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Infrastructure Project Manager

  • Location: Richmond, 23173
  • Salary: 0.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

Richmond, VA company is seeking an experienced senior technical project manager with a strong background in IT infrastructure project work and demonstrated experience in implementing Technical projects. This person will be responsible for a wide spectrum of Infrastructure project work, with a major emphasis on efforts related to the development of next generation data center migration. This individual will apply IT principles, concepts, methods, and deliver high priority technology projects. The ideal candidate will bring strong domain expertise, project delivery experience and be able to thrive in a highly collaborative and fast-paced work environment.


Responsibilities

  • Assist in implementing leading-edge technologies to provide a highly reliable, scalable, and robust network infrastructure.
  • Ensure that all Infrastructure projects have well defined objectives, resourcing, and milestones.
  • Deliver thoughtful and comprehensive analysis on assigned topics
  • Maintain roadmaps, project plans and dashboards for the Infrastructure teams.
  • Establish and manage communication channels with stakeholders and business partners regarding project delivery direction and changes.
  • Align technology initiatives with individual business unit objectives. At a lower level of detail, facilitate the translation of business requirements into technical solutions
  • Develop a deep understanding of the current environment and work with the engineering teams.
  • Facilitate post implementation retrospectives and use the output to shape future planning.
  • Develop and track plans related to data center strategy.
  • Experience with data center migrations.
  • Manage the overall data center migration plan and risk register.
  • Work with other Technology Services teams to ensure compliance with VRS and Commonwealth technology and security related policies and regulations


Required qualifications 
 

  • Experience with large-scale data center facility design, strategy, and best practices. Specific experience in builds, consolidations and/or relocations.
  • Holistic understanding of all data center functions with a working knowledge of server, storage, and network architectures.
  • Hands on experience in executing projects in
    • IT infrastructure buildouts and network enhancement areas
    • Converged server and storage infrastructure
  • Understanding of cloud-based networking technologies
  • WAN optimization technologies. Exposure to SDN and network virtualization technologies like NSX, Nutanix, HCI
  • Extensive project and program management experience with a proven track record in successfully leading large scale technology initiatives from a cross-functional perspective. Skilled in managing resource contention, stakeholder expectations, etc.
  • Familiarity with Agile SDLC principals and the underlying best practices related to change management.
  • Ability to plan and deliver projects in a blended Agile and more traditional Waterfall development environments.
  • Ability to proactively anticipate project risks and lead others to employ mitigation measures.
  • Analytical mindset, highly effective at problem solving and decision making.
  • A personable and approachable leadership style; can collaborate with and influence individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Approaches decisions with an eye on minimizing operational risk.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships and build trust and respect with engineering teams
  • Leads teams to deliver upon small tasks and projects within the context of the bigger picture, strategic vision.
  • Thrive in an “influence without authority” type of role
  • Skilled in interpreting ambiguously defined problems and clarifying objectives.
  • Advocates simplification of design and processes.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or closely related field and 10+ years of experience with technology organizations. 5+ years’ experience in project management. PMP or equivalent certification is required.
  • Infrastructure architecture
  • Project Management
  • 5+years Experience with large-scale data center facility design, strategy, and best practices
  • 5+ years Project Management

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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