Azure Migration Project Manager

Posted on 21 February 23 by Emmanuelle Kramer

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Job Description

Compass Pointe Consulting LLC is a Maryland based, Woman Owned Small Business specializing in IT and Finance & Accounting Solutions and Services is looking for an Azure Migration Project Manager to work 100% REMOTE. Due to the nature of the work MUST be a US CITIZEN and perform the work within the USA.
This PM will have experience in major application migrations from on-premises datacenter to AZURE. Must have supported various projects associated with migration of its applications to new platforms, mostly cloud-based (SaaS or in an -administered virtual data center in the Microsoft Azure cloud).

The projects may include:

•Migration of complex Engineering apps from on-premises to the Azure virtual
data center
•Migration of a legacy CRM system from one on-prem data center to another
•Refactoring a workflow system from on-prem virtual servers to Azure-hosted
•Migration of a COTS/customized employee time reporting system from an on-
prem installation to a different platform – could be an on-prem migration,
migration to the Azure virtual data center, or to one of several vendor SaaS

Job Duties:
•Achieving agreed-to scope within the baselined cost and schedule
•Identifying resource requirements
•Surfacing and resolving roadblocks, seeking assistance/escalation in a timely
•Tracking/resolving issues and risks
•Preparing monthly project reports and weekly status updates
•Establishes and sustains strong relationships with key stakeholders
•Leading and directing work of others who do not directly report to the position but
whose input and cooperation are critical to project success
•Identifying scope changes and proposed responses for management review
•Flexibility in using Agile (Kanban and Scrum) and traditional project management
methods to plan work and track progress.
•Defining and executing communications plans.
•Following established processes for project governance and management

Required Skills:
•Minimum of 5 years project management experience (migrating, upgrading,
refactoring applications preferred)
•Experience with closing or relocating data centers
•Experience with application development and testing life cycles, including
preparation for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and other audits
•Knowledge of cloud-based technology (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
•Demonstrated success with multiple concurrent projects in a highly matrixed
•Agile/Scrum and blended agile-waterfall experience preferred

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