Irving, TX - 3 month+ Contract
Immediate opening for an experienced project manager. This position is leading the migration of certain applications and web services from our data center to a Co-Location hosting facility. The project manager will be responsible for working with the application development team members and technical leads to develop the tasks, schedule and test plan for a successful move no later than June 30, 2013. As needed, the project manager will communicate and work with business team members to develop test plans and test scripts. These moves are part of an overall larger program to move 60+ applications and servers to the Co-Lo facility, which is being coordinated by a program manager. This project manager will be responsible for developing the plan, tracking progress, reporting status, managing the budget and keeping the project data and documents up to date on SharePoint.
This person will have led projects involving multiple teams and vendors and been responsible for the overall results of the project or program. They will be leading and coordinating every aspect of the projects and will need to become familiar with the requirements, systems, and technology. He or she will be responsible for leading and communicating with senior managers, but also for understanding and reporting on the details of the project.
The successful candidate will be a proven project manager with at least 3 years' experience leading successful IT projects, specifically migration of applications, data and web services to a data center. He or she should have:
: Experience working on cross-functional teams made of up internal and external developers, DBAs, architects and infrastructure specialists.
: Demonstrate outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
: Proven project successes and creative problem-solving.
: Excellent customer service attitude.
: Able to manage multiple projects concurrently.
: Proficient using MS Project (version 2010) and SharePoint (version 2007).
: A PMP is desired but not required.