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IT Project Manager

Aquent Austin, TX

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $50 to $60 Hourly
  • Contractor
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision
Job Description

Are you a dedicated and professional Project Manager who has extensive IT Project Management experience? Project Managers on this enterprise teamwork on projects that involve building software, upgrading it, and lots of integrations. This FinTech client has over 1,000 applications and these Project Managers drive large, complex software projects. The ideal talent will have experience working on detailed project plans, working with tech teams in an agile environment, documenting and delivering project artifacts, providing documentation, and doing financial budgeting and financial budgets on these projects. Project will range from 6 months - 18 months and budgets of 1-6 million. We are open to talent who have anywhere from 4-15+ years of PMO experience. 

This is a long-term rolling contract opportunity that has the potential to convert perm, but it is not promised or guaranteed. 

Our Opportunity:
The Project Services organization supports our clients business goals through the delivery of projects spanning technology, operations, business continuity, and offshore management. The team collaborates across a matrixed organization to deliver business value through efficient, disciplined and predictable project execution of effective solutions to business problems and opportunities.
 

What you’ll do:
Project Managers are responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross functional strategic initiatives. They lead a variety of different types of projects including launching new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.
 

IT Project Manager (PMO) ​Responsibilities:
• Accountable for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given strategic initiative including business, operational, and information technology deliverables
• Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit
• Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners
• Directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and oversees all phases of a project
• Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters
• Validates financial forecasts, cost assumptions, and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
• Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan
• Partners with Product Owners and Scrum Masters to track Agile development milestones and support Agile practices as needed.

IT Project Manager required minimum qualifications include:
• 8+ years of project management experience, managing multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on product development, systems, and technical environments
• Proven ability to quickly build relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders
• Mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace
• Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools
• Experience with and understanding of various software development methodologies, including Agile/Scrum
• Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity
• Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively
• Sound business and technical acumen
• Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally
• Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure
• Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects
• Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
• BA/BS Degree strongly preferred and/or comparable work experience In addition, ideal candidates will also have the following desired qualifications:
• PMP or PMI-ACP certification
• Experience with Agile methodology
• Knowledge of JIRA or Confluence
• Background in the financial services industry any other enterprise / highly matrixed environment 

 

Company Description
Why do you want to work through AQUENT?

- AQUENT offers an amazing benefits package. For every hour you work – we'll subsidize a good portion of your medical, vision and dental premium.
- A team of agents that are invested in your career. We offer resume and portfolio review, interview prep and access to online training.
- We offer the only referral program that continues to give back. Earn a cash bonus for every hour your referral works for up to 6 months.


About AQUENT:
Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including:
Subsidized health and dental benefits
Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program
Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck
Access to free online courses via AQUENT’s Gymnasium and Lynda.com to develop your skills
We reward for referrals! Who do you know? http://aquent.us/rewards/

Aquent

Why Work Here?
Join a great financial organization that has a wonderful reputation, where people genuinely love working.

Why do you want to work through AQUENT?
 - AQUENT offers an amazing benefits package. For every hour you work – we'll subsidize a good portion of your medical, vision and dental premium. - A team of agents that are invested in your career. We offer resume and portfolio review, interview prep and access to online training. - We offer the only referral program that continues to give back. Earn a cash bonus for every hour your referral works for up to 6 months.
 About AQUENT: Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including: Subsidized health and dental benefits Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck Access to free online courses via AQUENT’s Gymnasium and Lynda.com to develop your skills We reward for referrals! Who do you know? http://aquent.us/rewards/

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