IT Project Manager in Southborough, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

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Job #:  841823

Apex Systems, part of On Assignment the 2nd largest IT staffing Solutions firm in the country has an opportunity for an IT Project Manager role in the Southborough, MA area. It is a 6+ month contract position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details:

 

Please send a Word resume to Haley Nolan, Technical Recruiter, at hnolan@apexsystemsinc.com

 

• Position Title: IT Project Manager

• Location: Southborough, MA

• Pay Rate: Flexible based on experience

• Duration: 6+ month contract

 

Overview of the Role

This role will work within the TMX Project Management team to help enable TMX delivery in a variety of key programs and projects.  You will be responsible for planning and coordinating the resources to deploy major releases of new and existing applications as well as overall or subsets of systems, within the predicted cost, time, and quality estimates. Projects and Programs will most likely be very cross functional in nature where multiple teams will need to effectively collaborate together. You will be seen as an IT Professional with a broad range of understanding of IT technologies and business processes. The Principle PM provides leadership and oversight on all aspects of a project, multiple projects or enterprise programs translating business requirements into systems solutions. They manage the delivery of the functional design, technical design, build, test, and readiness components of project and they establish and maintain a close working relationship with all project stakeholders and technical staff to ensure alignment between solutions being delivered to business goals. They possess the cross functional expertise and required technical knowledge to manage all aspects of an Information Technology project (Applications, Infrastructure, networks, and Security).

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Principal Project Manager is responsible for the overall day to day management of one or more medium to small sized projects. 
  • Has the ability to influence decision makers to steer technical decisions and designs on the project. 
  • Communicates delivery status, issue management and resolution.
  • Focus on alignment with business strategy. 
  • Day to day resource management of project team ensuring effective delivery of projects tasks, deliverables, and milestones on time ,on budget, and within specification and or agreed upon project scope. 
  • Manages program interdependencies.
  • Provides leadership to project team members and junior project managers assigned to the project and associated work tasks in a matrix environment. 
  • May provide input to employee performance.
  • Leads negotiations on resource constraints and critical path contention issues across multiple projects.
  • Facilitate stakeholder workshops and team meetings
  • Must fully understand how to use and ensure data is accurately maintained in Dell EMC IT Project Management Tools
  • Responsible for project communications ensuring all project stakeholders based on the level of interest and authority are well informed of project progress and decisions.


Required Skills 

  • 8+ years of experience in a Project\Program Manager role specifically within the IT space
  • Strong proven experience building out a successful KPI & Metrics program in previous role
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Project Management Certifications such as PMP, Scrum Master, other Agile / Iterative methodologies
  • ITIL experience/certification
  • Strong  people leadership experience with proven track record of building and  leading high performing teams
  • Proven ability to manage resources to meet goals across multiple  projects/programs
  • Strength in developing efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex  business problems
  • Broad experience of stakeholder management with proven ability to influence at senior level
  • Knowledge of managing projects in the following technology domains:
  • Unified Communications: Skype Meeting, MS Teams, Zoom, Slack
  • Messaging: Exchange On-prem, O365
  • Collaboration Tools: One Drive for business, Sharepoint, Box, Dropbox, Syncplicity
  • Client Computing: Window OS upgrades, device management software – SCCM, Airwatch
  • VDI – Citrix, Horizon View
  • Mobility – Airwatch

 

 

Additional Skills

  • Communication, interpersonal skills, enquiring 
  • Always seeks win /win situations - analytical, creative, takes the initiative.
  • Results oriented – with ability to distinguish between 'needs' and 'wants'
  • Ability to comprehend technical issues
  • Enjoys planning and executing
  • Demonstrates vision of end goal and ability to communicate same to team.
  • High energy and commitment – 'does what it takes' attitude
  • Handles pressure without getting panicked
  • Facilitator skills, ability to prioritize workload

 

For this opportunity, you will also be eligible for benefits through Apex for the contract period, 401K, a W2 hourly rate, weekly pay, and direct deposit!