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Infrastructure program manager
Ref No.: 19-00030
Location: California
Position Type:Contract
Responsibilities:
• Project manages complex and large scale cross-team, cross-functional initiatives . [Deep migration experience either from on-prem to a cloud provider or from cloud to cloud].
• Interfaces with external and internal teams to estimate work efforts, define milestones and manage resources. Tracks progress, resolves dependencies, evaluates risks and communicates status to upper management and project stakeholders.
• Proactively remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress. Identify communication gaps, manage issue escalations and help balance competing priorities. Drive results proactively.
• Understand technical implementation at the architecture level and propose technical alternatives when necessary. Ask questions that clarify priorities. Develop broad domain and technical knowledge.
• Tracking and mitigating risks on multiple large scale projects simultaneously
• Exhibits strong leadership qualities such as critical thinking, commitment to high standards, and can dive deep while remaining in touch with business details.
• Help manage the cross-functional strategic planning process, leading conversations with key stakeholders to develop concepts for strategic initiatives, and developing those into detailed program / project plans (including roadmaps, funding planning, resource planning).
• Continuously aims to improve and scale the organization. Implement continuous improvements to the organization and the program management process. Share program/project process frameworks, tools, and best practices that can be adopted throughout the organization
• Strong attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication skills: able to present information, status, and issues in a clear and concise manner with the goal of driving to a decision; able to filter and distill information to the right audience
• Strong working knowledge of all IT contract documents (Managed Services Agreements, Licensing agreements, SOWs, etc.) and how they fit together.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field
• 6+ years of experience in project/program management, management consulting or similar discipline with a proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels.
• Technical knowledge of: MS Project, Visio, MS Office
• Demonstrated ability to managed project/task prioritization, procurement, project planning and schedule development.
• Proven success of influencing and developing productive working relationships with resources and internal or external customers.
• Thinks big, inspires others, delivers results, and has fun!
• Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast changing environment.