Project Manager

Job#: 2023938

Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking an IT Project Manager to join our clients Project Management Office, managing IT projects from initiation to closure.
This role is a hybrid role in Lincoln, NE.
This position would be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating project management activities, while ensuring that the goals and objectives of the project(s) are accomplished within the prescribed timeframe and requirements. Candidates must have excellent relationship building, leadership and client management skills. Must have a deep understanding of project management tools and approaches to managing complex projects. 

Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for project portfolio and upper management regarding status of project.
The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. Perform a variety of tasks. Lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 
Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science/Software Development/Project Management (or equivalent combination of education and minimum 5+ year’s  Project Management experience). 
  • Must have minimum 2+ years of experience in managing projects/software development utilizing Agile.
  • 5+ years project management experience
  • Candidate must work onsite
  • Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies such as Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Leading process to complete project charters and obtain necessary approvals
  • Creating and publishing project documents to include project scope, project schedule, business requirements, risk assessment and response, and time estimates
  • Determining resources required to accomplish project objectives
  • Conducting or participating in stakeholder meetings
  • Creating and executing plans for communication, change control, quality and risk control, and specific coordination of activities
  • Oversee execution of project tasks, monitoring performance and solving project slippage and/or constraints in timely manner
  • Managing stakeholder expectations, project risks and solving problems
  • Controlling project scope and changes, schedule, and status reporting
  • Facilitate closeout activities like lessons learned and customer feedback
  • Perform analysis and document process flows.
  • Capture business requirements and assist with design and development.
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS)/Azure Dev Ops to create product backlogs, user stories & tasks
  • Must be able to perform Process Flow Analysis of existing systems/applications.
Preferences:
  • Experience with Agile development utilizing SCRUM.
  • Experience working with Developers and end users is a plus.
  • Project Management certification desired, but not required.
  • Perform or assist with testing as needed.
  • Experience with Web Services and Windows Services.
  • Experience using Microsoft SQL Server 
  • Experience with CICS.
  • Experience with QA/QC testing including automated testing.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:
Contract

Location:
Lincoln, NE, US

Job Type:

Date Posted:
April 5, 2024