Project Manager at Apex Systems, Inc. in Syosset, NY

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Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for a Project Manager for a data analytics client in NYC. If interested in discussing the position further, please send an MS Word version of your resume to Jill Petillo, jpetillo@apexsystems.com. You can also reach me on 732-636-1497.

Here are the details:

Position: Project Manager

Location: NYC

Rate: Negotiable

Duration: 6 month Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Establish goals, tasks, dependencies, target dates & timelines, activities, owners of tasks/actions, and status for projects within the team
  • Be comfortable working in both an Agile and a traditional Project Management environment, depending on the project
  • Be the right hand for the Development team; anticipate their needs to further the project’s success
  • Facilitate meetings and communicate updates to project stakeholders (project team, external clients, sr. management and the executive team) as needed.
  • Prepare and publish weekly project reports/status for the internal team and management to be informed of the project’s health (i.e., open/at risk/completed items)
  • Coach the team as needed in project management best practices
  • Ensure the committed work is delivered to specification
  • Work with stakeholders to understand the scope of the project, and ensure project requirements are communicated clearly to the Development teams
  • Champion an iterative planning process; work with the team to define the work that will be delivered and packaged into releases
  • Create and manage technical plans, ascertained by working with project stakeholders to define the deliverables that will be developed in each release of the product
  • Ability to manage multiple workstreams and deliverables, identifying risks, issues, and dependencies among projects

Must Haves:

  • 5 - 7 years’ experience using Agile and Waterfall methodology with project teams
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, both with external and internal stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills (& attention to detail)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience in managing developing data products
  • Solid knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio)
  • CSM Certification

Selling Points for Candidates:

  • Great culture, start-up environment

For this opportunity, you will also be eligible for benefits through Apex for the contract period, a W2 hourly rate, weekly pay, and direct deposit!

Apex Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female and minority applicants to apply.

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