SAS Project Manager

KMM Technologies INC Cary , NC 27513

Posted 2 weeks ago

Preferred Experience:

  • 5+ years of recent experience in Cloud and IT transition, transformation, and migration management
  • Any certifications required? PMP certification is preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrixed team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and staff
  • NOT PM’s that have managed networking\hardware projects… client facing PM experience…. (not internal PMO PM exp).
JOB Description:
  • The NC GDAC – IT Project Manager manages multiple projects to assess existing hosting security controls, and plan for the migration of existing applications to NIST Moderate controls.
  • Works closely with IT consultants, architects, technical leads, compliance analysts, and engineers in translating IT strategic goals, roadmaps, and business requirements into future state architectures designed to leverage the cutting-edge functionality.
  • Understands the adoption challenges in migrating infrastructure and application portfolios and will be able to bridge the gaps during the migration strategy design process.
  • The ideal candidate will have an established background in traditional hosted transition projects for n-tier enterprise architectures.
  • Identify, document, and escalate any performance issues and skills deficiencies of members of the SAS project team to the appropriate management team.
  • Prepare sample or high-level project plans to satisfy Customer requirements to identify potential implementation options and provide recommendations on implementation approaches.
  • Complete risk assessment documents for projects, meeting articulated criteria (sizeable financial concerns, heavy use of subcontractors. implementation of new solutions, etc.)
  • Identify and/or review assignment of team members for discovery workshops, assessments and other activities that require matching skills with specific agendas and services, and participate in these activities, including adding domain, administration and contracts expertise.
  • Support SAS senior project managers or SAS program managers on large projects and independently manage small scale projects.
  • Manage internal or external customer expectations fully and act as Customer liaison.
  • Identify and match skills of project team members with the implementation requirements and tasks, including subcontractors if required, and verify that team members know and understand their assignments.
  • Leverage methodologies, enablers and best practices to accelerate project delivery.
  • Ensure quality assurance and test plans are developed for the project.
  • Maintain an accurate project plan, adhere to deadlines and communicate weekly project status reports, issues, alerts, signoffs and closure to the team, management and the customer.
  • Follow established change management procedures should project plans or schedules be used.
  • Ensure project designs and specifications provide a reliable blue print for implementation.
  • Oversee knowledge management activities of the delivery team using knowledge server or comparable tool.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
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