Infra Project Manager in Jacksonville, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 7/25/2019

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Infra Project Manager Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking an Infra Project Manager for an opportunity in Jacksonville, FL. The Project Manager manages small to large scale technology projects or multiple smaller scale projects through all stages of the life cycle, ensuring on-time, quality delivery. Leads a team of Engineers through the project life cycle to Design, Build and Deliver infrastructure or middleware components on an agreed upon time line. The PM provides oversight of task delivery for various components of infrastructure service solutions / delivery including network connectivity, midrange server build, virtual server build, storage, performance / capacity planning, and monitoring of infrastructure health. The PM will coordinate with key delivery teams responsible for Test Environments Management, Production Release Management, Performance testing and Capacity Management plus other teams to deliver Pre Prod and Production infrastructure in the environments.

  • Manage small to large scale technology projects or multiple smaller scale projects through all stages of the life cycle, ensuring on-time, quality delivery.
  • Works closely with Design Team Lead to define project requirements and impacted engineering teams.
  • Engages Engineering resources onto the project / builds the project team.
  • Creates and Manages project schedule / work break down structure, tasks and Milestones delivery list.
  • Host Weekly project team meetings to review and execute plans.
  • Identifies and documents schedule risk and creates mitigation plans.
  • Identifies and documents schedule or resource issues, or watch items.
  • Generates weekly status reports covering project progress.
  • Completes required documentation or system work request needed for planning and procurement for infrastructure products and services.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of customer's tactical goals and effectively participates in the development and implementation of business solutions.
  • Manages project risk through comprehensive mitigation assessment and planning techniques. Actively manages the work efforts of multiple functional resources through the project plan.
  • Establishes basic scope control procedures.
  • Develops documentation; monitors and reports project status; assesses the effectiveness and accuracy of documentation.
  • Initiates and maintains reporting relationships with project stakeholders including team members, peers, managers, customers, vendors, and other affected departments to coordinate efforts across multiple business units and ensure continuous efficient management of projects; gathers input and feedback.
  • Analyzes and reports project status and research information; monitors project performance to maintain the quality of services, deliverables, and content.
  • Effectively assists in directing both internal and external resources to achieve business solutions within project guidelines.
  • Collaborates and communicates with other project managers and leaders to coordinate cross-project initiatives and activities.
  • Identify and eliminate obstacles to solution plans, business goals or implementation.
  • Weekly Project Status reporting: Accomplishments, Upcoming 30 day deliverables, Current Issues & Mitigation plans. Risk to project schedule, funding.
  • Needs to have experience participating in scrum meetings and Agile PI Planning sessions

Required Skills:

  • Previous experience managing infrastructure projects
  • 5 years plus experience in project management including Linux, Firewall Architecture, Load Balancing Architecture & Methodologies (Workload Management, WIP, VIP, F4, etc.), eCommerce Web and Application Architectures and Deployment
  • 5 years plus experience in JVMs, WebSphere Architecture / Deployment, JBoss Architecture / Deployment, MQ Messaging, Understanding of Middleware build and Oracle Database Build
  • Strong project management and leadership qualities; accustomed to manage multiple projects at one time with the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Working with Engineers to purchase, build, and certify hardware and network connections, submit Firewall changes, and update SOR for servers, changes
  • Working closely with application and infrastructure technology teams to gain consensus and approval of each phase of the project lifecycle
  • Manage stakeholder expectations as well as change control process
  • Coordinate system deployments with task such as requirements gathering, labor and capital estimation, forecasting, design and WBS management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project / Project Plan creation and management
  • Must be able to build MS project plans based on resource input for task, sequence and duration
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project / Project Plan creation and management, Microsoft Work, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Working with multiple Engineering teams to deliver infrastructure / hardware solutions for our Software Technology partners.
  • Detail Oriented, Keeps the project team focused and on task.
  • Must be able to build a project team, and identify the team members, their roles, and understand the delivery task for each team member.

Desired Skills:

  • Project Communication
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Leverages excellent written communications skills to complete project related documentation as well as present project status to SDM and Management

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit