Job Description :
Visa status: U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. H1b Accepted.
Duration: 8 Months+
Tax Terms: W2, 1099 or Corp-Corp

Description Summary:
The main function of an IT Project Manager is to oversee the application of project management methodology during all phases of the project cycle, with responsibilities that include project design, scope management, cost control, quality and performance reporting

Job Responsibilities:
Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope
Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising
Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements
Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs
Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing
Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures
Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses
Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized
Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors

Bachelor''s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.
PMP or PMI certification
5-7 years experience
Proven project management experience
People management and team building skills
Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities
Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization
Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions
Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.
The PM role is required to focus in the following areas: - Lotus Notes Decommission - Hyperion Upgrade - End of Life system migration for Corporate systems. Hyperion OS needs to be upgraded from Win Server 2K to latest.

Additional Needs:
Needs OS upgrade experience as part of PM experience. Upgrading from Windows 2000 is a Plus
Finance industry experience
Needs to understand server architectures, etc. Will need to have ability to identify the appropriate servers working with the ITIO team.
Infrastructure oriented experience required (infra upgrade)