Quanta Services

  • IT - Project Manager - Infrastructure

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    Requisition ID
    2018-1618
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Quanta Services safely provides engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for comprehensive infrastructure needs in the electric power and oil and natural gas industries. With a workforce tens of thousands strong and offices across North America and abroad, Quanta is the premier provider in the industries it serves.

     

    This position is responsible for establishing and leading enterprise wide, cross functional strategic initiatives.  The IT Project Manager- Infrastructure will lead a variety of different types of infrastructure related projects including network, database, data center upgrades and deployments.  This includes ensuring project results are of the highest caliber, with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit/value realization.

    Responsibilities

    • Manages project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
    • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
    • Understands the business benefits of a project by grasping business performance indicators and mapping them to goals of IT projects
    • Proven capability of managing multiple priorities effectively and efficiently with ability to perform under tight deadlines and demonstrate problem solving approach while maintaining strong integrity
    • Manages, and appropriately escalates, delivery impediments, risks and issues. Including reaching out to the larger company network for impediment removal
    • Coordinates the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan
    • Conducts project retrospectives and creates a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
    • Maintains relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing (project plan, status reporting, resource planning, sprint burn down charts, etc.)
    • Acts as an agile Project Manager with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work
    • Acts a liaison between architects, engineers and operations and fosters better communication between the functions, ensuring cross-team coordination
    • Minimizes impact of change on project delivery
    • Ensures end user needs are met to drive adoption
    • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • College Degree and minimum 5 years of experience in IT Industry with an emphasis in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
    • Degree in computer science, information technology, or other technical discipline and 7-8 years of experience preferred
    • Operational domain knowledge of IT infrastructure
    • Direct experience implementing cloud servicesrod
    • Agile, Scrum Master Certifications preferred
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
    • Advanced Microsoft Project skills required
    • Advanced oral and written communication skills
    • Advanced decision-making skills and exercises good judgment regarding when and how to escalate issues
    • Excellent communication skills required to interface with multiple levels of the organization
    • Strong problem-solving skills with ability to clearly articulate issues and concerns and recommend solutions to management
    • Takes accountability and demonstrates effective judgment and learning agility
    • Encourages collaboration and easily gains trust and support of peers
    • Strong interpersonal skills; able to work collaboratively as part of a diverse team (customers, developers, testers, business analysts, managers, executives, etc.) at all levels
    • Strong self-organization and self-management skills
    • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
    • Must be self-aware and willing to adapt to changing work environment
    • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
    • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
    • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments
    • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial

     Quanta Services is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic, in accordance with governing law.

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