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IT Program Manager - Cloud Migration in Richmond at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Richmond
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018
  • Job ID:
    ITPRO88273

Job Description

This individual will be:
  • Working on a cloud migration program
  • Migrating shared services infrastructure to AWS
  • Coordinating with the project managers working within other LOBs
  • Managing a team of 5 PM's and coordinators - this role with provide oversight and make sure the PM's have a plan and are escalating risks appropriately and handling accurate reporting

Ideal background:

  • Some type of migration experience
  • Agile experience is helpful but not required
  • Cloud experience is helpful but not required
  • JIRA

Responsibilities:

* Program Managers are capable leaders of cross-functional teams in a high-pressure, dynamic and global environment leveraging expert skills in motivating, facilitating, influencing and driving great results through teams.
* Program Managers lead delivery of complex initiatives managing governance structure
helping develop business case
* Managing integrated scope, schedule, budget, quality and overseeing work of project teams.
* Ensure adherence to integrated plans and schedules.
* Ensure delivery of new and improved business capabilities on time, within budget and with high quality.
* Monitor and manage the critical path, contingencies, scope changes.
* Identify and manage program risks, serve as escalation to resolve program issues, help remove roadblocks.
* Expected to bring business acumen to bear in recommending trade-offs between competing priorities, influencing delivery planning.
* Also expected to contribute to continuous improvement of delivery management practices and processes.

Qualifications:
* Experience providing leadership in most aspects of program and project management in an Information Technology environment.
* Experience leading and delivering successful large scale IT solutions.
* Demonstrated extensive depth and breadth of IT program management experience in multiple functional areas as defined below.
* Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree and at least 7 to 10 years of experience in the Financial Industry and at least 10 years of experience managing large scale IT development and implementation projects.
* Must demonstrate a solid understanding of technical concepts including Application Development, Infrastructure, Database Management, System Integration, Web Technologies, etc.
* Expertise in leveraging different types of project, portfolio and program management practices/methodologies like Agile etc."
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail.
* Excellent communication skills and ability to transfer information easily to stakeholders
* Excellent ability to negotiate and influence with senior stakeholders

Job Requirements

cloud migration program management