Project Manager



  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #5043

DataStaff, Inc. is currently seeking a Project Manager to fill a long-term contract opportunity with one of our direct clients in Raleigh, NC.

This position will require compliance with any COVID-19 vaccination policies that are promulgated by DataStaff, Inc.’s client and/or state, and local laws

*This position is remote; however, the selected candidate may need to go onsite for meetings.  

Responsibilities:

  • This is a circuit replacement project.
  • Manage an Infrastructure Project to Implement New Network Services: (i.e., including resource acquisition, developing, monitoring and controlling schedules; identifying and resolving issues and risks; and communicating status to stakeholders, vendor management)
  • Work effectively with internal and external clients, third party vendors, and senior management in accomplishing project objectives.
  • Evaluate complex situations accurately and identify viable solutions that create successful outcomes for the customer.
  • Work closely with the Project Sponsor(s) and Governance Committees to facilitate decisions necessary for project delivery.
  • Manage effective project oversight and reviews to affect project success.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation including schedules/timelines and various detailed plans for Communication, Risk Management, Deployment and others as required.
  • Resolve political, resource, budgeting, change, and legal issues affecting the project.
  • Oversee change requests associated with the project.
  • Drive project work to completion
  • Develop and maintain status reports, decision and issue log
  • Follow established processes, as well as processes defined and required by the Project Management Office in their role as an oversight organization.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Direct experience managing projects to implement complex Wide Area Network (WAN) network services including dependencies with third party network carrier providers.
  • Direct experience managing projects to migrate or build complex data center environments including application and infrastructure migrations, third-party dependencies and security considerations.
  • Experience in hands-on implementation of Network Infrastructure and Technical Service / Experience in large Network and/or Data Center Infrastructure projects
  • Experience in managing large and/or complex projects through full life-cycle
  • Experience in leading and managing local and remote teams
  • Proven experience in delivering projects on-time, within budget, as designed, that meet the customer requirements.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Project Management Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK®, PMI's Project Management Standard, PM tools and templates.  Current PMP certification is required.
  • Knowledge of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) methodologies is preferred.
  • Well versed in delivery of IT projects from requirements, through design, build, test and train.
  • Well-developed facilitation skills are required.
  • Utilization of past experience in creative resolution of resource gaps, development of workarounds, and budget shortfalls.
  • Consultative services that support the project team, sponsors and other stakeholders on the strategies for moving project forward.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with the customer to build and sustain a trusted advisor relationship by applying expertise and knowledge to achieve sustainable results in an ethical manner.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.??????
  • Hands on experience working in a network environment, preferably managing teams doing the installing and replacing COAX cables, broadband circuits, and identifying demarc location, etc.
  • Have Project Management experience, but recent hands on network/network team lead experience is required.

Required Skills:

  • 5 Years – Experience managing projects to implement complex WAN network services including dependencies with third party network carrier providers
  • 5 Years – Exp. managing project to migrate/build data center environments inc. app and infra migrations, third-party dependencies and security considerations
  • 5 Years – Hands-on implementation of Network Infrastructure and Technical Service / Experience in large Network and/or Data Center Infrastructure projects
  • 5 Years – Experience in managing large and/or complex projects through full life-cycle
  • 5 Years – Experience in leading and managing local and remote teams
  • 5 Years – Proven experience in delivering projects on-time, within budget, as designed, that meet the customer requirements
  • 5 Years – Well versed in delivery of IT projects from requirements, through design, build, test and train.
  • 5 Years – Demonstrated understanding of the Project Management Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK®, PMI's Project Management Standard, PM tools and templates
  • CURRENT PMP Certification REQUIRED

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) methodologies

This position is available on a corp-to-corp basis or as a W2 position with a competitive benefits package. DataStaff, Inc. offers medical, dental, and vision coverage options as well as paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave. As many of our opportunities are long-term, we also have a 401k program available for employees after 6 months

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