Technical Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • USA

Website Globalgig

The candidate must be able to work with various customer and internal stakeholders to manage projects, monitor status and provide full transparency.  Creativity, self-driven, problem solving and attention to detail are valuable traits of a successful candidate.

  • Plan and manage multiple complex technical projects
  • Act as a technical consultant and engineering project coordinator.
  • Analyzes requirements by evaluating customer business needs and technical requirements and develops them into a finished working deliverable in coordination with engineering staff.
  • Proactively identify problems on projects or plans. Seek input from appropriate internal or customer stakeholders. Anticipate the needs, risks, and challenges of your projects.
  • Develop creative and practical solutions based on the evaluation of multiple factors.
  • Accepts ownership of tasks, can independently drive to completion, and seek the guidance of more senior team members as needed.
  • Coordinate with outside vendors for project needs such as remote hands and services turn up.
  • Participate actively in knowledge-sharing activities like communities of practice, forums, conferences, and/or other knowledge exchanges.
  • Question proposed solutions until you understand the actual problem that needs to be solved.
  • Assist with level of effort breakdown estimates for facilitating Statements of Work or Change Orders to Clients
  • Deliver value by leading project teams and by driving effective collaboration with team members, internal or customer stakeholders, and other Project Managers.
  • Identify functional and non-functional requirements (In Scope/Out of Scope)
  • Validate requirements with customer stakeholders.
  • Recommend improvements to established business processes while continuing to deliver high value in execution.
  • Implement technical solutions (proof of concepts/pilots, or production-ready systems) to meet or to prove the functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Knowledge transfer to new team members, provide technical directions, and help other team members.
  • Lead/participate in stand-ups, planning, kick-off meetings, retrospectives, and presenting team progress to leadership and customers.
  • Abide by strict change management, policies both internal and external.
  • Ensure appropriate project milestones are billed properly.
  • Track and report on project resource metrics to include budget and engineering resource allocations
  • Coordinate with other departments to guarantee proper handoff to Support (NOC or MNS).

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Project/Program or Engineering Manager, and/or experience as a senior engineer leading projects
  • PMP certification strongly encouraged
  • Technical understanding/background in Cisco Viptela, Fortinet FortiGate SD-WAN, Palo Alto Prisma, AWS, Azure, GCP is a plus.
  • Consulting experience (via Contractor, Independent, VAR, etc.)
  • Experience leading enterprise technical implementations
  • Passion for new technology solutions
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organization skills

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