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Project Manager - Tech Ops

100% Fully Remote


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$55 - 60 per hour

Start Date:


The TechOps PM will support in managing workstreams or projects as part of an enterprise-wide initiative to review and update internal technology and business systems at the Credit Union. The TechOps PM will own project management responsibilities for 2-3 workstreams or projects associated with our client’s configuration management database (CMDB), used to store information about hardware and software assets. Successful candidates will be strong in project management (ideally with experience with both Waterfall and Agile methodologies), will have experience with TechOps projects (ideally as a PM), and may also have experience with CMDBs, hardware and software management systems and/or other TechOps collaboration tools.


– Manage (multiple) requirements gathering in an iterative and collaborative approach. Demonstrate agile focus capturing high-level requirements and then refining them through ongoing collaboration with stakeholders and customers.
– Determine and establish appropriate project governance. Prepare and manage steering committee meetings.
– Define, document, and communicate business outcomes, objectives, and project scopes.
– Lead the project team(s) in the successful planning, execution, and implementation of projects from initiation through project closure(s).
– Develop work plans for highly complex or specialized technology projects, features, and business initiatives.
– Determine and manage to the appropriate project management methodologies on all projects or product delivery teams.
– Ensure all project artifacts are sufficiently documented and conform to audit requirements.
– Manage project(s) financials including creation of a budget(s) and forecast(s), reconciliation(s) of actuals against forecast(s), and review/approval of project(s) invoices.
– Create, manage, and communicate all Project(s) people resource plan(s) and project(s) timelines and schedules.
– Review and provide recommendations for vendor SOWs/contracts and manage the activities of external partners and resources that may be working on assigned projects.
– Manage and communicate project(s) dependencies with other teams in a timely manner.
– Anticipate and identify, solve, and remove impediments from the project path. Document and manage multiple projects’ risks, issues, and decisions (RAID) throughout project lifecycle.
– Establish and execute project communication plan(s), project leadership, negotiation, and project management for potentially multiple projects in parallel.
– Provide ongoing coaching and/or mentorship to associate/newer PMs and other project team members.
– Facilitate creation and management of release plans, go-live activities, and support.
– Navigate challenges effectively while managing for results, deliverables and timelines
– Experience with database technologies, CMDBs, TechOps projects and collaboration tools strongly preferred
– Professional project management certifications (e.g. Project Management Professional, Project Management Certification) preferred. Agile certifications and/or relevant education preferred. (E.g. Certified Scrum Master, Agile Certified Practitioner) preferred.
– Experience with Azure Dev Ops for work management (task management) preferred


The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $55 to $60 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.

Client Description

Client Description:

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:

– You’re paid weekly

– Subsidized health and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)

– Paid Sick Leave for all US and Canada talent

– Access to Fidelity 401(k) with company match

– Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward bus or train passes, etc.)

– Direct deposit for your paycheck

– Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)

– Access to free online courses via Aquent’s Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills:

– Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you’re happy and progressing according to your expectations (we’re also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you’re close to wrapping up)