Location work will be performed: CA - San Mateo - CA
Job Title: IT - Project Manager Tech III
Job Description: Job Title: IT Professional Senior Principal, Cloud Project Manager
Location: San Mateo, CA
Note: Resource must be available to work onsite at client facility in San Mateo, CA.
Position requires 3 days of work/week minimum at the above facility, while the other 2 days/week can be worked remotely.
Our Client is seeking project manager support responsible for leading a team of IT professionals in completing projects by a set deadline to uphold business initiatives.
Activities will include:
Lead Cloud migrations from on-prem environments to Cloud environments or in deploying SaaS services in vendor Clouds. Also assist with operationalizing deployments and support of Cloud services for NCT Operations.
Work with Software Engineering, Quality Engineering and Operations teams to resolve any technical or business impediments affecting project delivery.
Help teams develop and drive a plan with well-defined milestones.
Interface with all areas affected by the project, including end users and other internal/external groups to coordinate project activities.
Help teams increase efficiency by identifying bottlenecks, eliminating redundancy, and tailoring SDLC processes to fit their needs.
Work closely with the channel and product partners selected to this project.
Analyze existing business applications and Cloud platform technical requirements to ensure that functional, technical, and application migration changes adhere to global technical and Cloud standards.
Coordinates with different technical teams responsible for applications’ migration between development, test, integration, and Production environments.
Manages change requests for all cloud migration activities, and tracks all events associated with those activities in order to maximize systems availability and avoid errors.
Communicates changes to appropriate constituent groups.
Creating and maintaining detailed project plans for assigned projects.
Scheduling and meeting with technical staff regularly
Reporting status updates (including risks) to upper management.
Organize data to represent key measures of progress and performance for presentation to multiple levels of the Organization.
Assist with developing and improving processes.
Creating templates for documentation of projects, reports, onboarding, etc…
Assist in improving control of production operations and project activities.
Develop and prepare appropriate metrics reports for operational and project activities for internal management and control, and for higher management information.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, Project Management or directly related field.
Overall, 5 to 7 years of technology industry experience, primarily in software development, Cloud service delivery or project management
3 to 5 years Cloud project management experience, with large enterprise IT projects (deployment, migration, with a value of $1 million or more)
Scrum, PMP, Prince2 or other Project Management methodology certificates or equivalent qualifications
Experienced with recognized project management methodologies including work breakdown structures, risk/issue management, resource loading, project monitoring and controlling, and quality assurance.
Advanced knowledge of cloud technology
Experience with a software professional services or consulting firm (SaaS preferred) including proven ability to effectively interact with both technical and non-technical customers alike.
Experienced Office Manager or managing/tracking projects – Communications Specialist
Strong MS Office skills a MUST (MS PowerPoint, Project, Excel, and Word); Tech Writer skillset a plus.
Need strong ability to construct creative & professional ELT PowerPoint presentations and CIO Level communications.
Maintain team SharePoint site with pertinent and timely information regarding updates of Projects, the team activities, etc.
Assist management with attendance of ELT meetings on behalf of executive for note taking/project tracking to support/provide ELT updates.
Ability to communicate with highly technical staff to understand project enough to report and assist with documenting SOPs, technical evaluations, and designs.
Roles and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Compiling of project data and reports on status of key projects to management
Analyzing project data and producing insights to optimize performance.
Developing code to build data pipelines, including extracting, transforming, and loading data into a destination data store.
Generate presentations, reports, and dashboards to provide visibility in all Vendor Performance projects.
Identifying any automation opportunities to streamline data storage, data flow, and data reporting processes for all Vendor Performance projects.
Providing advanced support for the diagnosis and resolution of complex problems to ensure minimal disruption of mission-critical systems and applications.
Providing technical recommendations to client management to assist with decision making, in order to achieve performance and financial goals.
Project Objectives: Support Client Network and Compute Technologies (NCT) staff in meeting requirements and deliverables related to SaaS deployments in vendor managed Cloud environments or migration projects from on-prem to Cloud environments.
10 year ‘s experience in the Design, Development, and implementation in the SaaS environment, includes but is not limited to;
Experience/Ability to complete the following deliverables for each SaaS project:
Architect and deploy the DEV, SIT, CAT, PROD environments.
Define and deploy all integrations required for the environments.
Complete customizations of code as required in each environment.
Define the following test criteria for each environment:
Load/Volume Scalability testing
Define cutover criteria from on-prem environments to Cloud environments.
Define monitoring requirements for all integrations, compute environments, network environments.
Define Service Level Agreement terms to measure SaaS vendor performance.
Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance
Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check.
Once candidate’s resume is approved and interview passed, the agency is responsible for providing drug screening. Failure to submit the drug screening results will delay the security clearance process.
If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance.
All candidates must be a US Citizen or have permanent residence status (Green Card).
Candidate must have lived in the United States for the past 5 years.
Cannot have more than 6 months travel outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members.)