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Sr. IT PM - Software & Infrastructure

Company: WideNet Consulting Group
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Our Client is seeking an IT Project Manager to manage multiple IT system upgrade, IT infrastructure, and cybersecurity projects. The projects require a pragmatic and flexible style of project management, coupled with the ability to effectively develop and manage from a project plan. Excellent communication, coordination, facilitation and organization skills will be essential for success. Strong technical writing skills are required to develop project documentation including requirements, training materials, policy and procedure documents, RFP's, test scripts, communication plans, etc. Project teams will be made up of both the company and vendor resources.

Expected Deliverables

Below are examples of projects that this person could be asked to manage:

Project to migrate our IBM Maximo Asset Management system from on-premises to an Azure cloud environment
Project to implement a Data center DR Warm Site
Project to perform testing/validation of Azure Site Recovery / Disaster Recovery procedures for critical systems
Project to address findings from a recent cybersecurity audit
Project to upgrade our GIS (Geographic Information System) software
Project to replace our Container Crane Video Management System (VMS) hardware
Projects related to RFID truck tracking system
Project to pilot an IBM Maximo mobile solution
Assessment projects related to our GIS system and Rail Operating System

Below are some expected deliverables that this role will be responsible for:

Projects successfully delivered to agreed scope, schedule and budget
Plan and implement communication, change management, roll-out, and training activities
Effectively communicate and manage project risks and issues
Produce project management documentation, including charters, WBS, status reports, budgets, project logs, etc.
Other technical artifacts, including procedure documents, requirements documents, training materials, etc.
Other items identified as part of implementing the projects

Specific Skills Required: (Programming languages, databases, operating systems, etc.)

A minimum of five years of experience with IT project management, primarily managing COTS and SaaS system implementation, upgrade, and enhancements projects utilizing vendor and in-house project resources
Experience and skilled at writing technical documentation. Documentation will include project management deliverables and artifacts including project charters, test plans, test cases, project requirement documentation, training documentation, and status reports
Excellent communication and collaboration skills will be essential for success, including the ability to work effectively with technical and management resources at both the company and vendors. Must possess the ability to translate complex requirements and technical language between technical and non-technical stakeholders
Experience in planning and managing projects in a hybrid predictive/agile environment
Vendor management, including managing vendor relationships, accountability and deliverables working closely with vendor Project Managers to coordinate project tasks, dependencies and deliverables.
Must possess a flexible, patient, collaborative and creative approach, and be able and willing to assist outside of their core role to help the team deliver results and overcome ambiguous circumstances and roadblocks
Be focused on end-users needs and be energetic and passionate in helping them adopt new ways of working and new tools
Be a "doer" with a bias toward action
Experience and skilled at writing documentation using MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Experienced and proficient at working with MS SharePoint Online and MS Teams

Desired:

PMI PMP and/or ACP Certification highly desired
4-year college degree is desired
Prior experience in a business analysis role for projects is desired

Keywords: WideNet Consulting Group, Tacoma , Sr. IT PM - Software & Infrastructure, IT / Software / Systems , Tacoma, Washington

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