Information Technology - Toronto

?Required Skills:
MUST HAVE:
1. Hands-on working experience using Hadoop (1 – 3 years)
2. Data Warehousing – Hortonworks ideally
3. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal as communications will be extended to Managers and Executives, and must provide follow-ups to supported groups
4. Excellent interpersonal skills; must be able to work both independently and within a team environment
5. Excellent time management skills
 
NICE TO HAVE:
1. Previous Financial Services experience with the Big Five
2. PMP/PMI
 
Education:
Undergrad Degree in Computer Sciences

SUMMARY:
 
The main function of an IT Project Manager is to oversee the application of project management methodology during all phases of the project cycle, with responsibilities that include project design, scope management, cost control, quality and performance reporting.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
• Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope
• Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising
• Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements
• Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs
• Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing
• Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures
• Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses
• Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized
• Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
• Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.
• PMP or PMI or CSM certification desirable
• 5 – 7 years experience
• Proven project management experience
 • Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities
• Proven ability to learn business and technical processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization
• Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions
• Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment
• Experience in a Hadoop/Hortonworks Data Platform Enterprise Data Lake environment strongly preferred
• A technical background is highly desirable

Please send resumes to d.saravanan@maxsys.ca
 

Position Type Contract
Application Deadline April 30, 2017
Experience Required 5+ years
Job Duration 3 months
Education Required Bachelors