IT Infrastructure Project Analyst

Align Communications New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Why Align

For over three decades, many of the world's leading firms have relied on Align as a trusted IT solution provider and center of excellence in IT advisory, infrastructure design, build, delivery and managed services. We are actively seeking innovative minds to establish and strengthen our team to deliver high-quality state-of-the-art technology solutions for our enterprise and boutique clients.

If you are seeking to own challenging projects for some of today's most innovative companies while leveraging an exceptional team and long track record of success, then we want to hear from you today.

Position Overview

Align seeks an IT Project Analyst to address the pivotal role of project support, reporting to a Senior Project Manager. The Project Analyst will be a multitalented, disciplined individual with an interest in and understanding of infrastructure and workplace technologies. This is a unique opportunity for recent college graduates to work across various verticals and areas of technology to help assess what interests them most and to get broad experience early in their career. Analysts receive training while being mentored by senior IT consultants and Project Managers. You will have the opportunity to shape your career as you hone your technical, consultative and project management skills.

The ideal candidate will have a combination of technical and soft skills, including the ability to think critically and possess a strong grasp of data analysis. Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented with excellent communication and writing skills. This person must be organized with the ability to manage multiple deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

The IT Project Analyst will be based in our New York City office; however, some occasional travel should be expected

This is a full-time employment position offering comprehensive benefits, a competitive salary, paid training and performance-based bonuses

Responsibilities

  • Provide on-site consulting support for Align clients as directed by the assigned Solutions Director or Project Manager

  • Participate it IT Transformation Projects including current to target state technology assessments and technology roadmap development

  • Participate in various IT project management activities including site surveys, needs assessments, preparation of documentation, scheduling vendor installations, data analysis and coordination of various project deliverables

  • Contribute to the RFP process, project planning, current-state vs. target-state assessments and client presentations

  • Assist with the administration of projects including acting as a scribe and transcribing meeting minutes, making updates to budget and project plans, creating project documentation, etc.

  • Create visuals of data center cabinet elevations, network diagrams and floor plans using graphics programs, such as Visio and Asset Point

  • Assist with client billing

  • Become knowledgeable of company standards and procedures

  • Learn the Align toolset including Asset Point, CAD, ASMT, CFD, etc.

  • Align professionals are expected to continually enhance their professional and business skills, and are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities provided on the job and through participation in training programs both internally and externally.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree related to IT, Engineering Management, Business Analysis or Project Management

  • IT Project Management career trajectory

  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio

  • Some IT infrastructure (Coud, Systems, Network, Security) product/industry knowledge

  • A passion to evaluate and leverage new and emerging technologies to drive innovation related to IT Infrastructure, Cloud and End User Technologies (Workplace Technology)

  • Relevant internship or co-op experience related to IT infrastructure or data centers is preferred

  • Must be eager to learn

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and writing skills are required

  • Excellent analytical and facilitation skills, with proven ability to manage multiple projects, resolve and escalate issues and prioritize technical resources

  • Ability to maintain focus, shift attention quickly to respond to the unexpected while progressing on tasks/projects

About Align

Align is a dynamic and flexible place to work, offering professionals unparalleled opportunities to train in the leading technologies, make an impact within the industry and control their own destinies. We have a flawless track record of delivering technical solutions and have established long-standing relationships with an impressive client list of both Global 1000 and SMB clients.

We work across a diverse list of industries including financial services, life sciences (pharmaceutical and health care), retail, technology, media and telecommunications. We give our professionals the autonomy to pursue opportunities and manage assignments in ways that maximize their creativity and talents, leading to self-fulfillment and financial rewards.

For more details, visit www.align.com.


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