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MS - Project Management Specialist D
Ref No.: 17-00488
Location: Dallas, Texas
Start Date / End Date: 02/13/2017 to 09/01/2017
Designs, implements, evaluates and audits project management processes and templates for the project management office (PMO). Compiles metrics relating to IT project success, project attributes, and individual productivity and adherence to defined processes. May track costs and performance, service levels and other metrics required to ensure project goals and objectives are met. Serves as a resource to project managers and project leaders to educate and assist them with implementing project management processes and making improvement/changes. Provides administrative support to project managers and project leaders. Ensures project control systems are in place and integrates project data for decision makers. Administers and maintains project management software and tools (e.g., Microsoft Project Server). Organizes and publishes project-related documentation in various sources. Knowledge of project management tools, methods and best practices such as those defined by the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience. Typically has 7 to 10 years of project support/management experience.

Required Skills:
• Responsible and accountable for the coordinated management of multiple concurrent projects directed toward strategic business activities for high availability data center infrastructure based installation, migration, and consolidation projects.
• Project Management of Integrations/Consolidation of Legacy Data Centers across regions to Central DC of Customer.
• Strong VMware Migration, Server Migrations (All Flavors), Routers and Switches Migration, Server Migration, Racks / Cabinets, Security Devices.
• Be able to construct a migration planning workbook, detailing Excel, Project, Visio and resource details for each individual installation event, as a guideline to follow for migration success.
• Manage all aspects of the project implementations including project rollouts, resource tracking, budget management, schedule development, cost/ budget analysis, cross discipline coordination and communications.
• Deep understanding of project management methodology (e.g. PMBOK)
• Provide consistent and comprehensive status reports, project updates, and ongoing project analyses to stakeholders relating to tracking progress through implementation hardware and software life cycles. • Strong facilitation skills.
• Design, Build, and Setup (Data Center Setup/Design, Space Management, ITIL (CMDB, Asset Management)
• Certified PMP
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Information Technology preferred