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Technical IT Project Manager

Technical IT Project Manager

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US-CA-San Mateo

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The Technical IT Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating Agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance; while adhering to existing standards and delivery processes. The Technical IT Project Manager will manage stakeholder relationships and ensure support and alignment to IT departmental roadmaps; manage project cost and forecasting, as well as vendor and departmental relationships.  The Technical IT Project Manager will manage projects relating to IT Data Center Services / Infrastructure and DevOps information systems, networking, and telecommunications.


Principle Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Lead and motivate Agile and Waterfall project teams for Enterprise projects
  • Define and manage project scope and budget
  • Assist in creating Agile and Waterfall increment project plans and schedules
  • Assess risk - identify risk to project success
  • Define metrics – identify measures for success related to delivery of the project
  • Manage project delivery process
  • Manage stakeholders’ expectations and communications
  • Communicate lessons learned, meeting minutes, project charts, project timelines, and best practices to group management
  • Request approval for changes for IT projects
  • Responsible for Project Review meetings to the Manager, Program Management
  • Conduct team meetings, as required
  • Work with the team to remove impediments
  • Manage several concurrent high visibility projects using a blend of Agile and Waterfall
  • Role of Scrum Master


Required Knowledge / Skill:

  • Previous skills as an IT System Administrator
  • Experience with Agile project management of information systems, Active Directory, networking, and telecommunications
  • Proficient at technical writing
  • Experience with creating large project plans and working in a large Agile project management organization
  • High proficiency with verbal and written communications
  • Ability to quickly adapt and respond to shifts in project/program



Required Experience / Education:

  • Degree or equivalent certification
  • 4+ years in Information Technology
  • Proven skills as a technical writer


Preferred Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years in Infrastructure as an IT Project Manager
  • PMI PMP or Scrum certification
  • Experience with SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework for the Enterprise)


Job Specifications

Freedom to act:

  • Work is accomplished without task level directions
  • Has significant latitude in developing roles and responsibilities for project
  • Ability to manage change and direct or change task
  • Responsible for communications with no oversight


Problem complexity:

  • Use creativity and experience to resolve complex problem and/or issues
  • Use judgment and knowledge of policies and best practices to complete projects
  • Has the ability and experience to influence stakeholders and project team to resolve issue


Level of impact:

  • Has significant impact to multiple organizations if projects are not completed on time using standard IT policies and best practice.


Working conditions:

  • Some travel required (15%)
  • Weekly project review meeting with IT Program Manager