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**This is a 12+ month contract opportunity collaborating directly with our client (both W2 and 1099 options are available). There's potential for extending the contract or transitioning into a full-time role with the client. This position is fully remote. Candidates must be able to work in the US without sponsorship.**

Emergent Staffing is looking for a project manager who is smart and passionate about cloud transformation with strong organization, communication, and supervisory skills. A qualified candidate has a strong grasp of project and client management methodologies and experience managing multiple projects at once. This 100% remote position is for self-starters with good communication skills, work ethic, and the ability to participate in all aspects of cloud adoption.

Primary Duties

  • Project Management: Ensure alignment on deliverables required to successfully complete project engagement, assign and track tasks and communicate status. Ensure considerations such as end user communication and risk management throughout the engagement.
  • Schedule Management: Update resource schedules / allocations, meet with team members to ensure balance between demand and capacity, review time card actuals vs planned.
  • Budget Management: Track cost (ETC/EAC), forecast/re-estimate spend throughout project, manage cost variance, report overall valuation of the project progress and execution, manage resources and time tracking/reporting tools.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Manage stakeholder relationships and client engagement with direct support from client account managers.
  • Communications: Facilitate all project meetings, create/update/distribute project documentation, send regular (weekly or bi-weekly) status updates to stakeholders per PMO policy, contribute to executive-level dashboards, participate in monthly/quarterly business reviews.
  • Change Control: Document change control items per the standard PMO process & best practices, tracking impact to timeline, scope, resources, or cost.
  • Risk & Quality Management: Identify, manage, mitigate, and communicate issues and risks throughout the project.
  • DevOps & Production Support Process Adherence: Ensure your team adheres to DevOps and Production Support policies that include standard incident management, release management, build management, deploy management, change management and production support procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Solid understanding of traditional project management concepts and practices
  • 4+ year track record of successfully cloud adoption and transformation projects
  • 3+ years experience with requirements gathering / documentation
  • Sufficient level of technical background enabling you to provide credible guidance to engineering teams and accurately evaluate complex project risks and issues
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dev Ops and/or other work organization tools (Jira, Trello, Basecamp, Rally)
  • Experience operating as the liaison between engineering teams and users, driving delivery in the right direction
  • A firm grasp on how software, databases, and the cloud function
  • Ability to thrive on a small team in a fast-paced environment while juggling a variety of projects and wearing multiple hats
  • Exemplary problem-solving ability & enthusiasm
  • Strong technical writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills are a must
  • Experiencing managing a wide breadth of priorities, including strong organization skills and ability to prioritize

Nice to Have Experience

  • Industry recognized Agile process certification (CSM, SAFe, LeSS, or equivalent) or PMP
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure offerings
  • Previous consulting experience
  • Experience building solutions with Microsoft technologies such as .NET, SQL Server, Azure, and Office 365

Our Vetting Process

At Emergent Software, we work hard to find the best people capable of delivering high quality software for our clients. If you think you’re one of those, please understand that the effort put into this by people like yourself helps us be successful in surrounding you with other top-notch people. Here are the steps of our vetting process for this position:

  1. Application (5 minutes)
  2. Online Assessment (40-50 minutes)
  3. Initial Phone Interview (30-45 minutes)
  4. Interviews with Client
  5. Job Offer

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Fully Remote
$60 - $75 per hour

Senior Project Manager (Cloud)

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