IT Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Silicon Valley
  • Job Description:

    Formulates and defines scope and objectives of development/modification based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacities and limitation, timeframe, and form of desired results. Includes analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirement specifications. Not only possesses full technical knowledge of most phases of system analysis, but also considers the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment. Acts as a team leader for projects as well as obtaining signoff of the test results and delivery/handoff to the business users of modifications and application development efforts.

  • Responsibilities:

    • maintaining the Project Management Portfolio of the department
    • supervising entire projects from start to implementation
    • preparing functional and code specifications and translation of business process requirements to technical requirements
    • supervising test runs of planned programs and procedures in order to evaluate results and to revise programs
    • analyzing user needs and developing functional specifications for custom software and/or modification of packaged software applications
    • evaluating new software packages
    • developing logical and physical data models
    • understanding and enforcing system and database security
    • developing functional data recovery systems and techniques
    • ensuring application problems are addressed in a timely manner
    • perform proactive research relative to technological developments available to users
    • assisting in the preparation and delivery of training for end-users and operations; and assisting in the development of user documentation on application systems created/modified

    • developing and training IT staff in departmental Project Management methodologies

  • Qualifications:

    • A minimum of three (3) years of project management of application design/modification experience required.
    • At least two (2) years of business analysis and process redesign required.
    • Background in programming or application implementation and maintenance
    • Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field.
    • 5 years of supervisor, administrative or systems procedures analysis experience, three in the business services area are required as well
    • Experience in areas of operations (i.e. work simplification, work measurement techniques/skills)
    • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Analytical and organizational skills
    • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
    • Knowledge of office automation, Information Technology techniques and practices, forms and records management

  • Required Skills:

    • Proven working experience in project management
    • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus

  • Benefits:

    Hope Services offers an OUTSTANDING benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Retirement, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Sick Time and more! In addition, we provide extensive training and ample career advancement opportunities through the award-winning Hope University.

  • Salary:
    $33.00 - $38.00/hr depending on experience
  • Salary Grade:
    N/A
  • Supervisory Responsibility:
    none
  • Reports to:
    IT Director
  • Conditions:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Typical office environment, equipment and tasks. Time spent at computer station performing data entry, typing, and clerical functions. Significant amount of time on the phones, answering and handling calls. High volume of communications with various staff, other departments and customers of the organization.

  • Send Questions to:
    dburns@hopeservices.org

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