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Senior Project Manager - Data Centre and Cloud

Rogers


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Markham Ontario
Date:
17 Jul 2017
2017-07-172017-08-15
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Senior Project Manager - Data Centre and Cloud

Senior Project Manager - Data Centre and Cloud

Date: Jun 30, 2017

Location: Markham, ON, CA, L3R 8E2

Every day, we strive to build a brilliant digital future for Canadians. We work as one team, with one goal –serve our customers better.
 

At Rogers, we recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work:

  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver

 

Every day, we strive to build a brilliant digital future for Canadians. We work as one team, with one goal –serve our customers better.

 

Job Title:  Senior Project Manager, Data Centre and Cloud

Reports To:  Senior Director, Data Centre and Cloud

Department:  Data Centre and Cloud Operations

 

Scope:

Reporting to the Senior Director, Data Centre and Cloud, the Senior Project Manager will occupy a critical position in which they will show leadership in managing multiple large scale infrastructure projects. The Senior Project Manager will also assist the network administrators and service platform team to define the scope and deliverables for all infrastructure and rationalization projects which are vital to the growth of the business. Active participation in the design, delivery and management of these projects to ensure quality services are delivered on-time is a critical component of this role. This position involves building strong relationships across the organization and direct contact with clients and vendors is required.

 

The Senior Project Manager uses their skills to manage the relationship with their peers and monitors the performance of teams throughout the project. The focus is on the management of the project and managing escalations with senior employees when required.

 

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for engagement with other teams, managing conflict and negotiations to ensure stakeholder satisfaction is maintained by structuring and managing projects from inception to completion. This role has the responsibility of assembling projects teams across the business to execute on projects that deliver tangible business benefits.


Responsibilities:

• Manage the relationship with the project stakeholders throughout the project duration and act as the primary point of contact for the sponsor and project team.
• Establish strong working relationship with PMO and other project managers to ensure resource utilization is maximized.
• Keep PMO, Program and Portfolio Managers informed at agreed frequency and ensure project risks are communicated effectively to the project team with tracked issues managed with high urgency.
• Establish the processes with the PMO to support the delivery of project deliverables. This includes project initiation, project planning; defining the project schedule and work breakdown structure, and defining deliverable acceptance and reporting procedures. Project initiation also includes validating scope, conducting project kickoff and agreement on deliverables with project stakeholders.
• Ensure that any services delivered by a vendor conform to what has been contractually agreed and monitoring the delivery of said services against agreed schedule, quality, scope and budget.
• Manage human resource planning and addressing project team performance issues with functional managers.
• Manage the financial aspects of contracts with any vendors involved in the project (billing for services, following-up on payments, etc).
• Define in advance the acceptance criteria for each project deliverable, work with the team to establish delivery dates project milestones, and oversee the review of deliverables to ensure they meet acceptance criteria, securing sign-off on each deliverable as defined in the project management plan.
• Act as the escalation point when issues arise with vendor’s resources / services and manage any dispute or conflict.
• Manage engagement risk and delivery quality.
• Track and report the performance of the project team, the quality of project deliverables and reports on the effectiveness of the project against the baseline plan.
• Builds time into project as appropriate to allow for mitigation of risk and to achieve the required level of resource utilization set by the business.
• Develop strong, positive cross organization relationships with internal groups to include industry units, account teams, and product groups, as well as with vendors and customers.

 

 

 

 Qualifications:

• Minimum of 10 years ‘experience in a technical infrastructure lead or project management role.
• Proven track record of successful project execution in the ICT industry
• Extraordinary organizational savvy with exceptional interpersonal skills and good relationships across all functions.
• Proven change leader.
• Knowledgeable of industry and related trends
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Entrepreneurial, highly motivated and adaptable
• PMP certification

 

Technical Project Experience:
 

  • Solid understanding of large, complex network infrastructure characteristics, features, and integration capabilities including carrier or provider core and provider-customer edge concepts, and BGP.
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking principles and design concepts.
  • Networking hardware experience, including troubleshooting servers, switches, routers and firewall appliances.
  • Network management and monitoring tools, Nagios, Cacti, Solarwinds
  • VMware ESXi, vCloud Director, and vSphere product suite.
  • iSCSI, NFS, ZFS, RAID and enterprise storage concepts and technologies.
  • Virtualization, Snapshot, and Backup concepts and technologies.
  • Active Directory/LDAP Authentication and Single Sign On concepts and technologies.
  • Windows Server and Unix operating systems.
  • Enterprise Database design, concepts, and technologies.
  • Network Load Balancing, High Availability, and Fault Tolerance standards and best practices.
  • IT Security standards and best practices.
  • ITIL configuration change management best practices
  • UAT and Development Environments.
  • Hardware, Software, and Operating System Lifecycles.
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 550 Cochrane Drive (194), Markham, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Project Management & Information Technology
Requisition ID: 97945
 
WHY ROGERS?
 
As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.
 
At Rogers, we recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
 
Why Rogers? Because we believe the best is yet to come.
 
We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.
 
Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering || Canada (CA) || ON || Markham || SF:EBU; SF:LI ||

 




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