Network Scaling Project Manager - 3538

Metro Systems Inc. is looking for a highly-motivated Network Scaling Associate to support the Network Scaling and Integration team’s actions to manage & scale one of the world’s largest and most complex networks. Our customers demand the highest quality and reliability for their services, and are looking for innovative ways to deploy and scale our network as they expand, while driving complex issues to resolu

This role is on the Network Scaling and Integration (NSI) team. This position supporting business owners in building, expanding and innovating our Cloud datacenters. You will help manage our client’s internal NSI commissioned projects, which require you to roll-up your sleeves and work across all organizational levels and groups including the network deployment staff, network scaling staff, and other project management teams, as well as external vendors. You will be responsible to drive project deliverables, identify risks and clearly communicate them to project stakeholders, define problem solving and risk mitigation strategies, and facilitate conflict resolution through the full project lifecycle. A background in network business operations, project management, or network engineering is essential for your success in this position. 

It is imperative to have a proven track record of project completion that is on time and within budget. You should be passionate about driving projects to completion and enabling management to make breakthrough decisions, drive cash flow, and ultimately delight our customers. 

This role reports to the Network Scaling and Integration Manager, as NSI Network Scaling Program Manager based in Virginia, USA you will be responsible for supporting a global team of Network Scaling Managers with an infrastructure implementation budget of over $120 million. 

Our client is growing rapidly in existing regions as well as expanding into new regions. As a member of this team, you will work with the global NSI Technology, Architecture, and Process (TAP) team to: 

  • Serve as the key business partner working directly with global NSI and other internal stakeholders to drive closure to network scaling projects. 
  • Structure, complex, ambiguous, and potentially escalated business issues for the NSI management team. 
  • Structure problems, perform analysis, and present to your business partners.
  • The ability to dissent, while building trust with your business partners.
  • Report ad hoc, weekly, and monthly project and operating metrics. 
  • Analyze business and project results for key takeaways to achieve business objectives. 
  • Monitor rack integrator performance to manage volume of issues to drive defect rates down.
  • Develop detailed and creative solutions to complex problems, while keeping a watchful eye on timelines, simplification, and costs.

Basic qualifications

· BS degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience in an IT-related field. 
· Experience with deploying large scale networks in a commercial or enterprise datacenter environment. 
· Experience with designing, deploying, and supporting network hardware configurations, to include routing and switching platforms. 
· Experience with developing and implementing cabling solutions, to include evaluation of new cabling solutions and products. 
· Excellent organizational skills and project tracking abilities; experience of procurement and logistics, strong focus and attention to detail; the ability to work in a very fast-paced, hectic, and energetic environment, yet able to maintain high quality standards; project/task prioritization and schedule development. 
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels. 
· Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills, including advanced Word, Excel, and Visio skills. 
· Ability to succeed and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. 
· Demonstrated ability to influence and develop productive working relationships with resources and dependent teams. 
· Be incredibly process oriented with strong organizational, multitasking, and prioritization abilities; an excellent attention to detail. 


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.