IT Project Manager - Infrastructure

Coyote Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

Wake up each day knowing that you are a part of something special. Something real. Something bold.

Are you looking for a place where you will have a role in shaping an industry?

Then it's time for you to apply to join the pack.

We are seeking a smart, organized, and personable leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment. As a Project Manager in the IT department you will be responsible for planning and executing projects for our infrastructure teams. This position will work closely with our server and network teams along with external vendors to manage communication and ensure timely delivery. Ideal candidates will have at least 3 years of IT project management experience and exposure to server and networking fundamentals.

Essential Functions:

  • Create Infrastructure project plans with the assistance of both co-located and remote stakeholders to track the progress of a given project

  • Ability to manage and deliver multiple concurrent IT Infrastructure projects and/or work orders on time and within scope

  • Facilitate all project related status meetings, documentation, and communication with IT team members, stakeholders and external vendors

  • Coordinate tasks to ensure work is properly scheduled and completed within a defined timeline

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and devise contingency plans to manage scope changes and risks

  • Ensure all necessary resources are assigned and engaged

  • Report on project progress, timeline, and overall health on a weekly basis

  • Escalate issues to management as needed and track identified solutions to completion

  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management for our PMO

  • Perform other project related duties as needed

Required Experience:

  • Proven experience of successfully managing Infrastructure related projects in mid to large organizations

  • Understanding of Infrastructure components including but not limited to desktop, server, network, and security

  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, vendors, and other departments

  • Strong time management and organizational skills with close attention to detail

  • Superb written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Extensive experience with core PM tools including Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, & Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, etc.)

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a project management role including significant experience in implementation of large to medium size projects

Preferred Skills & Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • ServiceNow PPM experience preferred

Why Coyote?

  • Onsite training and ongoing career development.

  • Competitive pay.

  • Comprehensive benefits package.

  • Internal advancement opportunities for high performers.

  • Global opportunities.

  • Casual dress & many perks.

  • Diverse and Inclusive environment.

  • Opportunities to impact the world around you through our 360 sustainability initiatives.

Important Notice to US Applicants:

Coyote is an at-will employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please view Equal Opportunity Posters provided by the OFCCP.

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