Infrastructure Project Manager

Location: NYC, NY
Date Posted: 06-29-2018
Job title: Infrastructure Project Manager
Duration: Long term
Location: NYC NY

The Project manager is accountable for the success of all projects under their supervision. Project manager plans, executes, and delivers all projects on time, on budget, and within scope in accordance with business priorities. Throughout the lifecycle of each project, the manager tracks project status and manages project teams to mitigate issues and risks.
The candidate must have experience working on projects that are sponsored by IT Infrastructure, and Research Technology (CIO Portfolio). Most Research Technology projects involve Infrastructure and we want to ensure proper practices are followed. Product Management experience a plus. Sample projects include, Development of a High Performance Computing Data Center, Creation of a high speed, low latency Research Network, expansion of the storage in the data center.
Key to success is this individuals understanding of how to engage and utilize Business Transformation Change Management (the human side of change) and our Process Improvement teams to help us transform Information Technology projects and the Business teams we work with.
Key Responsibilities
• Define and create project plans for project, portfolio, and product prioritization and implementation
• Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value
• Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria
• Build, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles
• Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects
• Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered
• Ensure all projects adhere to project methodology compliance standards set by the company
• Continually update relevant business stakeholder of project status
• Ensure all projects meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in business case
Soft Skills
• Excellent project management, organization, and team collaboration skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills
• Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment
• Comfort with ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
• Strong team leadership skills
• Strong knowledge of business objectives
Technical Skills
• Understanding of software development lifecycles (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative)
• Proficient with the Project and Portfolio Management Tools (Visio, MS Project, Clarity, Workfront,etc.)
• PMI certification or equivalent
• In depth understanding of project management concepts
• Knowledge and practical use of TOGAF a plus
Bachelor’s degree
Graduate course work in related technical, PM or technical domain; a master's degree is preferred
Training in, and demonstrated understanding of, an organization's budgeting and portfolio prioritization process
Training in, and demonstrated understanding of, the project domain (Infrastructure/Research Technology) sufficient to review activities and tasks with domain experts and verify estimated levels of effort  
Thanks & Regards,
Krishna Vaaka
Global Nest LLC
281 State Route 79, Suite 208
Morganville, NJ 07751
Phone # (732) 333-5933
Fax: 732-333-5946           
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