Technical Project Manager
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Technical Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-16778
Location: Irving, Texas
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 03/14/2018
Job Requirements:
Technical Attributes (7-10 years' experience):
Understanding of IT environments to include telecommunications, network, data centers and related technology applications
Full understanding of Databases, Middleware Systems, Operating Systems, Replication, Storage, Mainframe
Able to develop programs and framework required for design of metrics, analytical tools, benchmarking activities and related reporting for the identification of best practices
Able to manage migrations of large complex data center eco systems
Able to articulate the project lifecycle for DC migrations
Full understanding of E2E delivery of the service: desktop – telephony – network – presentation – business logic – orchestration – DB – backend data store and vertical technical depth in 1-2 areas
Exposure to ITIL (Incident / Change Management) - ITIL v3F preferred
Interpersonal/Project Management Skill Attributes (7-10 years' experience):
Strong people skills (stakeholder management skills to build and foster internal relationships)
Effective Communicator reporting accurate information that is clear, concise and visual (requiring good oral and written communication skills)
Works well in ambiguity and drives participants toward clarity of tasks and deliverables
Anticipates potential threats (risks) to project prior to becoming an issue and pursues mitigation
Analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
Experience following structured communication plans with audience specific standards
Ability to work independently, multi-task, and take ownership of various parts of a project
Proven track record of delivery of multiple parallel initiatives
Ability to work in a matrix environment and partner with virtual teams (team player)

Responsibilities:
Driving technicians in the Execution and Delivery of IT Strategic Initiatives
Project management of detailed and cross-functional dependencies in work effort (i.e. internal and external dependencies, non-assigned resources, follow-up, tracking issues/ risks, Path to Green, managing to the critical path/milestones/schedule, etc.)
Analyzing detailed data supporting the implementation of strategic initiatives
Communicating updates and next steps
An element of DC Cluster design

Must be fluent in MS Office Products:
Strong Microsoft Project Skills: Project schedule building/editing with multiple dependencies/schedule shifting
Strong Microsoft Excel skills. Pivot Tables, vertical and horizontal look ups, 'what if' scenario analysis
Strong PowerPoint and Visio skills. Visual representation of data in charts and graphs.