Mainframe Project Manager

Encore Consulting Services

2019-09-05 00:36:11

Job location Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: I.T. & Communications

Job description

Project duties will include project management/ coordination, direction, guidance and consultation of multiple projects using waterfall, agile and hybrid agile methodologies. Project duties will also include PMO support tasks such as managing action items and backlog, tracking risks and issues, preparing instructions, administering SharePoint sites, preparing meeting agendas and minutes, preparing and managing communication plans, assisting with process improvements, tracking resource allocation, preparing status reports, managing work plans, and serving as a liaison between business and technical partners. Candidates must have experience with mainframe and web application development for large complex systems.

Requires knowledge of and experience with large complex mainframe and web application development projects that use Microsoft.Net for web functions and COBOL, CICS and DB2 (or equivalent mainframe on-line real time teleprocessing such as IMS/DC), for mainframe functions. This position also requires knowledge of and experiences with project management techniques and automated project management tools used to create detailed project plans and support Program Management Office functions including Microsoft Office Suites.

Requires knowledge and understanding of standard project management industry practices such as the PMI's framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works with project team and sponsor. Documents risks and develops mitigation plans. Identifies, tracks, and ensures resolution of issues and removal of barriers.


  • Change management
  • Progress tracking
  • Project Management
  • Risk management
  • Understanding of project management methodologies and experience with "Waterfall" and "Agile" software
  • Ability to develop and implement quality assurance processes and procedures including test/use cases
  • Application Development and Support of CICS/IDMS/COBOL/JCL Mainframe
  • SharePoint
  • Manage systems testing and support user acceptance testing
  • User test, System test, and User Acceptance test plans

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