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Sr Infrastructure Project Manager

Company: INSPYR Solutions
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Location: Miramar, FL or Dallas, TX (Activity Based)Duration: 12 monthsJob Title: Sr Infrastructure Project ManagerCompensation: $70 - $75/HRJob Description: Sr Infrastructure Project Manager The Infrastructure Project Manager drives the end-to-end delivery of infrastructure projects that are approved and funded. The position guides complex technology projects from inception through delivery and support, working in close partnership with IT and business leaders, including project, program, executive sponsors, all IT groups, as well as other leaders within the business and IT. This role is also in charge of defining objectives, creating plans to achieve objectives, tracking / reporting progress against objectives and budgets, driving execution of key projects and programs, coaching project team members and improving project management processes. This individual provides overall coordination, status reporting, and stability of project-oriented work efforts. The Infrastructure Project Manager helps establish new and improves existing project management processes and methodologies for IT organization to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adheres to high quality standards, and meet customer expectations. Successfully manage and execute infrastructure projects on-schedule, on-budget, to mutual-agreed to scope and customer satisfaction. Accountable for in-scope, on-schedule, on-budget and high-quality delivery of all IT projects in the accountable portfolio. Follows and exemplifies consistent project management practices, processes and metrics. Develop clear, business language presentations for business senior leadership to support swift decision making and issue resolution when needed. Maintains, socializes and enforces the overall project management lifecycle. Work with the VP IT, IT leaders and other executives on key decision-making activities during project execution as needed. Mentoring, coaching, developing & encouraging excellence from IT project teams and less experienced project managers. Retool and continually upgrade personal skills and knowledge of both business and information technology environments. Continually upgrade and enhance knowledge of program / project management processes / methodologies and provide a key source of expertise when needed. Provide tactical and strategic input to IT leadership and other Southern personnel on all aspects of projects being managed. Thought leader within the IT organization in helping stream-line and standardize key business processes across business divisions and functions. Work with business leadership to document a clear vision of a business problem or opportunity being addressed with IT services, and how it supports the business plan. Incorporate best practices into IT organization, beginning with project / program management practices.Skillset / Experience: Active PMP certification required Has successfully managed 30 or more projects with the following competencies: Project Management Experience delivering projects successfully under a mature and rigorous enterprise PMO governance and project delivery process - all PMI/PMBOK based. Experience in full lifecycle project management: Requirements Elicitation: Gathering, documenting, and getting approval on business and technical requirements Estimating: Estimating project financials with engineering teams based on documented requirements and presenting estimates for approval. Project Financial Management and Reporting: Tracking actuals vs. approved project financials (Internal Labor, 3PL, HW/SW) including a burn down analysis and forecast/variance for each assigned project. Project Resourcing: Obtaining and managing resources assigned to projects. Accurately planning and forecasting work for each resource. Understanding and reporting on budget consumption for assigned resources. Contract Management Third-Party Services & Procurement: Tracking as it relates to assigned projects (professional services SOWs, carrier agreements, software agreements, hardware Bills of Material, managing delivery to agreement end dates, submitting Change Orders proactively to extend agreement end dates before expiration) Project Schedule Management: Using MS Project Online/MS Project 2016 (or similar PPM solution) using enterprise resources in project schedules/WBS, baselining schedules, critical path analysis, and resource allocation analysis for planning and executing work. Monitoring & Management: Capturing, distributing, and storing meeting minutes. Risk Management & Mitigation: Capturing and tracking items in a project RAIDD Register. Ensure all risk mitigation plans and trigger events are well defined, understood, as well as approved by the project team and the project business owner Project Presentations: Effectively presenting status to project team, project business owner, as well as both business and IT executive and leadership audiences. Request approval from the leadership audiences to progress from one phase to the next in a project delivery governance lifecycle. Project Status Reporting: Submitting clear and concise project status reports bi-weekly for leadership review Communications Planning & Execution: Communications plan development and execution (including drafting communications artifacts and presenting for approval). Go-Live Event Preparation: Deployment MOP authoring, reviewing, and gaining approval on with the project team and project business owner. Go-Live Event Management: Manage and provide go-live event activities status communications aligning to the approved Deployment MOP. Post Go-Live Event Hypercare Support: Hypercare plan development, communication, and execution. Transition-to-Support: Plan authoring, presenting, and obtaining approval on prior to project closure. Lessons Learned: facilitation and documentation. Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint/SharePoint Online, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint b) Infrastructure and Infrastructure Technology General understanding and working knowledge of the following: End-to-end network components (network switches, routers, firewalls) End-to-end WAN components (MPLS, Internet, DMVPN) VoIP/Unified Communications/Overhead Paging Enterprise video conference and collaboration solutions Virtualization solutions: VMWare, Hyper-V Compute/Storage technology stack: Blade servers, vSANs Database: SQL, Oracle Low voltage cabling terminology, architecture, and standards: Panduit solutions ANSI/TIA standards, J-STD standards, ISO/IEC standards, NEC standards, and BISCI standards MDF/IDF architecture Ethernet specifications and distance limitations Copper and fiber standards Power distribution including UPSs, PDUs, ATSs, generators, as well as NEMA power receptacles (and common power whip voltages/amps for MDFs and IDFs), and NEMA enclosure standardsHas successfully managed 10 or more projects with these additional competencies: Ability to read, understand, and interpret architectural drawings with the apply to the project requirements and discuss with the technical/engineering teams for solution design and delivery. CAD drawings include overall architectural plans and MEP and their implications to infrastructure components (low voltage cabling, equipment, and services). CAD knowledge is not required. General understanding of permitting process as it relates to new construction and the IT infrastructure required to support new construction. Understand the impact to proposed or as-designed infrastructure solutions and delivery resulting from changes to architectural components and convey effectively to the infrastructure engineers.Our benefits package includes: Comprehensive medical benefits Competitive pay, 401(k) Retirement plan and much more!About INSPYR Solutions:As a leading information technology partner, we connect top IT talent with our clients to provide innovative business solutions through our IT Staffing, Professional Services, and Infrastructure Solutions divisions. We understand and value the unique needs of highly-skilled information technology professionals in the industry and always strive to stay above the curve. Our company was founded on the following core values: Be the Best, Understand the Urgency, Never Ever Give Up, Have the Courage to Excel, and Make a Contribution . We take pride in our business model and strive to create a positive workplace environment through an exemplary culture.INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. PDN-99274006-117a-4f53-bd07-593700bd6fd4

Keywords: INSPYR Solutions, Dallas , Sr Infrastructure Project Manager, Executive , Dallas, Texas

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