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Project Manager - IT modernization

Posted on Jan 23, 2020 by ESG Consulting

Atlanta, GA 30301
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Our client is seeking a a Project Manager for a multi-year initiative to modernize the existing environment to a more current and cost-effective distributed environment.

It will involve replacing existing Legacy business applications with Commercial off the Shelf Software products (COTS)or internally developed applications.

The position, assigned to the Project Management Office, will direct and coordinate project activities, including but not limited to:

Planning

Schedule development and maintenance

Resource tracking

Risk management

Communications management

Reporting

Quality management

Vendor management

Primary duties will be to manage all aspects of the project following PMI best practices and the clients Project Management Methodology.

Successful candidates will be accomplished project managers who have directed and successfully managed, from start to finish, complex, technology projects with aggressive timelines.

Required Skills:

Project Management Certification (PMP) or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum.

Demonstrated success managing large complex programs/projects utilizing multiple delivery methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, SCRUM, Kanban)

Documented recent experience in:

o Business requirements gathering.

o Business process documentation.

o full Systems Development Life Cycle and Testing Methodologies

Candidates must have managed at least two full life cycle projects (initiation through deployment/warranty) with project teams in excess of 10 team members and must have had FULL end-to-end accountability for the project management role.

Demonstrated experience managing IT projects that impact across the enterprise

Experience must be related to software application development and implementation.

Experience collaborating with vendor partners in the delivery of project solutions required.

Well-developed communication skills - oral, written, listening. Good analytical and negotiation skills, and close attention to detail.

Must have excellent leadership, interpersonal, and motivation skills.

Expert level knowledge of standard PM tools (MS Project Professional, SharePoint, Visio, MS Office Suite)

Preferred Skills:

Advanced degree from an accredited college or university.

ITIL certification

Benefits:

Health, Dental, Vision, 401K

ABOUT ESG CONSULTING:

ESG Consulting is an award-winning national provider of diversified information technology consulting services to Fortune 1000, public sector entities, and emerging growth firms nationwide.

Founded in 1986, ESG offers more than 32 years of experience in the IT staffing, Engineering and consulting industry. While local to Atlanta we are headquartered in Santa Clara.

ESG is an equal opportunity company. Our flexible management culture believes in creating a business environment that fosters personal and professional growth and achievement. We make ESG a place where people are treated not as employees but as "partners".

Reference: 831690585

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