Data Center Project Manager

new york, New York

A leading financial services instituion is seeking a strong Project Manager for their Infrastructure team. 

You will be responsible for setting the overall direction of the road map while partnering with cross functional teams to achieve key milestones from conception to implementation.

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of hands on project management experience within IT
  • Must have a strong infrastructure focus
  • Must have had experience with data center initiatives and migrations
  • Strong communication skills a must
  • Exposure to banking or finance industry preferred.

The Position
As Schonfeld continues to increase its global presence, it’s important we maintain the best talent for our Infrastructure Team.  We’re seeking an Infrastructure Project Manager to lead our largest and most strategic initiatives that cut across multiple technology and business areas. The individual will be responsible for setting the overall direction of the road map while partnering with cross functional teams to achieve key milestones from conception to implementation. This includes gathering requirements, managing timelines, identifying risks and communicating goals across teams. This role reports into the Head of Infrastructure.

Qualifications

Hands-on project management experience within an Information Technology department, with a focus on infrastructure projects.

Involvement with data center initiatives and migrations.

Expert communicator and negotiator with exceptional written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work hands on with team members to inspire and motivate all levels towards goals.

Skilled multi-tasker with ability to manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently.

Hands-on early career experience in a technical IT role.

Exposure to banking or finance industry preferred.

Responsibilities

Create road maps and timelines for key initiatives.

Drive sprint planning, daily scrums, and retrospectives to ensure a smooth project lifecycle.  

Coordinate and manage all vendors.

Collaborate cross functionally with internal technology teams, vendors and business stakeholders.

Liaison between the business and tech with status updates and expectations for projects.

Provide input into the project lifecycle decisions for the entire IT department to follow.

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