TECHNICAL SKILLS: Effective Communication Skills , Planning & Running Facilitated Sessions , Management of High Risk Projects , Management of Large Projects , Organizational Change Management , Project Communications Management ,
Location: Park Ridge, NJ Duration: 12+ months
Client is seeking an experienced infrastructure project manager to lead two or more major Data Center Migration projects such as an New Data center build, Server, MailBox Migration POSITION SPECIFICS:
15+ years of IT experience
5+ years of experience in managing large, complex, highly visible, highly technical, time critical IT projects or programs in a Fortune 500 corporate setting
5+ years of technical, supervisory, or project management experience directly relating to the establishment of new computing environments or deployment of new infrastructure technology in a n-tier architecture entailing web applications and integration with legacy applications
3+ years of experience in managing projects relating to major upgrades of infrastructure technology such as IBM Mainframe computing systems, IBM Websphere Application Server, and MS IIS.
Experience in managing project teams consisting of cross-functional roles.
Experience in managing large projects over a complete life cycle.
Exceptional project management and communication skills.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, quality assurance, or related field, required. - In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, additional four years of related experience required. - Advanced degree preferred.
Six years experience leading projects, or equivalent, including three years experience in managing information technology projects, or equivalent, required.
Knowledge of project management processes, systems development methods, organizational change management concepts and business process improvement methods required.
In depth knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools required.
Project Management Institute (PMI) certification preferred.