IT Network Project Manager - C2H - $45p/hr+ - Charlotte, NC in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

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Job Description


PURPOSE OF ROLE:

The primary purpose of this role is to conduct or oversee information technology (IT) specific projects that are medium to large in size and complexity by applying technical expertise in IT project management. This includes responsibilities for managing projects end-to-end through the planning, development, execution, and implementation stages, while adhering to the enterprise IT project practices. Overall, this role contributes to IT projects that ultimately work to move the organization forward and provide technological improvements across the business while maintaining a high standard of Security and Productivity.

MAIN POINTS:
- Data Center move/migration experience
- Must be hands on with hardware/technology
- Communication with Agile Product Owners/Scrum Masters
- Agile experience/certifications is a HUGE +
- Waterfall work environment
- Azure/AWS is a +

RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENTS:

  • Delivers multiple technical projects from planning to realization with full responsibility and accountability for the outcomes through consistent communication with project stakeholders and personnel
  • Develops, analyzes, and manages all touch points of the project plan including responsibility for scheduling, global resource forecasting, managing project financials, and providing input and justification for costs and budget impact
  • Monitors and makes visible the overall project performance (timeline, budget, and resource utilization) against plan and makes adjustments as needed when issues are identified and require resolution
  • Assists in the request for information (RFI), vendor request for proposal (RFP) processes as directed, and prepares and/or reviews status reports on key project performance metrics
  • Drives the work of assigned project team by requesting resources to support IT project demands and communicating a clear vision of project goals and objectives to the team
  • Coordinates team activities to ensure project milestones are achieved, providing performance feedback to team members' supervisors as appropriate and guidance on smaller less complex projects managed by IT Associate Project Managers
  • Manages, controls, and mitigates project risks by identifying and analyzing trigger events, establishing contingency plans; anticipating dependencies affected by ongoing project changes, and recommending ways to mitigate future risks to management
  • Participates in formal and informal training to continuously develop technical capabilities and project management skillset, enabling progression
  • Reviews and/or prepares status reports on key project performance metrics (i.e. deliverables, financials, duration, benefits) and/or provides data input for report preparation to Project Coordinators
  • Ensures the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders by building and maintaining relationships with internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management
  • Applies technical knowledge in software development, database management, IT architecture, software, etc. to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders such as internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management
  • Supports and is accountable to the IT Program Manager for the management, delivery and outcomes of assigned projects within the program

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree: Business Administration, Computer Science, MIS or related field
  • 4+ years' Experience in IT or related business area, including 2+ years managing IT specific projects Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement
  • 4+ years' Experience working on and/or managing IT project(s) involving the implementation of SDLC project life cycle methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
  • Proven track record of delivering major IT projects
  • Experience managing operational or project financial budgets and leading project teams
  • 2+ years' Experience developing IT project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) / User Stories used to create project schedules and estimates
  • Background in business analysis, software design, Software development, data architecture, operating systems, software testing or other technical area

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) or other project/program management certification is +, but NOT required
  • 4+ years' Experience in IT project planning and coordination and working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional IT solutions
  • 1+ years' Experience using formal business process improvement methodologies

Job Requirements

PURPOSE OF ROLE: The primary purpose of this role is to conduct or oversee information technology (IT) specific projects that are medium to large in size and complexity by applying technical expertise in IT project management. This includes responsibilities for managing projects end-to-end through the planning, development, execution, and implementation stages, while adhering to the enterprise IT project practices. Overall, this role contributes to IT projects that ultimately work to move the organization forward and provide technological improvements across the business while maintaining a high standard of Security and Productivity. MAIN POINTS: • Data Center move/migration experience • Must be hands on with hardware/technology • Communication with Agile Product Owners/Scrum Masters • Agile experience/certifications is a HUGE + • Waterfall work environment • Azure/AWS is a + RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENTS: Delivers multiple technical projects from planning to realization with full responsibility and accountability for the outcomes through consistent communication with project stakeholders and personnel Develops, analyzes, and manages all touch points of the project plan including responsibility for scheduling, global resource forecasting, managing project financials, and providing input and justification for costs and budget impact Monitors and makes visible the overall project performance (timeline, budget, and resource utilization) against plan and makes adjustments as needed when issues are identified and require resolution Assists in the request for information (RFI), vendor request for proposal (RFP) processes as directed, and prepares and/or reviews status reports on key project performance metrics Drives the work of assigned project team by requesting resources to support IT project demands and communicating a clear vision of project goals and objectives to the team Coordinates team activities to ensure project milestones are achieved, providing performance feedback to team members' supervisors as appropriate and guidance on smaller less complex projects managed by IT Associate Project Managers Manages, controls, and mitigates project risks by identifying and analyzing trigger events, establishing contingency plans; anticipating dependencies affected by ongoing project changes, and recommending ways to mitigate future risks to management Participates in formal and informal training to continuously develop technical capabilities and project management skillset, enabling progression Reviews and/or prepares status reports on key project performance metrics (i.e. deliverables, financials, duration, benefits) and/or provides data input for report preparation to Project Coordinators Ensures the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders by building and maintaining relationships with internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management Applies technical knowledge in software development, database management, IT architecture, software, etc. to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders such as internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management Supports and is accountable to the IT Program Manager for the management, delivery and outcomes of assigned projects within the program REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree: Business Administration, Computer Science, MIS or related field 4+ years’ Experience in IT or related business area, including 2+ years managing IT specific projects Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement 4+ years’ Experience working on and/or managing IT project(s) involving the implementation of SDLC project life cycle methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.) Proven track record of delivering major IT projects Experience managing operational or project financial budgets and leading project teams 2+ years’ Experience developing IT project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) / User Stories used to create project schedules and estimates Background in business analysis, software design, Software development, data architecture, operating systems, software testing or other technical area PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Project Management Institute (PMI) or other project/program management certification is +, but NOT required 4+ years’ Experience in IT project planning and coordination and working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional IT solutions 1+ years’ Experience using formal business process improvement methodologies

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