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Technology Innovation

Project Manager

  2323 bryan street, Dallas

POSITION: Project Manager

 

Digital Realty supports the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of customers across the Americas, EMEA and APAC, ranging from cloud and information technology services, communications and social networking to financial services, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products.  

Now is the time to join Digital Realty and be part of the world’s trusted foundation powering digital ambitions to our customers, prospects and partners.  Digital Realty’s heritage is understanding a customer’s local to global data center needs to address mixed workloads and densities. Enterprises are adapting IT strategies on-the-fly to meet rapidly evolving demands. As data creation and consumption are increasing, so are the tools, clouds, networks and resources needed to support it. This data gravity effect can lead to global workflow management that isn’t consistent across deployments, only compounding the complexities.  As one of the world’s largest data center companies, Digital Realty is seeking motivative and imaginative professions to grow our Enterprise business with collocation and scale offerings combined best in class connectivity, cloud and data centric solutions.

Opportunity Snapshot

Digital Realty is seeking to add a Project Manager to our Service Innovation team. This is a key role within the Product Management organization and is responsible for the planning and coordination of projects, aligning resources and dependencies while monitoring and reporting on the project to ensure projects complete on time, on budget, and meet the defined objectives.

Responsibilities
  • Be the liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams
  • Design and implement a project management process, culture, and discipline for the research gathering and management activities across multiple programs and facilities
  • Using formal project management processes, plan, schedule, prioritize, monitor and provide consistent reporting on project activities, resources, and budgets to executive teams, project team and other stakeholder groups
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency or mitigation plans
  • Identify, propose and negotiate tradeoffs on scope vs. timeline and budget
  • Coach and facilitate business units about their assumptions and cross-functional needs to ensure the ability to successfully execute their plans
  • Continually assess project risks and identify ways to mitigate them
  • Make prioritization recommendations based on estimated return and/or benefit to the business
  • Ascertain and document business objectives and requirements
  • Responsible for the creation of POs, invoice administration, and reporting of network/product components, including the coordination of associated activities with the Finance organization
Requirements
  • 6+ years knowledge of applied business and project management theory/concepts
  • Experience managing integration projects and/or software development efforts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Ability to forge strong working partnerships across a diverse cross-functional team as well as with business partners and help resolve issues and conflicts within the project team, which is comprised of varying internal stakeholder groups
  • Proven track record in meeting business objectives and improvement of business processes
  • Operate within differing SDLC models, including Agile/Scrum, Kanban, and Waterfall

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience (10 years)
  • Basic understanding of computer networking, cloud computing, and enterprise needs in the interconnection space
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Agile/Scrum
  • Six Sigma
  • Finance background desirable

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Natalie Lucas

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