Senior Cloud Project Manager

  • location: Seattle, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $65 - $75 per hour

job description

Senior Cloud Project Manager

job summary:
Our PNW based client is seeking a Senior Technical Project Manager to own a drive a new cloud team. This role is responsible for defining, orchestrating, and delivering on our client's Cloud SRE and Acceleration program. The intent of this program is to ensure stability of cloud platform operations.

 
location: Seattle, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $65 - 75 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Facilitating daily scrum meetings.
  • Work with requestors and SRE team to ensure work requests are appropriately entered into the system and tracked.
  • Facilitate requirements gathering and common understanding of issues
  • Backlog grooming and prioritization of work requests.
  • Publish Service Level metrics.
  • Facilitate escalations
  • The intent of the Acceleration program is to plan and manage projects for applications that are moving to cloud, where the application team does not have the devops engineering resources

    • Initiate projects by owning creation the charter. Facilitate high level requirements gathering and ensure clearly defined scope, schedule and budget agreements.
    • Work with technical engineering manager to assign resources / vendors to deliver the work.
    • Facilitate development of vendor statements of work. Track progress to SOW deliverables.
    • Work with application, engineering teams to build project plans.
    • Plan requirements gathering workshops. Assign resources for documenting requirements and ensuring artifacts are complete. Ensure key decisions are made and recorded.
    • Plan design workshops. Ensure solution designs are documented, key decisions are made and recorded.
    • Build execution work plans, including estimating and sequencing work.
    • Build and manage project communications, including status reporting, steerco meetings.
    • Manage and report on budget
    • Manage and report on risks and issues. Take accountability and drive mitigation of risks.
    • Control the project through execution. Ensuring key steps of project delivery are met: Requirements and design approvals, change management reviews, architecture reviews.
    • Ensure handoff to operations, including appropriate documentation and training.
  • Actively participate in Cloud program team, inclusive of preparing for and participating in the weekly program review meeting.
  • The job requires a high degree of judgement, the ability to negotiate and influence delivery across teams, and excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Cloud
  • Program Management
  • Facilitating daily scrum meetings.
  • Work with requestors and SRE team to ensure work requests are appropriately entered into the system and tracked.
  • Facilitate requirements gathering and common understanding of issues
  • Backlog grooming and prioritization of work requests.
  • Publish Service Level metrics.
  • Facilitate escalations

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