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Senior Principal, Cloud Project Manager
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.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 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:
  • End-to-End testing
  • Integration testing
  • Load/Volume Scalability testing
  • UAT 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.

Additional Provisions: 
  • 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.)

Thanks & Regards, 
Ravi Rajbhar 
US IT Recruiter 
Lucid Technologies Inc 
E: Ravi.r@lucidtechinc.com 
C: +1 214-385-4144 Ext:209 
W: www.LucidTechINC.com