Computer Aid, Inc.

  • Infrastructure Project Manager

    Location US-FL-Miramar
    Employment Type
    Contract
    Experience Level
    Mid Level
  • Position Description/Responsibilities (CCC/Vendor)

    This is a contract position with potential to transition to full time employee with a proven, fortune 500 company with excellent benefits.  Among one of the Best Places to Work in America by Forbes Magazine.  Work with a leading edge technology department to install cutting edge software solutions.  This will require excellent communication skills working with business users and executives at all levels.  Strong possibility for global travel during implementation phases to support business teams and users.

     

    • The Shipboard Application Project Manager manages a team of business analysts, infrastructure and software engineers constructing and maintaining mission-critical, high-visibility applications and hardware in direct support of Royal Caribbean business objectives. The ideal candidate for this role has a technical leadership background in addition to a deep and modern project management foundation. The Shipboard Project Manager is expected to continually evolve internal development processes/procedures, effectively manage a team of 5 - 10 engineers, and deliver projects on time and budget in a highly diverse, dynamic and evolving environment. Adaptability is a must. 
    • Oversees the implementation of the new system; develops project plans, prepares and conducts weekly status meetings as well as the allocation of the resources and the establishment of the timeline(s) commitments and the adherence that the timeline is met, in conjunction with the IT Program Manager. 
    • This person must be a leader, self-driven, and possess an above the line attitude willing to work under little supervision. Will be reporting to the Program Manager on this initiative. Must be able to present work samples. 
    • Manages and organizes the IT application deployment for Software Applications tied to the systems. 
    • Provides technical leadership, trouble shooting, procedural support and solutions to enterprise 

     

     

    Responsibilities: 

    • Determine the project approach, staffing, responsibilities, and schedule. 
    • Develop and/or review estimates and estimating assumptions for the project’s schedule, effort, and cost using established estimating models, best practices, and past experience. The resulting estimates account for all activities in the project scope, including project management and application development tasks, software quality assurance reviews, and vendor and contract management activities. 
    • Define team member roles and expectations, and ensure timely feedback. Ensure that project resources receive any necessary training and are used effectively. 
    • Review, and be responsible for, the overall development and integration of requirements. 
    • Measure and monitor progress at clearly defined points in the process to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations. Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks. Make adjustments as necessary. 
    • Define the project iterations strategy. Manage and evaluate iterations. 
    • With other leads, develop, implement, and maintain the Project Plan, including the configuration management, risk management, project measurement, and quality management plans. 
    • Ensure that all requirements, project plans, and changes to commitment are communicated tall affected team members. 
    • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations. Manage relationships with all suppliers and subcontractors. Monitor their progress and adherence to the contract. 
    • Ensure that the project team follows all quality assurance processes, including periodic reviews and transitions. 
    • Participate in quality management reviews. 
    • Review and manage all changes to the requirements through a formally defined scope change process. 
    • Represent the project team in IT and Business meetings. Obtain buy-in from senior management for all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, quality assurance plans, budget, schedule, and scope changes. 
    • Ensure that the project’s assigned portion of the Business Case planned value is delivered. 
    • Ensure that the end product fulfills the contract and meets the sponsor's expectations. 

    Position Requirements/Technical Skills (CCC/Vendor)

    Experience: 

    • 7+ years experience in Project Management, preferably in a technical environment 
    • 2+ years experience in Project Management in the Travel & Leisure Industry (Ship Project experience preferred) 
    • Project Management Professional certification preferred 
    • Ability to work well with a wide variety of people with varying technical skill sets and business knowledge is required (from the very abstract to the very granular.) 
    • Proven team leadership or project management experience 

     

    Necessary Skills, Abilities, and other Qualities: 

    • Must have strong application development and/or technical infrastructure experience 
    • Must have solid understanding of full project life cycle and management methodologies 
    • Must have excellent communication (oral and written) and interface effectively with all levels of management as well as the technical team, and concisely, logically and accurately present issues verbally and in written format. 
    • Effectively coordinate communications between/among cross functional teams, resolve conflict and maintain confidentiality. 
    • Strong problem-solving, supervisory experience and team leadership skills 
    • Must be a strong team player and have good interpersonal and collaborative skills 
    • Fosters a team environment and demonstrates the ability to promote the team environment, yet work individually on each person's skill development 
    • Must possess excellent organizational, time management, judgment, and decision-making skills 
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks 
    • Reliable, self-motivated, and focused on high quality delivery of work products; willing to accept responsibility and accountability 
    • Outstanding motivational, people and task management skills

    Company Overview (CCC Only)

    Computer Aid, Inc.

     

    Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) is an innovative solutions company managing engagements with numerous Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies. CAI is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania with a staff of over 4,200 professionals working at locations around the world in a variety of industries. Our services leverage technology to provide outstanding customer experiences that generate new value for our clients, our employees, and our greater communities.  

     

    CAI is building a culture of continued learning, support, and personal development in a collegial environment. We also strive to make a positive impact on our surrounding communities through various outreach programs. We make a positive difference for our associates and the communities in which we serve.

     

    Our mission: Provide industry-leading services and an incredible workplace for our associates, while making an impact on our communities.  For more information on our professionals, services, and industries we support, please see our website www.compaid.com.

     

    EEO Statement:

     

    It is the policy of Computer Aid, Inc.(CAI) not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of CAI to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

     

    Employees and applicants of CAI will not be subject to harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited.

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