lead Daily/Weekly Project status review sessions
  • Conduct new feature training/demonstration sessions for key stakeholders
  • Work with Pilot team to plan Field Testing efforts
  • Conduct Release/Build retrospectives to assist in the development and implementation of Shift Left Methodologies
  • Identification/removal of roadblocks that could negatively impact the Software Development Life Cycle efforts
  • Promote team empowerment by ensuring that each team member is fully engaged in the project with significant contributions/outcomes.
Qualifications:
  • Must be fully vaccinated (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) for COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date. 
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience
  • 1 year of Agile Project Management experience
  • Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) Point of Sales (POS) experience (Preferable)
  • Strong collaborative skills and ability to adapt their means of communication for both written and oral, and engage in active listening
  • Ability to lead and collaborate with a diverse work group
  • Proficient in Project Management /Tracking via MS Project & SmartSheet
  • Shown ability to effectively self-direct, manage, and prioritize multiple projects/issues with a high degree of complexity in a fast paced and ever-changing environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Teams
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to solicit and communicate business expectations and build strong client and stakeholder relationships
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate complex concepts to our Business Partners and Leadership teams
Additional Information:

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