Senior IT Project Manager

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 104 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • ·         Demonstrated experience delivering and managing projects for  infrastructure services and products to cloud environments (AWS and AWS Gov Cloud Preferred, MS Azure and Azure Gov cloud also desirable)
  • ·         Experience with planning for and managing budgets/financial aspects of projects leveraging heavy op-ex components (ex. Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service)
  • ·         Experience working in agile/iterative delivery models (ex. 2 week sprints)
  • ·         Experience managing projects and/or programs involving shared infrastructure and/or platform type services
  • ·         Plans, directs, and coordinates Bank and/or System project activities and resources to ensure project goals are completed on time, within budget and with optimum quality
  • ·         Provides management, direction, prioritization, and conflict resolution for project teams to accomplish project objectives
  • ·         Prepares and implements detailed project plans, including definition of scope, requirements, objectives, resource allocation, budget and task schedules and milestones
  • ·         Communicates project goals and results to clients, Bank, and/or System management
  • ·         Ensures ongoing use of and adherence to Federal Reserve policies and practices, including established project management methodologies and Technology Project Standards
  • ·         May provide input on training, development, goal development and guidance to staff; may make hiring recommendations and evaluate performance and/or provide feedback to staff
  • ·         Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations
  • ·         Serves as a thought leader and incorporates broader knowledge of business strategies into project management
  • ·         Consults with business and IT partners to strategize, plan, prioritize and implement needed projects within designated time and budget constraints
  • ·         Partners with National IT development and support providers to coordinate application testing, including selection of testing environment, investigation of testing issues, and approval of code deployments
  • ·         Maintains familiarity with technology management best practices and IT development approaches industry-wide





Education and Experience

  • ·         Bachelor's degree in related technical field or equivalent experience
  • ·         Master`s Degree desirable
  • ·         Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field preferred
  • ·         7-10+ years of direct work related experience


Knowledge and Skills

  • ·         Project Management certification (i.e. PMI) or equivalent knowledge
  • ·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • ·         Demonstrated project and risk management skills including ability to manage multiple priorities, resources, customers and management with a focus on consistency and accuracy
  • ·         Self-motivated with excellent teamwork skills
  • ·         Ability to think independently, make decisions and perform objective analyses
  • ·         Possesses and applies broad and specific knowledge of principles, practices and procedures in the field of specialization to the completion of assignments
  • ·         Ability to explain and present complex topics to senior level stakeholders
  • ·         In-depth knowledge of project-management software applications and methodologies ( i.e., Agile / Waterfall, JIRA Tool, MS Project)
  • ·         Knowledge of IT Governance and Infrastructure, Application Development Lifecycle, Information Security Infrastructure
  • ·         Flexibility to handle fast changing conditions