Project Manager - Infrastructure IT in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/11/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

You will be tasked to support large, multi-faceted projects or multiple smaller projects simultaneously utilizing best practice Project Management methodology and tools. This person assumes the goals of the project as their own and uses expertise to lead cross functional teams, achieving project objectives. The Project Manager must be an excellent communicator; comfortable with engaging at every level of the organization. The ideal candidate for this newly created position needs to be comfortable with vagueness and able to energetically support continuous improvement and innovation.

Day to Day

  • Structure and manage integrated, multi-track projects/programs, thru all phases
  • Assist with coordinating cross-functional teams + both internal & external stakeholders, to gain commitment on scope, approach, assumptions, dependencies, risk, budget and timeline
  • Duties also include accountability management for defining and meeting targets, milestones, and successes
  • Assess and manage risk within and across multiple projects
  • Understands both Agile and waterfall methodologies but is flexible
  • Generate concise, regular project status updates for executive review
  • Escalate challenges when necessary
  • Identify and document improvement opportunities

Background/Experience

Requires a Bachelor's degree with 8+ yrs of multi-function IT project management experience, specifically in Networking, Compute & Storage, and Security.

BA/BS in Business Management, IT or Computer Science related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience in Project Management required.

Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification preferred.

  • Deep, detailed knowledge in all phases of the project management life cycle. This role will be responsible for complex projects from planning thru delivery
  • Strong project management skills and computer literacy
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task between various projects
  • Competent in data story-telling
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Proficient in change management
MS Project, Excel & Jira experience preferred, utilize Jira for projects plus other work. They get a holistic view of work products and planning.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree with 8+ yrs of multi-function IT project management experience, Networking, Compute & Storage, and Security. BA/BS in Business Management, IT or Computer Science, PMP and/or CSM cert