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IT Project Manager Data Center Migration, Alpharetta, GA 30004

Description:
PDS Tech is seeking an IT Project Manager Migration/Datacenter, Alpharetta, GA 30004  Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020 elaspe@pdstech.com
 4 Months Contract with possible extension with possible extensions and Must be a US Citizen/ Green Card
Purpose –
Manages and directs large scale and complex technology involving Technology refresh and transition of clients from current iSeries platform to New infrastructure within along with a move within the Data Center including transformation of infrastructure and consolidation related projects for the Organization, which includes working with partners to identifying appropriate architecture, requirements determination, and tactical planning. Develops migration strategy with our business partners and plans to transition client from one product to future state. Works with a Matrix team to implement the project plan.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop Migration strategy and project plan to migrate existing clients from current product to future state product. Gather data to support business plan. Set Parameters to determine types of clients to be included in Client Migration groups. Establish Parameters for items and strategy around client Mock tests
•Conduct product process flow sessions and manage the completion of the documentation required for the team to build the applications and environments
•Be able to act as a Business Analyst to complete required analysis to be able to successfully plan and manage the required deliverables in planning for the data center move
•Manages status meetings with teams to ensure on-time delivery and mitigation.

•Works closely with client side management to prioritize issues and modify the plan as necessary based on changing priorities.
Oversight of managing the tasks clients will need to perform so it is understood by teams working with clients. (ie: IP Changes, Third Party impacts)
•Intermediary between ETG and BU PM
•Works with Implementations, Support, Product Management and Development internally to ensure client priority and issues are addressed in a timely fashion (and balanced with the needs of other clients).
•Dynamically adjusts plans as necessary to ensure successful loads of client data and software builds to address identified issues.
•Participates during Conversion weekend activities and shares leadership role and Project Plan execution with Implementation Project Manager and ETG.
•Work closely with Support Management to prepare for and facilitate the hand off to regular Support.
•Communicates progress, expectations or escalates problems to company management for awareness and/or resolution.
•Maintains involvement in determining training gaps and business needs throughout the transition support period to determine the best use of the transition team resources.
•Provides Leadership, Accountability and Ownership for all aspects of the Project Lifecycle.
•Operates at all levels of an organization (and outside the organization when applicable) to achieve Project and/or Program Goals.
•Engages Stakeholders to resolve complex business problems affecting Project and Program successes.
•Provides Project Oversight and Management for multiple projects as assigned.
•Participates in strategic planning sessions with all teams and management to determine the scope and objectives of each project.
•Effectively coordinates the activities of the team to meet project milestones.
•Monitors progress, then providing updates on progress and resolving any conflicts between client expectations and actual work output.
•Manages projects that cross various parts of the organization for successful completion,
•Navigate ETG for Client Service PM
•Ensure ETG resource and support for business and participate in ensuring operational model is in place for products.
Ensure Adequate execution by the Client Service team
•Establish communication working with Implementation for New Client Logo Projects in new Data Center
 
Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required
•5+ plus years of previous project management and IT skills working with on data center and product migrations, technology projects and coordinating medium to large-scale projects.
•Strong experience leading large/complex projects while considering strategic goals and plans and keeping customer focus.
•Project Management professional (PMP) Certification preferred
•Banking experience preferred.

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), At Task and SharePoint
•Professional communication and presentation skills to all levels of company including executive management team
•Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas. Ability to operate independently with some guidance by management
•Ability to plan and conduct assignments with minimal supervisions and review
•Well-developed negotiation skills
•Strong organization and time management skills, operates independently with minimal guidance
•Strong interpersonal (soft) skills
•Will require some weekend and off hour shifts to support migration activities.
 
 
Job Number: 1910105941
Job Location: Alpharetta, GA
Duration: 4 months
Input Date: 08/30/2019
Last Updated: 09/20/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Elisabeth Laspe
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485
Email: cecjstlouis@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003GYdlQAG&URLSource=cjhunter

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