IT Infrastructure Project Manager

SDLC, design management, identify risk, project deliverable, communication, Test Management, Project Management, data center projects, cross-functional optimization, IT Migrations, Infrastructure Migrations, team building, interpersonal skills
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Allied Consultants, Inc. is an Austin-based firm which has for 27 years been a premier provider of technical and business professionals to clients in Texas. We are currently seeking an experienced IT Infrastructure Project Manager to be a key resource on a technical services team.

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with other project managers to achieve project goals.
  • Ensure the timely posting of all required project management artifacts and approvals in compliance with our methodology standards.
  • Supports the projects by facilitating project logistics.
  • Creates and implements communication plans. Prepares reports for leadership regarding the status of projects.
  • Route documentation for review with document owner by established scheduled deadlines and obtain all required approvals for publishing.
  • Work with appropriate personnel to define scope, timelines and budget.
  • Create or support the development and maintenance of complete project management plans and project schedules that include all WBS elements of the project business such as milestones and critical path activities.
  • Review and edit documentation to ensure validity and accuracy of information.
  • Monitor the overall progress of each project to ensure that goals are achieved within the defined scope, time and budget.
  • Identify and communicate issues to the appropriate parties, and find timely resolution of issues.
  • Participate in project meetings, capture status updates and action items.
  • Proactively engage with all members of the project team to create and deliver complete presentations on project goals and plans, including status reports.
  • Maintains budget records, reconciles accounts and prepares statements of expenditures for projects.
  • Measures, tracks, and evaluates progress against the project plan, deliverables, milestones and required tasks
  • Project manage 1 4 simultaneous infrastructure related projects.
  • Project manage full lifecycle projects ranging from 3 18 months.
  • Project manage a matrixed team of RRC IT, business area, and third party professionals.
  • Apply project management and product management practices of the realm.
  • Produce and deliver RRC reports that include project progress, schedule, budget, risks, and issues.
  • Adapt to periodic changes to scope, schedule, and resources.
  • Matrix manage 1 8 fractional resources during the project life.
  • Obtain peer and management approvals of project deliverables.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools including Word and Excel (PowerPoint and Visio desirable).
  • Communicate fluently in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Mitigate risks, resolve issues, and meet action items

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor s Degree or equivalent related work experience.
  • Eight (8) years of experience with infrastructure and data center projects such as refreshing the hardware, operating systems, middleware, and reinstalling and configuring software applications.
  • Eight (8) years Project Management of experience which includes the preparation of project related documentation, planning & managing project activities, and the implementation of projects or maintenance activities.
  • Eight (8) years of hands-on experience with IT Infrastructure support
  • Eight (8) years Experience in managing diverse project teams (in-house, multi-vendor - System Integrator, Quality Control)
  • Eight (8) years Experience with Data center migration, technology upgrade, system implementation
  • Provides leadership and oversight on all aspects of a project or enterprise initiatives translating business requirements into supporting infrastructure solutions. Is seen as an IT Professional with a broad range of understanding of IT technologies, infrastructure and business processes.
  • Responsible for planning and coordinating cross functional resources to deploy or optimize virtual or physical infrastructure components within the predicted cost, time, and quality estimates.
  • Possesses the cross functional expertise and required technical knowledge to manage all aspects of an IT infrastructure project (Virtual and Physical Infrastructure, Networks, and Security).
  • Key Experience In IT/Infrastructure Migrations (Data, Platform Virtualization VMs (Virtual machines)
  • Working knowledge of Windows Servers, VMWare, Cisco Network Switches & Routers, Wi-Fi, Netapps storage, NetBackup, Active Directory, DNS, load balancing, VoIP, Cisco Call Manager, Data Center, Cloud, Oracle, data replication, content management, Business Intelligence, network performance management, application performance management, Desktop, laptops, Smartphones, Information Security
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with others, initiate action and adapt to change.
  • Ability to foster working relationships with the team and clients.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools including Word and Excel (PowerPoint, Visio, and Project desirable).
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills, possessing diplomacy and good business judgment.
  • Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Posted By

Jessica Jones

1304 West Ave. Austin, TX, 78701

Contact
Dice Id : alliedtx
Position Id : 2019-4161
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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