Project Manager


  • Job ID:

    2231
  • Pay rate range:

    $80 - $85
  • City:

    Chicago
  • State:

    Illinois
  • Duration:

    01/21/2020 - 08/21/2020
  • Job Type:

    Contract
  • Job Description

    Our client is a Fortune 500 leader and top place to work for in Downtown Chicago. They are currently in need of an IT Project Manager for our clients' commercial services. 

    PURPOSE:

    We are looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager to shape and manage various projects in the client’s PMS Technical team. You will be responsible for intake and delivery of projects that involve Opera PMS hosting or its related interfaces. The Senior Technical Project Manager will also be responsible for communicating with all stakeholders to assure successful project delivery.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Reports to Sr. Manager of Property Systems. (This is the team responsible for hosting Opera in client datacenter.)
    • Plan, coordinate, supervise, and communicate activities related to the design, development, testing, and deployment of changes to the Opera system hosted in client’s datacenter

    Project Management

    • Acumen to know when artifacts in project methodology are necessary and when they can be skipped
    • Track detailed status, issues, deliverables, and next steps
    • Structured methodology for managing all the details for multiple projects simultaneously
    • 5+ years running projects of different sizes
    • Must have participated in (not necessarily owned) at least one 8-12 month (or longer) 10+ person-year project
    • Must have owned at least one 6+ month project
    • Creates, manages and executes project plans
    • Critical path management: understand how constraints affect estimates
    • Experience estimating and managing project budgets is a big plus
    • Primary Tech Knowledge and Experience
    • Worked on tech projects for 10+ years
    • Background as an individual contributor in some technology discipline strongly preferred. (e.g., developer, engineer, etc)
    • Have a working knowledge of technical components in a datacenter. (E.g., Virtual machines, networking, etc.) Not expected to be an expert in any of these technologies, but basic knowledge is necessary to understand the context of details provided by engineers.

    PREFERRED SKILLS:

    Experience with any of the following technologies is a plus. None are required.

    • Oracle DB, Virtual machines (Vsphere), F5 network gear, infoblox DNS, active directory, distributed file servers, PURE storage
    • Java & Oracle Forms client, served up by weblogic
    • Automation: PowerShell, Ansible, Rundeck

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