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Accenture Flex offers you the flexibility of fixed duration project-based work powered by Accenture, a leading global professional services company.    Accenture is consistently recognized on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity lists. 

 

As an Accenture Flex employee, you will apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations and communities.  In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Accenture’s clients, you will work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people across Accenture businesses who are using the latest emerging technologies to address today’s biggest business challenges.  You will receive competitive rewards and access to benefits programs and world-class learning resources. 

 

Job Description

The Technical Project Manager (TPM) leads the team of Engineers thru the project life cycle to Design, Build and Deliver infrastructure or middleware components on an agreed upon time line.  The Project manager provides oversight of task delivery for various components of infrastructure service solutions / delivery including network connectivity, midrange server build, virtual server build, storage, performance / capacity planning, and monitoring of infrastructure health.   The TPM will coordinate with key delivery teams responsible for Test Environments Management, Production Release Management, Performance testing and Capacity Management plus other teams to deliver Pre Prod and Production infrastructure in the environments.


Works closely with Design Team Lead to define project requirements and impacted engineering teams.

Engages Engineering resources onto the project / builds the project team.

Creates and Manages project schedule / work break down structure, tasks and Milestones

delivery list.

Host Weekly project team meetings to review and execute plans.

Identifies and documents schedule risk and creates mitigation plans.

Identifies and documents schedule or resource issues or watch items.

Generates weekly status reports covering project progress.

Completes required documentation or system work request needed for planning and

procurement for infrastructure products and services.

Demonstrates an understanding of customer’s tactical goals and effectively participates in

the development and implementation of business solutions.

Manages project risk through comprehensive mitigation assessment and

planning techniques. Actively manages the work efforts of multiple functional

resources through the project plan.

Establishes basic scope control procedures.

Develops documentation; monitors and reports project status; assesses the

effectiveness and accuracy of documentation.

Initiates and maintains reporting relationships with project stakeholders including

team members, peers, managers, customers, vendors, and other affected departments 

to coordinate efforts across multiple business units and ensure continuous efficient

management of projects; gathers input and feedback.

Analyzes and reports project status and research information; monitors project

performance to maintain the quality of services, deliverables, and content.

Effectively assists in directing both internal and external resources to achieve business

solutions within project guidelines.

Collaborates and communicates with other project managers and leaders to

coordinate cross-project initiatives and activities.

Identify and eliminate obstacles to solution plans, business goals or implementation.

Weekly Project Status reporting: Accomplishments, Upcoming 30 day deliverables, Current Issues & Mitigation plans.  

Risk to project schedule, funding.


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 6 years of Project Management experience
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Planning (WBS)
  • Project Communication
  • Understanding of Middleware build
  • Oracle Database Build


 Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Work, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project / Project Plan creation and management.
  • Enjoys working with multiple Engineering teams to deliver infrastructure / hardware solutions for our Software Technology partners.
  • Detail Oriented, Keeps the project team focused and on task.
  • Must be able to build MS project plans based on resource input for task, sequence and duration.
  • Must be able to work with Engineers to purchase, build, and certify hardware and network connections, submit Firewall changes, and update SOR for servers, changes.
  • Must be able to build a project team, and identify the team members, their roles, and understand the delivery task for each team member.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

 

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.  

 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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