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Technical Project Manager

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Ref No: 19-05358
  • Date: September 06, 2019
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Job Description - Technical Project Manager

We have an immediate opening for a Technical Project Manager in Houston. In this role, you will be supporting our largest client with over 400 users that has a global presence! 6-12month contract with the possibility of extension.



  • Right candidate will have conducted IT project implementations, aligned to project work plans, communicating progress, performing technical delivery while also coordinating with application or custom-system vendors that may be part of the deliverable, and coordinating with the impacted user base to set expectations and validate operations.

Delivery skills

  • Strong work-planning skills – ability to summarize technical progress, next steps, anticipate risks
  • Strong communication skills – comfort interacting on the phone and via e-mail with users that could be affected by implementations, vendors which may be participating in implementations, and internal or peer technical resources for work coordination and expectation-setting
  • "Own it” type attitude and perspective; good personality and approach to understanding specifics of a technology you don't already have direct experience with; methodical approach with the confidence that it can be done
  • Succinct technical details and decisions documented as a self-valued, natural byproduct of work conducted well

Technical domain

  • Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Active Directory, virtualization, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365
  • Experience understanding line of business applications, platform requirements, and platform deployments
  • Experience with Remote Desktop Services concepts, deployments and application publishing
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server concepts, including service configuration, security configuration, and database file configuration when part of application platform requirements.
  • Comfortable with TCP/IP networking, including implementation experience with switches, firewalls, wireless.  Comfort with Cisco CLI, which, combined with implementation and work planning experience, would permit deployment of templated configurations with some planned, per-device customizations for LAN requirements.  Working knowledge of subnetting, VLANs, routing, for purposes of vocabulary and familiarity for troubleshooting and implementation processes. 

Functional domain

  • Work environment consists of hands-on equipment preparation at central office (server equipment, network switch equipment, associated equipment) plus remote implementations (Windows Servers, applications, remote desktop services, switch deployments) and coordination for seven US-based sites representing a user base of approximately 300 people overall, in an international organization of approximately 2,000 people.
  • Reporting directly to same-office CIO, working directly with a number of key IT executives and managers in the deployment organization, plus a handful of on-site technical resources and a similar group of specialty, application- or technology-specific vendors participating in implementations or updates of their products.




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