Role: IT Project Manager - Infrastructure (658167) Duration: 10 Months+ Location: 223 Courtland St. Atlanta, GA 30303 Interview Mode: Either Web Cam or In Person Type: Contract Start Date:Immediate Local Metro Atlanta Candidates Purpose of Engagement: Experienced IT Project Managers needed for medium to large sized enterprise projects of moderate to high complexity and risk in a fast-paced, hybrid environment. Candidate should have experience in both IT development and infrastructure projects.
Job Summary: The Department of Labor has embarked on a multi-year initiative to modernize the existing environment to a more current and cost effective distributed environment. It will involve replacing existing legacy business applications with COTS products or internally developed applications.
Local Metro Atlanta Candidates
The position, assigned to the Project Management Office, will direct and coordinate project activities in support of Enterprise IT development and infrastructure projects, including but not limited to:
Schedule development and maintenance
Successful candidates will be accomplished project managers who have directed and successfully managed, from start to finish, complex, technology projects with aggressive timelines. Under limited supervision, manages projects through the full life cycle from project definition and approval through implementation and evaluation of all project deliverables. Primary duties will be
Manage all aspects of the project following PMI best practices and the Georgia Department of Labor Project Management Methodology.
Provide guidance to the project team
Create a collaborative partnership with all internal and external team members to accomplish the deliverables within the timeframes and budgets defined.
o Business requirements gathering. o Business process documentation. o full Systems Development Life Cycle and Testing Methodologies
Candidates must have managed at least two full lifecycle software development projects (initiation through deployment/warranty) with project teams in excess of 10 team members, and must have had FULL end-to-end accountability for the project management role. Demonstrated experience managing IT projects that impact across the enterprise –Experience must be related to software application development and implementation. Experience collaborating with vendor partners in the delivery of project solutions required.
Well-developed communication skills – oral, written, listening. Good analytical and negotiation skills, and close attention to detail.
Must have excellent leadership, interpersonal, and motivation skills.
Expert level knowledge of standard PM tools (MS Project Professional, SharePoint, Visio, MS Office Suite)
PMP (PMI) certification - active status Required
IT process and methodology (waterfall, agile, scrum) Required 7 Years
Business analysis Required 5 Years
Recently managed at least two full lifecycle infrastructure projects (initiation through deployment/warranty) with project teams of >= 10 members Required 7 Years
Project Server/Project Online Nice to have 7 Years
Vendor management Required 7 Years
COTS product implementation and integration with existing systems Required 7 Years
Expert level knowledge of standard PM tools (MS Project Professional, SharePoint) Required 7 Years
Well-developed communication skills – oral, written, listening. Good analytical and negotiation skills, and close attention to detail Required
Experience with VOIP, ACD, unified communications technology Required 4 Years