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IT Project Manager-Security Team

Atlanta, GA 30309

Posted: 09/26/2018 Industry: Project Manager Job Number: 210 Pay Rate: 60.00
IT Project Manager (Security) - PMP
Atlanta, GA (near MARTA)
(**Absolutely Must be W2 Employee, No Subs-No Exceptions**)


Position Description
IT Project Manager/PMP within our Security area in mid-town Atlanta, GA location.  Our IT department develops and maintains an exciting range of technical initiatives including predictive analysis, AI, mobility and more.  This project manager role is responsible for providing oversight of strategic initiatives to delivery technical solutions.   You will manage multiple projects with a primary focus on managing scope, timelines, cost, risks/issues and communications in accordance with the Norfolk Southern project management framework.  IT Project Manager will also be working with our PMO to continually adhere, govern and improve project practices within our IT department.  This is a 12 + month position.

Areas of Responsibility  
  • Manage scope, requirements, timeline, cost, quality, human resources, communications and integration
  • Identify and manage risks / issues and development of mitigation plans
  • Lead meetings for status reporting, scheduling, requirements, resource assignments and deliverables 
  • Maintain document control and track project activities and team communications
  • Prepare project reports and dashboards as required by the management team
  • Ensure project repository is built and maintained
  • Develop and review project status with project team and create weekly reports
  • Manage outsourced teams (off-site) including vendor engagements
  • Develop and publish communications to project teams, management and project stakeholders
  • Provide guidance on process and deliverables to the project team 
  • Lead project teams in strategic meetings and follow up with meeting notes
Position Requirements
  • Extensive experience with project management and all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Working knowledge of standard waterfall and agile (SCRUM) methodologies
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a project manager, handling multiple medium to large projects concurrently
  • Possess good problem solving and resolution skills and a high level of analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills; effective team player and leader
  • Strong project planning skills using appropriate PM tools: MS Project, MS Office, etc.
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail
  • Facilitate cross-functional, intra-department, and inter-department communications and cooperation
  • Understands Business and System Requirements as they map to a traceability matrix  
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to facilitate large meetings with all management levels in attendance
  • Ability to take ownership of issues to resolution
  • Ability to influence others to move to a common goal
Education
Bachelor’ s Degree preferably in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Project Management or related field, equivalent combination of education and experience
Project Management Certification (PMP)

Preferred Skills:
Experience with MS Project Server (PWA) and SharePoint
Knowledge of HP Service Manager
Knowledge of HP ALMQuality Center
Ability to mentor others 
Waterfall, Agile

Marc Morris
President

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