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Infrastructure Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-04488
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
My client, an educational services company located in Philadelphia, PA has a long term contract position available for a Project Manager

Primary duties include but are not limited to:
  • Accountable for on-time project execution, meeting or exceeding the project delivery performance goals
  • Serves as the first point of contact/liaises between project stakeholders and project team to ensure project success
  • Collaborates with Infrastructure team to assess and negotiate project scope against project goals
  • Ensures mitigation strategies are in place
  • Identifies project resource requirements and timelines and negotiates with appropriate units on resource availability and allocation
  • Leads team members to complete assigned tasks within specified timelines and ensure all team members feel engaged, productive and effective
  • Documents project change requests and assesses change impact
  • Creates, executes, monitors and revises project plan to meet changing project requirements and resources
  • Plans, prepares for and facilitates all project status meetings
  • Manages resolution of issues including proper escalation to project stakeholders
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • 3-5 years of experience managing IT Infrastructure projects in a multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment with top-to-bottom (Executive level to lead engineers) participants.
  • Technical background (SSO, Firewall, Security engineering preferred) familiarity with ITIL practices required.
  • Experience with ServiceNow and JIRA is preferred
  • Exposure to Agile is beneficial
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication
  • Bachelor's Degree or related experience.

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.