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Waterfall SDLC Project Manager in Roanoke, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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Job #:  809486

About Apex

We are the nation's second largest IT staffing firm offering career services nationwide in 65+ physical locations. We connect the right people with the right jobs.

Benefits

We offer Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Programs among multiple other employee benefits including mobile & travel discounts

Educational Benefits

Apex offers contractors complimentary access to MULTIPLE training platforms along with certification discounts for most major technical certifications. We also have multiple opportunities for free PDU's and CDU's for existing IIBA/PMI members.

Interested in learning more?

Please contact Tia Bracken, Sr. Professional Recruiter, at tbracken@apexsystems.com 

We are seeking MULTIPLE Senior WATERFALL Project Managers in Roanoke, VA for a growing PMO.  The Project Manager will oversee one or more IT system projects or multi-phased projects and be responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project. 

Responsibilities:

• Identify appropriate resource needs; work with appropriate management to get resources commitments; make recommendations in sourcing strategy.

• Ensure contractual documentation is in place; utilizing appropriate procurement processes.

• Create and manage project schedule; track progress in completing project tasks. Ensure project schedules are as efficient as possible, utilizing critical path analysis where appropriate; and ensure project resources accurately charge time to appropriate tasks.

• Coordinate the activities of the cross-functional project team.

• Manage scope; utilize appropriate tools and processes to manager/track requirements and conflicts; ensure appropriate change management processes and tools are being used.

• Manage cost; ensure financial forecast is created and maintained throughout the project.

• Track and manage risk and issues; appropriately escalate to management and project stakeholders.

• Prepare and present status reports on a regular basis to management and project stakeholders.

• Ability to communication effectively and efficiently to any level of the organization.

• Participate in internal IT process improvements and make recommendations on areas of improvement to management team.

Qualifications:

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Project Server

• Working knowledge of at least one development methodology (i.e. Scrum/Waterfall/XP)

• Basic understanding of Organizational Change Management principles and ability to make recommendations for appropriate adoption of IT solutions.

• Understanding of basic project accounting principles

• Critical thinking and negotiation skills

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions across all levels of the organization; and cultivate relationships with internal and external customers to achieve business objectives

• Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline such as Information Technology or related field; and 5 to 7 years’ experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Experience managing projects in a Retail / eCommerce environment.

• PMP Certification strongly preferred

• Experience managing enterprise-wide apps/dev projects