Analyst Principal – Functional

  • Location: Houston area
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #10209

Job Title: Analyst Principal – Functional

Summary: We are seeking an experienced and results-driven Project Manager to join our IT team. The successful candidate will play a key role in overseeing the project life cycle of Information Systems (IS) projects, ensuring their timely and successful delivery. This role involves managing project scopes, resources, schedules, and stakeholder communication. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for application support, including design, development, implementation, and maintenance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute project plans, ensuring projects are completed on time and within specifications.
  • Oversee the entire project life cycle, from initiation to deployment, with a focus on scope, resources, and schedules.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with business sponsors and owners to ensure user satisfaction and obtain necessary approvals.
  • Identify and resolve project issues, communicate potential conflicts to management, and conduct “lessons learned” sessions for continuous improvement.
  • Monitor application use and performance, preparing ad hoc reports, and addressing application issues promptly.
  • Manage requirements gathering and documentation, coordinating work sessions with business partners and IT groups.
  • Provide support and maintenance for applications, ensuring peak performance and user satisfaction.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent IT experience.
  • Minimum of ten years of IS experience with a strong emphasis on project management.
  • Five years of experience specifically in IS project management; PMP Certification preferred.
  • Strong understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Excellent troubleshooting and performance tuning skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple job assignments with strong time management skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and MS Project.


Why Choose VC5 Consulting? The objective of our firm is not just to place specialized talent in critical roles, we are also committed to building impactful relationships with both consultants and employers. We utilize the latest cutting-edge technology to evaluate consultants and assess their qualifications before being placed in client companies. Our approach to relationship-building and the use of technology has led to our firm being named to the INC 5000 Fastest Growing List on multiple occasions. When looking for a partner to help advance your accounting, finance, or IT career in Houston, choose VC5 Consulting. Since 2012, we have specialized in connecting top accounting, finance, and IT talent with rewarding roles at leading companies. Our recruiters take the time to understand your skills, goals, and priorities to find you positions that are the right fit. We leverage our strong relationships and network across Houston to open doors at reputable organizations seeking driven professionals like you. Companies trust us to deliver candidates with the technical proficiency, leadership abilities, and strategic mindset to drive impact. If you want a true advocate who will have your back throughout the recruitment process, choose the experienced team at VC5.


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