Project Manager

in Davis, CA

Project Manager Job

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  • Job Location

    Davis, CA 95616, US

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    Information Technology

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    9+ Month Contract

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a to join our team at our client’s site in Davis, CA.

Minimum Qualifications:

At least 5 years’ experience as PRIMARY OR SOLO project manager on large, complex, enterprise-level IT projects through full life cycle and at least 3 years’ experience managing multiple, interdependent projects including:

·       Requirements and specification development

·       Schedule development and tracking/reporting to project schedule across multiple simultaneous projects

·       Risk identification, tracking and reporting

·       Project status and communications

·       Stakeholder management and communications

·       Experience as a project manager in a PMO

·       Experience with customizing industry standard PM processes to a variety of project sizes, complexities and criticalities.

·       Experience with agile/scrum methodology

·       Strong team leadership skills/experience

Superior communication and interpersonal skills to manage teams and stakeholders with tact and diplomacy.

Extensive experience in managing information technology projects for which an application development methodology was enforced. 

Superior multitasking skills

Experience with IT security intensive projects


Preferred qualifications:

Experience in higher education

Bachelor' s degree in science or technical discipline, with an emphasis in technology management or information management or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

PMP Certification, Scrum Master Certification, and/or ITIL Certification 

Experience in building and managing customer/client relationships

Experience with large, complex IT network implementations

In addition to strong PM experience, we are seeking referrals with strong communication skills and experience communicating with executives as well as project teams.

Referrals selected be interviewed need to be prepared to discuss specifics; provide specific information about the project and explain their methodology and demonstrate the following:

1. Pro-Active Project Management: Provide specific examples of managing projects and the actions they took to help the project be successful.

2. Core understanding of technology: Demonstrate and explain the technology of the projects they worked on.

3. Adaptable to project and environmental challenges: Provide examples of when they changed behavior in order to be successful in a particular environment or to correct for mistakes that had been made in the project.

4. Communication: Demonstrate the ability in the interview to listen well and communicate clearly about the projects they have worked on and to provide examples of clear communication with their project teams.

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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