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A NYS agency located in New York, NY is looking for an Infrastructure and Security Project Manager for a 12 month contract.

Please note that this position will allow consultant to work remotely. However, as a Project Manager, the consultant needs to be local to NYC and able to travel to office without issue.

To be considered for this position, the client has advised that upon placement, consultants will be required to wear a mask under certain circumstances, show proof of full vaccination or submit on a weekly basis proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR diagnostic test.

Requirements and skills

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Infrastructure and Security Project Management role
  • Experience in a core data center and shared service technology area required
  • Deep understanding of network topology, design and implementation/migration experience
  • Experience with various networking protocols including TCP/IP, IPSEC, DNS, etc.
  • Experience with Cisco technologies (Switches, Routers, etc.)
  • Undergraduate degree in related field required
  • 10+ years of related work experience including 4+ years of technology project management experience
  • Some experience as a direct line manager preferred
  • PMP certification preferred
  • CCNA or CCNP preferred
  • Detailed understanding of, and experience with, ITIL processes
  • Excellent oral, written, presentation, and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SharePoint version 2010 or higher
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Project version 2010 or higher
  • 6+ years' experience: Program Management, Project Management, Project Management of Contractors, Project Scheduling, Project Planning


  • Work within the Capital Projects Unit to deliver Technology Project Management for technology related initiatives within agency Capital Projects such as East Side Access and Second Avenue Subway that include:
  • Working knowledge of data center environments in one or more of the core operating technologies: server, storage, network, database mgmt, system mgmt, DR/BCP best practices) - strong "end to end" understanding of data center operations
  • Experience and understanding of Networks (WAN, LAN, Wireless, etc.), IPT, Mobility and other technical shared service areas
  • Experience and understanding of Active Directory, Exchange email, DNS, etc.
  • Previous experience with large scale deployment and migration of technology services across a large Enterprise
  • Perform analysis of business processes, business and system requirements and system design for the development and configuration of software applications that support agency business requirements
  • Held accountable and responsible delivering systems development solutions from project initiation to project closure
  • Manage a matrixed project team consisting of Business Analyst, Programmers and/or Technical staff for the project duration
  • Lead, coordinate and facilitate meetings to review project status with core project team members, key stakeholders and corporate leadership team members.
  • Prepare project status reports and other presentation materials for upper management (CIO, VP, President, etc.).
  • Effectively communicate project status and expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Develop and track progress against detailed project plans including schedules, technical and business requirements, cost estimates, resources plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans, issues resolution and capacity planning.
  • Act proactively to maintain progress and minimize risk. Maintain effective project controls.
  • Operate as a critical liaison between various disciplines within the agency IT Department and external entities including technology consultants, technology equipment vendors and space planning architects.
  • lCreate and execute project charter, work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Maintain open and timely communication with supervisors, managers and working groups involved in the projects.
  • Prepare and submit cost estimates and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Manage project financials tracking budget to actuals
  • Adhere to a Standard Project Development Life Cycle approach
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business requirements in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Create detailed project work breakdown structure (WBS) that organizes and defines project work scope, identifies project tasks, dependencies, resource requirements, costs, critical path activity, risks and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Manage and maintain Project Plans to track all tasks and deliverables and publish status reports, executive briefings, meeting minutes and other collaboration tools to effectively communicate project activity.
  • Work with Core project team to assist in the development of test plans for new applications and oversee unit testing and system testing to ensure the delivery of functional, low-error systems and solve critical business problems.
  • Develop and support critical project documentation throughout the project life cycle, from Initiation and Requirements stages through Design, Development, Test, Implementation and Closeout. This includes but is not limited to As-Is and To-Be process flows, Requirements Documentation, Test Plans, Implementation Plan, User Manuals, Training Materials, Transition Documentation, etc.
  • Support system integration testing, UAT, and implementation cutover testing
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately per PMO guidelines.
  • Adhere and comply with agency IT PMO framework and enforces quality control and project standards.
  • Proactively manage potential and risks, and define contingency and mitigation strategies.
  • Ability to study master plans, SOWs and RFPs of capital projects and identify, quantify, document, and time-box all IT resources needed for each project. Time boxing is across all phases, Planning, Design, Build and Support.
  • Ability to request and acquire resources needed and ensure that all IT requirements, deliverables (in house and vendor) are defined, such as project plans, product designs, functionality, drawings, diagrams, installation guides, source code, etc.
  • Ensure that all IT requirements and deliverables are instantiated in the Master Plan, SOW and RFP where appropriate.
  • Ensure that all IT requirements and deliverables are current and up to date with IT Standards, Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure that IT resources are acquired, deployed, charge appropriately and quality IT work is delivered throughout the entire project process from "cradle to grave".

About us: QED National is a leading IT consulting, solutions and staff augmentation firm, serving both the public and private sectors for over 28 years. Headquartered in midtown Manhattan, QED National's team is comprised of the brightest minds in the industry with the skills to solve the most complex technological problems.

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