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Technical Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-00002
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 11 Years
Start Date / End Date: 01/30/2017 to 01/31/2018
Summary:
We are currently in the process of migrating several thousand databases, for all the hosted customers of one of our flagship Customers (Leading software company), headquartered in the USA. This project has one of the highest visibility with multiple stakeholders at major corporations. The role is 1 year long, and may possibly be extended by another 6 months. We are in need of a strong, technical project manager, who has experience with the migration of databases (preferably) or software (upgrade releases, etc.), which can span across multiple data centers across the world. This would involve very tight coordination with Client Project Managers, DBAs, Application, Platform, Product Engineering teams. And, because of the 'global' coordination, there is a critical expectation that multiple time zone support/conference calls, online meetings, etc. would occur throughout the duration. The role itself is based in the USA, and candidates can be located anywhere, preferably (hub cities). This will involve traveling once or twice a month travel to either SFO or Washington DC, for 2 – 3 days, on most visits, to meet with Stakeholders and attend key workshops.¿


Responsibilities:
Must have come up through the technical ranks, as Developer, DBA, SW / Application coder
·       Must have experience and understand common terms related to Infrastructure, OS, DBA, Patches, HW/SW, Application, Schemas, etc.
·       Must have experience in Global migration or upgrade projects, related to DB/SW/applications, etc.
·       Must have Hands-on experience dealing with 'Software release' models, Defects, Testing, etc.
·       Role as Technical project manager in several projects, and understands Project Management Methodology & Processes
·       A skilled master with 'follow-ups' on tasks, where responsibility is on multiple teams
·       Extremely good and clear communication skills
·       Very good documentation, and presentation skills
·       Team player, and, must take 'ownership' to ensure success of this migration program¿


Plus:
  •        Also played roles as Solutions Architect / Infrastructure / Software Admin/Architect
  •        Hands-on Experience with Oracle database and/or HANA databases
  •        Experience with Hosted applications, global data center operations, worked in product development