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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
11/9/2018 1:53:46 AM

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