Seeking an experienced Project Manager for a mainframe migration effort that will move the current applications to new language technologies running on a cloud based platform. The successful PM will work with the Information Technology technical teams, NJT PMO, business stakeholders and the selected vendor performing the core technology conversion.
Ideal candidate is a detailed task-oriented individual with experience in managing application development and integration projects and has a basic understanding of mainframe and cloud technology concepts. (hands on working experience in any of the former mentioned a plus but not required). Candidate will work with various management levels and technology areas within the organization and have a firm grasp of project management and software development approaches.
Thorough working knowledge of SDLC models/methodologies, IT System and processes, and project management practices
Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors to achieve the goals of the project
Ensure that all phases of the project are delivered on-time, within scope and work remains aligned with the project’s strategies and goals
Work with vendor and key project lead to ensure project scope and objectives are being met
Provide guidance to area leads, project team and vendor resources
Support the development and deployment of project management standards, guidelines and processes. Ensure resource availability and continuous allocation
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
Report and escalate to management issues as needed
Perform risk management to minimize project risks
Establish and maintain relationships with vendors project management and technical leads
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints where appropriate
Jointly develop with the team a comprehensive project plan that aligns with the vendors work effort as well as the organizations time and budgetary constraints
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related study and equivalent work experience.
Seven (7) years of proven working experience in project management.
Prior experience with integration or migration related projects
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
Systems Architectural experience is a plus
Job Type: Full-time
8 hour shift
Ability to commute/relocate:
Newark, NJ 07103: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)