Data Center Refresh Project Manager - job id 33865

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Data Center Refresh Project Manager


Somerset, NJ

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Maxim Nikouline


(646) 876-9538


(212) 616-4800 ext-190

A Contract position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or w2.

Contact Maxim call (646)876-9538 or email with the Job Code MN33865 or Click the Apply Now button (Sorry, NO 3rd Party (Subcontract) or 1099 for this position!).

Location: Somerset, NJ.

Skills required for the position: VERBAL COMMUNICATION, OOD.

Optional (not required):NT, Project Management, PROJECT MANAGER

Detailed Info: This long term contract position will be part of the Data Center team for a respectable financial institution. The position will report to the VP of the Data Center Project Management team and will have responsibility for managing one or more data center refresh related projects. The majority of any project work will involve internal MS coordination between Network; Enterprise Computing, I.T. and/or firm business units on the refresh of IT hardware within existing data center POD's and/or new and existing POD's. The role may also include the oversight of project related data center activities including the management of white-space, build-out activities such as the rack /stack of equipment; network patching; equipment delivery/deployment.

Position Description:

Responsible for developing high level and low level project plans and budgets for data center refresh and/or build out projects.

Responsible for the management, coordination, and execution of all assigned tasks and resources.

Responsible for tailoring existing best practices for project and operational management to suit the needs of this project.

Responsible for all communication on the status of the project to the rest of the IT project team, IT departments.

Responsible for all coordinating all activities of the projects between these same parties as well as external resources such as the Engineering Design Team, the General Contractor, etc.

Responsible for development and timely delivery of all IT related deliverables.

Responsible for maintaining the project share point site for the project documentation and information, modifying the design and function of the site as required.

Creation of and assist with RFP & RFI documentation relating to White Space products and services, including participating in global RFP initiatives & events.

Travel will be required in the NY Metro area and NJ. Some out of area travel may be required.

Development/Computing Environment: Skills Required:

Experience in IT hardware refresh or migration projects.

Working knowledge of: networking, server, storage/hardware technologies.

Capable of simultaneously managing activities at multiple sites under multiple projects.

Good leadership and organizational skills

PMP, Six Sigma & ITIL certification preferred, PMBOK principles and understanding is required.

Effective written and verbal communication skills

Experienced in the development of specifications and other technical documentation.

Bachelor's degree, preferably in an engineering discipline.

Competent in the use of all basic MS Office Automation products ? SharePoint, Word, Excel, Visio, Power point, and Project.

Skills Desired:

Working knowledge of specialty environments such as Market Data and/or internet plants.

Experience & expertise in Data Center project management.

Basic knowledge of Data Center Technology and Service Management.

Working background in Structured Cabling Systems

Understanding of Data Center best practices


The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 33865