Axos Bank

IT Project Manager

Job Locations USA-KS-Overland Park | USA-CA-HQ, San Diego
Job ID
Information Technology - Project Management
Position Type
Employee - Full Time
Axos Bank

Job Summary and Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced IT Project Manager to join the PMO team. The role is primarily responsible, under intermittent direction, for planning, overseeing, and closing multiple, complex Agile and Waterfall projects within the established scope, schedule, and budget. Responsibilities include the analysis, preparation, and maintenance of a variety of project documents, plans, and correspondence; as well as, the set up and coordination of project meetings and sessions with a variety of individuals. In addition, this role will be responsible for detailing resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors to deliver software development projects according to plan. The IT Project Manager will also oversee project quality control throughout its life cycle. He/she should be meticulous when it comes to delivering complex, software development projects. This position is on-site at our office in San Diego, or Kansas City. 


  • Prepare key project documentation including project plans, project charters, status reports, communication plans, and other documentation in alignment with Axos’ PMLC/SDLC processes
  • Track project milestones, budgets/expenses, and performance to complete short- and long-term goals and deliverables
  • Coordinate internal resources and vendors for a flawless execution
  • Effectively communicate project expectations and status to team members and stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create executive level status reports, analyze project results, and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Conduct project lessons learned/sprint retrospectives to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope/schedule/costs, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Business, Logistics, or related field
  • 3+ years' of IT Project Management experience with implementation in complex environments
  • Experience managing or working with IT software development projects
  • Knowledge of all phases of the project management life cycle and software development life cycle
  • SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise level application development projects
  • Proficient understanding of technical equipment and software packages
  • Independent, self-starter with the demonstrated ability to learn/adapt to new technologies and techniques


  • Financial services/banking industry
  • Project Management Certifications. (e.g. PMP {Project Management Professional} or CAPM {Certified Associate in Project Management})
  • Agile certifications. (e.g. CSM {Certified Scrum Master} or PMI-ACP {Agile Certified Practitioner})
  • Knowledge of Daptiv, Tableau, and Azure DevOps (formerly Team Foundation Server/TFS)
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills


Born digital, Axos Bank has reinvented the banking model and grown to over $18.4 billion in assets since our founding in 2000. With a broad and ever-growing range of financial products, Axos Bank is rated among the top 5 digital banks in the country! Axos Financial is our holding company and publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "AX" (NYSE: AX).   


We bring together human insight and digital expertise to anticipate the needs of our customers. Our team members are innovative, technologically sophisticated, and motivated to achieve.   


Learn more about working here! 



Pre-Employment Drug Test:


All offers are contingent upon the candidate successfully passing a credit check, criminal background check, and pre-employment drug screening, which includes screening for marijuana.  Axos Bank is a federally regulated banking institution.  At the federal level, marijuana is an illegal schedule 1 drug; therefore, we will not employ any person who tests positive for marijuana, regardless of state legalization.


Equal Employment Opportunity:


Axos Bank is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.


Job Functions and Work Environment:


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and coordination are required while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard and mouse, calculator, telephone, copiers, etc.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.




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