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IT Project Manager / Infrastructure
Ref No.: 18-06617
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Title: IT Project Manager / Infrastructure
Location: Boston, MA
Duration: 6+ Months
Restrictions: Local, W2 Applicants ONLY

Our client is seeking an experienced Information Technology Project Manager to assume accountability for the successful completion of a portfolio of projects. The candidate will be responsible for leading the initiation, planning, execution, and closure phases of the project life cycle for IT projects involving multiple technologies, systems, business unit functions, and stakeholders. The candidate will manage plans, organize, and control all operations and activities of large IT projects at varying levels of complexity. The Information Technology Project Manager will analyze project requirements and work closely with stakeholders to define project tasks, resource requirements, and to ensure proper integration between systems. The candidate will identify and document project requirements, collaborate with teams and vendors to identify priorities and expectations, and coordinate schedules with all stakeholders. This role will include the design of new processes, and adoption of new strategies to ensure that projects are aligned with organizational standards and IT policies. The Project Manager must understand complex technical scenarios and requirements, and possess the ability to work through obstacles to progress and to suggest alternative strategies, policies, and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Communicate effectively with project teams, sponsors, managers, and other stakeholders
- Develop and maintain full-scale project plans, ensuring that roles and responsibilities are defined
- Coordinate and monitor activities and highlight anticipated issues or slippage. Work with team members to formulate corrective actions when project deliverables deviate from the work plan and projected budget
- Ensure that user requirements, deliverables, and approvals are defined, documented and communicated
- Ensure the delivery of a product that meets user requirements
- Promote use of PMI best practices
- Develop comprehensive project plans: work structures, schedules, major milestone roadmaps, communication plans, test plans, and change control procedures
- Deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations
- Respond dynamically to changing requirements, expectations, and priorities; manage all business objectives, technical needs, limitations, priorities, and risks
- Demonstrate technical writing skills, experience with proposals, RFPs/RFQs, with the ability to proofread and edit for proper grammar, punctuation and spelling in all documents produced
- Proven ability to prioritize tasks and function effectively in a fast-paced, occasionally high-stress environment with a variety of personalities
- High level of mental reasoning with the ability to address and resolve a wide range of intellectual and practical issues and concerns

Education / Experience:
- B.S. in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field
- Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is required; PMP certification preferred
- 5-7 years of IT work experience, including 5 or more years managing projects. At least 3 years of direct project management and leadership responsibilities for implementation of major, cross-functional IT projects and enterprise infrastructure projects
- Experience in projects relative to storage environments, networking, cyber security, data center technologies, and backup solutions

Technical Requirements:
- Highly skilled in Microsoft Office including MS Project and Visio
- General knowledge of data center technologies, cyber security concepts and tools, and LAN / WAN / WLAN networks

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.