Zones Inc

Senior IT Project Manager

  • Job Type: Contract W2
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Boston
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Primary Skills: project management MPLS Networking switching
  • Secondary Skills: routing PMI
  • Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description

When it comes to IT solution providers, there are a lot of choices. But when it comes to providers with innovative and differentiating end-to-end service offerings, there’s really only one: Zones – First Choice for IT.


Position Overview

- Term: W2 - 1 year with high potential for extension

- Location: onsite: Boston City Hall Square with some remote/Hybrid opportunity

- Hourly & Weekly pay. 35 hrs per week. (Mon-Fri) + benefits

*Employees must provide proof of Covid vaccination

The City of Boston’s Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) is seeking a project manager with a network engineering background or demonstrated experience managing technical projects within a large enterprise network or service provider environment.

The city owns and operates a DWDM optical backbone with an IP/MPLS service layer that connects more than 300 city department locations. Candidates familiar with network operations and having a strong functional understanding of IP network technologies including switching, routing, MPLS, and optical layer topologies are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be responsible for project planning, execution, reporting, and completion. This position requires effective leadership and communication skills, coupled with an ability to assess, prioritize, and synchronize project resources and activities. DoIT network projects require cross-functional coordination of equipment vendors, network services, optical fiber providers, with multiple city departments and locations.


Manages, plans, organizes, and controls all operations and activities of large IT projects at varying levels of complexity.

Duties include:

-Oversee multiple projects to ensure proper management

-Create and maintain project plans

-Ensure that users and project team members roles and responsibilities are defined

-Coordinate and monitor activities to ensure project is completed on time and within budget

-Ensures that user requirements, deliverables and approvals are defined and documented

-Communicate project status

-Promote use of PMI best practices

-Ensure the delivery of a product that meets user requirements


-Excellent communication with documentation skills

- functional understanding of IP network technologies including switching, routing, MPLS, and optical layer topologies

-Understanding of large (enterprise) network build outs and technical terminology

Zones offers a comprehensive Benefits package

While we’re committed to providing top-tier solutions, we’re just as committed to supporting our own team. Our employees enjoy a variety of comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, a 401(k) plan with matching provision, paid time off, and much more. And as a Minority Business Enterprise, a Corporate Plus member of the Northwest Minority Supplier Development Council, and an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, our community is just as diverse.

At Zones, work is more than a job – it's an exciting career immersed in an inventive, collaborative culture. If you’re interested in working on the cutting edge of IT innovation, sales, engineering, operations, administration, and more, Zones is the place for you!

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