United States Houston: Principal Engineering Project Manager

Date: Feb 18, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

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We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages a single large internal or outsourced project or multiple small to medium sized internal projects all involving multiple disciplines or departments
    • Works closely with Software Development, IT Functions, business stakeholders, and support teams to optimize project management for assigned projects.
  • Develops project charter and scope, assists in financial analysis, facilitates completion of technical and detailed product specifications, manages project creep and ensures complete and accurate project release
  • Performs detailed risk assessment with project teams and ensures proper mitigation planning
  • Ensures needed communication during the project's life cycle with customer, management, project team and other stakeholders
  • Coordinates validation, verification, integration and field testing activities to comply with quality requirements of internal and external projects
  • Identifies activities, documents dependencies and estimates effort to build the project plan schedule. Manages changes to the schedule to minimize effect on project
  • Determines required resources and project budget. Monitors and controls budget throughout project
  • Works to ensure technical scope with release and associated processes are in line with the digital transformation roadmaps and/or PSL defined product roadmap
  • Defines and negotiates project team resources and gains commitments from groups involved.  Evaluates individual team member performance and makes personnel recommendations.
  • Identifies, analyzes and mitigates project risk; conducts qualitative analysis.
  • Determines what to procure and when, documents product requirements, identifies sources, obtains bids, selects vendors
  • Supports reliability analysis and promotes use of reliability tools during the design process. Understands and complies with HES's quality directives.
  • Complies with corporate HSE initiatives.
  • Responsible for executing projects using Agile/SW Methodology. Schedules iterations, coaches and drives continuous improvement within the team, and addresses team process related issues
    • Monitors and communicates project statistics including release schedule, release burn-up chart, iteration burn-down chart, velocity, capacity/utilization etc.
    • Removes blockers or escalates to those who can
    • Manages and drives project team meetings (release planning, story sizing and clarification, iteration/demo planning)
    • Conducts and participates in daily, weekly, and bi-weekly iteration planning meetings to ensure resource performance and prevent resource overloading
    • Work with cross functional teams to keep up and track Iteration Metrics
  • Manages Task Reporting Activities for team resources within Enterprise Project Management Systems (EPM)


Education, Licensure, and Experience:

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in Engineering or other related technical field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, of which 4-8 years is in project management
  • Certified Scrum Master or PMI Agile Certified PM desired
Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.HoustonTexas77032, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 48197 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Production Enhancement 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Project Manager, Manager, Testing, Technology, Management

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