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Red River IT Project Manager in Jackson, Mississippi

Red River is seeking an experienced and talented IT Project Manager to join our growing team. This role will manage the implementation of a modern enterprise solution to replace multiple siloed legacy systems across a diverse customer base. This individual will provide leadership to the project team and be the primary liaison between Red River and its clients to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards, and meet customer expectations.

Primary Position Tasks:

  • Responsible for the management and timely delivery of all project deliverables in a matrixed engineering organization

  • Primary point of contact for all status reporting to multiple levels of project stakeholders

  • Responsible for implementing industry standard project management best practices, processes and methodologies

  • Primary project advocate to remove roadblocks, and ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards, and meet customer expectations

  • Manage a team of people and communicate well with management, sales organization and Red River’s valued customers

  • Responsible for the communication and timely escalation of project issues and risks to insure the continued stability of all work efforts

  • Full lifecycle management of infrastructure deployments from procurement, delivery, installation, configuration and testing

  • Other business duties as assigned

Minimum Education/Certification/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated full-time experience in project management

  • Demonstrated experience as a lead deploying a minimum of three (3) complex networking &/or security infrastructure projects across multiple locations

Preferred Education/Certification/Experience:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) strongly preferred

  • Six Sigma and ITIL certifications a plus

  • Experience as a lead or assistant project manager for software development projects or COTS deployment projects is a plus

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Essential Elements :

This position is expected to travel 25% time as needed.

Red River offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an exceptional work environment. You can review our benefit offerings here (https://redriver.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Benefits-At-A-Glance-2022.pdf) . If you are ready to join a growing company, please submit your resume and cover letter (optional).

EOE M/F/DISABLED/Vet

Red River is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, family medical history or genetic information, disability, past or present military service, or any other characteristics protected under the laws applicable in the locations where Red River operates. Red River will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Red River does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings or otherwise. Placement fees will not be paid to any recruiter unless Red River has an active agreement in place with the recruiter and such a request has been made by the Red River Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Red River Talent Acquisition Team via our Applicant Tracking System. Any unsolicited resumes or other data submitted to Red River in violation of this policy may be used by Red River without obligation to pay any fees of any kind to the recruiter.

Red River brings together the ideal combination of talent, partners and products to disrupt the status quo in technology and drive success for business and government. Red River serves organizations well beyond traditional technology integration, with more than 20 years experience in security, networking, analytics, collaboration, mobility and cloud solutions. Our operations, support, sales and technical teams all work together to create a positive impact on citizens, soldiers, consumers and employees. That’s what it means to Rock the Red. Are you ready?

  • We work with purpose, looking to disrupt the status quo in meaningful ways.

  • We act with integrity, showing respect for all and demonstrating our commitment to ethics

  • We value collaboration and work as a team to accomplish goals

  • We elevate creativity, and support curiosity to re-imagine the use of technology

  • We have a strong work ethic, and seek continuous improvement in all we do

  • We embrace philanthropy, working together to drive positive change and lasting impact within communities around us

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