Project Manager

Chicago, Illinois 60637

Employment Type:
Date Added:
June 09, 2015

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking a Project Manager for our premier client in Chicago, IL. This is a FTE direct hire opportunity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing all aspects of a large project or series of projects to ensure that they meet contractual obligations and that deliverables are met.
  • Works closely with the technical leads to develop project plans and ensure each team is on track. Coordinates activities between the project team and other groups including, but not limited to: IT Services, Purchasing, Finance, Research Administration, Legal, and Administration. Gathers business requirements and ensures the IT Services networking and data center teams are able to appropriately respond.
  • Works closely with the Director of Research, Director of Cloud Operations, Director of Security, and respective teams to ensure close coordination and collaboration.
  • Functions as the liaison between internal technical team, prime sponsor, external collaborators, and user base leads.
  • Proactively ensures the Director and other stakeholders are aware of all challenge and issues and make recommendations for resolution. Includes national and international projects.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years’ experience in a project management role required.
  • Experience in computer science, statistics, mathematics, engineering, or a biology discipline required.
  • Demonstrated experience coming into a project or team with minimal project management structure or documentation, evaluating the requirements and successfully gaining buy in to implement a project management structure required.
  • Experience working on research infrastructure preferred.
  • Experience with both hardware and software IT projects preferred.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and FISMA regulations required.
  • Ability to take a broad plan or proposal and break it into incremental tasks and oversee the completion of each task required.
  • Ability to come into a team used to minimal supervision and oversight and ensure accountability for deliverables required.


  • Bachelor's degree in the field of IT/ Business Administration/ Project Management or equivalent of four (4) years of relevant experience required.

Qualified candidates may send their resume to:

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.