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IT Project Manager

Position Summary

The IT Project Manager manages Solution Tree’s IT projects including ecommerce platform, POS, finance systems, sales systems, distribution systems, and fulfillment systems. Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships are essential as the IT Project Manager. IT Project Manager will frequently interact with customers and vendors. A solid understanding of the software development process, strong analytical skills, and ability to understand complex processes are required for this position.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements.
  • Manage every aspect of IT projects from conception through closure and proactively manage project timelines, resources, and risks
  • Create IT requirement specifications for projects and frequently communicate and meet with customers during all project phases
  • Organize project team meetings on a regular basis and actively communicate with team members about the work and project status
  • Proactively escalate issues to Vice President of IT and respond to inquiries about projects from VP of business units
  • Support system ramp-up and go-live and test software implementation against requirements
  • Establishes and maintains liaison as required with developers, product owners, and vendors.
  • Assists in developing departmental plans, goals, objectives, policies and procedures from IT perspectives

Competencies

  • Project Management
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis

Work Environment

This job generally operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position located in our Bloomington office. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some projects may require more out-of-the-area and overnight travel.

Required Education and Experience

  • 4-year degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience in similar work
  • Two or more years’ experience in IT project management
  • Familiar with Project Management methodologies
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Understand Agile Scrum Methodology a plus
  • Working experience on Salesforce, NetSuite, and Magento a plus.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume on the application process. EOE.

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