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IT Project Manager

Trenton, NEW JERSEY | Contract
Post Date: 12/03/20
Job ID: 20-01122
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Job Title: IT Project Manager
Location: Trenton NJ
Type: Contract
Duration: 8+months

This position is remote till the Covid restriction are lifted

Job Description:

The Senior Consultant will oversee and guide the planning and development of software solutions to accomplish the goal of replacing the existing unsupportable group of applications used by the program area.

The Project Manager will be responsible for evaluating existing group of applications and environment that are not supported anymore. The resource will take the lead and participate in all aspects of the planning, business process improvement, development and implementation of the replacement of the unsupported group of applications. The resource is expected to be familiar with project management and ensure optimization of resources. Resource will: - Define system and application architecture and provides vision, problem anticipation, and problem solving ability to organization. - Consult with client to define need or problem, conducts research, performs studies and surveys to obtain data, and analyzes problems to advise on or recommend solutions, utilizing knowledge of theory, principles, or technology of specific discipline or field of specialization. - The Senior Consultant may lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to and/or receives strategic direction from an executive or a manager. Coordinate work with other IT professionals on system development teams. Generally aware of new developments in industry and process and has ability to apply them to work as appropriate. Proficient in more than one IT architectural discipline defined as information technology, computer programming, computer security, computer systems analysis, database management, information systems, internet applications and development, software development, and related fields. Advises client on alternate methods of solving need or problem, or recommends specific solution. Mentor and coach peers and subordinates. Provide knowledge transfer to peers and subordinates. RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: 5 to 10 yrs. PREFERRED EDUCATION: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study or advanced degree

Experience Required
  • Experience with managing projects within IT environments to manage work through knowledge, skill and tools to meet project requirements, lead team(s)
  • Strong communications skills - experience with communication in written and verbal formals to both IT staff and management
  • Strong familiarity with IT environments and application development
  • Experience with planning projects with ability to organize tasks making sure progress is made to move project forward
  • Ability to write project plans, communication plans, status reports and other related documentations
  • Experience working on an application modernization / legacy re-write project
  • Experience leading teams.