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Technical Project Manager (Ethernet, Carrier, Fiber) IV
Ref No.: 21-00004
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Title: Technical Project Manager (Ethernet, Carrier, Fiber) IV
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Contract

Our client is seeking a Technical Project Manager (Ethernet, Carrier, Fiber) IV who will be responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project-oriented work efforts.
  • Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies for the IT community to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately.
  • Directs, establishes, maintains, and plans the overall policies and goals for a product management department and gains alignment working with cross-functional leadership.
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.
  • Report on project's progress as required by product engineering management.
  • Communicate updates on major milestones, escalations, and status to LE and Lead PE project manager.
  • Evaluate impact change request against communicated timelines.
  • Integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities.
  • Acts as a key contributor in a complex and crucial environment.
  • May lead teams or projects and shares expertise
  • May support one or more products within Advanced Voice and Ethernet, including associated SMB products during installation of services.
  • Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.
  • Assists Program Manager(s) in partnering with senior management of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise
  • Assure feature and functionality and performance metrics requirements are defined.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and monitor specific inter/intra-departmental project progress and performance to assure quality and on time delivery.
  • Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity.
  • More senior role has responsibility for multiple large, complex projects with greater impact to the enterprise.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Typically, has at least 10 years of IT work experience, including 8 or more years managing projects.
  • Experience with projects in multiple technologies and functions.
  • Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is required.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.
  • Experience with Optical Networking and deployment of Optical Networking equipment.