Sr. Project Manager

Location
Raleigh, North Carolina
Salary
competitive
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Specialty
Project Management
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time
RapidScale is one of the fastest growing Cloud Computing companies in the industry.  Based in Irvine, CA, the company has a solid track record of delivering world class products and services to our Customers located throughout the country and the globe.  RapidScale is seen as a leader in Desktop Virtualization with marked success in app virtualization for both Windows and Mac applications.  The company also offers IaaS, DRaaS solutions via an enterprise “Flex Pod” cloud stack.   Job Summary:RapidScale is seeking a technical project manager who will lead, plan and execute customer installation projects.  The successful candidate will be responsible for prioritization, scheduling and execution of installations by working with internal engineering groups, customers, and their respective IT support.   Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Develop and manage project schedules
  2. Initiate and schedule customer project Kick Off calls
  3. Clearly communicate the installation process and steps included to project stakeholders
  4. Assists in gathering technical details of the order from customer and customer’s IT staff/ support
  5. Schedule all events and utilize the Project Management system to keep stakeholders up to date
  6. Uses systematic approach to track development activity interdependencies and schedules; plans and schedules current activities; adapts as plans are changed due to changes in priorities and requirements
  7. Create and manage implementation templates to increase efficiencies
  8. Keep clear and concise notes and post them in Project Management system for stakeholders
  9. Has greater interaction with clients; actively participates in presentations
  10. Manages projects from contract signature through final implementation.
Skills and Educational Requirements:A strong candidate will need the following:  Interpersonal Relationship skill sets, strong organizational skills, time management skills, and good phone skills.  Good understanding of Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project and Outlook.  A college degree, PMP and/or equivalent work experience is required.  
Qualifications:Inter-Relationships:Needs to work well with others in a highly demanding position.  This position will require working with several departments and different personalities.Working Environment:Fast paced, positive, high energy environment.  This position may have high levels of stress due to deadlines and necessity of quick response times. Security and Compliance Requirements:All positions at Rapidscale have role based levels of access to networks, systems, customer, and company information.  Information Security is a top priority and access granted is limited to only necessary systems and information required to perform the expected job responsibilities.  In this position, as an employee, you are required to protect and maintain the integrity of our company and customer information.  These protections include information assets including customer and company information for any PHI, PII, billing, contact, and other related personal or proprietary information. Physical Requirements: Employee may lift up to 20 pounds.Employee may need to carry up to 20 pounds (i.e. carrying laptop and other equipment).Employee may push/pull up to 25 pounds.Employee may stand up to 1.5 hours.Employee may walk up to 1.5 hours.Employee may need to drive 2 hours.Employee may perform repetitive bending up to 1 hours.Employee may sit up to 8 hours.Employee may spend up to 8 performing computer work/typing.Employee may spend up to 8 hours on the telephone.Employee may need to climb N/A flights of stairs.

A strong candidate will need the following:  Interpersonal Relationship skill sets, strong organizational skills, time management skills, and good phone skills.  Good understanding of Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project and Outlook.  A college degree, PMP and/or equivalent work experience is required.   

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