QTS

Senior Implementation Project Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
Job ID
2018-2086
Category
Project Management

OVERVIEW

The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New trends. New opportunities. There’s true excitement surrounding the future. That’s where QTS comes in. We’re fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center. We innovate next-generation cloud and hybrid solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated I.T. platform from top to bottom – one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we’re defining the curve.

 

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 new problems, and create new solutions to improve lives.

 

We are powered by our people.

 

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

 

The Senior Implementation Project Manager is part of a dynamic team tasked with provisioning custom data center, colocation, critical facilities management, and managed services for our customer base within the QTS product portfolio. For this customer-facing role, the candidate will be required to implement complex solutions while creating and improving business processes and procedures. The candidate should be a highly-organized self-starter and be able to operate effectively within a fast-paced, collaborative team 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.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS degree in Business, Project Management or other related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • Four or more 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

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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