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IT Infrastructure Project Manager

Company: PDS Tech, Inc.
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

AKKA Technologies (parent company of PDS) is looking for one of its key customer in Aerospace an--IT Infrastructure Project Manager.--Reporting to the IM Portfolio and Project Manager, this position is responsible for project managing any Information Management (IM) or Infrastructure components of Business solution requested by customer's in North America.Primary Responsibilities:1. Project Management: 50%

  • Partner with the business to better understand manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics processes to deliver innovative/digital solutions bringing value to the Helicopters.
  • Collaborate with the business on one side and with the infrastructure teams on the other side to ensure the proper design and implementation of business application projects in the frame of local or division-wide or group-wide initiatives
  • Accountable for developing clear and concise requirements for projects.
  • Plans and drives execution of the major strategic projects, working cross-functionally to manage risks, cost, quality, and rollout over the duration identifying and resolving concerns or blockers as they arise
  • Identifies secures and oversees the appropriate level of project management resources for projects.
  • Liaise and synchronize with the IM infrastructure team to ensure smooth deployment and appropriate level of performance of the end to end services 2. Planning & Budgeting: 20%
    • Contribute to the yearly Master Plan exercise by providing inputs/opportunities to the IM Governance team
    • Evaluate costs and budget requirements (OPEX and CAPEX) for the foreseen projects and services in the Helicopter Division
    • Follow-up budget and costs related to projects and services activities
    • Works with IM Governance to identify and capture (operational and project) license cost elements in the IM budget.
    • Maintains the portfolio of infrastructure projects including obsolescence planning for infrastructure services of the Helicopters 3. Service Operations: 20%
      • Collaborates with local and central Service Delivery Managers and resources to support entry into service and operational hand-offs are completed for applications and digital solutions deployed in--Helicopters.
      • Provides resource capacity planning for Service Integration and Documentation elements of the project to ensure proper maintenance of operational documentation and procedures.
      • Responsible for deploying infrastructure solutions designed for Helicopter operations and integrated back into Europe
      • Responsible for guaranteeing the proper level of service according to agreed SLA established with the business Other responsibilities:
        • Experience in working with multicultural teams.
        • Ability to adapt to a changing environment.
        • Able to work closely and effectively with all levels of business and ICT management
        • Recognizes, and focuses the department on, high priority objectives. Holds people accountable for results.
        • Inspires trust, demonstrates flexibility, encourages frequent open communications, and welcomes feedback
        • Capable of prioritizing project conflicts and communicating realistic expectations to all project stakeholders
        • Requires expert negotiation skills while working with external suppliers.
        • After hours project execution and integration support when applicable
        • Collaborates with global IM counterparts to develop and improve processes and solutions for the Helicopters.
        • Ensures compliance with security standards & evolving cybersecurity requirements. Required skills / knowledge:
          • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience
          • Minimum five (5) years of project management experience, working independently in a fast-paced environment with multiple stakeholder groups in a large, multi-team environment
          • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience managing infrastructure and IM operational projects.
          • Must have demonstrated experience in utilizing Portfolio KPIs and metrics to successfully manage delivery outcomes.
          • Sharp, energetic, assertive, results-oriented, and able to shift gears when needed in a rapidly evolving environment
          • Ability to present ideas, collaborate effectively, and influence at all levels of the organization
          • Knowledge in Analytics and Visual Management business needs
          • Experience with Resource Planning and Allocations and different project management strategies
          • Experience with KPIs's / Metric development and measurement Preferred skills / Knowledge:
            • Master's degree or other certification preferred
            • Project Management certification (e.g., PMP)
            • German or French language skills are a plus Citizenship:
              • US Person under ITAR definition (U.S. Citizen, green card holder, or person covered under our existing ITAR license)PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
                • Health insurance
                • Paid holidays
                • Weekly payroll
                • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
                • Completion Bonuses
                • Training
                • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit $$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$

Keywords: PDS Tech, Inc., Grand Prairie , IT Infrastructure Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Grand Prairie, Texas

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