Deployment Project Manager at Marriott in Bethesda, Md with Federal Client
(Please forward resume to hr8(at)relianttech.com or rajiv(at)relianttech.com Ph Seven three two - seven seven two - 1786 - write Skills Name in the Subject Line while responding - Need Local Consultants - Please call and let me know) (Minimum IT 10 Yrs - Please don't submit below 10 years of IT Exp) Please complete the skill grid below Required skills Years of experience Project Management experience Experience leading enterprise application packages in distributed environments Opera or PMS deployment experience Deployment experience (infrastructure, network, data center, security) Reporting, Metrics, Dashboards Experience managing large global projects Familiarity with RESTful APIs (JSON, Http, etc) Performance measurement related tools and processes Automation tools eg. Jenkins, Selenium, Robo Framework Vendor is partnered with the world's largest hospitality company in their search for a Deployment Project Manager to join their team in Bethesda, MD. This is remote now but will be onsite Mon-Fri once COVID restrictions are lifted From the Manager -Must have - Strong organization, project management, and leadership skills to drive issues to resolution are a must have. Must be able to communicate effectively with executives and prepare executive status reporting, metrics and dashboards. -Experience managing large global projects -Should have some type of Opera knowledge (donrsquot need in-depth product knowledge) experience managing any PMS deployment will be huge. REQUIRED SKILLS -7+ yearsrsquo experience in information technology project management across diverse application areas and technologies -4+ yearsrsquo experience in leading project teams and implementing enterprise application packages in distributed environments -Experience with deployments (infrastructure, network, data center, security) -Undergraduate degree, equivalent experience, or certification NICE TO HAVE SKILLS -Graduate degree -Project Management Certification -Demonstrated record of managing internal and external projects from inception to successful implementation -Solid understanding of current technologies with the ability to develop and deliver projects using leading edge technologies -Ability to align change management strategies with project -Skilled in conceptualizing creative solutions, documenting them, and presentingselling them to senior management -Highly developed oral and written communication skills -Extremely high level of analytical ability to resolve complex and difficult issues -Very high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate employees, and elicit work output in a team environment -Ability to work independently with minimal direction from Product Team. CORE WORK ACTIVITIES -Establish and manage Opera 5.6 PMS deployment technical readiness plan. -HQ infrastructure, network, connectivity, data-center hosting, security tasks as required -Centrally contracted deployment support vendor onboarding, vendor deployment readiness tasks as required -Identify, establish plan for, and manage dependencies with external products programs related to Opera 5.6 deployment. -Coordinate with Product Team to ensure appropriate deployment-related documentation is delivered, as required. -Technical guides -Property HW and SW specifications, and any other property level technical requirements for Product -Installationtraining guides -In conjunction with Continent Deployment Managers, define and operationalize product deploymentcutover process. -In conjunction with Continent Deployment Managers , define and operationalize support model during deployment cutover, and during post deployment stabilization period. -Deployment support model with RACI and stabilization support model with RACI -Deployment stabilization resource requirements across L1, L1.5, L2, L3 teams and staffing model -Define and operationalize deploymentcutover and post deployment product issue tracking, triage for resolution, and escalation process across teams -Define and operationalize deployment support tool(s) readiness and configuration across teams as required - eg SNOW forms, queues, routing rules, issue dashboards, drill-downs etc. eg Remote Access, Monitoring, Logging tools, eg BPA, Splunk -Define and operationalize Software version management model and tools for the deployment phase, if required -Function as the focal IT POC for managing the deployment phase. -Coordinate across Product, Business, GO and Continent teams as required o Liaison back to Product team -Manage escalations -Facilitate issue prioritization across Continents, provide consolidated deployment reporting and metrics across continents. -Lead Deployment Issue Management Process - daily deployment standup, triaging for resolution, prioritizing and executive reporting. Track and report deployment progress and metrics across Continents.