IT Project Manager Contract: 12-18 months Location: Austin, TX (WFH)
**The Contractor can work remotely but will be required to work ON SITE as needed in Austin, TX for training and one-off meetings.
BS/BA in Computer Science or a related field
PMP certification PREFERRED
At least 6+ years of experience working as a Project Manager
Ability to address changes and assist with creating team standards
Previous work with government contracts (state or federal)
Ability to oversee multiple projects concurrently
Experience with general IT SDLC processes and on Agile Projects utilizing SCRUM (estimating, planning, forecasting)
Ability to comprehend and communicate complex technical designs and implementations as well as complex business processes
Some on-call support may be required depending on project phase
Must possess good communication and organizational skills
Must be skilled in the use of Jira for tracking Agile projects
Our client is an elite organization relied upon to provide trustworthy, up to the minute data regarding infectious diseases and infection rates related to a variety of initiatives. The Consultant will be working to establish the project scope and schedule, establish Agile sprint cycles, manage risks and issues, and provide project status reports to executive leadership. This specific position will be responsible for managing deliverables including the direction of the Business Enablement Platform projects as well as managing the participants and coordinating specific tasks and duties for the team.
Oversee, coordinate and analyze development and documentation of information systems and a variety of requirements
Facilitate meetings (daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective)
Manage risks and issues relating to all project matters and ensure best practices for optimizing IT infrastructure with policies and guidelines
Organize, plan & collaborate with staff regarding Applications and Infrastructure options
Assist with the coordination and onboarding of different applications
Ensure project goals, time frames, assist with budget estimates & status reports
Accountable for successful project delivery, outcomes, and customer satisfaction to programs
Ensure ongoing documentation of environment and updates
Develop and maintain strong relationships with project sponsors and stakeholders
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