Project Manager (Data Center)

Reference: 1014

Location Remote, Light Travel
Work Type Contract
Start Date

Job Description

Our client, a global IT Outsourcing firm (Operations and Infrastructure), is seeking a Project Manager with strong infrastructure and data center  experience (global server migrations, virtualization, voice, data center moves) on a long term contract basis, with the option for remote work. The Project Manager will be instrumental in overseeing and facilitating a smooth transition to an outsourced managed service, as well as from source servers in multiple locations to a PaaS / private cloud environment.  

Job Duties:

  • Provide project leadership using Project Management methodology for assigned projects, cross-departmentally, including meeting facilitation.
    • Coordinate and manage vendor relationships and activities associated with the relocation of the clients Data Center, such as negotiation with telecom carriers, equipment vendors, movers and colocation facilities, etc.
    • Provide technical recommendations and lead the effort to meet project milestones and timeline expectations.
    • Represent as the primary point of contact for all stakeholders and sponsors of the Data Center Relocation project.
    • Develop and execute an approved communication plan to all relevant individuals.
    • Manage stakeholder expectations.
    • Facilitate and lead meetings as needed.
    • Provide end-user training for implemented systems/processes along with accompanying training manuals or user guides.
    • Provide and assist team members in capturing documentation for projects assigned.
    • Coordination and management of application testing as needed for the data center relocation project.
    • Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Required Experience:        

  • A degree from a four-year college (e. g., BS), which may be substituted with equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 3 years of experience as a an IT Project Manager.
    • Solid telecommunications experience is required.
    • Experience with hosting, colocation, or data center design, build and relocation.
    • Network and system administration skills are preferred.
    • Superior documentation skills and solid communications skills.
    • Experience with network, server design and blade architectures.
    • Knowledge of storage area networks and data replication technologies.
    • Familiarity with process design and documentation methodologies, and design and production of quality deliverables, process and use case modeling, business case development.
    • Understanding of information systems, business processes, the key drivers and/or measures of success for the healthcare industry
    • Ability to produce accurate and precise work, detect discrepancies and resolve discrepancies all while meeting deadlines.
    • Ability to work effectively, independently, and as part of a team.
    • Strong organization, time management and project management skills and multi-tasking abilities.
    • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills with the ability to formulate and communicate recommendations for improvement.



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