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Information Technology Project Managers - 15-1299.09

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

  • Cloud Product Director
  • Cybersecurity Project Manager
  • Data Center Product Director
  • Information Systems Project Manager (IS Project Manager)
  • IT Manager (Information Technology Manager)
  • IT Program Manager (Information Technology Program Manager)
  • IT Project Manager (Information Technology Project Manager)
  • Scrum Master
  • Transition Program Manager

SOC Occupation Groups

15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1200 Computer Occupations
15-1290 Miscellaneous Computer Occupations
15-1299.00 Computer Occupations, All Other
15-1299.09 Information Technology Project Managers

Related Occupations

No information available.

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

  • ADP Customer Liaison Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Basic Information Operations Staff Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Chief Signal NCO (Army - Enlisted)
  • Communications 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 Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Warfare Operations Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyberspace Support Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyberspace Support Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyberspace Warfare Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Data Base Management Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Data Systems Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Defensive Cyberspace Warfare Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Health Services Systems Management (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Information Management Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Information Management Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Information Security Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Security Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Information Systems Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Technology Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Intelligence Technology and Data Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Knowledge Management Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • 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)
  • Management Information Systems Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Modeling and Simulation Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Senior Signal Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Shipboard Nontactical Automatic Data Processing System Coordinator (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Software Development Specialist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Intelligence Communication Supervisor (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Systems Automation Acquisition and Engineering (Army - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

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