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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-24070
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Job Title: Project Manager
Duration: Long Term Contract
Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Required Skills
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certified
• Minimum five (5) years' experience successfully implementing Information Technology Infrastructure systems, preferably municipal implementations
• Proven work experience as a project manager implementing multiple technology projects
• Strong understanding of technology infrastructure, security concepts, and multiple platforms
• Experience with project plan preparation, from high level to technical details level, plan and estimate milestones/activities (effort/duration) and identify role/skillset per activity (system, OS, middleware)
• Infrastructure project management experience (Public Safety, Public Works, Disaster Recovery, Security, monitoring)
• Strong understanding of SLDC and products lifecycle
• Knowledge of appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs
• Ability to measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques
• Experience managing relationships with clients and all stakeholders
• Ability to coordinate and manage resources in a matrix environment
• Ability to effectively perform risk management to minimize project risks
• Ability to manage a clear and concise communication plan, including status reporting in written and oral form
• Ability to translate between technical requirements and user friendly business requirements
• Ability to provide guidance and direction on change management, as well as managing activities related to system adoption and organizational change
• Ability to effectively manage the project budget and scope creep
• Ability to maintain relationships with third-parties/vendors
• Ability to provide guidance and ideas for best practices on Infrastructure projects
• Coordinate and manage management-level personnel, if and when they are assigned
• Four-year degree, preferably in the fields of computer science, management information systems, or engineering

Additional Skills/Experience (preferred)
• Solid functional knowledge of municipal agency operations
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) for presenting to both internal and external clients
• Ability to keep staff motivated and focused on project goals
• Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
• Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project
• Experience at working as a leader and collaborator in a team-oriented environment is essential
• Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
• Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
• Flexible during times of change
• Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
• Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
• Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments
• Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise
• Ability to bring project to successful completion through organizational dynamics
• Tenacious, driven, energetic, and a high degree of professional integrity
• Strong track record of on-time, on-budget, and to-specification delivery of projects
• Ability to organize, delegate and leverage resources to accomplish objectives
• Exceptional understanding of the Solution Lifecycle (SDLC) and associated tools (e.g., MS Project, Clarity, etc.)
• Ability to manage relationships with internal team members, outside contractors and the customer stakeholders and end users