IT Project Manager

  • Lexington, MA, USA
  • Sep 05, 2017

Job Description

Project Manager
Lexington MA

Reporting to the PMO Team Lead, the Project Manager is responsible for concurrently executing multiple high visibility, high risk and complex projects for Information Services Department. One of the key job functions is creating and maintaining project plans that communicate tasks, milestone dates, and status and resource allocation. The Project Manager will coordinate delivery of development (beta), Proof Of Concept and production releases that meet quality assurance standards and assist technical teams in design and development tasks. The Project Manager will provide leadership and direction to the functional teams for the evaluation of project feasibility, development of business cases, establishment of priorities, oversight of projects, monitoring progress, the continual evaluation of project status and resource utilization from project inception to post-deployment closeout. He/She will be responsible for project status reporting to stakeholders, ISD management and Laboratory senior management.

The Project Manager will build relationships, execute, manage and negotiate in a matrixed environment. The Project Manager will continually balance risk, efficiency of execution, quality of results and PMO process requirements in the fulfillment of Sponsor, Laboratory, and Departmental goals.

Execute ISD's major projects and or programs using standard methodology, templates, tools and framework for effective project performance; promote and communicate project/program progress, outcomes and results to the Laboratory and its leaders.
Direct and facilitate development of Work Breakdown Structure and project schedules with the input from the project teams.
Lead efforts to define new projects/programs including scoping, sizing and planning.
Drive project results that are aligned with strategic organizational objectives.
Collaborate with business analysts, product owner, stakeholders, architects, developers, and quality assurance associates from project scope definition through implementation.
Manage scope, schedule, risks and issues while always striving to minimize exposure and risk across multiple projects.
Provide project/program status reporting to stakeholders, ISD management and Laboratory senior management.
Lead project/program review and quality assurance process to ensure successful execution of projects as measured by Sponsor, Laboratory, and Departmental goals and customer satisfaction.
Provide a significant level of competence to project management office operations by leveraging a technical background and strong business management experience to provide clear communications and expectation management across the Laboratory environment.
Ensure projects are in compliance with the Laboratory enterprise, security and infrastructure architectures.
Actively maintain awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on client engagements.

TCM is an EEO/Vets/Disabled Employer.

Skills: Required
Experience with technology infrastructure, product deployment and application development implementations.
Experience delivering business and technology projects or programs
Hand on experience with Waterfall and Agile Scrum methodologies leveraged for infrastructure or application delivery projects
Proven ability to influence and work with functional managers, technical leads and cross functional teams
Possesses general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.
Understands Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures.
Ability to lead dynamically and energize multidiscipline work teams, to learn and apply new skills and techniques to respond to business needs.
Experience in problem solving, process improvement methods, and business re-engineering methods.
Good analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills to evaluate business problems and apply knowledge to identify appropriate solutions.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to communicate with customers, associates and management.
Strong presentation skills; ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding.
Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills.
Experience working in a highly matrixed organization.
Proficient in project management software - Microsoft Project Professional.
Ability to negotiate and use persuasion to remove obstacles and achieve project objectives

Skills: Preferred
Project Management Professional Certification
Scrum Master Certification
Exposure or certification in ITIL Foundations
Project management methodology development and or continuous improvement to an existing process.

Education/Professional Certifications
. Bachelor's Degree in Information Technologies, Engineering or equivalent is required, Master's Degree preferred or equivalent industry experience.
6+ years of project management experience with a minimum of 5 years managing project teams.

Clearance :
Secret clearance preferred.
Will consider Interim Secret clearance
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task


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