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Irving, TX Contract Posted: Friday, 9 November 2018
 
 
Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Project Manager for a contract assignment with one of our premier financial services clients in Irving, TX.

Responsibilities :
  • " Project planning, execution, and control for risk initiatives
  • " Manage large, transformative initiatives that impact multiple Lines of Business and/or products
  • " Identifying and managing to the critical path and milestones of a schedule
  • " Identification of risks and issues impacting schedule and quality of deliverables with follow through on mitigation, resolution
  • " Responsible for managing all aspects of project progress and ensure timely completion and on-time delivery on commitments
  • " Adhere to project management processes and procedures, ensuring highest standards for delivery and auditability
  • " Direct the communication of status and issues to all stakeholders, including senior management, on a timely basis
  • " Prepare and report project status on a regular basis, including metrics needed for various risk groups

Required Skills:
  • 8-12 year's relevant technical and project experience in Financial Services with track record of success
  • Strong project management skills/working knowledge of the techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programs and resources in an agile and fast-paced delivery environment
  • Four year college degree in technology or related discipline
  • 8+ years of experience in technical project delivery management
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver effectively in ambiguity and minimal supervision
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills. Ability to present to senior levels of management
  • Execution oriented with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and take ownership of various parts of a project or initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage to tight deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements
  • Ability to work in a Matrix environment and partner with virtual teams
  • Experienced in engaging with project stakeholders, including the skills to effectively resolve conflict and establish strong relationships
  • Proven track record in delivery of multiple parallel initiatives
  • Proven track record of operational process change and improvement
  • Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success
  • Understanding of IT environments to include telecommunications, network, data centers and related technology applications
  • Full understanding of Databases, Middleware systems, Operating Systems, Cyber-Security, SAN/NAS Storage. Knowledge in Mainframes a Plus
  • Able to develop programs and framework required for design of metrics, analytical tools, benchmarking activities and related reporting for the identification of best practices
  • Fluent in the Microsoft tool suite including SharePoint, Excel (Advanced), Word, PowerPoint (Advanced), Visio, and Project
Preferred Skills:
  • Masters' degree, MBA a plus or equivalent related work experience
  • Certifications a plus ie, Cisco Network, Cloud, Agile Scrum Master, Storage NAS/SAN, Mainframe

SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities.

Irving, TX, United States of America
IT
SGA
NT18-03858
11/9/2018 1:53:46 AM

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