Our direct client in Jacksonville, FL has an immediate contract opportunity for a Project Manager. This is starting out as a 6 month contract with potential to be extended. This is a fantastic opportunity to get on board with a well-respected and dynamic organization that offers tremendous career growth potential.

This position’s primary job responsibility is to provide application development leadership in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle without supervision. Collaborate with clients to document requirements, develop functional and technical specifications and perform testing of project components to ensure the business requirements have been satisfied. Must demonstrate technical aptitude, provide guidance to project team members and assist in designing efficient and scalable technical solutions.
Create or modify diagrams that model business processes, system processes and systems architecture. Design, develop and test complex software components and integration points in accordance with adopted development standards, for integration into larger subsystems. Develop integrated test plans and associated test scripts and validate business requirements through execution of test plans. Create and update project artifacts as required by the established Project Life Cycle and mentor team members to do the same. Develop and update project and SOX compliance documentation.
In addition to the technical aspects of the job, a Project Leader will manage, plan, and actively participate in all Software Development Life Cycle activities for approved strategic projects. This includes documenting and managing the project scope and functional and technical design specifications, determining the resources required, defining the project schedule, assigning tasks, project communications, implementation, production turnover and post implementation support. 
Work closely with all levels of management, both within IT and the client community, to evaluate business opportunities, identify issues, assess project impact, present solutions to mitigate project risk and to develop the most cost-effective and efficient solutions. Must be able to lead meetings and communicate effectively tailoring the message to suit the audience. Create and maintain positive and professional relationships with the user community and third party vendors as needed.
Responsible for providing input and assessment of project personnel to IT Managers for inclusion in the performance appraisal process. Support peers and be a mentor to junior application developers providing the necessary coaching to drive projects to successful completion. Demonstrate expert knowledge in required project management skills and has the ability and capacity to teach others.

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