Dekalb, IL
Posted 5 months ago

The Data Center Project Manager (PM)is responsible for managing all aspects of the projects assigned in terms of revenue value and complexity. The PM has ultimate accountability for the successful delivery of assigned projects within our hyper-scale data center customer base, where success is defined as on schedule, on budget, within the approved scope, and with a high degree of quality.  The PM is the main point of contact with the client and is responsible for customer satisfaction on assigned projects.  In this role, the PM is responsible for project revenue forecasting, profitability, cost, quality, and schedule.  Additionally, having a consultative approach to the client is required.

Essential Functions are

  • Overall leadership, direction-setting, delegation, and decision making for the onsite data center team
  • Follow PMO standards and methodologies for project cost and price budgeting, forecasting and controls
  • Be the onsite point of contact to lead the hyper-scale data center build project
  • Ensure success of the project by making key decisions and balancing workload
  • Develop and execute consistent and repeatable runbooks, processes, and tools
  • Ability to track to a Balanced Scorecard with critical KPIs
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with the client leadership team
  • Project Manager with data center experience pertaining to structured cabling (OSP, ISP, BMS) having worked with Hyper-scalers (large-scale data center deployments) and/or General Contractors
  • Alternatively, we are open to a Project Manager with telecom or electrical experience or similar scope within the hyper-scale data center level and is coachable – the key for people with this background is the ‘scale’ of experience  
  • This is an operational management role responsible for day to day operations including:
    • Troubleshooting
    • Moves/Adds/Changes/Disconnects (MACDs)
    • Rack Delivery
    • Data Center Infrastructure Projects

 Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, relevant experience
  • Area of study / degree: BA, Project Management, Engineering, IT or business is desired but not required
  • Certifications preferred: PMP, RCDD, DCDC
  • Experience managing large-scale / hyper-scale data center implementations as a Project Manager pertaining to structured cabling (OSP, ISP, BMS)
  • Experience working with General Contractors and other trades preferred
  • Experienced with operations maintenance project delivery
  • Experience working/managing live mission critical environments or occupied spaces
  • Consulting experience a plus
  • SAP user experience a plus

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