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Mainframe Modernization Program Manager (Remote)
Information Technology company
Information Technology company
Jacksonville, FL 32258
W-2 and C2C availableUS ResidentContractContract to Permanent642 views
Jacksonville, FL 32258
ContractContract to Permanent
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Erika Soniega
Technical Recruiter
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Seeking a Mainframe Migration Architect for an 100% Remote position.

As a Program Manager, Sr. you are responsible for the successful implementation of large and very large Legacy Modernization projects that are critical to our client’s enterprise strategic objectives. The Program Manager leads project teams through planning and execution and monitors and controls the project through the project lifecycle. The Program Manager reports into the North American Factory Practice Owner and works in tandem with the technical leader on the projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand and implement the PMO Project Management Methodology and participate in the continuous improvement of the methodology and processes.
  • Lead large to very large Factory Legacy Modernization projects
  • Plan, execute and control projects through the project development lifecycle
  • Proactively monitor and control all project aspects and provide corrective actions to appropriate stakeholders
  • Identify and negotiate schedules, milestones, and resources required to meet project objectives
  • Document and complete all project management deliverables required by the project
  • Resolve issues, proactively evaluate project activities, build contingency plans, execute corrective actions when necessary and implement risk response plans to manage risk
  • Manage project scope, schedule and cost, following an established change management process
  • Work with Project Owners, other Project Managers and all leads to manage project quality and completeness
  • Work with the project team and key stakeholders to identify issues and risks, and to implement correction action plans or risk response plans as appropriate
  • Utilize influence skills to help achieve project results
  • Consult with and escalate high risk items to leadership in all aspects of the project delivery

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ years of experience in software development and Project and Program Management that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Legacy Modernization is preferred
  • 3+ years of experience managing projects for the US government or large corporations (preferred)

SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION

  • Good grasp of mainframe technology from a project management point of view
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred
  • Expert knowledge of project management methodology and its practical application towards completing work including Waterfall and multiple forms of Agile
  • Creative and assertive with the ability/experience to mentor others
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Professional Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Agile P.M.M and experience with Azure DevOps and similar tools for managing large projects.
  • Undergraduate degree; educational concentration in Information Technology or similar field is preferred
  • Expert communication skills in the English language

Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Agile Methodology
Any100%
Cobol
Any100%
Project Management
Any100%
IBM Mainframe
Any75%
Microfocus Cobol
Any75%
PMO
Any75%
Program Management
Any75%