Senior Infrastructure Project Manager 8/16/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY CLIENT is seeking a SR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT MANAGER for its new organization based in Bethesda, MD.
How many times in your career do you get the opportunity to do something that's never been done To create something that will change an entire industry Client is building a _Securitization Platform_ to issue and manage mortgage securities. We're looking for people who can walk in two worlds - a startup environment where development is collaborative and rapid; and a production environment where we run and monitor the performance of the platform. Longer-term, this platform could serve the entire US housing finance industry. Sound transformative It is. Come join us and _help create something remarkable_.
Seeking an experienced Project Manager professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment and who is an expert at turning ambiguity into action. Must be the type who enjoys diving deep into the technology, with a proven track record of shipping complex, cross-functional projects under demanding timelines. This is a hands-on position where you will be expected to drive all aspects of the project, including proof-of-concepts, requirements definition, technical design discussions, testing, working with partners, deploying large scale systems, and operating and monitoring services with the expectation of high reliability and high availability.
This role is not a task-based job; but will be responsible for successful outcomes and delivery. You will drive projects associated with operations and engineering for servers, storage, network, database and related applications.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
8+ years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE design meetings; progress and status meetings)
Great at prioritization and applying sound, data-based judgement to weigh tradeoffs.
Prior experience deploying large-scale services. Bonus points for deploying infrastructural services.
Experience managing efforts in Unix/Linux environments, distributed systems and/or developing large scale web applications
As a condition of employment , any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.
Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
KEY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manage day-to-day activities related to developing requirements, managing stakeholders and implementing technology applications and / or core infrastructure.
Assign staff based on skill sets and demands of projects. Provide technical guidance in the course of working on projects.
Align with key business and technical stakeholders to realize and plan project objectives, and execute initiatives through to completion.
Propose solutions to various levels of leadership and define plans for execution in alignment with broader objectives.
Train staff in formal project management methodology utilized at the firm to track project progress and assess compliance with the methodology.
Document and report progress. Ensure that reports are filed timely. Keep senior management advised of significant trends and findings and other issues. Provide high-level recommendations.
Design, modify, install, and/or maintain metrics that drive and measure team performance.
Identify opportunities to streamline and automate. Improve efficiencies to reduce costs.
Coordinate and administer assignments, monitor team progress, and maintain schedules.* Develop team members and provide ongoing professional guidance and direction.