Added Sep 27, 2021 Project Manager (22870) Springfield, IL | Contract Apply

Job Description

Time to get to work! LRS Consulting Services is seeking an experienced Senior IT Project Manager for our client in Central Illinois. This is a long-term contract opportunity for the right person. If you’re that person, if you have the Project Management expertise that we need, submit your resume now! Local candidates will be given preference.

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility, and strong relationships with our clients keeps them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts, combined with your technical expertise, equals career possibilities for you. So let’s get to work!

The project manager will:
  • Manage activities around the migration of some key system interfaces, as the client moves a critical line of business from one business partner to another.
  • Would involve working with our internal development team, IT Operations, SME’s, quality assurance, and the new business partner’s development team.
  • There is a backlog of projects that this individual may be able to take on as well.
  • Utilize Azure DevOps boards for project management and working in a Kanban environment
  • The development projects are taking on more of an Agile approach, although the PMO and Development teams are in the early stages of rolling out a methodology that works best.


Must have 6+ years of experience with the following:
  • Project management experience
  • Risk Management as it relates to managing Maintenance, Support and Application Development projects/resources
  • Project Management Tools such as Azure DevOps, MS Project, Jira, etc…
  • Creating project deliverables using project management software such as Azure Dev Ops or MS Project or Jira
  • Agile Experience and Scrum Master experience
  • Managing requirements as it relates to project/resource deliverables
  • Documentation and Implementation as it relates to managing Maintenance and Support
  • Team leadership (placing employee’s on projects) both consultants and internal
  • Establishing and following a timeline

Must have 2+ years of experience with the following:
  • Managing multiple maintenance and development projects simultaneously
  • Managing/directing internal developers and vendor development teams
  • Coordinating and setting meetings, timelines, communications, and project updates
  • Working with business analyst and QA testing teams
  • Developing project plans
  • Strong candidates will have Agile Methodology & Kanban experience
  • Strong candidates will have a PMP Certification & Scrum Master Certification
  • Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)
  • Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer

Colorado salary range - $20/hr to $125/hr

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive
consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion,
creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity,
domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship
status or protected veteran status.