Job Description

Infrastructure Project Manager - Boston, MA

Location:

BostonMassachusetts

Date Posted:

1/23/2020

Employment Type:

Consulting

Recruiter:

Christopher Stile

Recruiter Email:

christopher.stile@avidtr.com

Job ID:

JN -012020-13835

Job Description

Client is seeking an experienced Infrastructure Security Project Manager to assume accountability for the successful completion of a portfolio of projects. The candidate will be responsible for leading the initiation, planning, execution, and closure phases of the project life cycle for IT projects involving multiple technologies, systems, business unit functions, and stakeholders. The candidate will manage plans, organize, and control all operations and activities of large IT projects at varying levels of complexity.

The Infrastructure Security Project Manager will analyze project requirements and work closely with stakeholders to define project tasks, resource requirements, and to ensure proper integration between systems. The candidate will identify and document project requirements, collaborate with teams and vendors to identify priorities and expectations, and coordinate schedules with all stakeholders.

This role will include the design of new processes, and adoption of new strategies to ensure that projects are aligned with organizational standards and IT policies. The Project Manager must understand complex technical scenarios and requirements, and possess the ability to work through obstacles to progress and to suggest alternative strategies, policies, and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Communicate effectively with project teams, sponsors, managers, and other stakeholders
• Develop and maintain full-scale project plans, ensuring that roles and responsibilities are defined
• Coordinate and monitor activities and highlight anticipated issues or slippage. Work with team members to formulate corrective actions when project deliverables deviate from the work plan and projected budget
• Ensure that user requirements, deliverables, and approvals are defined, documented and communicated
• Ensure the delivery of a product that meets user requirements
• Promote use of PMI best practices
• Develop comprehensive project plans: work structures, schedules, major milestone roadmaps, communication plans, test plans, and change control procedures
• Deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations
• Respond dynamically to changing requirements, expectations, and priorities; manage all business objectives, technical needs, limitations, priorities, and risks
• Demonstrate technical writing skills, experience with proposals, RFPs/RFQs, with the ability to proofread and edit for proper grammar, punctuation and spelling in all documents produced
• Proven ability to prioritize tasks and function effectively in a fast-paced, occasionally high-stress environment with a variety of personalities
• High level of mental reasoning with the ability to address and resolve a wide range of intellectual and practical issues and concerns

Education/Experience:
• B.S. in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field
• Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is required. PMP certification preferred
• 5-7 years of IT work experience, including 5 or more years managing projects. At least 3 years of direct project management and leadership responsibilities for implementation of major, cross-functional IT projects and enterprise infrastructure projects
• Experience in projects relative to storage environments, networking, cyber security, data center technologies, and backup solutions

Technical Requirements:
• Highly skilled in Microsoft Office including MS Project and Visio
• General knowledge of data center technologies, cyber security concepts and tools, and LAN/WAN/WLAN networks
Qualifications:
• Proven experience with Waterfall and Agile methodologies
• Experience with and knowledge of various project management tools; experience with PPM tools and building effective portfolios a plus
• Proven experience driving continuous improvement program focused on project selection and execution
• Demonstrated ability to understand and communicate both business and technical objectives from multiple perspectives including client view, internal development view, operational, and support view
• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills with an outstanding record of expertise in technical communications and security principals
• Experience developing and delivering timely status reports so that both members of the project team and executive stakeholders are aware of project progress and changes in scope or schedule
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