Job Description :

Job Title: Senior Project Manager (Local Candidates Only)

Location: Atlanta, GA

Duration: 13 Months

Job Description:

Local Metro Atlanta Candidates

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing complex IT projects through the full life cycle from project definition and approval through implementation.

The type of projects that this position will be responsible for managing include:

deploying new applications

upgrading, enhancing or integrating existing applications

process improvement projects

data migration / conversion projects

infrastructure (servers, networking, end user devices) projects

document imaging

payment processing

This position will work closely with business leaders, application managers, IT support staff, end users, and external vendors in order to define, manage and deliver projects that are delivered on time and on or under budget.

This position requires strong communication skills, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to interact with all levels within the organization.

It requires good customer service skills and the ability to prioritize multiple concurrent projects.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with preference to technology related field

PMP Certification Required

7+ years of working experience in medium to large IT projects incorporating design, development, and implementation of software systems

Working experience managing technology projects and working with technology project management methodologies. (e.g. waterfall, agile, iterative)

Working experience running multiple technology projects

Working experience of and competency in PMI project management processes, including planning tasks and allocating resources, risk management, issues management, time management, and financial management

Experience conducting User Acceptance Testing to receive and report feedback to development teams

Skilled in the use of negotiation techniques to reach agreement when there are widely differing viewpoints

Have an ability to set clear expectations, manage team performance and build high morale among team members

Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

10+ years managing medium to large IT projects

Working knowledge of application development, networking, databases, infrastructure, cloud, Software as a Service, etc.

Experience in State Government

Required/Desired Skills

Skill Matrix

Skill Matrix

Technology

Years of Experience

Overall IT Experience

Communication (1 - 10)

Bachelor's degree (minimum) with preference to technology related field

Experience in medium to large IT projects incorporating design, development, and implementation of software systems

PMP Certification

Experience managing technology projects and working with technology project management methodologies. (e.g. waterfall, agile, iterative)

Experience conducting User Acceptance Testing to receive and report feedback to development teams

Strong communication skills, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to interact with all levels within the organization.

Working experience of and competency in PMI project management processes, including planning tasks, allocating resources, and risk management.

Working knowledge of application development, networking, databases, infrastructure, cloud, Software as a Service, etc.

Experience in State Government

             

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