Project/Program Manager III : 19-03001

Seattle, WA 98121

Posted: 06/26/2019 Job Category: Networking ,Systems, Security & DevOps Engineering Job Number: 12357650
Akraya is looking for a Project/Program Manager for one of our leading clients. To be considered, please apply or call Simant at 408-907-2727.
 
We are an award-winning staffing firm that works with many leading technology-based companies around the world. The benefits offered to our employees include Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws). If this position is not quite what you’re looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many amazing clients.
 
Primary Skills:
Optical networking / DWDM experience/Data Center and/or optical transport/network environments
Duration: 9+ Months
Contract Type: W2 only


Job Description: 
  • Network Scaling is seeking a Technical Program Manager for a position with our team in Seattle.
    Experience in commercial hardware, data center, co-location environments, and/or optical transport/network environments are a must for this position.
  • This individual will be responsible for prioritization, scheduling and execution of network changes and upgrades across Amazon Data Centers.
  • You will manage our cross-functional projects, which require working with all organizational levels and groups including network operations, network engineering staff and internal project management teams, as well as external vendors.
  • You will develop and manage project schedules, identify risks and clearly communicate them to project stakeholders, define problem solving and risk mitigation strategies, and facilitate conflict resolution through the full project cycle.
  • A strong background in IT infrastructure, technology deployment or computer science is essential for your success in this position. You must have a proven track record of project completion that is on time and within budget.
  • You must be able to command the intellectual respect of engineers as well as run extremely effective projects on compressed and timelines while dealing with ambiguity with grace and maturity.
  • Manage multiple competing cross-functional projects/programs simultaneously, some on a global scale.
  • Interact with engineers, technicians, project managers and senior management on a daily basis
  • Run meetings, create and maintain timelines, and keep large, diverse groups informed of progress and obstacles.
  • Work with engineers to develop detailed and creative solutions to complex problems, while keeping a watchful eye on timelines and costs.
Responsibilities:
  • Manage multiple competing projects/programs simultaneously.
  • Interact with engineers, technicians, project managers and senior management on a daily basis
  • Run meetings, create and maintain timelines, and keep large, diverse groups informed of progress and obstacles.
  • Work with engineers to develop detailed and creative solutions to complex problems, while keeping a watchful eye on timelines and costs.
  • Ensure consistency in deployed configurations and track exceptions for follow up.
 Required Skills:
  •  Excellent organizational skills and project tracking abilities; experience of procurement and logistics, strong focus and attention to detail; the ability to work in a very fast-paced, hectic, and energetic environment, yet able to maintain high quality standards; project/task prioritization and schedule development.
  • Must have Proven track record of deploying optical line systems
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels.
  • Ability to succeed and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities.
  •  Demonstrated ability to influence and develop productive working relationships with resources and dependent teams.
 Preferred Skills : 
  • PMP or the commitment to achieve this certification within one year of hire date 
         Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Simant at 408-907-2727

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