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Project Manager/ Business Analyst

Atlanta, Georgia Calance US

Job TitleProject Manager/ Business Analyst – ID:32098

Duration5 Months

Start DateASAP

Job SkillsBusiness Analysis, Project Management

LocationAtlanta, GA

Date Posted07/09/2018

Our client, a leading provider of computing, applications management, IT procurement, network, and telecommunications services to public organizations, is looking to hire a Project Manager/ Business Analyst.

Key Responsibilities

*US Citizenship is required for this position.

The Project Manager/ Business Analyst will be responsible for the overall success of IT projects..
Project Management responsibilities include time and resource management, financial planning, scope management, issue and risk management, project execution. This person plans, directs, and monitors the work produced by the team(s). He or she is responsible for managing stakeholder relationships, including general, ongoing communications, negotiation of scope and schedule changes, key risks, issue resolution, and ongoing progress reporting.
As a Business Analyst, they serve as a liaison between functional users and technical staff in the development or modification of typically complex information systems. He or she leads in definition of user business requirements, assures requirements are appropriately addressed in application implementation, and redefines business processes to maximize application usage as required. The position will also provide ongoing user support, including troubleshooting and resolution of more complex system issues.
The Business Analyst/Project Manager shapes client expectations, and manages contracts and scope related to the project. This person must have a broad knowledge of industry best practices and be able to proactively identify potential project risks in order to advise and consult with clients on risk identification, analysis, and mitigation strategies.

Job Requirements:
6-8 years job-related experience
Experience working with Project Management software
Strong working knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle Process, including Agile methodologies
Excellent organizational experience, professionalism, and time management skills
Effective analytical and presentation skills
Experience of planning and managing technical focused projects e,g. implement new portal technologies, OS upgrades etc
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills; ability to tailor communication to different audiences, such as management, stakeholders, users, SMEs, developers, and others
Ability to lead others to articulate additional possibly hidden needs
Ability to communicate and work effectively with both functional area experts and technical team members
Strong process analysis and documentation skills; experience on projects to develop workflow-based enterprise software
Self-motivated and able to work independently
Experience being both a PM and BA on the same project
Ability to manage work on multiple projects with competing priorities
Advanced skills in data organization and analysis, problem solving, systems documentation
Knowledge of SQL, database, and relational data models
Experience overseeing user acceptance testing and providing test cases
Experience in enterprise systems integration
Experience or knowledge in one or more technical solutions/architectures such as web services, portals, business process modeling, UI technologies like AJAX, relational databases, Business Intelligence (coding experience not required)
Preferred experience in research/educational institutes or small IT companies.
Sample Projects:
As a PM this position will be primarily responsible for implementing and supporting functional and technical projects to ensure successful delivery.
As a BA this position will gather requirements and work with development staff to build applications.
Other projects supporting researchers and staff internally at GTRI as well as for the entire campus, include proposal management, compliance tools, researcher dashboards, talent management software, and financial applications
Project types include in-house Java development, web development, Cognos reports, implementation and support of third party software, enterprise systems integration, as well as database and systems infrastructure projects.

Education:
A Bachelor’s degree is required: Preferred degree in Business, Accounting, or IT-related field
Project Management Training

Who is Calance?
Calance is a global IT company with operations in the United States, Canada and India. Over the years, Calance has grown organically and has acquired numerous successful IT Services firms along the way. As a result, the company today is a mix of diverse cultures, talents and expertise that collaborate globally to bring our best capabilities and thinking to clients. Calance also offers benefits which includes Medical, Dental, Vision care and 401K.

Calance – the place to grow.
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