Technical Project Manager

Join a fast growing and innovative Chicagoland based company today!

 

ETS has a new position open for an experienced Technical Project Manager to work as a consultant throughout the Chicagoland area. This is a full time position with generous benefits. This is an opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic individual to join a fast paced and innovative Chicagoland based organization. The role is based in Lombard, Illinois. Local travel to client sites within the Chicagoland area is required.

 

This Technical Project Manager position will report directly to the Director of Operations and be responsible for planning and executing projects on time and within budget. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and a working knowledge of Systems, Network and Cloud based technologies. Previous consulting experience is a plus but not required. In addition to project management disciplines this person will also drive process improvement and communicate directly with clients on a regular basis.

 

Technical Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manage project development from initiation to closure.
  • Provide complete visibility on projects through reporting and status meetings with senior management, and consultants
  • Be accountable for project results to ETS leadership and clients
    • Weekly internal meetings
    • Weekly client meetings  on larger projects
    • Assist defining internal resources for projects to help creation of project teams
    • Generate project scheduling and coordination
    • Clearly set expectations with stakeholders and clients
    • Lead, motivate and mentor ETS staff on scheduling and project focus
    • Develop overall project delivery capabilities and tools within ETS
    • Review project deliverables and documentation and assist in developing standards
    • Define KPIs and collect metrics which helps track project execution

 

Skills and Experience:

  • University degree or college diploma in business, technology or a related field preferred.
  • 3-5 Years work experience as a Project Manager
  • Working knowledge of Systems, Networking and Cloud based technologies
  • Demonstrated leadership skills managing people
  • Preferred hands on experience with:
    • Windows 2003 R2 / 2008 R2
    • Basic Switching and Routing
    • Virtualization (VMware)
    • Storage Area Networks
    • PMI (Project Management Institute) / PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification Preferred
    • Ability to Multi-Task and drive a variety of projects and initiatives concurrently
    • Familiarity with project management tools and/or software packages. Specifically
    • Connectwise Suite and Microsoft Project preferred
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills