Technical Project Manager

Sunnyvale, CA
Job Terms:
up to ~$150/hr, DOE
Start date:
Posted By:
Jennie Brandon

Job Description:

Seeking an experienced, hands-on Technical Project Manager to work on multiple large scale, complex, and cross-functional programs. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the systems infrastructure support. You would closely work with
stakeholders for planning, defining systems work scope, communication and coordination. The team manages all of the systems (servers, switches, tape drives, SANs, etc.) and services (web servers, Subversion installation, software packages, etc.) necessary to support Marketing Communications'
Interactive team.

• Bring structure to one’s own work and the work of others
• Manage a portfolio of projects across the release org and DevOps team
• Drive assigned projects and take ownership for their success – in terms of project delivery, quality, and business outcomes
• Develop accurate project timelines and resource estimates as part of the project planning process
• Provide outstanding project management support including monitoring and communication on the project progress, issues, risks, and results to stakeholders and team members
• Create and maintain project and system documentation, including development and testing procedures
• Build and maintain strong relationships beyond the development team to work effectively with technical and non-technical business partners
• Analyze and resolve production issues working independently or with the support of the development team
• Review and analyze requests from business users in order to prioritize work for the team and develop a clear roadmap
• Extensive collaboration with IT infrastructure, network, and security organizations to track specific details of tactical work for Marketing Communications' Interactive team
• Works with IT and business teams that partner with release infrastructure to testing, installation, training and support
• Collaborate closely with our DevOps and IT teams in setting up and managing integration environments for various systems and components.

Key Qualifications
• 6-9 years of IT work experience, including 4 or more years managing projects
• Experience working with high availability 24/7 environments and incident management
• Self-driven, independent, and accountable
• Detail-oriented with a strong sense of curiosity and intense desire to succeed
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills across functions, lines of business, and infrastructure domains (Systems Engineering, Release Engineering, WWSRE, Release Operations & Platform team)
• Ability to understand business needs, articulate trade-offs, and discuss solutions with both business and Engineering teams
• Ability to bring structure to a very ambiguous environment
• Able to work independently or on a team, and in a fast paced, dynamic environment
• Natural problem solver with a strong awareness of risk
• Ability to juggle multiple projects within a fast paced environment and change priorities rapidly as required by the business
• Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of Project Management methodologies and tools, with a focus on infrastructure project delivery in support of infrastructure roadmaps
• Applies Agile project management processes and methodologies to indicate project status
• Demonstrated experience with infrastructure project management including consolidation, migration and refresh projects
• Experience in a few of the below technologies is a must and exposure to other technologies is a plus:
◦ Docker
◦ Cloud and on-premise virtualization
◦ Mesos / Kubernetes
◦ Familiarity with version control systems such as Git and Subversion

• BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related field.
• Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred

Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Resource Manager checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)