Program Manager

Employer
TEKsystems, Inc
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure DeliveryTOP 3 SKILLS:1.experience managing large enterprise size projects (multi-million dollar projects - high visibility). 2. Technical Experience will fall under the following three bucketsa. Cloud Experience - experience running cloud migrations, moving physical infrastructure to AWS/AZURE or equivalent vendor. Another example project for someone in this bucket would be establishing a CI/CD pipeline at an enterprise company or creating tools b.Network and Data Center projects - someone with project experience with data center consolidations, data center migrations and data center rearchitecture (example would be moving from XX switches to YY switches, implementing firewalls, next gen SDN type projects (virtualized switches which is cloud related). our clienthas a massive re architecture of their network environment in the coming months. c. Integration experience- A PM who has led companies through acquisitions and bringing the smaller company into a parent company. (ex. our client acquires Starwood hotels - they go from 4000 properties to 6000 properties and need to bring in Starwood users into their infrastructure (so projects like AD migrations, Exchange migrations or anything where you bring in new users into the infrastructure would be a good look)3. Nice to have would be experience in an agile environment - currently implementing agile methodology so if this person had experience then it'd be a plus. JOB SUMMARY: Delivers a project on time, within budget, while meeting our clients expectations. Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of projects, on an enterprise level or for a major systems program with multiple releases and work streams. Verifies project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives. Responsible for managing the team that develops and implements information technology infrastructure projects.CORE WORK ACTIVITIES: Project Leadership* Directs the work of project team, including other project managers* Identifies and deploys resources required for projects* Functions as escalation to project teams to resolve issuesManaging Projects* Plans projects, including cost, schedule, and deliverables to meet business need. Identifies project milestones and required tasks. Manages project risk and budget. Tracks project performance.* Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel* Informs the appropriate team members of project status and issues* Interfaces with vendor(s) for programs under direct control* Develops and tracks business caseMANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES: Leadership: * Adaptability - Maintains performance level under pressure* Communication - Conveys information in a convincing manner* Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems and opportunities* Professional Demeanor - Makes a good first impression, represents the company in alignment with its valuesManaging Execution: * Building and Contributing to Team - Participates as a member of a team to move toward the completion of common goals* Strategy Execution - Ensures successful project execution through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes* Driving for Results - Assumes responsibility for work objectives, proactively takes action* Planning and Organizing - Prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completedBuilding Relationships: * Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of needs* Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust and confidence* Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectivesLearning and Applying Professional Expertise: * Business Process and Analysis - Ability to document key process flows, recognize processes for redesign, identify opportunities and translate business processes into information system's needs* IT Business Management - Ability to redefine processes, make recommendations, and perfect process governance frameworks* Basic Competencies - Basic computer skills, mathematical reasoning, oral comprehension, reading comprehension, writingEducation and Experience: Required: * Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience * Minimum 5 years' experience in infrastructure project management for large ($250K+) projects* 7 years' experience in information technology across diverse technologies* Experience working in a matrixed and/or outsourced environmentPreferred: * Ability to mentor/lead more junior Project Managers* Proven track record in development of standard Project Management processes * Demonstrated record in leading internal and external project teams from inception to successful implementation* Project Management Certification* Skilled in conceptualizing creative solutions, documenting them, and presenting/selling them to senior management* Strong oral and written communication skills* Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others* ITIL certificationAbout TEKsystems:Join TEKsystems(R), a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.