QTS

Implementation Project Manager

US-VA-Sterling
Job ID
2017-1930
Category
Information Technology

OVERVIEW

The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New infrastructures. New and more complex customer needs. Every day feels like a shift. There’s a sense of excitement surrounding the future, but also uncertainty. That’s where QTS comes in. We’re fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center. We house next-generation cloud and hybrid solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated platform from top to bottom – one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we’re evolving to stay ahead of the curve.

 

At QTS our people power us to provide expertise, technology and infrastructure for IT decision makers in complex, high-pressure environments. As one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing data center companies we help manage and protect critical data during a time of unprecedented change. The power of QTS' innovation happens when smart, creative people with a unified vision collaborate to break new ground, solve a problem, or create a solution to improve lives. 

 

At QTS, we know where IT is going. And we’d like to invite you to join us.

 

The Implementation Project Manager will be required to implement projects and solutions while creating and improving business processes and procedures. Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned

 

  • Understanding the client’s business objectives and delivering a plan to successfully implement a client while meeting all business objectives.
  • Coordinates with Sales, Facilities, Networking, Engineering and Purchasing to ensure that deliverables are met on time

  • Manages multiple projects with large/complex scope in a deadline-driven environment and completes projects on time.
  • Responsible for project planning, review/status meetings with customers. 
  • Manage customer relationship from post-sales through completion of implementation.
  • Develops project Plan timelines identifying applicable phases, tasks, resources and dates to drive all project schedules.
  • Develops and actively manages project schedules and status, achieving timely delivery of high-quality projects schedules on time.
  • Collaborates with team managers to identify project approach, deliverables, tasks and resources required to complete a project, specifically as it pertains to technical tasks and deliverables.
  • Continuously review processes and improve as necessary to drive efficiencies throughout the provisioning lifecycle.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • BS degree or equivalent experience.
  • Two plus years of project management experience possessing strong technical and management skills.
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented individual with extensive experience multi-tasking across multiple concurrent and complex projects.
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and MS Project.
  • Gathering and reporting information in all levels.
  • Oversight and direction of site readiness / coordination with facilities.
  • Basic understanding of Network technologies such as Switches, Routers, Firewalls
  • Basic understanding of Server Components, Operating Systems and Virtualization
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • PMP Certification
  • ITIL Certification
  • Experience working in a Data Center environment

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with Senior Management
  • Strong facilitation skills.
  • Strong communication, organization, and management skills.
  • Strong time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

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