Project Manager - Infrastructure 8/26/2016

Confidential Company Columbus, GA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29312805
AJE Ref #
575988591
Location
Columbus, GA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
DaVinciTek is an IT Recruiting Professional Services Firm. Currently, we have a full time position for a PROJECT MANAGER - INFRASTRUCTURE with our financial services/banking client in the greater Columbus, GA area. The successful candidate will have 5-10 years managing infrastructure projects. The client is offering relocation assistance.

Our Client is searching for a PROJECT MANAGER -INFRASTRUCTURE. The individual will be responsible for managing the on time, to budget delivery of highly complex infrastructure projects while ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery. The Senior Infrastructure Project Manager will plan, coordinate, and monitor larger scale scope and budget projects with a high degree of complexity and risk. The Senior Infrastructure Project Manager will partner with key business stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of projects that span all technologies (network, server, storage, mainframe, data center, etc.).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
* Manage multiple project deliveries of varying dimensions - complexity, technology, geography, 3rd party partners
* Exhibit proactive behavior by engaging in project planning activities, including but not limited to:

* Defining the overall scope of the project
* Creating and maintaining detailed project plans with well-defined milestones / dates
* Creating and managing detailed project budgets and resource plans
* Identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts
* Implementing sound testing plans and ensuring quality standards are met
* 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.)
* Plan and co-ordinate the activities of all IT resources (internal and external) and infrastructure (hardware, licenses, etc.) necessary for the complete delivery of each project
* Define project governance, outlining roles, responsibilities, decision rights and clearly defined escalation paths
* Keep all stakeholders (internal knows how to get things done through formal channels and the informal network
* Influence and negotiate with senior management and vendors to ensure support for the project plan and resources
* Maintain a good knowledge of related projects / initiatives in order to identify potential dependencies, synergies, overlap or duplication
* Develops recommendations and implements improvements to established project management methodologies within leveraging process improvement approaches (e.g., Agile, Six Sigma, etc.)
* Typically mentors less experienced PM teammates on complex projects
* May have people management responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Job Qualifications

* Bachelor degree in Information Technology or related field from an accredited university
* 10+ years of hands-on technical Project Management experience with at least 5 in the infrastructure space
* Expert knowledge of and demonstrated experience in project management processes and methodologies
* Proven skills in effectively managing project teams and stakeholders
* Experience driving large scale complex infrastructure efforts
* Strong sense of ownership & accountability
* Proven ability to forge strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels
* Excellent planning and organizational skills is required
* Excellent verbal, writing and presentation skills is required
* Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision and hit the ground running
* 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
* Strong influencing and stakeholder management skills. Ability to influence others at a senior level to adopt new perspectives
* Sound understanding of business and organizational strategies and processes

PREFERRED SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:

* Banking or financial services experience
* PMP and ITIL certifications a plus
* Agile or Six Sigma experience