Job Description :
Program Manager (Datenter, Infrastructure)

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Duration: 3-6 months Contract to hire

Ideally a lot of datenter experience should show in resume and they prefer folks from mid size companies

Client's Infrastructure Engineering needs an exemplary Technical Program Manager who designs, drives, launches and owns delivery of client's Infrastructure enhancements. The qualified candidate will own project management as well as integrations with partners and ongoing relationships with client's growing partner ecosystem.

This role requires working closely with client's Technology Business Management, Datenter Team, Procurement, and Engineering to define strategy and requirements, and then lead projects through design and delivery. This position involves regular communication with senior management on status & risks for the ongoing programs. Excellent listening, writing skills and strong technical competency are essential.

The ideal candidate has thrived and succeeded in delivering broadly adopted technology products/services in a very high growth environment where priorities shift quickly. He or she is a strong leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly and compellingly and who understands how to drive a high level of focus and excellence.

Your Responsibilities

Manage delivery of programs from inception to release
Shape business strategy for technical products or services
Lead cross functional program management inclusive of negotiation with internal and external stakeholders
Communicate effectively with both business and technical partners
Your Qualifications

5+ years of relevant work experience in technical program/project management
Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects - work prioritization, planning, and task delegation
Experience communicating (written and verbal) with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple organizations (including executive level)

Experience with agile or other program management methodologies
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field (Master’s degree in Computer Science and/or Business Administration preferred)
Possess a strong understanding of SaaS products (preferred)

Strong technical proficiency with bonus points for datenter infrastructure build out experience; networking, systems, DB and storage
Track record of successfully managing large-scale infrastructure deployments
Experienced in planning and managing datenter migrations and/or consolidations
Problem and conflict solving abilities collaborating and influencing people across organizations and levels
Strong facilitation skills (requirements sessions, design meetings, progress and status meetings)