Mainframe Project Coordinator at Cognizant in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted in Information Technology 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

We are looking for Mainframe Project Coordinator for an immediate need. This is a client-facing role & the candidate will have regular interactions with various client managers.

Required Skills:

Coordinating project associates/vendors, communicating project progress/status expectations, and sending updates on project status to Program manager

Overseeing/updating the project timeline, challenges and ensuring cost effectiveness.

Monitoring daily progress, including server hardware, software, and operating systems data gathering

Experience Data center migration projects.

Setup review process with PM/vendors/clients for all the documentation generated for the technology assessment and ensure delivery signoff are attained as per defined timeline

Review, track and report progress of project estimates, milestones and deliverables out of the assessment phase

Capture risk and gather the mitigation plan from architects/vendor and publish/review the mitigation plan with customers

Coordinating technology discussions about installations, upgrades, and maintenance

Coordinating the testing, troubleshooting, and modifying information systems so that they operate effectively

Generate, publish and communicate progress reports

Assuring all IT activities are performed within the parameters of applicable compliance, codes, and regulations.

Evaluating technology risks in order to develop a disaster recovery and BCP

Familiarity on Mainframe upgrades and IBM z/OS operating system z/OS is an advantage

Mainframe Architecture knowledge is an advantage

Coordinating with Vendor to complete the upgrades

Business knowledge and Application understanding

***Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

**Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity.

We are looking for Mainframe Project Coordinator for an immediate need. This is a client-facing role & the candidate will have regular interactions with various client managers.

Required Skills:

Coordinating project associates/vendors, communicating project progress/status expectations, and sending updates on project status to Program manager

Overseeing/updating the project timeline, challenges and ensuring cost effectiveness.

Monitoring daily progress, including server hardware, software, and operating systems data gathering

Experience Data center migration projects.

Setup review process with PM/vendors/clients for all the documentation generated for the technology assessment and ensure delivery signoff are attained as per defined timeline

Review, track and report progress of project estimates, milestones and deliverables out of the assessment phase

Capture risk and gather the mitigation plan from architects/vendor and publish/review the mitigation plan with customers

Coordinating technology discussions about installations, upgrades, and maintenance

Coordinating the testing, troubleshooting, and modifying information systems so that they operate effectively

Generate, publish and communicate progress reports

Assuring all IT activities are performed within the parameters of applicable compliance, codes, and regulations.

Evaluating technology risks in order to develop a disaster recovery and BCP

Familiarity on Mainframe upgrades and IBM z/OS operating system z/OS is an advantage

Mainframe Architecture knowledge is an advantage

Coordinating with Vendor to complete the upgrades

Business knowledge and Application understanding

***Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

**Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity.