Infrastructure Project Manager - Data Center Project - Alpharetta, GA - Hybrid

Overview

On Site
Accepts corp to corp applications
Contract - Independent
Contract - W2
Contract - 12 month(s)

Skills

Data Center
Cisco
Arista
IT Project manager

Job Details

Description:
Network Data Center Project

The candidate must work some Friday evenings after business hours and Saturday mornings. - Hybrid

Manager Job Description
About the Position
Seeking an IT project manager with network infrastructure experience to focus on the integration of the network infrastructure with client core network. The network Project Manager will be responsible for installing new Cisco and Arista hardware at various Data Centers and office building locations. The role is responsible for full life cycle project management. This role is accountable for the successful buildout of network core infrastructure. This includes plan, Build, Integrate, Migrate, and test. The candidate will be leading the project, not reporting on the project. This role is not a PMO position but rather a technical PM. The role is not a manager role and does not lead a team. This role is an individual contributor role where the ideal candidate will upgrade core network hardware. The candidate must work some Friday evenings after business hours and Saturday mornings.
About You
A confident and articulate self-starter
A team player with a high level of commitment and enthusiasm
Able to work in a high-pressure environment while juggling multiple tasks
Has excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
Demonstrate time management, ability to prioritize tasks and to meet deadlines across multiple projects
Possess strong interpersonal skills and able to communicate at all levels and influence others
Display strong leadership skills, with a proven track record of leading projects at times of change
Experience with working some Friday evenings and Saturdays during the installation phase

Requirements:
12-15 years of technology project management experience
Build Data Center and CoLocation network core infrastructure
Experience with Cisco and Arista hardware and understands how to partner with vendors for installation
Experience with project lifecycle of network integrations, infrastructure build, data center builds
Plan, coordinate, implement, and track deliverables related to the request
Manage delivery across internal teams and third-party contractors/ consultants
Gather technology requirements and partner with engineering and operations for high level design
Coordinate deployment resources including Smart Hands
Manage Hardware deliveries, with vendors, including staging
Create and Manage the Technology Change Management tickets
Develop, track and coordinate circuit installations and scheduled
Provide weekly status reports both internally and externally, as required
Schedule UAT testers and BAU signoffs
Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Visio, and Project
Strong Excel, Sharepoint, MS project, ServiceNow Skills

Skills Desired:
Bachelor's Degree +
Must have knowledge of Cisco and Arista hardware
Must have experience within financial services / consulting
Circuit implementation / testing / turn-up
Dark Fiber, WAN, LAN
Data Center Builds, Consolidations, Decommissions