Project Manager – IT INFRASTRUCTURE (remote after 1 month)
New York City, NY
OPEN JOB: Project Manager – IT INFRASTRUCTURE TARGET RATE: $90-$100 hour (we can work either w2 or c2c)
REQ NUMBERS 2423 / 2424 / 2425
*PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION WILL ALLOW CONSULTANT TO WORK REMOTELY. - However, the Consultant will need to be onsite for first month (or more) at MTA Headquarters (2 Broadway) of assignment. Therefore, Consultant needs to be local to NYC
DURATION: 12+ months
Workday is M-F, 9:00 to 5:30pm, including 1-hour unpaid lunch period
SUMMARY: The IT Strategy & Program Management Office is seeking one consultant to perform business and system analysis; develop specifications and documentation in compliance with MTA standards and procedures, and assist in testing systems to deliver technology solutions to MTA business users.
RESPONSIBILITIES Assist the PMO office with overall Business and System Analysis for technology related initiatives supporting that include:
Knowledge of data center environments in one or more of the core operating technologies: server, storage, network, database mgmt, system mgmt, DR/BCP best practices) – strong “end to end” understanding of data center operations
Networks (WAN, LAN, Wireless, etc.), IPT, Mobility and other technical shared service areas
Active Directory, Exchange email, DNS, etc.
Previous experience with large scale deployment and migration of technology services across a large Enterprise
Perform analysis of business processes, business and system requirements and system design
Manage a matrixed project team
Lead, coordinate and facilitate meetings to review project status with core project team members, key stakeholders and corporate leadership team members.
Prepare project status reports for upper management (CIO, VP, President, etc.). Effectively communicate project status and expectations to team members.
Develop and track progress against detailed project plans including schedules, technical and business requirements, cost estimates, resources plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans, issues resolution and capacity planning.
Operate as a critical liaison between various disciplines within the MTA IT Department and external entities including technology consultants, technology equipment vendors and space planning architects.
Create and execute project charter, work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Prepare and submit cost estimates, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
Manage project financials tracking budget to actuals
Adhere to a Standard Project Development Life Cycle approach
Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business requirements in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
Create detailed project work breakdown structure (WBS) that organizes and defines project work scope, identifies project tasks, dependencies, resource requirements, costs, critical path activity, risks and risk mitigation strategies.
Manage and maintain Project Plans to track all tasks and deliverables and publish status reports, executive briefings, meeting minutes and other collaboration tools to effectively communicate project activity.
Work with Core project team to assist in the development of test plans for new applications and oversee unit testing and system testing to ensure the delivery of functional, low-error systems and solve critical business problems.
Develop and support critical project documentation throughout the project life cycle, from Initiation and Requirements stages through Design, Development, Test, Implementation and Closeout. This includes but is not limited to As-Is and To-Be process flows, Requirements Documentation, Test Plans, Implementation Plan, User Manuals, Training Materials, Transition Documentation, etc.
Support system integration testing, UAT, and implementation cutover testing
Proactively manage changes in project scope, schedule, and budget.
Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately per PMO guidelines.
Adhere and comply with MTA IT PMO framework and enforces quality control and project standards.
Proactively manage potential and risks, and define contingency and mitigation strategies.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in Infrastructure and Security Project Management role
Experience in a core data center and shared service technology area required
Deep understanding of network topology, design and implementation/migration experience
Experience with various networking protocols including TCP/IP, IPSEC, DNS, etc.
Experience with Cisco technologies (Switches, Routers, etc.)
Undergraduate degree in related field required
10+ years of related work experience including 4+ years of technology project management experience
Some experience as a direct line manager preferred
PMP certification preferred
CCNA or CCNP preferred
Detailed understanding of, and experience with, ITIL processes
Excellent oral, written, presentation, and communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Proficiency with Microsoft SharePoint version 2010 or higher
Familiarity with Microsoft Project version 2010 or higher
Proficiency with Microsoft Visio
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following: • Full MS WORD Resume
• Current and required compensation
• Contact information
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full