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IT Project Manager (Remote)

Date:  Jan 20, 2023

Remote, Remote, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!


Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at


Job Summary:

We are looking for an experienced IT Project Manager to join our exciting and growing Strategic Projects Team. This position is intended to support ongoing projects of varying complexity within our Information Technology and Security functions. This role is designed for those with drive, who are highly organized, thrive in ambiguity, and are comfortable communicating with Stakeholders and Executives alike. A successful candidate will be naturally curious with a high degree of learning agility, capable of developing an understanding of systems and stakeholders across multiple functions to successfully manage and oversee enterprise-wide information security projects.


Job Specifications:

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Other Specifics: Remote
  • The expected range is $82,800 - $106,425 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day project management activities in an agile/waterfall environment including: project initiation, planning, budgeting, resource planning, scheduling, scope management, dependency management, risk management and ongoing communication.
  • Manage projects to ensure on-time completion according to specification and budget
  • Partner with other cross-functional teams to plan for and execute on the delivery of complex projects
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure project objectives, success criteria, scope, and requirements, are defined and delivered upon.
  • Own, create, and deliver project-related communications and escalation to IT Executives, Stakeholders, and Team Members including executive readouts/updates, weekly status reports, risk/action/issue/decision tracking, alignment, and logging.
  • Build and manage strong relationships with all internal teams and 3rd party vendors.
  • Proactively engage with business partners to understand business challenges and opportunities.
  • Responsible for capital project and operation expense budget management – recording, tracking, reporting, and communicating.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in project management for critical, cross-functional technical projects / programs
  • Bachelor’s Degree or additional relevant experience
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to navigate multiple priorities and adapt in ambiguous situations
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Proficient in Project Management tools such as Confluence, Jira, & Smartsheet
  • Experienced in stakeholder management and communication
  • Experience managing vendors
  • Experience owning and managing multiple Capital budgets
  • Experience with Agile / Scrum and Waterfall methodologies
  • Knowledge of best practices and industry standards with prior responsibilities of protecting information assets
  • Familiarity with compliance and privacy requirements such as PCI, SOX, CCPA, GDPR, etc.
  • Ability to understand the process involved to adapt, integrate, and modify existing systems or vendor-supplied products for use with a large and complex technical environment.



  • Certified Project Management Professional
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Fundamental understanding of Risk Management frameworks including the NIST 800-37, NIST CSF, and ISO 27001 set of publications
  • Professional security certifications such as CISSP, ITIL, CISM, CISA, GIAC, CSPM, etc.


The expected range is $82,800 - $106,425 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  At Vail Resorts, our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 492308