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Azure Project Manager - 1074921

Buffalo, NY

Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 1074921 Pay Rate: negotiable

Job Description

Lighthouse Technology Services is partnering with our client to fill their Azure Project Manager position! This is a 100% remote 6 month contract with likely extensions. This position is open to W2 and C2C arrangements. 

What You'll Be Doing:
  • The Azure project manager will be helping with migration to Azure projects, working on a 3 year program to migrate from on prem to Azure Cloud. 
  • Monitor and manage initiative progress towards outcomes
  • Identify and manage risk and issues
  • Manage the scope of the initiative and control changes
  • Present project status, budget, issues, and risks to leadership
  • Facilitate a group of IT professionals to develop project goals, set clear objectives, creating roadmaps to the cloud and implementing systems in Microsoft Azure as part of a build team
  • Manage more than 1 project at a time with varying complexities. 

What You'll Need to Have:
  • Experience managing projects related to building & hosting new and modernization solutions in the cloud, primarily Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience with Agile methodology, especially scrum (epics, user stories, features, MVP…) (SAFE preferred) 
  • Experience 
  • Experience assembling project teams, identifying resource needs, assigning responsibilities, developing schedules for timely task completion, and tracking project expenses against budget
  • Experience working in Azure DevOps
  • Strong knowledge of IT quality assurance methods and process controls
  • Experience working with a senior management team in a fast-paced environment and reporting out via executive summaries and project dashboards
  • Must be familiar with typical IT Operations and Infrastructure roles, responsibilities, services, terminology and technologies
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, tasks and issues resolution activities 
  • Must be able to produce a portfolio of documents that demonstrate actual experience in managing the typical aspects of large complex projects and process improvement initiatives. 
  • Must be willing to adjust to early and or late business meetings to adjust for interacting with colleagues or partners across time zones
  • BS in Computer Science or MIS, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of Microsoft Azure experience preferred 
  • 7+ years of experience in Project Management of Technical and Infrastructure Services 
  • 3+ Years of experience with designing and implementing effective technology processes 
  • International experience a plus, ability to speak fluent English a must. Portuguese, Spanish, or French not necessary but would be a plus
  • PMP, Agile Certifications nice to have but not required

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