Sr. Program Manager

Location: Alpharetta, Georgia

Type: Contract

Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager (contract to hire) Alpharetta, GA

Optomi, in partnership with a leading global technology provider serving the financial industry, is seeking a Senior Project Manager for their Alpharetta, GA location. Candidates must have a thorough background within M&A and IT infrastructure environments with required experience managing the migration and decommissioning of company offices and company assets during mergers and acquisitions. The right Senior Project Manager will be very familiar with the PMI/PMBOK or Agile frameworks and will possess the ability to articulate their experience within such frameworks and a career interest in IT infrastructure projects . 

What the right person will enjoy:

  • The ability to work up to two days remotely once credentials are established!
  • Having the chance to work on large-scale data canter consolidation projects!
  • The opportunity to work on highly visible IT infrastructure projects!
  • Working with cutting-edge technologies!
  • Voted by Fortune Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies 2016!
  • Listed as one of, "America's Best Employers 2016" by Forbes!
  • On-site state of the art gym, free car wash, dry cleaning, Starbucks, and medical clinic

Apply today if your background includes:

  • Bachelor degree in business or equivalent work experience
  • 7-10 years of previous project management and/or relevant consulting experience
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in project management processes and methodologies, as well as project lifecycle
  • Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired
  • Experience in driving large scale data center or office relocation/ move efforts; Technology projects and preference with Data Center and Office/ Physical Site Migrations.
  • Experience with matrix management of cross-functional processes and teams
  • Strong experience leading large/complex projects while considering strategic goals and plans and keeping customer focus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop Migration strategy with various teams and project plans to migrate existing clients from current product to future state product. Gather data to support business plan. 
  • Manages status meetings and escalations with teams to ensure on-time delivery and mitigation. 
  • Works closely with client management to prioritize issues and modify the plan as necessary based on changing priorities. 
  • Oversight of managing the tasks clients will need to perform so it is understood by teams working with clients. (ie : IP Changes, Third Party impacts) 
  • Works with Implementations, Support, Product Management and Development internally to ensure client priority and issues are addressed in a timely fashion (and balanced with the needs of other clients). 
  • Participates during Conversion weekend activities and shares leadership role and Project Plan execution with Implementation Project Managers
  • Work closely with Support Management to prepare for and facilitate the hand off to regular Support.
  • Communicates progress, expectations or escalates problems to management for awareness and/or resolution. 
  • Engages Stakeholders to resolve complex business problems affecting Project and Program successes. 
  • Provides Project Oversight and Management for multiple projects as assigned.
  • Participates in strategic planning sessions with all teams and management to determine the scope and objectives of each project. 
  • Monitors progress, then providing updates on progress and resolving any conflicts between client expectations and actual work output.