Program Manager in Mountain View, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  826733

Cloud Migration Program Manager

6 month contract with likelihood to extend

Mountain View, CA

 

Project Overview:

This role is a part of the FACT (Finance and Compliant Technology) team, and will be focused on an enterprise service zone project which will provide core/critical commerce and billing systems. This project will focus on data migration, database encryption and security. The ideal candidate will be familiar with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies but will more closely approach a Waterfall methodology in this role as it is dealing with data movement.

Ideal candidates will also have experience with AWS migration, as they are hoping for this candidate to remain in the role after the initial contract length and assist with future projects around cloud migration.

Superior communication skills are key for this role, as they will frequently be interfacing with technologists, engineers, and business partners.

Job Description:

• Plans and manages a project from initiation through delivery; directing and providing support, direction and functional or technical expertise to the project team, and influencing stakeholders.

• Drives and is accountable for adherence to project scope and schedule to achieve defined objectives.

• Manages and takes corrective action to deliver projects that meet scope, scheduler, cost and quality expectations.

• Leads up to several medium effort and medium risk projects at a time.

• Drives improvement of existing processes and defines new processes necessary to ensure successful execution and control of the project.

• Directs team members from multiple work groups.

 

Qualifications

• PMP certification, preferred but not required

• 8+ years direct work experience in an IT project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.

• Strong knowledge of project management principles

• Proven experience in managing medium to large size project of a complex nature

• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

 

Bonus Qualifications:

• Experience with technical, foundational level projects

• Experience managing application migrations to the cloud (AWS experience)