Technology Project Manager

NextRow Digital

NextRow is hiring a senior project manager to work on client projects. The Technology Project Manager is responsible for the full lifecycle management of infrastructure, operations, develops/automation and business projects that span multiple infrastructure teams. The PM will manage the initiation, planning, execution, and closing of projects according to deadlines and budget. This includes coordinating the efforts of core team members, other Project Managers, cross functional resources, and third-party contractors or consultants to deliver projects according to plan.
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with senior management and stakeholders to gain buy-in on project time commitments, define project scope, deliverables, communicate project status, and manage expectations. Ensure all areas are appropriately informed and involved in the project.
• Ensure testing, documentation, change management, release management and communications requirements are met across projects.
• Develop and maintain project plans to be used in tracking project milestones and deliverables. Identify critical path and dependencies either with other projects, departments, or resources.
• Proactively manage changes in project scope. Communicate and acquire approval via the change control process.
• Perform risk and issue management, escalate when necessary, communicate impacts, and take corrective action.
• Monitor project financials and recommend budget changes where necessary.
• Perform resource management on projects to level resources and acquire appropriate staffing.
• Work to understand the change leadership needs and capabilities of the organization, identify gaps, and develop effective interventions to address them.
• Define success criteria and measures of success and acquire agreement from sponsors.
• Build, develop, and grow business relationships vital to the success of the project.
The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.
EXPERIENCE
• 3-6 years Technical Program or Senior-level Project Management. Candidate should have experience with both “large” projects (running for 6 months or longer, budget of $500k or more, managing teams of 10 or more) and running multiple “small” projects simultaneously.
• Program/Project Management in the field of technology (for example: app development, data management, operations) preferred. Experience in the areas of Data Centers, Virtualization, Networking, Endpoint Management, Cyber-Security Technology, Container/Orchestration, Automation, IaaS, PaaS, or similar HIGHLY PREFERRED.
• Focus on Delivery/Deployment experience preferred in Project Management Lifecycle- experience with driving technical designs, planning/scrumming delivery, troubleshooting gaps and issues, and providing handoff support
• Candidate should have familiarity with Waterfall and Agile methodologies, and be comfortable switching between them as the project needs demand
EDUCATION
• Bachelors Degree (preferred, not required)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
• PMP (Project Management Professional), Scrum, or Lean Six-Sigma preferred, not required
COMPUTER SKILLS
• Expected competencies in: Microsoft office suite product, one or more Project Management tools (MS Project, JIRA, etc.)
• ServiceNow and SmartSheet experience nice to have

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