Project Management

  • location: Elkridge, MD
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $42 - $45 per hour
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job description

Project Management

job summary:
- Responsible for directing and managing the application hosting operations; provides leadership and planning to ensure resources are utilized appropriately to meet client objectives.

- Direct the resources to perform defined activities in support of data center hosting

location: Elkridge, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $42 - 45 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
- Direct activities and resources to perform incident management; change management, monitoring, server patching and software engineering changes.

- Create and maintain project schedule and work closely with the client counterparts to coordinate tasks to deliver projects.

- Ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards, meet customer expectations and add value.

- Direct the research and analysis and project management functions associated with applications hosting, providing expert information system knowledge to clients in order to support of strategic goals.

- Direct and manages staff including hiring, performance management and assessment, development, mentoring, training, and staff budgets.

- Provide knowledge and support in conjunction with the IT executive staff to assist Xerox and client executive management with strategic planning.

- Perform as backup service delivery manager as needed

- Responsible for direct reports

- Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or related field and a minimum 8 years management experience or total equivalent experience.

- PMP Certification.

- Demonstrated skills/experience with success in managing high volume, mission critical IT project portfolios, systems, strategic planning, contract negotiation/maintenance, metrics and reporting.

- Experience demonstrating knowledge and understanding of IT operations, business process optimization and Software Development methodologies.

- 4-8 years prior experience in working/managing Web based applications. Current environments include J2EE, ETL, Java, AJAX, OOA&D, UML, RUP, Apache, MS SQL, DB2, Windows, RedHat Linux.

- 1-2 years of managing applications with the cloud environment (AWS, Azure).

- 5 years working in complex environments; large databases, multi-tiered application structure.

skills: - Strong customer service orientation, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to motivate and persuade others.

- Excellent strategic thinking and planning skills and the ability to develop and implement plans.

- Ability to identify priorities and achieve results with a sense of urgency and give honest straightforward opinions on related issues.

- As a Leader, demonstrate equal amounts of results orientation, ability to lead people, and be willing to contribute ideas/opinions and take risks, where appropriate.

- As a Project Manager, strive to develop and train staff, encourage a team approach and cross-functional teamwork to serve the best interests of the client and the organization.

- Prior health and human services experience; Experience at a manager level with a major consulting firm.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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