Technical Project Manager in Charlotte, NC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  847353

We are currently looking for a Technical Project Manager for a large financial client here in Charlotte, NC. Please send your resume to bcross@apexsystems.com if you are interested. 

Job Description 
• Manage technology delivery projects or a portfolio of projects
• Be the lead interface with clients as part of large scale (multiple application) migrations
• Participate in Client Services team to prioritize multiple client requests for action by the Platform Services and Engineering Services teams (teams who will design, prototype, build, test and deploy new or updated tools and services to meet client needs) 
• Be responsible for weekly senior leadership reporting as part of the larger Client Services program
• Identify and manage risks and issues to successful conclusion or escalate those which require senior leadership decisions to attain resolution 
• Lead recurring project meetings, maintain project documentation, and interface with all internal teams in support of assigned client(s), e.g. be a “Virtual Team Lead” for all internal teams for their client 
• Identify success measures tied to client on-boarding and migration projects and ensure the ability to sustain the change post on-boarding / migrating is covered. Ensure clients controls, processes, people and functions which are impacted by the applications on-boarding or migrating to the platform are all addressed in the migration plan – mapping or adding these to standard practices. 

Job Requirements


• Excellent ability to prioritize and reprioritize work as needed to ensure overall success – evidence of prior use of this particular skill will be required and discussed during the interview with any candidate receiving serious consideration for this posting 
• Experience managing emerging technologies projects (Specific experience with Hadoop or similar no-SQL technology projects is a plus). As an alternative to direct experience with the Hadoop eco-system, experienced in technology projects dealing with midrange infrastructure and midrange distributed-compute systems, data warehouse or other large scale databases and applications is required. 
• Excellent oral and written communication skills 
• Strong presentation and facilitation skills 
• Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, monitor and control projects using appropriate tools and techniques to ensure efficient and effective project completion (on scope, on time, on budget). 
• Experienced in financial management of projects and programs – able to identify and explain forecast / actual variances. Participates in financial planning exercises with peers, managers and clients to prepare budget requests for programs and projects. 

Desired Skills – 
• Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision, self-starter 
• Ability to direct and assist junior project managers or project analysts to handle the less critical tasks of managing client interactions 
• Ability to work with and influence teams outside his/her immediate team 
• Ability to work on multiple initiatives concurrently 
• Analytical and problem-solving skills 

 

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