Project Manager in Cedar Rapids, IA at CRS Group

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Project Manager for one of our clients in the Cedar Rapids area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
 
Job Description:
 
This contractor will support a variety of projects for the Services Engineering group, as well as outside groups like Marketing, RF Planning, etc. These roles will focus on project management supporting hardware and software upgrades as well as network integrations within the company’s CORE primarily within the LCC’s / RCC’s (local connectivity centers / regional connectivity centers) and data network center. Candidates should have an advanced to expert level experience and skill set in project management, requirements, testing, and operational readiness. Excellent communication, facilitation and documentation skills are required. These roles will focus on project management supporting hardware and software upgrades as well as network integrations within the CORE primarily within the LCC’s / RCC’s (local connectivity centers / regional connectivity centers) and data network center. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Project manage the selection and implementation of a configuration management data base (CMDB) system for the LTE network including interfaces to other systems.
  • Manage the vendor selection.
  • Oversee the project management of detailed requirements definition.
  • Program and project management of the implementation of the CMDB
  • Coordinate business analysts and technical team members
  • Manage Scope of Work along with Contract/Vendor issues
  • Define and manage schedule along with project deliverables
  • Maintain project plans, manage issues/risks, provide status and progress reports to leadership.
  • Manage project team and CMDB vendor through planning, requirements definition, design, development, integration, testing, installation and acceptance.
  • Manage training of CMDB rollout.

 
Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Seasoned, experienced Project Manager (Sr. level typically contractors come on with 10+ years of experience)
  • Core experience
  • Telecom industry experience
  • Hardware and Software Support
  • MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, SharePoint
  • Candidates should have an advanced to expert level experience and skill set in project management, requirements, testing, and operational readiness. 
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and documentation skills are required.
  • 7-10 years’ experience as a project manager in the telecom and/or IS environment.
  • Must have strong relationship building skills as well of a good understanding of the ITIL or eTOM framework.
  • Experience with CMDB rollouts is highly desired.

 
 
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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.


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