Project Manager
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Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Project Manager for a contract assignment with one of our premier clients in New York, NY. The Technical Project Managers are responsible for managing an enterprise scale Windows 10 migration for over 25,000 end points for the company. The Technical Project Managers will be responsible for developing detailed project documentation to include business requirements, project plans, project schedules, risk mitigation plans, and project status reports/communications.


  • Liaising with business units to schedule migrations.
  • setting up and managing logistics of migrations
  • supporting the program manager in the overall governance of the program
  • providing analytics and reporting on target deployments and application certification
  • working with engineers and end users to resolve compatibility issues
  • Manages the successful delivery of long-term project(s) with key stakeholders, while prioritizing timelines for delivery and execution.
  • Develops full scale project plans following an established project framework.
  • Assembles and coordinates project staff by working with functional managers and leads to allocate resources and time.
  • Ensures adherence to project schedules; aggressively monitors project budgets; and reallocates resources to avoid budget or schedule variances.
  • Tracks project deliverables using appropriate tools and obtains Federal approval for each stage gate and overall project completion.
  • Provides direction and support to assigned project team members and matrixed personnel.
  • Drives project risk management and mitigation through established processes and procedures.
  • Monitors performance of project delivery to ensure alignment to the approved business case, design, and committed timeline.
  • Provides strategic reports for executive leadership, business stakeholders, and IT team as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, business, or other related discipline
  • Windows 10 certification and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) or Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS)
  • Project management institute certification, such as PMP
  • ITIL v3 foundation certification
  • 5 years of project management experience.
  • Windows 7 or Windows 10 deployment and/or related experience.
  • Office 2016/ Office 365 experience.
  • Citrix/ Cloud experience.
  • Leadership qualities (influencing, leading, delegation, negotiation, conflict management).
  • Proactive and self-motivated.
  • Efficient team management skills.
  • Ability to resolve conflicting situations.
  • Expert knowledge of and a practitioner in M/S Suite (MS Project, M/S Excel, Visio, Word and PowerPoint for executive presentations).
  • Strong Base in Project Management Principles.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and expertise in following areas of IT project management
    • SDLC
    • Project implementation
    • Project lifecycle management
  • Experience managing projects with core teams of professionals.
  • Expertise in managing complex integrated work plans.
  • Windows 10 certification and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) or Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS)
  • Project management institute
SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at

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New York NY

12+ months

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Date Posted: 02/20/2018
Last Updated: 03/24/2018