IT project managers oversee the planning and execution of an organization's information technology goals. They're responsible for developing and installing computer systems, as well as delegating the job at hand with other team members to keep tasks on track. IT project managers assign resources based on an organization's plans and are well-informed of the specific initiatives they entail. They also ensure that the work is completed by the deadline and within the budget given. IT project managers solve complex technical issues, monitor the team's progress, assign tasks, prepare schedules, and consult with vendors and clients. They have good leadership skills, as well as project management experience and knowledge of computer systems. IT project managers usually have a bachelor's degree or higher in information technology or computer science. Some of them possess certifications, such as PMP (Project Management Professional), CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) and PgMP (Program Management Professional).
Known as "The Emerald City", Seattle is home to a variety of universities, as well as a booming tech industry. Startups are on the rise with entrepreneurs wanting to emulate the successes of Internet companies like Zillow and Amazon. The Port of Seattle is one of the largest major gateways in the United States for trade. This city also has a growing video game and biotech industry.
Seattle's residents enjoy a calm, yet bustling city that's filled with coffee shops like the original Starbucks. It features stunning views of the ocean and mountains. The Space Needle, Discovery Park and Pike Place Market are some of Seattle's notable landmarks.
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