Integrated Platforms Program Manager in Dallas, TX at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

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    Dallas, TX
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Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Integrated Platforms Program Manager with one of our direct client. This is a 6+ Months contract to hire opportunity and is located in Dallas downtown, TX. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 19-46564
This position is responsible for meeting with stakeholders directly, facilitate/lead requirements/WBS gathering sessions (white boarding, brainstorming), plans, coordinates, monitor and drives risks, issues and timelines, managing the full lifecycle including resource allocation, progress tracking, budget tracking and monitoring change control.
The successful candidate will be able to quickly understand and resolve issues, mitigate risks and dependencies and the ability to drive projects to completion.
  • Analyzes business and user needs, documentation of requirements per company standards, and translation into proper system requirement specifications.
  • Participate in solution option evaluations with all stakeholders (technical and functional) partners.
  • Responsible for initial planning and estimation of development efforts and requests.
  • Interfaces with Client Portfolio Mgmt to develop a comprehensive project plan and lead stakeholders in areas such as training, testing, operational changes/plans, user acceptance testing and deployment to the field (global locations).
  • Responsible for ensuring monthly projections and project burn rates are reported and all necessary team members are appropriate reporting time
  • Drives the project team to deliver timeline, critical milestones and overall deliverables of the project.
  • Utilize the Client change management processes and own the responsibility to ensure appropriate change documentation and process execution is followed
  • Responsible for vendor management interface (for Project scope efforts) and coordinating with procurement teams.
  • Strong project delivery skills with experience delivering multiple efforts at one time
  • Proven skills successfully multi-tasking to deliver several efforts at one time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication skills
  • Relevant experience as a Technical Project Manager
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Exceptional documentation skills – written and diagrams
  • Ability to adapt and excel in a fast paced, dynamic work environment
  • Ability to manage changing priorities and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to own and drive issues to resolution, sense of urgency with strong follow-up skills
  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience in MS Word, MS Excel(Advanced), MS Visio, and MS Project
  • Position requires strong collaboration skills and the ability to interact and collaborate with other IT teams
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Develop full-scale project plans, schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Manage schedule, dependencies, and resource utilization across work plans.
  • Monitor and manage expectations, conduct milestone reviews, manage process performance, conduct continuous improvement and causal analysis activities.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project - oversee the implementation of corrective actions and review current mitigation and resolution activities.
  • Conduct project close-outs and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Experience with vendor communications and procurement processes
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in Virtual and Physical Infrastructure Server Builds.
  • Experience with technologies for data center migrations/operations.
  • Experience with Schedule Management, Issue and Risk Management and Scope Management.
  • Familiar with the following technologies:  Hardware OS – OEL (Oracle Enterprise Linux, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, Windows; VM Ware; Storage SANs; Oracle Databases; and Network Switches) Cloud Technologies: OpenShift, Azure Stack, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Our client is a regulated electricity distribution and transmission business that uses superior asset management skills to provide reliable electricity delivery to consumers. and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.

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