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Project Manager - IT

10900 Corporate Centre Dr Suite 250, Houston, TX 77041, USA Req #428
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Job Title: Project Manager
Department: Information Technology
Reports to: Manager, Project Management
FLSA Status: Exempt

Company Information: DISA Global Solutions is a fast-paced, growing company focused on providing safety and compliance solutions, which include drug and alcohol testing, background screening, occupational health screening, transportation compliance, and safety and substance abuse training. We are headquartered in Houston, Texas with over 300 employees. DISA has specialized in promoting workplace health and safety for over 25 years and has a strong market presence in the energy and transportation sector. We are IT innovators and developed one of the most advanced platforms to support our clients’ access to data. DISA is highly committed to quality and service excellence.

DISA employees are offered a competitive pay and benefits package and a fun and exciting place to work. We have a collaborative and team-oriented culture with numerous opportunities of career advancement. We offer monthly appreciation events and strive to provide a learning environment where each employee is encouraged to participate in continuing education and training.

This is not a remote role. This position is located in Houston, TX.  

Position Summary:  A hands-on role in the IT Department focused on driving IT alignment. Plans and coordinates technical solutions based on short-term and long-term needs. Will provide direction to the various project teams including responsibility for managing various project milestones, budgetary targets and end user expectations, specifically in the Infrastructure group.

• Lead technology projects with both dedicated and shared resources. 
• Work with team to ensure understanding of business and technical requirements. 
• Demonstrate proficiency in project management practices to build and manage team(s) that design and deliver highly scalable, extensible and reliable frameworks and services.  
• Work with IT management to monitor any metrics used by the infrastructure organization.  
• Aid the documentation of technology strategy, business goals and roadmap execution.
• Make sure that day-to-day operations are minimally impacted. 
• Surface issues to IT management.
• Review IT processes to ensure efficiency, documentation, and to ensure that output meets the needs of the business. 
• Work with the business to communicate the impact of proposed changes.
• Appreciate and advocate for information security and secure practices. 
• Support IT merger and acquisition integration efforts. 
• Liaise with the Security Manager to ensure proper implementation of security requirements.
• Work directly with the IT infrastructure group to properly set-up and maintain system infrastructure such that operations are optimized. 
• Encourage teamwork within the overall IT team.
• Assist business teams with understanding the existing system capabilities, and capabilities being delivered in a project as and when possible. 

Qualifications required:
• Bachelor’s degree 
• 5+ years of project management experience, including working in a matrix environment
• 3+ years of experience in managing IT projects 
• CAPM or the equivalent certification
• Proficiency in project management tools such as Jira, Confluence, Microsoft Project, etc.
• Experience understanding complex technical issues
•  Basic understanding of network management 
• Basic understanding of IT security principles
• Understanding of Agile vs Waterfall project techniques
• Experience translating between business and technical teams 
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to interact with both business/operations and IT teams
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent

Qualifications desired:
• Master’s Degree in computer science, management information systems, business administration or a related discipline
• PMP certification
• DISAWorks system experience

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • 10900 Corporate Centre Dr Suite 250, Houston, TX 77041, USA