Job Description

Reference # : 18-00286Title : IT Project Manager III
Location : Chicago, IL
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 02/26/2018 / 01/31/2019
  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects within the information technology department supporting airport applications including digital signage
  • Oversees all aspects of projects
  • Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project
  • Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects
  • Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project
  • Requires a bachelor's degree and. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Performs a variety of tasks
  • Leads and directs the work of others
  • Coordinates cutovers and deployments
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

  • Will manage two medium size projects and the team's participation in other projects. Once project is in the build and deployment phase while another is in the beginning stages
  • The PM will be expected to be the owner of the application/projects and drive all aspects and help define strategy.
  • This position will involve project management (75%) and business analyst activities (25%)
  • Will be responsible for working with developers and the infrastructure team to help set up servers
  • Daily meetings
  • Will work with the business partner for the BA activities to document users stories for developers
  • Responsible for communication with the QA team to track the progress of the projects

Required ?
  • 5-7 years of project management experience with at least 4 years managing applications development projects
  • Experience managing Applications Development
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Good people skills
  • MS Project, MS Project Server, TFS, Visio/PowerPoint/Excel
  • Ability to take small direction and run with it
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience as business analyst and ability to create requirements documents
  • Good communication skills
  • Comfortable communicating to executives
  • Ability to tailor the message to the audience whether it's team members or executive communications
Preferred ?
  • Experience with Linux, NoSQL
  • SharePoint
  • Airline experience
  • PMP

*** Local candidates preferred ***

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