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Technology Project Manager
Ref No.: 19-08895
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Plano, Texas
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 10/02/2019 to 04/02/2020
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Technology Project Manager with our client in the financial industry in their Plano, TX location. This is a 6 month + contract to hire position.

Responsibilities:
  • The Technical Project Manager (TPM) manages small to large scale technology projects or multiple smaller scale projects through all stages of the life cycle, ensuring on-time, high quality delivery
  • Leads the team of Engineers thru the project life cycle to Design, Build and Deliver infrastructure or middleware components on an agreed upon time line
  • The TPM provides oversight of task delivery for various components of infrastructure service solutions / delivery including network connectivity, midrange server build, virtual server build, storage, performance / capacity planning, and monitoring of infrastructure health
  • The TPM will coordinate with key delivery teams responsible for Test Environments Management, Production Release Management, Performance testing and Capacity Management plus other teams to deliver Pre-Prod and Production infrastructure in the environments
  • Manage small to large scale technology projects or multiple smaller scale projects through all stages of the life cycle, with on-time delivery
  • Works closely with Design Team Lead to define project requirements and impacted engineering teams.
  • Engages Engineering resources onto the project / builds the project team
  • Creates and Manages project schedule / work break down structure, tasks and Milestones delivery list.
  • Host Weekly project team meetings to review and execute plans
  • Identifies and documents schedule risk and creates mitigation plans
  • Identifies and documents schedule or resource issues or watch items
  • Generates weekly status reports covering project progress
  • Completes required documentation or system work request needed for planning and procurement for infrastructure products and services
  • Demonstrates understanding of customer's tactical goals and effectively participates in the development/implementation of business solutions
  • Manages project risk through comprehensive mitigation assessment and planning techniques
  • Actively manages the work efforts of multiple functional resources through the project plan
  • Establishes basic scope control procedures
  • Develops documentation; monitors and reports project status; assesses the effectiveness and accuracy of documentation
  • Initiates and maintains reporting relationships with project stakeholders including team members, peers, managers, customers, vendors, and other affected departments
  • Analyzes and reports project status and research information; monitors project performance to maintain the quality of services, deliverables, and content
  • Effectively assists in directing both internal and external resources to achieve business solutions within project guidelines
  • Collaborates and communicates with other project managers and leaders to coordinate cross-project initiatives and activities
  • Identify and eliminate obstacles to solution plans, business goals or implementation
  • Weekly Project Status reporting:  Accomplishments, Upcoming 30-day deliverables, Current Issues & Mitigation plans.  Risk to project schedule, funding
Requirements:
  • 5 years plus experience in project management including
  • Strong project management and leadership qualities
  • Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project / Project Plan creation and management, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Able to communicate effectively across varied areas including technology, business units and senior leadership
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects at one time with the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment Ability to work independently or with a team
  • Working with Engineers to purchase, build, and certify hardware and network connections, submit Firewall changes, and update SOR for servers, changes
  • Working closely with application and infrastructure technology teams to gain consensus and approval of each phase of the project lifecycle
  • Manage stakeholder expectations as well as change control process
  • Coordinate system deployments with task such as requirements gathering, labor and capital estimation, forecasting, design and WBS management
  • Working with multiple Engineering teams to deliver infrastructure / hardware solutions for our Software Technology partners
  • Detail Oriented, Keeps the project team focused and on task
  • Linux
  • Firewall Architecture
  • Load Balancing Architecture & Methodologies (Workload Management, WIP, VIP, F4, etc.)
  • eCommerce Web and Application Architectures and Deployment
  • JVMsWebSphere Architecture / Deployment
  • JBoss Architecture / Deployment
  • MQ Messaging 
  • Understanding of Middleware build
  • Oracle Database Build
  • Connect: Direct / NDM
  • Continuous Delivery Pipelines
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
Desired Skills:
  • Project Communication
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Leverages excellent written communications skills to complete project related documentation as well as present project status to  SDM and Management
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com.  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”