Infrastructure Project Manager

Infrastructure PM, Data Center, Build and Release, Vendor management.
Full Time, FTE
Negotiable
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Infrastructure Project Manager

Delivery focused PM should have a solid understanding of:

  • Data Center Infrastructure Capabilities (Server-Host-Networking-Storage)
  • Project Management Lifecycle Methodologies (PMP Preferred)
  • Cabling and other Data Center Infrastructure
  • ITIL v3 Methodologies (preferred)

Responsibilities

  • Run complex projects from design and development to production.
  • The purpose of the Project Manager’s job is to ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery.
  • The Project Manager will plan, coordinate, and monitor larger scale scope and budget projects with a high degree of complexity and risk.
  • The Project Manager will partner with key business stakeholders to ensure a successful start-up and completion of a project. Projects can span multiple business units or functional areas.
  • Provide a holistic view of the overall project to the organization and all stakeholders
  • Exhibit proactive behavior by engaging in project planning activities, including but not limited to: Defining the overall scope of the project; Creating and maintaining a consolidated timeline/schedule highlighting the major milestones and associated dates for project activities; Identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts; Putting mechanisms in place to ensure on-going control of the project (E.g., Kick off meeting, overall Project Management Approach, Communication Plan, Risk Management, Issues Management, Change Control, etc.)
  • Define project governance, outlining roles, responsibilities, decision rights and clearly defined escalation path
  • Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project outcomes
  • Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and informed about what is occurring throughout project
  • Proactively communicate the project’s progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency throughout project lifecycle. Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions
  • Facilitate alignment and approach for all related business areas to meet Objectives.
  • Knowledgeable about how the organizations work; knows how to get things done through formal channels and the informal network. Understands the culture of organizations.

Position Requirements

  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification or equivalent preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, or higher in Engineering, Technology or related field.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of project management or IT Management, including all aspects of process development and execution.
  • Experience in driving large scale change efforts, working within matrix management of cross-functional processes and teams
  • Stakeholder Partnership: Strong influencing and stakeholder management skills, ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships and strategic partnerships with key stakeholders/customers across organization to maximize program effectiveness and influence
  • Judgment: Ability to practically apply project management concepts to facilitate the achievement of business objectives ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful program delivery
  • Ability to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals
  • Team Leadership: Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders, mobilize and motivate project team, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace
  • Process Adherence: Ability to engage in project initiating activities such as identifying stakeholders, identifying project management approach, defining roles and responsibilities, etc
  • Ability to use proven project management methods and practices to facilitate the achievement of project outcomes

Work Conditions

  • Extended work hours may be required in meet project deadlines.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other devices and objects.
  • Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
  • Travel required - 50 - 60%

 

Posted By

Tanushree Gupta

1281 Wayne Ave San Jose, CA, 95131

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Position Id : 312342
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