Project Manager
Job Details
Skyline Technology Solutions Headquarters - Glen Burnie, MD
Full Time
4 Year Degree (Bachelor's) or equivalent
Day
Information Technology

About Skyline

Our mission is to build a more resilient and connected society. By providing flawless, next-generation IT services, our team plays an integral role in ensuring that millions of drivers on miles of roads get where they need to go, literally! We help our clients keep their state moving, and their cities and neighborhoods safe.

We create business-aware networks today that are flexible and scalable for tomorrow. Our approach lies in understanding your mission and designing a network that will evolve as you face new challenges in a multi-tenant environment. We design the building blocks for future growth with specific expertise in enterprise networks, data centers, and service providers.

 

About Our Team

 

We provide flawless, next-generation IT Services, playing an integral role in every aspect of IT infrastructure serving the state of Marylands Department of IT (DoIT) as the prime contractor and trusted ambassador for the networkMaryland contract.

We focus on end-to-end customer experience by co-creating value with DoIT and DoITs customers. We bring carrier-class service provider engineering and operational excellence and an emphasis on strategic partnership and thought leadership which allows us to deliver continuous improvements and ensure our solutions are built for scalability.

 

Our New Teammate

Were looking for an IT Project Manager to support a portfolio of projects covered by our contract with the Maryland Department of IT (DoIT). Projects typically span various groups of client stakeholders as well as separate client and Skyline technical teams.

 

Our ideal candidate has strong communications and leadership skills and is able to navigate the different groups of stakeholders and technical leads, as well as keep track of critical paths and risks on multiple, independent projects. To be successful, our Project Manager must be able to develop project plans for new initiatives and thrive working on a variety of projects where the personnel and challenges change with each new effort.

 

Job Responsibilities What to Expect

  • Confidently manage client-facing network and systems engineering projects ranging from fiber-optic network design/upgrades, wireless design/installs, VOIP (Unified Communications), Cybersecurity, Microsoft Exchange/AD, and Identity/Access Management projects.
  • Ensures efficient and high-quality installation of new software and/or systems and monitors all technical aspects of implementing projects.
  • Effectively manages all aspects of the project including cost-benefit analysis, work plans, functional and technical designs, construction, testing, and implementation and documents all project artifacts into the Skyline and client systems.
  • Timely develops and maintains work breakdown structures, schedules, major milestone roadmaps, communication plans, test plans, change control plans, and overall project plans.
  • Collaborates with various program and functional managers to identify appropriate solutions, properly allocate resources, and coordinate both internal Skyline IT engineers as well as Client Service Delivery teams to deliver project deliverables and ensure they are easily and quickly integrated into the client's business environment.
  • Collaborates with all necessary departments and team members to ensure project budgets are properly estimated and controlled and develops controls and measurements to monitor progress.
  • Proactively identifies risks and risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans for all identified Risks, while maintaining the Program Level issue and risk matrix log.
  • Effectively implements established policies, system monitors, and controls to ensure all program initiatives are successfully managed and reported.
  • Routinely provides both verbal and written communications regarding project status, risks, and issues, and makes recommendations for project decisions.
  • Eagerly provide internal Project Management support as requested or required.

Knowledge & Expertise

  • B.S degree required
  • 5+ years of IT and business experience in strategic planning, development, implementation, and system maintenance, preferably across multiple hardware and software platforms
  • 3+ years of experience with progressive broad-based information systems Project Management (which could include consulting) combined with state-of-the-art hardware and software systems is desired
  • Demonstrated knowledge and implementation experience in new computing architectures and networked computing structure
  • Previous technical project management experience in a dynamic environment
  • Current Project Management Institute (PMI) Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and current PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) or equivalent, preferred
  • Experience serving as a subject matter expert who provides technical and analytical guidance to the program and project teams
  • Experience managing and directing multiple medium to large-scale projects that may not fit into a defined Program
  • Ability to translate generalized customer business goals and objectives into concrete strategy and tactical plans
  • Ability to evaluate complex situations accurately and identify viable solutions that create successful outcomes

 

Additional Requirements

Our client is a state agency and therefore we have some additional requirements directly from them. Candidates must understand the following:

  • Candidates must be able to verify U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Green Cardholder.
    • H1B or other visas are not eligible.
  • Pre-employment drug test is required.
  • Pre-employment background check will be run, and in addition, once hired there will be an FBI Fingerprinting and background check as part of the security process for access into government systems.
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