Job Description :

Position: Azure Data Architect

Location: Akron, OH


Job Description: 


·        To plan, execute, control and ensure closure of projects, while managing people and delivery excellence in all parameters of time, cost and processes in projects. Drive execution of the project roadmap and manage entire project lifecycle from strategy planning to tactical activities. 

·        Ensure high customer connect for the project, building processes for all relevant team members to engage with the customer. Ensure completion of Project Satisfaction Report and relevant survey and feedback mechanisms. 

·        Guide the launch of project from concept to delivery by managing the project and governing the overall budget. Articulate and explain designs and constraints to stakeholders after understanding customer perspective. Ensure compliance to internal tools. 

·        Sensitize the team to go beyond the immediate deliverables to assess how to provide greater value to the customer on an ongoing basis. 

·        Determine methodology and processes for quality planning (in concurrence with project planning), define standards to use, document quality criteria and quality measurement processes, face audits and project process monitoring. 

·        Review project profitability and other agreed parameters and provide relevant status reports to the management and customer. Ensure steering committee meetings and other regular meetings with customer. 

·        Develop supporting documentation and materials including demonstrations, presentations and other tools to ensure solutions are easy to manage and repeatable. Create and maintain project level dashboards to enable effective project management. 

·        Promote team work, motivate, coach and develop people in the team to build functional skills and desired behaviours to deliver results. Ensure high levels of engagement within the team. Manage complex scenarios effectively like business risks, multiple vendor issues, code red situations etc. and customer expectations without impacting associates adversely. 

·        Provide technical and other guidance as required to the team and assess the performance of the associates.IT Senior Project Manager

·        The IT Senior Project Manager will be responsible for planning, executing and finalizing multiple IT projects while following a structured PM Framework/SDLC, and working directly with various IT Leaders company wide. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects as scheduled and within budget. The Project Manager will also oversee project quality control throughout its life cycle.


Job Responsibilities

•  Manage multiple small, medium and large scale information technology projects concurrently. 

•  Leverage excellent communication skills to complete project related documentation as well as present status to project Steering Committee and PMO

•  Ensure completion of project related documentation

•  Work closely with business and IT team to gain consensus and approval of each phase of the project lifecycle

•  Create, maintain and manage project plans, schedules and budgets to ensure the project remains within agreed upon scope, schedule, cost and quality

•  Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path through entire project lifecycle

•  Manage stakeholder expectations by creating and presenting regular project status reports

•  Maintain strict adherence to Risk/Issue/Change management best practices


Candidate Requirements:

•  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.

•  Experience in use of outsourced services.

•  10+ years’ experience in IT, a broad background in a wide range of technologies including hardware, software, project management, and major project implementations on cross functional projects.

•  5+ or more years of information systems or relevant business experience in the development, implementation, and maintenance of Oracle E-Business Suite package, Hyperion, OTM, HCM, and BI.

•  Understanding of enterprise architecture and strategic planning principles

•  Experience in both matrix-management and shared-services IT environments

•  Track record in vendor management.

•  Experience in merger and acquisition projects.

•  Familiarity with project management software.

•  Must possess the following personal attributes: strong work ethic; tenacious; attention to detail; assertive; initiative; persuasive; encouraging and motivating.

•  Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

•  Ability to gain cooperation from upper management, clients, and other departments

•  Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to defuse tension among the project team, should it arise

•  Customer service skills an asset

•  Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial 



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