IT Project Manager : 19-00611

Ashburn, VA 20147

Posted: 02/06/2019 Job Category: Project / Program / Product Management & Architecture Job Number: 11842224
          Women Back to Work (WBW) candidates will also be considered for this position.

  Akraya is looking for a Project Manager for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call  Varun at 408-907 6419,  If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills: Project Management, Networking/Network Security FTPS-TLS, SFTP, HTTP, DNS, Cisco Certification, CCNA (Preferred), WAN/LAN
Duration: 12+ Months
Contract Type: W2 Only

Responsibilities
  • Manage multiple client projects to ensure client mandated technology initiatives are successfully implemented, balancing project objectives and deliverables with client expectations.
  • Coordinate directly with clients and internal stakeholders to understand server configuration requirements and facilitate necessary changes without customer impact.
  • Coordinate directly with clients and internal stakeholders to understand network configuration requirements and facilitate necessary changes without customer impact.
  • Manage non-routine, complex processing and change requests, as well as short-term tactical and strategic client initiatives.
  • Act as the Project Lead for various initiatives - both internal and external - using Project Management best practices and skills.
  • Proactively identify operational opportunities to increase service quality or efficiency.
  • Build and enhance positive working relationships with key Visa client institutions, processors and internal stakeholders.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed project plans, status reports, and issues logs.
  • Provide regular reporting on overall project accomplishments, challenges and deliverables.
  • Represent client system and operational requirements to internal Visa organizations.
  • Be responsible for own work assignments and tasks, taking the initiative to resolve problems and meet deadlines.
  • Create, update and enhance internal support documents to assist internal and external stakeholders.
  • Position will be global in scope, requiring occasional alternative work hours to accommodate time zones; limited travel required
Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor' s degree in Project Management, Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Requires a minimum of 8 years progressively responsible experience providing project management in a technical support role in the financial services, payment card, and software or information services industries.
  • Applied knowledge of the 7-layer OSI Model and OSI Network Communication
  • Experience and expertise in implementing and supporting client-server network configurations in WAN/LAN environments and associated protocols (FTPS-TLS, SFTP, HTTP, DNS, Etc.).
  • Solid understanding of cryptographic concepts and applied cryptography, including PKI, strong authentication, digital signatures, Etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the payment and data processing industries including industry trends and high-level business drivers.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and planning skills are essential.
  • Ability to comprehend and translate complex technical issues and apply to business solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate complex technical terms or processes into business language.
  • Able to set priorities, influence others, and manage customer expectations.
  • Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to achieve results as part of an effective team, and ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task under deadlines.
  • Previous experience as a System Administrator and/or Network Administrator preferred.

          Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Varun at 408- 907-6419

About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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