Technical Program Manager

  • location: Hartford, CT (remote)
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $49.50 - $61.88 per hour

job description

Technical Program Manager

job summary:
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/related field or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of Network and Systems technologies, including Microsoft email solutions
  • 10+ Years of experience managing Infrastructure, Networking and Datacenter Migration projects
  • 5+ years' of direct IT Technical Project Management experience, including:
  • Project Plan creation and management
  • Analysis of requirements and documentation
  • Stakeholder buy-in
  • Project Budget Management
  • Project Issue and Risk mitigation/resolution
  • Project Communication and follow-up
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple technical projects of varying duration (1-12+ months)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • ability to proactively communicate concise, written summaries of potential issues or risks
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to initiate and own all aspects of multiple projects
  • experience utilizing SDLC and methodologies to deliver projects
  • inter-personal skills to communicate effectively across all levels and audiences (executives, technologists, engineers, customers, vendors and other business professionals)
  • Actively demonstrate critical thinking within daily activities and across all program/project work
  • Possesses quantitative and qualitative analytical skills with a "can-do? approach to solving problems
  • Demonstrated self-confidence and self-reliance in all aspects of this role to include escalation
  • Demonstrated ability to define project scope, objectives, deliverables, and timelines
  • Effectively manage and communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Liaise and effectively communicate unified messages to manager, leadership and project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Identify and manage program and project status, budgets/costs, dependencies and critical path
  • Proactively manage and communicate changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Ability to consistently time manage effectively across multiple projects in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Flexibility to adjust when needed, to think in the moment and propose solutions to challenges
Ideal Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of public and private cloud
  • Solution-focused problem solving
  • Aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Experience presenting to and/or facilitating conversations with executive level audience
  • Experience working in health care industry
  • Budget Management
  • PMP or similar Agile Certification
Skills and Abilities:

  • Key Competencies
  • Can multi task and manage several projects and responsibilities
  • Excellent people, process, communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Highly analytical individual with a keen eye for details
  • Able to identify / assess business needs, to analyze, prioritize, and solve problems in a customer service driven organization
Leadership and Influence:

  • Sets high standards with achievable goals
  • Monitors performance to ensure standards and goals are met
  • Builds commitment and inspires people to do the best job possible -- both internal and external
  • Communicates, through own behavior, and leads by example
  • Regularly reviews progress toward objectives and goals
Analytical and Decision Making:

  • Supports and achieves organizational priorities
  • Exercises good judgment, considering all pertinent information
  • Knows when to deter/take action from limited information
  • Ability to take decisive action and make tough decisions in a pressured, demanding, and often ambiguous environment
  • Consults and utilizes input of others as appropriate
  • Maintains objectivity in face of conflicting priorities and demands
  • Recognizes own limitations and when to ask for help or support
Interpersonal Relations:

  • Works in a cooperative and supportive manner with all stakeholders/teams
  • Supports colleague's activities, pitches in to help others
  • Participates actively in meetings
  • Is willing to influence and to be influenced
  • Works toward achieving results -- both short/long-term interests
Planning and Organizing / Motivation and Commitment:

  • Takes responsibility for getting the work done
  • Follows up and sees tasks through to completion
  • Organizes own work and the work of others effectively
  • Accomplishes results in a timely fashion
  • Effectively allocates resources to get the right job done as needed
Adaptation and Flexibility:

  • Adapts project management and interpersonal approach and shifts roles (as required) to suit the audience and situation
  • Can adapt to very different and wide range of social situations
  • Able to juggle and manage competing priorities, demands and tasks
  • Maintains poise and composure
  • Is willing to be influenced/open to others' views
  • Can manage criticism, pressure, conflict and stress
  • Understands the needs of the various stakeholders of the organization
  • Able to travel to other geographic locations as required
location: Hartford, Connecticut
job type: Contract
salary: $49.50 - 61.88 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
  • The Technical Program Manager will provide leadership throughout the lifecycle of Information Technologies projects. The ideal candidate will have solid experience with infrastructure, networking and datacenter migration projects with exposure to managing stakeholders and cross-functional teams. In addition, they will possess a understanding and experience in SDLC and Agile methodologies.
  • The PM will be actively involved in requirements, analysis and designing solutions along with managing scope, schedule, and budgets.
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: No Degree Required
  • Program Management
  • IT Technical Project Managemen
  • SDLC
  • Project Budget Management
  • PMP
  • Project Management

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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