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Reference # : 17-05002 Title : IT Project Manager
Location : Phoenix, AZ
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 10/30/2017 / 06/30/2018  
Description
INT Technologies is a premier provider of consulting and staffing services to Fortune 500 companies across multiple industries. INT was founded in 2000 and has experienced continuous growth annually and has received Inc. Magazine's fastest growing companies in the US honor for the past 5 consecutive years. We've become a leading staffing solutions provider and our team of Senior Technical Recruiters, Client Managers and Consultant Support Professionals focus on building long-term relationships and providing unparalleled customer support. Headquartered in Phoenix, we have offices throughout the United States in order to provide the best customer service to our clients.
 
We are currently accepting resumes for the position of IT Project Manager.
 
IT Project Manager
Phoenix, AZ
8+ months

 
JOB DESCRIPTION:
 
Project Manager

Imagine designing world-class online educational experiences for hundreds of thousands of K-12 students, teachers, parents, and school staff in Arizona. The Arizona Department of Education is creating award-winning educational web applications and you can contribute to our success by crafting the very best user interfaces using the bleeding-edge web technologies.

Position Summary
Project Managers on the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) IT team are self-driven and thrive working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that operates on collaboration and partnership with all business stakeholders. The successful candidate will demonstrate previous experience and success leading enterprise-wide projects along with Agile/SCRUM development teams.

Responsibilities
  • Directs and monitors all activities for large, high risk, major technology-based projects from initiation to delivery; projects cross platforms, applications, and/or business lines
  • Works with stakeholders to develop technology concepts, requirements, design alternatives, project schedules, and costs for new systems initiatives
  • Plans and directs complex program schedules and budget, monitoring project status in comparison to cost/time projections
  • Provides consistent and comprehensive status reports, project updates, and ongoing cost analyses, significant issue management and resolution, communication with business lines and technology management, often at senior management levels
  • May act as an internal consultant within technology and business groups to re-engineer technical processes for greater efficiency
  • May serve as a lead by providing direction to less experienced technical project management staff while serving in a project leadership role
  • Manages and drives multiple projects involving data integration and data management, manage deliverables to aggressive time lines while maintain high quality, cost efficiencies, and defined scope
  • Analyze and manage all phases, dependencies, risks, and strategy to meet project and account objectives from concept to post implementation support
  • Manage projects involving data system / application integration and manage deliverables to aggressive time lines while maintain high quality, cost efficiencies, and defined scope
  • Analyze and manage project performance including all phases, dependencies, risks, and strategy to meet project and account objectives from concept to post implementation support
  • Delivers work effort and project artifacts that demonstrate a commitment to transparency and traceability
  • Define, analyze, and interpret all project metrics, track project issues and risks and drive issue resolution to closure
  • Assess impact to cross-functional teams internal to as well as external to IT Department team
  • Facilitate project reviews and working sessions; document and communicate status, decisions, actions, and issues internally to Senior Account Team to align for customer communications and project stakeholders
  • Directs the activities of project support staff and sub-contractors and is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources are allocated and maintained to facilitate the successful completion of the project
  • Continuously ensuring resource planning matrix is reviewed and updated to support ongoing Scrum projects
  • Ensures the ongoing process/system capability associated with projects and manages any changes required to meet or exceed the expectations established in project designs
  • Works with product owner to coordinate training plans for newly released functionality
  • Works with system users to capture system deficiencies and work with product owner to manage change control
  • Identify/recommend process improvements when gaps are uncovered
Requirements

· BS Degree CS or MIS or equivalent
· 5+years' experience in project management roles
· PMP, Six Sigma, Agile certification strongly preferred
· Proficient in project and program management techniques, understands multiple software development methodologies, and uses current tools and techniques to monitor and measure project and program performance
· Ability to use technical knowledge and analytical skills to identify solutions and workarounds to impediments
· Aligns tactical project and program objectives with ADE's strategic goals
· Listens, asks appropriate questions, and respects the viewpoints of others
· Builds mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members; builds morale and team productivity by recognizing and praising the efforts and achievements of the team
· Works effectively across team boundaries; develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
  • Demonstrated ability to use discretion and make sound decisions
  • Ability to excel in a collaborative and distributed team environment
  • Ability to work with a minimal amount of direction while being pro-active in keeping their management informed of project related issues
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to respectfully question ideas and share a point of view with others in support of the business requirements and needs
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various levels of employees ranging from entry level to senior leadership
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and shift priorities quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong aspiration to learn new technologies
  • Proven strong relationship-building and communication skills with team members and business users
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Experience in the education industry preferred
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For immediate consideration, please forward your resume to dbickle@inttechnologies.com or call 952-452-8946.