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Senior Program Manager - IT Infrastructure

Align Communications
New York, New York, United States
Why Align For over three decades, many of the world's leading firms have relied on Align as a trusted IT solution provider and center of excellence in IT advisory, infrastructure design, build, delivery and managed services. We are actively seeking innovative minds to establish and strengthen our team to deliver high-quality state-of-the-art technology solutions for our enterprise and boutique clients. If you are seeking to lead challenging projects for some of today's most fascinating companies while leveraging an exceptional team and long track record of success, then we want to hear from you today. Position Overview Align seeks an IT Infrastructure Program Manager with 10+ years of relevant professional experience, preferably in a IT professional services or management consulting firm. Candidates should have in depth experience leading large IT Infrastructure projects. Ideal candidates will have experience leading IT Transformation or Data Center Optimization programs. We seek a polished Progam Manager that is accustomed to interacting with Executives and can manage key client interactions and presentations. Ideal candidates will have experience working on IT Transformation Programs and will have directly contributed to the "current state" to "future state" infrastructure assessments. Any Data Center migration, optimization or consolidation project experience with some exposure to application, workload and/or cloud migration , would be a plus. Candidates must have strong consultative skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships with clients. Qualified individuals will be able to work in fast-paced enterprise-level environments requiring exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills. This is a highly visible role that will have constant interaction with key clients. This role is based out of our New York City office. The position in its nature may requires some occasional travel This is a full-time position offering full benefits, a competitive salary, paid training and performance-based bonuses. Responsibilities Lead and manage all aspects of large, IT Infrastructure Programs such as IT Transformation, IT Advisory and Data Center Optimization or Consolidation Drive technology infrastructure "current state to future state" assessments Direct white boarding and solutioning sessions to define expected results of the program or project Set project plans and ensure delivery and execution to exceed client expectations Execute change control, quality, risk management and communication throughout the project Manage project governance Run meeting and executive presentations Oversee project managers and project teams including; Align, the client and the vendors throughout the project Create and ensure quality control for documentation Work with Project Managers to develop a delivery plan for all the work streams and ensure programs stay on budge and schedule and work with Program Managers to build and Advise clients on potential risk, and manage client expectations Continually improve the process and framework and update our migration solution Learn our processes and contribute to the creation of statements of work (SOW) to support the sales process Qualifications Minimum of ten years IT Program Management with a focus on IT Infrastructure Projects Some experience within Management Consulting or IT Professional Services firms would be ideal This is not an overly technical role, but recent experience with IT Infrastructure Transformation, IT Advisory or Data Center Optimization project experience (assessments, migrations, consolidations, virtualization, re-platforming projects, etc.), A holistic understanding of IT infrastructure inclusive of server, storage, network, database, systems, DR/business recovery and continuity practices, etc. A foundational understanding of public cloud models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and providers (AWS, Azure, Google) is preferred Some familiarity with application and workload dependencies, architecture and service level requirements Excellent communication, organization and writing skills are required Able to create and manage budgets with guidance from the project or program manager Understand project schedules and dependencies (Microsoft Project) Advance knowledge with project monitoring and corrective action Able to generate project status reports and dashboards, meeting agendas and minutes and executive reports and presentations Advanced MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio and Office tools to manage plans, charts, reports and documentation skills PMP Certification is preferred Able to travel occasionally as needed Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred In summary, we seek a smart, energetic professional who is a self-starter and enthusiastic about growing their career and skill set. Candidates should have a proven track record of success. About Align Align is a dynamic and flexible place to work, offering professionals unparalleled opportunities to train in the leading technologies, make an impact within the industry and control their own destinies. We have a flawless track record of delivering technical solutions and have established long-standing relationships with an impressive client list of both Global 1000 and SMB clients. We work across a diverse list of industries including financial services, life sciences (pharmaceutical and health care), retail, technology, media and telecommunications. We give our professionals the autonomy to pursue opportunities and manage assignments in ways that maximize their creativity and talents, leading to self-fulfillment and financial rewards. For more details, visit . PM20 Tier 3

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