The Data Center Project Manager will work onsite at a location near Dekalb, IL and will be responsible for managing all onsite day to day activities of the data center cabling and infrastructure build. This position reports directly to the Data Center Program Director, and will be the key onsite leader to establish and run the Data Center build project. The Project Manager’s primary responsibilities are a) overall leadership, direction-setting, delegation, and decision making for the onsite Data Center team, b) to be the onsite point of contact to lead the data center build project, c) to ensure success of the project by making key decisions and balancing workload, d) to develop and execute consistent and repeatable runbooks, processes, and tools, e) to be able to track to a Balanced Scorecard with critical KPIs, and f) to establish and maintain strong relationships with the client leadership team. This role will include duties for spend reporting, budgeting, strategic planning, staff development, and business partner relationships. What’s in it for You? We offer a competitive total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, in addition to a wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance programs, fitness reimbursements, identity theft protection, education/scholarship programs and more! • Execute PMO standards, processes and methodologies in a consistent manner for project planning and execution activities including: scope definition and management; task and resource scheduling; cost and price budgeting; quality review and assurance; client relationship management; project team management; and overall change management. • Mentor and manage the delivery and execution of data center project through a balance of best-in-class and pragmatic project methodologies and practices that achieve KPIs and meet or exceed business results, client satisfaction and SLAs. • Direct all phases of project from inception through completion. • Develop and administer the budgets, schedules, and technical performance standards. • Participate in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. • Oversee the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract. • Act as primary customer contact for project activities, leading project review sessions with clients to discuss overall performance. • Establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules, identify problems and obtain solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. • Direct the work of employees assigned to the project from technical, professional, or administrative areas. • Issue and communicate project status to leadership, steering committee and other stakeholders as appropriate. • Onboard team members to the program, facilitating orientation and training on key processes and tools. • Manage project issues/risks in a timely manner, escalating when necessary. • Foster collaborative working relationships within Data Center Program & Operations and across all levels and departments of the organization to execute program management activities and company priorities. • Promote continuous growth of project management practices within the organization to achieve client and organizational objectives. • Achieve performance targets established by leadership for applicable Key Performance Indicators. • Act as point-of-escalation for the project. • Manage change control process and scope in accordance with mutually agreed Change Management process. • Manage Project control fundamentals: monitoring, anticipating potential problems, identifying project conflicts, taking corrective action, resolving issues, managing scope, schedule, cost, profit and budget, project reporting, quality review and assurance. Issue and communicate program status to leadership, steering committee and other stakeholders as appropriate Education & Experience: • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, relevant experience • Area of Study / Degree: BA, Project Management, Engineering, IT or business is desired but not required • Certifications Preferred: PMP, RCDD, DCDC • 10 years minimum work experience • 7+ years’ experience managing large-scale / Hyper-scale data center implementations • 5+ years’ experience working with General Contractors and other trades. • Consulting experience a plus Skills & Abilities: • Strong working knowledge of large-scale (i.e. > 500,000 sq. ft.) data center infrastructure (i.e. structured cabling, networking, rack-and-stack, etc.), gained from prior experience as Project Manager working in the data center environment. • Strong leadership, decision-making, and delegation skills are a must. The work environment is a high-paced environment and will require a poised, strong leader to keep the team ontrack, motivated, and moving in the same direction. • Minimum of 10 years Project Management experience within the technology services industry which includes: overseeing multiple prime contracts; preparing and delivering briefings and recommendations to leadership on a regular basis; managing complex customer requirements across all aspects of cost, schedule, and quality. • Strong working knowledge of both Waterfall and Agile project management philosophies and the ability to incorporate both into the project as needed. • Strong understanding of Earned Value Management (EVM) and experience in EVM tools, particularly Primavera P6. • Strong decision making and delegation skills. Need to be able to make key decisions on the fly and delegate work appropriately when faced with time constraint challenges and changes to the project schedule. • Superior collaboration and communication skills: team building, conflict resolution, stakeholder management, risk management, product management, negotiation & decision making, ability to work and motivate in a team environment and overall change management. • Self-motivated with a strong ability to plan/organize workloads. • Excellent professional service philosophy and understanding the challenges in providing superior customer experience at a national level while controlling costs.
This Technical Account Lead will be responsible for overseeing and managing from a technical standpoint a dedicated number of client requests for a portfolio of Managed Services clients. This individual will be responsible to have a technical expertise and be the subject matter expert of not only the client but of their technical infrastructure. Examples of technical expertise can include infrastructure, cloud, server, application. Our Level 1 and Level 2 support team will handle day to day needs from a help desk perspective; however, this individual will be responsible to handle all escalations that cannot be resolved as well as help manage the help desk team. Individual will interface with client onsite and remote to assist in road mapping technology with assistance from consulting and account managers. You will be exposed to both project and support work based on your assigned client’s needs. Individual must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and identify requirements and urgency then assign to proper individual.
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Front End Developer
Our Client is looking for a talented front-end developer to join our fast-moving, lean product development team.
Candidates must have a high level of proficiency in web development and a strong understanding of great user interface design and front-end development. This will include wireframing, prototyping, and coordination of product development between backend developers, data scientists, and real estate industry experts to deliver product feature releases on an aggressive schedule via Agile methodologies.
An exceptional level of attention to detail is a must. An ideal candidate will know best practices, can document them and can work with a dynamic team to
ensure all front-end development is performed to those standards.
* Build cutting-edge web applications, with a focus on client side
* Ensure code and design quality through the execution of test plans
* Successfully complete multiple projects working in an Agile team environment
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
* Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or related field - REQUIRED
* 3-5 years’ experience as a front-end (UI) developer/engineer
* Experience working with Vue**, Angular, React, or equivalent in a professional work environment
* Proficiency using GitHub to develop code collaboratively in a team setting
* Strong understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
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* Experience with object-oriented design and development, including strong working knowledge and experience with various architectural and design patterns
* Understanding of wireframing, UX design or UI patterns
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research new technologies and analytical opportunities to improve the platform.