Responsibilities / Key Result Areas (KRAs) - Converting high level business and vendor requirements into detailed project specs- Managing project plans, delivery schedules, project documentation and financial budgeting approvals- Oversight of schedules and activities, tracking progress, and communicating regular status updates to the key stakeholders- Identify and budget required project resources and get the necessary allocations- Clearly and timely communicate project goals, expectations and deliverable to team members and the project management- Provide technical leadership to the project team- Identify critical path dependencies, scope related issues and prepare a proper contingency plan- Proactively identify and manage project risks and escalate these to the Management, Steering Committee and other project stakeholders and secure the necessary approvals for mitigation- Identify and manage external compliance and regulatory issues related to the project- Post completion review, identifying the project success / failure factors, lessons learnt and preparing the final project closure report- Perform capacity planning and system sizing- Vendor management, including quotations for hardware / software / licensing items and final contract terms negotiation- The job involves international travel to other project locations Hardware overview : Intel Servers (Blade architecture), Virtualization (VMware), EMC Storage and Cisco Job Requirements (Qualifications / Certifications / Experience / Skills etc.
Minimum 8-10 years experience working in a large data center environment preferably with a disaster recovery setup- 3-5 Years of leadership or managerial experience managing internal and external consultants- Demonstrable leadership skills and expertise managing large and complex infrastructure projects- Should be able to work in a fast-paced, time critical production environment- Expertise in troubleshooting and root cause analysis for the production issues- Strong analytical and leadership skills- Ability to work under pressure and to prioritize tasks is very essential- Should be able to resolve team conflicts and issues - Can work both independently and as a team is crucial- Ability to lead and to motivate the project team,- Strong oral and written communications skills in order to communicate clearly and effectively with the team and other stakeholders- Working knowledge of Microsoft office tools viz.
MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint and Word- Project Management Professional (PMP) or ITIL certification will be a definite advantage.
Experience working in a large global bank’s data center will be a big plus. Education : Engineering Degree in Computer Sciences or MCA Experience : 8+ yrs of strong infrastructure delivery experience Contract Type : Permanent, Full Time