IT Project Manager (Remote Friendly)

Posted 5 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab's ( LBNL ) Scientific Networking Division has an opening for an Infrastructure Project Manager to join the team.

In this exciting role, you will lead complex, multi-disciplinary technology projects to support our innovative, next-generation network. In collaboration with leadership, network, software, infrastructure and security engineers, plan requirements and activities with internal team members and customers to guide projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and communicating goals to project stakeholders. The projects span multiple teams, and it will be your role to keep all the stakeholders coordinated on the project's progress and deadlines. You will also work closely with our vendors to manage their deliverables and hold them to committed deadlines.

What You Will Do:
  • Lead and deliver large IT projects coordinating across software, security and infrastructure teams and external service providers.
  • Define project requirements, budgets and timelines, working closely with organizational and technical leadership. Manage all aspects of the project and reporting including schedules, milestones, cost estimates, risk, contingency plans, etc.
  • Work with the senior management team to design and launch new project management processes, institute process improvements, and ensure the efficient achievement of process objectives.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to develop and organize reports to track scope, schedule, budget, issues, risks, and overall status and ensure timely completion.
  • Create effective reports to communicate with staff, collaborators and external funding agencies.
  • Create and deliver presentations on project goals, status, and plans that are tailored for diverse audiences. Audiences will include ESnet staff, Berkeley Lab PMO, Environment, Health and Safety, Department of Energy, Office of Science program managers.
  • May supervise support staff. Develop staffing plans and participate in the selection of project team members


What is Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field with a proven track record of delivering IT infrastructure projects in a computing data center or large network, and preferably 2 to 5 years of experience managing moderate to large, complex technology infrastructure projects from inception to completion, OR equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Experience managing service providers and/or equipment vendors
  • Strong experience in use of Jira including familiarity with agile methodologies.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication as well as receptive listening skills, with ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions consistent with organizational goals, policies and procedures. Sound judgment and ability to take decisive action without all desired information.
  • Demonstrated experience interacting effectively with personnel at all levels of the organization and presenting complex technical project deliverables to management and external agencies.
  • Proven ability to develop, nurture and influence relationships across diverse organizations.
  • Experience with and use of industry recognized project management software.


Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Systems Engineering, Engineering Management, or Network related field, or equivalent demonstrated experience.
  • Experience implementing and/or supporting WANs or LANs. Experience in network engineering.
  • Familiarity with DOE Office of Science research programs, and/or Research and Education networking communities in the US or abroad.
  • PMP Certification.
  • Broad knowledge and skills in all aspects of project management, including scope development, project planning, risk management and reporting.
  • Ability to independently formulate, organize, document, and present ideas in an effective manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions consistent with organizational goals, policies and procedures. Sound judgment and ability to take decisive action without all desired information.
  • Proven ability to develop, nurture and influence relationships across diverse organizations.
  • Excellent writing, verbal, presentation, customer service, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn, understand and apply (as appropriate) DOE Order 413.3B-Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets
  • Familiarity with DOE Office of Science research programs, and/or Research and Education networking communities in the US or abroad
  • PMP Certification


Notes:
  • This is a full-time, 2-year, term appointment with the possibility of extension or conversion to Career appointment based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds, and ongoing operational needs.
  • This position will be hired at a level commensurate with the business needs and the skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate.
  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
  • This position will be remote initially, but limited to individuals residing in the United States tentatively until 2021 due to COVID-19. Once the Bay Area shelter-in-place restrictions are lifted, work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Based on University of California Policy - SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program and U.S Federal Government requirements, Berkeley Lab requires that all members of our community obtain the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are eligible. As a condition of employment at Berkeley Lab, all Covered Individuals must Participate in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program by providing proof of Full Vaccination or submitting a request for Exception or Deferral. Visit covid.lbl.gov for more information.

Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) and strives to continue building community with these shared values and commitments. Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the Lab's mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

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