Job Description :
We seek a rock star who can handle highly complex projects in a fast-paced environment through applying precision tracking, initiative, and creativity for CLIENT Interactive’s central project management team. CLIENT Interactive is looking for a strong Cloud Project Manager who understands technical aspects of site and product development with a focus on cloud migration and optimization across multiple platforms and from different environments. This Project Manager will work with cross-functional teams (i.e. DevOps, Engineering, and Management) while having a deeper focus on at least one CLIENT Brand. Must be skilled at driving projects from inception to launch, including resource allocation, scheduling, risk management, and rollout and have deep knowledge of cloud architecture and SDLC.

Role & Responsibilities:
Manage the complete cloud migration path for multiple projects, including reso
urce allocation and scheduling, as well as quality, stakeholder, risk management, rollout and change management.
70% of their time will be allocated toward CLIENT Sports migration / 30% toward News migration
Organize the workflow of Engineers and DevOps to deliver the cloud migration on schedule and within budget.
Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Identify baseline KPIs to gauge impact to Cloud migration; continuously monitoring results and adjusting accordingly
Identify project resource requirements and assign individual responsibilities.
Effectively apply CLIENT development methodology and enforce project standards.
Minimize exposure on projects by clearly communicating potential risks at every stage.
Create and ensure completion of project documents that remain current and organized.
Take ownership of project scope and timing issues, driving them to resolution in a timely fashion.
Integrate with specific business teams while communicating project progress with team members across CLIENT.

Requirements:
Required Qualifications:
BA/ BS in Business, Engineering or related field required. Technical background required and Master’s degree a plus.
Familiar with Jira, Google Suite as well as Bitbucket or similar repository
Minimum 3 years of experience at building a Program / Project Manager on IT Data Center, Cloud, software development, or large enterprise software projects
Experience working with both Agile and Waterfall development methodologies and PMP or equivalent qualification
Possess strong technical acumen, with fundamental knowledge of key cloud technologies and tools (AWS, Docker, GCP, Terraform, Kubernetes This knowledge doesn’t need to be practical, but at a level of understanding needed to lead development or release tasks, and identify and resolve issues in projects as they arise.
Self-motivation, creativity, deadline enthusiastic, and relentless about quality and communication required. The candidate must work independently, proactively gather consensus from multiple internal stakeholders, holds themselves accountable for the success of the project, can drive prioritization, and be able to change tasks quickly & communicate changes effectively based on shifts in priorities or urgent deadlines.
Passion for and knowledge of interactive technology and platforms required.

Preferred/Nice to Have Qualifications:
Project Manager for a large scale website and/or vendor based solution provider of enterprise technology and PMP certification a plus.
Solid understanding of Amazon Web Services Cloud, Google Cloud and other cloud providers.
Experience working in a media entertainment environment with multiple stakeholders and distributed teams.
Certified Scrum Master certification

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