Project Manager

Job ID: 106262
Location: Research Triangle Park, NC  [Remote]
Salary: 40-42
Category: PMO/BA
Employment Type: Contract

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Data Technology Project Manager Responsibilities include • Prepare, Plan, and Deliver projects using project management methodologies across the entire project lifecycle, from kick-off call to requirements gathering, to planning and project delivery, through project closure • Requirements Gathering o Work w/Cisco Engineers & customer to document project requirements o Define and collect technical data points required for Project success • Cost Estimation and Project Planning o Develop a Project Plan to define level of effort, dependencies to complete project efforts o Work with Cisco Engineers to establish critical path o Document Project Assumptions, Issues and Risk o Assist in creation of quote to be provided as a cost estimate to Customer • Implementation Support o Lead/Support implementation cutovers o Define and follow escalation plans o Document issues and lessons to be learned o Communicate project status as required and provide bi-weekly status report for all projects o Work to coordinate multiple teams to deliver successful project changes o Work weekends and off hours for implementations • Project Financials Setup, Tracking, and Closure o Establishing initial Project Budgets o Establish project meetings with customer/team and send meeting minutes after each o Perform Cost Forecasting o Perform Risk Management – Calling out risk to the client and discussing mitigation o Track Financial Health of Project o Follow Cisco Business Policy throughout lifecycle to project closure • Deliver Projects in accordance with ISO 9000 Policy Required Experience & Skill Set • Minimum 3 Years’ experience working with Large Enterprise Size Customers to implement Data Networking Technology Projects in customer Data Centers • Strong MS Excel Skills: Simple math, Formulas, pivot tables, V Lookups, etc. • 5 – 8 years’ Experience using MS Project to setup and deliver projects • Significant ability to communicate with Business terms and Technical Vocabulary • Must be able to drive requirements and scope definition and drive task delivery Preferred Experience & Skill Set • Certifications: PMP(or Prince), ITIL, CCNA, MCSE (In order of Preference) • 5 – 8 Years’ experience working with Infrastructure Projects • Prior Bank of America technology project management experience • BOA Remedy system for Change Management. Create/Submit/Manage CRQ experience Non-standard working hours are required (nights and weekend included