#140515

Project Manager

Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
11/20/2018
posted by:
Scott Toohill
Date:
11/08/2018

Job Description:

Duties:

We are looking for a strong Project Manager who is resourceful, action oriented, and with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles.

They will:

• Manage cross-functional site infrastructure projects in a matrix organization.

• Plan, coordinate, and drive major maintenance initiatives and events in the data centers.

• Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time completion. Interface with engineering teams and business owners for project requirements and scope.

• Identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices and prioritize resources in areas that will deliver the greatest impact.

• Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made.

• Perform risk management and change management on projects.

• Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.

• Ensure there is sound communication between various groups and projects. Maintain program status wiki pages and provide frequent program updates. Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program.

• Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.

Skills:

• Work experience in Project Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space.

• Proven project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with high attention to detail.

• Strong communication and coordination skills

• Must be proactive with proven ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously

• Ability to collaborate with different individuals across the organization and within other geographies, and roll-up the sleeves in order to accomplish all necessary tasks

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• Past experience as an engineer a plus

• Ability to closely walk the line between business and technology

Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in MIS, computer science, systems engineering, business, or a related field.

Client Description:

This TOP social media company, headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, was built to help people connect and share. Over the last decade their tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate. With over two billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at this company offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building
  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry  
  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem solving mode
  • Take part in global internal conversations that are happening with stakeholders, wherever they may be located, who are the best at what they do

Additionally, check out all you’d have at your fingertips:

Paid Time Off:

  • Freelancers are eligible to accrue up to 15 days of PTO per 12-month period.  Accrual begins on your first day of assignment thereafter. Non-exempt workers (hourly) accrue 1 hour of PTO for every 16.67 hours. Accrued PTO can be used after your 91st day on assignment. PTO can be used for holidays, personal time off, vacation, and sick time.

Transportation:

  • Transportation to and from San Francisco/Oakland to their campus in Menlo Park CA.
  • Communal beach cruisers are parked everywhere, making it easy to get across the 57 acre, 11 building campus.
  • Bike Repair Shop.

Eats:  

  • Meals are provided (and we’re not talking about a small cafeteria)! It is like Disneyland with all of the amazing options you have available. You will never get bored with all of the restaurants you have to choose from.

Roof Deck:

  • The football field-sized grass roof deck is available for you to use at your leisure! With beautiful views and tons of space, it is great place to relax and enjoy your lunch every day.