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IT Project Manager

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Ref No: 20-03408
  • Date: August 14, 2020
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Job Description - IT Project Manager

We are seeking a seasoned IT Project Manager for Cloud & Infrastructure Automation Delivery Management team. Candidate must have experience with managing IT Infrastructure/DevOps based projects as well as experience working with IT organizations across multiple business units within the IT Org such as Server, Network, Database, Cloud, Tools, and Automation teams.



The IT Project Manager will manage all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects, will take projects from original concept through final implementation, and will define project scope and objectives. The It Project Manager will develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports, will conduct project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. The It Project Manager will ensure adherence to quality standards, review project deliverables, and provide technical and analytical guidance to project team. Will be responsible for recommending and taking action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.

 

What this job involves:

 

Project Management

  • This PM needs to have experience with managing IT Infrastructure/DevOps/Cloud-based projects.  Familiarity with Azure, AWS, Team Foundation Server (TFS), and Splunk
  • Familiarity with Automation Platforms, including ServiceNow, Ansible, Octopus Deploy, Terraform, SaltStack, or VMWare Automation
  • Create initial project proposals, project charters, and statements of work
  • Create and manage project control documentation, including requirements documentation, work plans, timelines, budgets, resource plans, and knowledge transfer plans
  • Manage project risks, issues, and change control processes
  • Manage user acceptance testing and release plans
  • Manage communications with stakeholders, project team, and business and IT management
  • Developing and maintaining detailed project schedules, including dependencies and appropriate milestones
  • Identify Infrastructure cross-team implications and operating environment dependencies
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work with a matrix project team
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage concurrent projects and assignments

 

Business Analysis

  • Assist in documenting business needs and identifying appropriate technology solutions
  • Define and document functional and technical requirements and assist in defining business requirements

 

Organization and Relationships

  • Interfaces with customers across multiple business units
  • Works with various IT functional areas, including development, infrastructure, training and adoption, and transition teams as necessary for projects
  • Works with business leads for technology planning and management

 

Sound like you? Before you apply, this is what we are looking for: 

 

  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in IT industry or department
  • Minimum of 7 years of work experience in leading IT projects
  • Experience in managing simultaneous projects from inception to successful completion
  • Experience in Real Estate Industry a plus
  • Experience with PPM tools; Workfront preferred
  • Experience with Agile Project management and Kanban is a plus
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure technical domains (Server Platform, Storage, Security, Network, Database, ITSM, cloud, tools and automation technologies)

 

Education:

 

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in information systems, computer science, or business administration
  • Agile CSM certification and/or PMP or equivalent certification desired

 

Location:

 

  • Chicago, IL

 




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