The role of an IT Systems Integration PM is complex and challenging but also highly rewarding for the right person. If you are a project-driven person who loves to plan, manage and organise and have a particular fascination with Information Technology systems and processes, then Systems Project Management could be the dream career for you.
What’s involved in the role of a Systems Integration Project Manager and what skills are required?
A good IT project manager will be able to successfully plan, estimate and organise IT system integration efforts, choose the most suitable and beneficial IT systems to suit the needs of the project, manage the implementation of complex system interfaces, establish roles and responsibilities, and maintain effective communication between business managers and IT data warehouse developers.
IT PMs should also have an acute awareness and understanding of the costs, risks and potential problems that may develop around an IT project.
Key knowledge areas that those interested in a career in IT systems integration include:
- Project integration, cost and scope management
- Project risk and quality management
- Project procurement and time management
The role of an IT systems PM is to make sure all of these components fit together and ensure the project is completed according to the time and budget limitations of the project brief. During the life of the project the PM needs to manage all systems integration issues, client/server development, open systems design, enterprise solution implementation, legacy systems maintenance and multi-site deployment.
Daysha Consulting, a leading Irish IT project management company, connects highly skilled systems integration managers with European wide organisations. Daysha are always on the look out for exciting new IT talent and in return for the best people offer highly rewarding job opportunities powered by the latest technologies and cutting-edge IT solutions. We provide on-going training and support and plenty of career advancing opportunities.
If you’re looking for career opportunities in the world of Systems Integration PM or related jobs visit Daysha’s career page for a list of current PM roles or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV.
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