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Senior IT Project Manager
Horsham, Pennsylvania  |  Onsite
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Applied on October 15, 2021
Job Id #50765 Posted September 21, 2021


Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Upgrade for seven internal applications.

Team and Team size:

  • Part of a team.
  • Contractor will be a member of the PMO and will work with the Program Manager for the Quality Initiative. This PM will be assigned work and will take direction from the Program Managers as well as the PMO manager

Top Responsibilities:

  • Work with Program Manager to ready the project to start.
  • Build comprehensive timelines as well as other artifacts required to move project forward.
  • Create a comprehensive Project plan and keep it up to date with any adjustments or updates.
  • Report back to the PMO on project status as instructed.
  • Follow up with all team members on deliverables.
  • Track change and submit change requests as required.
  • Ensure all parties are updated regularly.
  • Own the creation of any additional information or materials.
  • Address challenges as they arise.
  • Escalate unresolved issues on a timely basis.
  • Think beyond the working model to create was is needed

Software tools/skills:

  • Average to advanced MS Office Suite; PPM system updates; time-tracking; understanding of SDLC, IT development process; Java upgrade process; high emotional resilience; quick and perceptive learner; resilence - strong emotional intelligence

Skills/attributes:

  • We need someone who has strong, recent infrastructure experience.
  • If they have recent experience with RHEL Upgrades or migrations, that is a big plus.
  • We need a self-starter, who can work on their own once they've been introducted.
  • We need someone who can manage multiple projects at once and who will not be frustrated by this complex and comprehensive effort.
  • We need someone who can keep people to a schedule without being in any way threatening or challenging

Nice to have:

  • Experience with a variety of technical project types - digital and software development, infrastructure, process management
  • We need a self-starter and a fast learner.
  • We would like to have someone who has good emotional resilience and a sense of humor, as well as a good reputation for problem solving.
  • We want someone who's not afraid to ask questions and knows what to do with the answers.
  • We would like someone who isn't new to contracting or working within a PMO.

Working Time:

  • 40 hour work week. Some flexibility with start and end times with typical start and end from 9 to 5

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