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Information Technology Project Managers - 15-1199.09

O*NET-SOC Description

Plan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) projects. Lead and guide the work of technical staff. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • IT Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Manager of IT
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Project Manager/Team Coach
  • Senior Lead Project Manager
  • Senior Project Leader/Team Lead
  • Technical Project Lead (Project Manager)
  • Transition Program Manager

SOC Occupation Groups

15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1100 Computer Occupations
15-1190 Miscellaneous Computer Occupations
15-1199.00 Computer Occupations, All Other
15-1199.09 Information Technology Project Managers

Related Occupations

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Tasks

  • Assess current or future customer needs and priorities by communicating directly with customers, conducting surveys, or other methods.
  • Assign duties, responsibilities, and spans of authority to project personnel.
  • Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems.
  • Coordinate recruitment or selection of project personnel.
  • Develop and manage annual budgets for information technology projects.
  • Develop and manage work breakdown structure (WBS) of information technology projects.
  • Develop implementation plans that include analyses such as cost-benefit or return on investment (ROI).
  • Develop or update project plans for information technology projects including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and staffing.
  • Direct or coordinate activities of project personnel.
  • Establish and execute a project communication plan.
  • Identify need for initial or supplemental project resources.
  • Identify, review, or select vendors or consultants to meet project needs.
  • Initiate, review, or approve modifications to project plans.
  • Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope.
  • Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Monitor the performance of project team members, providing and documenting performance feedback.
  • Negotiate with project stakeholders or suppliers to obtain resources or materials.
  • Perform risk assessments to develop response strategies.
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings related to information technology projects.
  • Submit project deliverables, ensuring adherence to quality standards.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze data to identify trends or relationships among variables.
  • Analyze security of systems, network, or data.
  • Assign duties or work schedules to employees.
  • Collaborate with others to resolve information technology issues.
  • Collect data about customer needs.
  • Coordinate resource procurement activities.
  • Develop detailed project plans.
  • Develop guidelines for system implementation.
  • Develop information communication procedures.
  • Identify information technology project resource requirements.
  • Manage budgets for appropriate resource allocation.
  • Manage information technology projects or system activities.
  • Participate in staffing decisions.
  • Prepare analytical reports.
  • Supervise information technology personnel.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Chief Signal NCO (Army - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Communications Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Network Systems Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Apprentice, Data Links (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Craftsman, Data Links (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Helper, Data Links (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Journeyman, Data Links (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Data Systems Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Defensive Cyberspace Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Defensive Cyberspace Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Information Security Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Technician Submarines (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Technology Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems Engineer (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Production (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Production Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Production Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Production Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Production, Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Signals Intelligence/Electronic Warfare/Cyberspace Operations Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

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