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Cloud Applications Project Manager

Cloud Applications Project Manager

The Sr. Project Manager will be responsible for the execution related to enterprise level projects to accelerate a move to the cloud. The primary focus will include working alongside the Sr. Program Manager to oversee the day-to-day activities related to project execution. This includes but is not limited to efforts that entail application and platform laydowns, as well as other efforts that are more central to modernizing the existing application portfolio to be cloud compatible.

• Helping to socialize both within IT and the business the scope and objective of the project.
• Facilitation of daily scrum and/or stand-up sessions with the project team.
• Oversight of the day-to-day execution of the project scope and deliverables.
• Communication to customers and colleagues a moderate to advanced knowledge of enterprise level cloud platforms (i.e., Azure and AWS)
• Facilitation of ‘voice of the customer’ sessions to gain alignment related to the project objectives.
• Lead cross-functional teams through full program lifecycles by defining scope/success criteria, setting expectations, establishing timelines, implementing solutions, and measuring success and lessons learned.
• Assist in the implementation and management of program procedures, frameworks, and metrics to achieve goals with defined success criteria.
• Leading Agile project management methodologies for project and program delivery inclusive of daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly meetings.
• Coordinating vendor discussions/engagements and formalized strategic alignment engagements
• Engaging with peer project managers to identify dependencies and synergies between portfolio and projects.
• Executing in high demanding, fast paced environments with tight deadlines. Drafting deliverable documentation to meet client project needs.
• Encouraging new ways of looking at problems, processes or solutions.

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, MIS, Information Technology, Engineering, or other related technical discipline or foreign equivalent
• PMP certification(s).
• 3+ years’ experience in cloud migration or application modernization projects
• 10+ years of project management experience
• 15+ years of IT experience

• 5-10 years of application and data migration experience.
• Basic level of Oil and Gas Industry experience/knowledge.
• Constantly searches for and implements new ways of managing projects within the overall program better.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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