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Senior Project Manager - IT Infrastructure
Ref No.: 16-01292
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Client: Georgia Department Of Labor
Location: Atlanta,GA
Duration: 8+ Months
Submission Deadline: 10/06/2016

Job Description:
The Department of Labor has embarked on a multi-year initiative to modernize the existing environment to a more current and cost effective distributed environment. .  It will involve analyzing IT processes, applications, systems, technology, skills, staffing, organization, information, and other IT assets.
The Infrastructure Project Manager will partner with key business stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of projects that span all technologies (network, server, storage, data center, etc.).
The position, assigned to the Project Management Office, will direct and coordinate project activities, including but not limited to:
  • Planning
  • Schedule development and maintenance
  • Resource tracking
  • Risk management
  • Communications management
  • Reporting
  • Quality management
  • Vendor management
Primary duties will be to manage all aspects of the project following PMI best practices and the Georgia Department of Labor Project Management Methodology.Successful candidates will be accomplished project managers who have directed and successfully managed, from start to finish, complex, technology projects with aggressive timelines.
Required Skills:
  • Documented recent experience in:
    • Business requirements gathering.
    • Business process documentation.
    • Storage Sub-Systems and SAN Replication
    • CommVault Backup / Replication Technology
    • Windows, Linux, Unix environments.
    • Distributed systems
    • Networks
    • Cisco
    • VoIP
    • Digital fax
  • Project Management Certification (PMP) or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum.
  • Candidates must have managed at least two full lifecycle projects (initiation through deployment/warranty) with project teams in excess of 10 team members, and must have had FULL end-to-end accountability for the project management role. Demonstrated experience managing IT projects that impact across the enterprise –Experience must be related to infrastructure, process re-engineering, hardware evaluation, installation and configuration. Experience collaborating with vendor partners in the delivery of project solutions required.
  • Well developed communication skills – oral, written, listening. Good analytical and negotiation skills, and close attention to detail.
  • Must have excellent leadership, interpersonal, and motivation skills.
  • Expert level knowledge of standard PM tools (MS Project Professional, Sharepoint, Visio, MS Office Suite)
Preferred Skills: 
  • Advanced degree from an accredited college or university.  
  • Industry based certifications are desirable (ITIL, CISSP, MCITP)

Type   Qualification   Description   Competency   Experience   Required  
Skills Business analysis     Advanced 7-8 yrs Yes
Skills COTS product implementation     Expert 9-10 yrs Yes
Skills Distributed systems (Windows, Linux, Unix environments)     Expert 10+ yrs Yes
Skills Integration planning and strategy     Expert 8-9 yrs Yes
Skills IT process/ITIL/CMMi     Advanced 7-8 yrs Yes
Skills MS Project     Advanced 7-8 yrs Yes
Skills Networks (Cisco, VoIP, Digital Fax)     Expert 10+ yrs Yes
Skills Project management     Expert 10+ yrs Yes
Skills Vendor management     Expert 9-10 yrs Yes