Project Manager - Information Systems in Simi Valley, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 9/8/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 386149

JSG is hiring a Project Manager - Information Systems (Direct Hire) for our client in Simi Valley, CA. 


The Project Manager IV is a highly detail oriented Sr. PM reporting directly to the Manager, PMO and serves as the main interface between the Business Leads, Stakeholders, IT Management leads, and vendors to coordinate staffing requirements and ensure proper skill mix to support program activities (Business applications, Marketing web projects, Infrastructure, Security, Compliance, etc). The project manager leads multiple multi-disciplined technical projects and manages daily activities of cross-functional teams toward the successful execution of assigned Business & IT projects. The project manager effectively articulates concepts and ideas from technical staff to program staff and possesses good interpersonal skills with an ability to work well with others across disciplines. The project manager can comfortably communicate at the appropriate level to executives, managers, and technical teams. The project manager will follow the PMO project management structure requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with the business to crystalize their needs around projects, define success metrics and measurements
  • Develops complete project plans, timelines, communication strategies, and project documentation (BRD through Retrospective)
  • Estimates project cost and develop, maintain and publish a project budget
  • Establishes baseline time, cost and performance objectives to meet overall program scope
  • Creates and controls project documentation across the lifespan of the project
  • Ensures project requirements and processes are established and consistent with AV's processes.
  • Develops and maintains a Project-level implementation schedule and provide a Project-level communications plan
  • Defines, contracts, and manage external support, as required, managing changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business with focus on Management Information Systems preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • 10+ years IT project management experience managing large and complex implementations
  • Must have extensive experience with technology stacks, including ERP and Infrastructure implementations, Merger and Acquisition integrations, as well as other types of IT projects such as cloud, security, etc…
  • 10+ years’ experience as a hands-on Project Manager and strong analytics-based background to drive real-time dashboarding and reporting using Jira platform and others.
  • 10+ years’ experience in Waterfall and Agile methodologies, Scrumban experience is a plus
  • Proven ability to provide strategic guidance for all technical projects
  • Shows a high level of understanding of various technical project implementations, project steps, requirements, and can define cross-platform inter-dependencies within a project plan
  • Experience in using multiple types of PM tools (MS 0365 Project suite, as well as Atlassian suite)
  • Experience managing fixed-scope, fixed-price, full lifecycle implementation projects for Public Sector agencies
  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • Active PMP certification preferred
  • Experienced managing projects supporting DoD, DARPA, and other Government agencies desired

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