AWS Cloud Migration Project Manager, IT and OPS Innovation Primary Location Iselin, NJ V-Soft Consulting is currently hiring for a Project Manager, IT and OPS Innovation for our premier client in Iselin, NJ. This is a contract position in the banking and finance industry. Our clients are seeking an Innovation Solutions Project Manager who will be responsible for managing projects end-to-end including planning, execution and cost management of solutions involving innovative technologies such as cloud, big data, AI and ML. The successful candidate will manage these efforts in an organized, disciplined and predictable approach, adhering to our client s program and project management methodologies and standards to ensure successful outcomes WHAT YOU LL NEED Technical Requirements andor Certifications An understanding of innovative technologies such as AI, machine learning, natural language processing and big data analytics (highly desired). Extensive experience with Cloud migration projects, cloud best practices, preferably related to migrations from on premise to the AWS cloud environment Understanding of cloud computing including operational, security and cost optimization controls. A working knowledgeunderstanding of the asset management business, related datasets and processes (such as investment portfolio construction, investment operations, market data, etc.) Education and Experience 5+ years managing projects within a Front Office environment, preferably for a large Asset Management firm. Ability to take end-to-end responsibility for project delivery including planning, estimation, vendor relationship management, documentation and effectively caring for compliance and support requirements andor issues. Demonstrated effective application of agile methodologies and practices in a real world development environment driving successful outcomes. Knowledgeable about Front Office systems and workflows and application of that knowledge to identify any related gaps between requirements and the supporting plan for execution and resulting solution delivery. Understanding of the software development process (SDLC) at a high level and utilizing that to develop a comprehensive plan (that includes non-technical requirements and tasks such as design review, code review, code cleanups, production supportability (Runbook development, archiving, backup, recovery, etc.) Fully engaged with the project team and act as the central coordinator, available to provide timely and necessary support for the team. Take ownership, provide support and add value as needed for project administrative activities and essential documentation (BRD, PMP, Business Case, etc.), release processes that enables technical resources such as developers to focus on development and delivery. Understand and apply the broader aspects of quality, sustainability and supportability of the solution beyond delivering the minimum in order to meet the current dates. Exceptional organization and communication skills. Project management related certifications desired. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Project Management with effective application of Agile methodologies and supporting tools Managing projects (end-to-end) within a Front Office environment, preferably for a large Asset Management firm, with knowledge of related systems, workflows Exception organization and communicationrelationship management skills WHAT YOU LL DO Job Responsibilities Drive execution Ensure a comprehensive overall project plan is in place with sufficient milestone and key business valuefunctional delivery details and dates, to support sponsor and stakeholder focus on the current sprint(s) as well as the full delivery plan. Create and manage project and tasks in Clarity in timely fashion. Review resource time entered into clarity each week to ensure projects are being properly charged. Coordinate with Release Management, development and end-user resources (ex change requests, ensuring all release artifacts are completed and in place, all relevant parties are informed, supporting resources such as DBAs and SAs are available, etc.). Execute release workflow and provide expertise as needed within supporting release management tools. Drive project meetings (daily scrum, requirements review, vendor checkpoints, release readiness review, etc.) and summarize action items, key decisions and assignments. Progress is tracked on a daily basis to ensure the project team is able to adhere to baselinedapproved dates. Impediments are identified, tracked and bottlenecks or roadblocks within or outside of the project team are resolved internally where possible, or escalated to appropriate levels of leadership. Documentation Document summary of project related meetings, update project documentation and provide weekly updates to business stakeholders. Provide weekly release notes for the consolidated department level release announcements. Document Project communications (such as minutes, agendas, announcements, etc.) and store properly (ex ProgramProject SharePoint site). Prepare presentations and reports for senior leadership and keep the extended management team updated on a regular basis. Ensure Product functionality and deliverables are clearly understood and documented, changes to requirements are properly documented, approved and tracked, and any related impacts to dates and budgets are communicated to the stakeholders. Compliance and control Ensure proper documentation and records are developed and compliance controls are in place as mandated by the project management and release processes. Get Signoffs are on time (such as SDD, Test Summary report, Runbooks, Release approvals etc.) Monitor and report financials regularly ensure budget is tracked and any overspending is brought to the attention of the managers. Coordination and Collaboration Deliverables that span across multiple teams are coordinated to ensure related releases are executed appropriately to support planned outcomes. Engage QA, Support, Infrastructure, related development teams in a timely fashion, and ensure understanding and communication regarding timing requirements for their services. Conduct User training sessions before releases to ensure users are well versed with the upcoming changes, impacts to their business process and their responsibilities to support successful utilization. Vendor relationship management Manage Licenses and contracts, proactively work with AMT PMOBMO to ensure appropriate budgeting and inclusion in Sourcing s renewal inventory. Ensure vendor contracts are managed closely and that payments are reviewed and completed in a timely fashion. Interested? Qualified candidates can send resumes to pdavisvsoftconsulting.com V-Soft Consulting is a trusted partner with experience across diverse technology stacks to help business get IT done. What makes V-Soft different? Our expertise is derived from over 20 years of delivering world-class IT staffing, consulting, engineering and managed services to Fortune 1000 and mid-market companies in the U.S., Canada, and Asia. V-Soft is headquartered in Louisville, KY with strategic locations in India, Canada, and across the U.S., including Madison, Chicago, Denver, Harrisburg and Atlanta. V-Soft has been recognized among the top 100 fastest growing staffing companies in North America and is known for the ability to provide highly qualified consultants for any project at any scale. V-Soft has a wide variety of partnerships across diverse technology stacks, and holds such titles as MuleSoft Certified Delivery Resource, Oracle Gold Partner, ServiceNow Partner, Microsoft Partner, and Cisco Registered Partner, amongst many others. Like what you hear? Apply with V-Soft today! For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit or call . Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task
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