Project Manager - Application Development

Deerfield, Illinois 60018

Employment Type:
Temp to Perm
Date Added:
May 07, 2015

Palace Gate Corporation is currently searching for a Project Manager with experience working as a PM embedded with the Application Development team. The qualified candidate will have extensive experience successfully project managing teams of Application Developers. Specifically C#. Net development teams. Our client is in the insurance industry located in the near north suburbs. This is a 6+ month contract to hire position.

This position reports to the Director of Information Technology.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Work onsite embedded with the Application Development teams (C# .Net).

· Outstanding communication skills with a track record of effectively working across organizations

· Ability to quickly understand and communicate with a development team

· Ability to know who to connect with across an organization to ensure project completion

· Ability to bring visibility to projects and organize (must have outstanding organizational skills)

· Good understanding of building applications and support of building applications

· Ability to communicate project timelines and expectations using industry best practices

· Ability to help and coach developers and project team members

· Ability to lead and work with little supervision

· Ability to project manage several small projects in tandem with one to two large projects

· Ability to review, identify and tie up loose ends

· Ability to drive and understand technical staff and communicate to business users/non-technical staff project timelines, estimates and priority

Education and Training

· Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering preferred

· PMP preferred

Professional Experience

· 7 plus years of professional experience with a focus on application development

  • 5 plus years of professional project management experience
  • The key to success in this role will be having recent experience successfully project managing teams of C# .NET Application Developers.

Please send resumes directly to

Our client provides a creative environment and career opportunities.

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting and full-time placement firm that is committed to the success of our clients and our talented placements alike. Palace Gate is consistent in matching the right people with right opportunity. Our company approach is simple: understand our clients’ requirements, business needs and cultures in order to quickly identify the best resources to meet those needs and achieve business success. Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit.