Infrastructure Project Manager
Because leading businesses large and small trust Harvey Nash to deliver skilled, dedicated IT professionals, you can trust Harvey Nash to offer sought-after, worthwhile career opportunities. We are currently seeking to fill an Infrastructure Project Manager for our client in Philadelphia, PA. We invite you to review the position requirements below and apply today if your skills match our need. Job Specifics Location: Philadelphia, PA Type: Six month contract Major Duties • Primary focus is on execution, as such is engaged when the project has been added to the Plan of Record and has been assigned to the project manager by the technical solution owner. • Assists in the preparation of, and leads as needed, the drafting of budgets, vendor Statements of Work, and resources plans. • Creates detailed project plans, with all tasks, dependencies, and timelines identified, and keeps those project plans continuously updated. • Advises the technical solution owner of upcoming critical path ideas, dependency problems, and other items in need of attention in order to deliver a project successfully. • Escalates issues and concerns to immediate manager, and other stakeholders (as appropriate) in a timely manner. • Ensures scope, schedule, and budget data are communicated to stakeholders, as they may evolve throughout a project. • Inputs and tracks detailed project tasks, risks, status, and schedules in standard enterprise project management tools (i.e. Clarity) in a consistent and timely manner. • Reports relevant status to managers and key stakeholders in a timely and consistent manner. • Implements established processes to reduce risks and exposure in all areas of the project • Ensures administration activities emphasize efficiency and quality. • Establishes and maintains schedules, drives activities, identifies risks and dependencies and develops mitigation strategies, works with internal teams and external partners. • Meets with program manager and solution owner on a regular basis. • Occasional travel, on an as-needed basis. Measures of Success Effectively coordinates groups of technical and non-technical resources to deliver project work in a timely and cost-effective manner. Effectively builds relationships, develops consensus among key stakeholders, and influences behavior. Contextually adapts behavior and methodologies to the people and issues involved in particular projects to ensure maximum productivity. Demonstrates an ability to motivate and lead others. Works projects tasks in parallel where possible, avoiding serial thinking or work, anticipates problems proactively, and adapts to and manages change well. Develops strong working knowledge of the people, processes, and technologies involved in delivering work in their project area. Demonstrates a high level of commitment to projects, even during difficult or uncertain times. Works to resolve ambiguity and remove roadblocks to keep the project moving forward. Demonstrates critical thinking to analyze and resolve issues, and to develop strategies to mitigate risks. Acts assertively, but not aggressively, in complex, high-pressure situations. Education Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or equivalent in work experience. Advanced degree is a plus. PMP Certification or equivalent experience preferred. Experience Required – Demonstrated ability to deliver the items listed in the major duties section. Demonstrated understanding of the software development life cycle and agile development is required. Demonstrated ability to act as work effectively with 3rd party technology vendors. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Demonstrated ability to work with minimum direction. Demonstrated ability to work effectively across organizational boundaries. At least 5 years of experience providing project management support for complex technical projects. Demonstrated experience in process creation, improvement, and management. Advanced knowledge of project management techniques and tools. Personally developed successful client/vendor relationships (internal or external). Demonstrated exceptional problem solving skills. Demonstrated experience required in one, working experience preferred in multiple: High Speed Internet / Voice Over IP / wireless communications DNS / Email / voicemail / instant messaging / presence PCMM / IPDR / DOCSIS Web portals / Ajax application systems Digital cable / video on demand / interactive video / IPTV At least 5 years experience working on projects relating to large-scale, highly-available customer-facing IP application services. At least 3 years experience working on projects that deployed on UNIX and Linux operating systems, such as RedHat and Sun Solaris, is required. Desired – Knowledge of and experience with IP based systems is a plus. Knowledge of and experience with IP and protocol technology and standards (e.g., DNS, DHCP, SIP, IMS, etc.) is a plus. Qualified candidates should submit a word formatted resume to Cheryl.firstname.lastname@example.org. Harvey Nash Global recruitment and talent solutions company Placing thousands of skilled business professionals every year Operations in theUnited States,EuropeandAsia Publicly traded Over 37 office locations worldwide Dedicated to providing talented professionals with top career opportunities Apply now if your skills and experience are a good match for the position and remember this: At Harvey Nash, the door to opportunity is always wide open.
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