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IT Project Manager (Direct Link Sales Support )

  • Country:US
  • State:TX
  • City:DALLAS
  • Category:Project Management
  • Required Education:High School Diploma/GED
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:127686BR
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Job Description
IBM Bluemix Infrastructure (Softlayer) has a global network that is deployed using cutting-edge platforms and is looking for high quality, driven, Network Engineers to join the Direct Link team within Backbone Engineering. This role’s primary responsibility is to assist in the development, engineering, deployment, configuration, break/fix resolution, security, and management of the Direct Link products elements within the Network. This position interfaces directly with our site staff, procurement teams, vendor staff, tier2/tier3 network staff, development teams, and our Customers.

Responsible for overseeing and managing assigned programs and projects that include:
  • Cataloging and owning project requests
  • Coordinating, leading, and managing project meetings and collaboration sessions
  • Establishing objectives and milestones
  • Defining and guarding scope
  • Resource capacity planning and velocity tracking
  • Planning, owning, leading, coordinating, and driving the project
  • Working with vendors
  • Working with non-local organizations
  • Documenting results
  • Keeping project team aligned
  • Coordinating and facilitating communication between departments and project team members
  • Work with the project team to identify the level of effort required for tasks or projects
  • Work with cross-functional departments to ensure they are engaged and prepared to implement new project initiatives including associated process changes
  • Maintain project plan, timeline, status deck, sprint plans and backlogs
  • Work directly with Network management, vendors and business owners to ensure timelines are committed to and those commitments are upheld.
  • Enforce process and procedures
  • Produce, manage and report on project plans
  • Risk management
  • Performs duties/projects as assigned.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years project management experience in a networking environment.
  • Proven ability to manage diverse cross-functional teams
  • Proven track record managing multiple projects involving systems, software and network engineers
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • PMI/PMP certification preferred or equivalent formal training/experience
  • CCNA or JCNIA network certification
  • Proficient in the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree Commissionable: No
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