Job Description :
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Job Title : IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Location : Sunnyvale CA
Duration : Long Term
Interview Mode : Telephonic and Face to Face
Description :

Project Manager -for IT Infrastructure Projects
Background
Our Government client''s Information Technology Department has multiple IT-infrastructure projects to implement to meet their client departments’ needs. Listed below are the current projects to be managed:
Windows 10 Operating System upgrade: Ensure applications currently in use are compatible with the Windows 10 Operating System
Window 2012/2016 server migration/upgrade: Project to upgrade server operating system to 2012/2016
Co-location of data center Phase 2: Manage project to co-locate IT Infrastructure components for maintaining standards and levels of reliability of IT services such as physical security for servers, storage, and networking equipment
Services Requested
Our Government client seeks temporary staffing to assist with all aspects of project management throughout the process areas (Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Control, Closing) as needed for each of the above listed projects. The Project Manager is expected to manage requirements gathering, procurement, contract negotiations, system requirements validation, system configuration, system implementation, and transition to post-implementation support.
There is a possibility for this position to convert to a term-limited position with our our Government client (2 years, with the possibility of a 3rd year The Project Manager will be expected to be onsite during the entire duration of the assignment.

Required Skills and Experience:

Project Management Professional (PMP) certified
Minimum five (5) years’ experience successfully implementing Information Technology Infrastructure systems, preferably municipal implementations
Proven work experience as a project manager implementing multiple technology projects.
Strong understanding of technology infrastructure, security concepts, and multiple platforms
Experience with project plan preparation, from high level to technical details level, plan and estimate milestones/activities (effort/duration) and identify role/skillset per activity (system, OS, middleware)
Infrastructure project management experience
Strong understanding of SLDC and products lifecycle
Knowledge of appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs
Ability to measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques
Experience managing relationships with clients and all stakeholders
Ability to coordinate and manage resources in a matrix environment
Ability to effectively perform risk management to minimize project risks
Ability to manage a clear and concise communication plan, including status reporting in written and oral form
Ability to translate between technical requirements and user friendly business requirements
Ability to provide guidance and direction on change management, as well as managing activities related to system adoption and organizational change
Ability to effectively manage the project budget and scope creep
Ability to maintain relationships with third-parties/vendors
Ability to provide guidance and ideas for best practices on Infrastructure projects
Coordinate and manage management-level personnel, if and when they are assigned
Four-year degree, preferably in the fields of computer science, management information systems, or engineering
Additional Skills/Experience (preferred)

Solid functional knowledge of municipal agency operations
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) for presenting to both internal and external clients
Ability to keep staff motivated and focused on project goals
Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project
Experience at working as a leader and collaborator in a team-oriented environment is essential
Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
Flexible during times of change
Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments
Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise
Ability to bring project to successful completion through organizational dynamics
Tenacious, driven, energetic, and a high degree of professional integrity
Strong track record of on-time, on-budget, and to-specification delivery of projects
Ability to organize, delegate and leverage resources to accomplish objectives
Exceptional understanding of the Solution Lifecycle (SDLC) and associated tools (e.g., MS Project, Clarity, etc
Ability to manage relationships with internal team members, outside contractors and the customer stakeholders and end users