IT Infrastructure Project Manager

Confidential Company  •  Palo Alto, CA

11 - 15 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/19/18 by Emily Russo
Confidential Company
Palo Alto, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/19/18 Emily Russo

We are looking for IT Infrastructure Project Manager for our client in  Palo Alto, CA

Job Title: IT Infrastructure Project Manager

Job Location:  Palo Alto, CA

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

?US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.? 

Job Description:

  • The Project Manager is directly accountable for the successful implementation of customer IT
  • Infrastructure project(s) and is measured against the following success factors: Quality, Schedule, Budget and Customer?s Satisfaction.

Position Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Leads the successful delivery of complex customer IT Infrastructure projects from planning, design to implementation.
  • Manages the project from start to completion including the resolution of project risks and issues.
  • Manages small to medium or a portion of larger, more complex customer IT Infrastructure
  • projects.
  • Provides leadership and management of the project team.
  • Ensures project objectives and performance metrics are achieved.
  • Ensures that project deliverable meet the requiredquality standards and are accepted by the
  • customer.
  • Responsible for the creation and updating of the project schedule and plan with financial,
  • resource and material requirements.
  • Responsible for regular customer and internal project status and project financial reporting.
  • Responsible for organizing and leading project team and project governance team meetings.
  • Accountable for the Project Budget.
  • Participates in the preparation of proposals and agreements.
  • Oversees project staff including project engineers, both on- and off-shore team, vendors,
  • partners or subcontractors.
  • Presents service business value to customers for new or existing business.
  • Capturing key Lessons learnt and Best Practices which can be used to improve AS Service
  • delivery performance
  • Continuously focuses on project delivery excellence and high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Build tight working relationship with CIS offshore delivery teams.
  • Good business judgment, a comfortable, open communication style, and a willingness and
  • ability to work with customers and teams.

Skills required:

  • 10 or more years of IT experience.
  • Minimum of 5 yearexperience as an IT Infrastructure Project Manager.
  • Exposure and working level knowledge of working with and interfacing to global delivery
  • teams
  • Project Management experience in the deployment of IT Infrastructure technologies focused
  • on Enterprise/Cloud- and EUC-Services.
  • Completed formal Project Management training and certification.
  • Conceptual knowledge of main IT Infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data,
  • cloud, EUC and applications).
  • Good understanding of project scoping and risk assessment techniques.
  • Good negotiation, communication and presentation skills.
  • An understanding of the legal issues with contracts.
  • Typically requires 5+ years project management experience with IT Infrastructure projects.
  • Project plan and schedule creation.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work independently.

Consulting skills required:

  • Passionate, persuasive, articulate Infrastructure project management professional capable of
  • quickly establishing interest and credibility in how to start and manage complex IT
  • Infrastructure projects.
  • Strong written, verbal and chalk board skills.
  • Experience in working in Prince2 or PMI methodology managed projects.
  • Experience in enterprise applications, solutions and data center infrastructures.
  • Strong customer-interaction skills.
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and excitement with key customer personnel, as well as
  • work collaboratively and in a hands-on manner with technical professionals.
  • Degrees/Certifications Earned
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology
  • PMI, Prince 2 of similar Project Management certification
  • ITIL certification is a pre.

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