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Senior Project Manager

Company Description

OVH US is a global, hyper-scale cloud provider that offers businesses industry-leading performance and value. Vertically integrated to own its network, server technology and green data centers, OVH US operates more cost effectively and passes these benefits back to customers. Controlling each step in the global solution allows OVH US to provide the best performance, price, security, and customer service in the industry. OVH US is a subsidiary of OVH Group, the largest European hosting provider, with more than one million customers across 138 countries and four continents. Thus, OVH US customers join a global network with 26 data centers, 32 points of presence, and thousands of miles of dark fiber.

 

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to help the US business prepare for Day 1 and subsequent integration. This person will be supporting interactions across various work streams. The Senior Project Manager will be developing the project plan in conjunction with company executives, interacting with the respective teams to identify issues, collect and compile needed information, help ensure adherence to overall project timeline, maintain master project plan, and manage meeting schedules.

The OVH US team is growing, and we’re looking for motivated and talented project managers. This position will play a key part in post M&A integration, and requires close cross-functional collaboration with Product, Legal, Tech, Finance and other internal teams.  Candidates need to be truly passionate about growing a global company and have the flexibility to face the challenges it takes to make that happen. The position is in Dallas, TX and will report to the Sr. Director, Strategic Initiatives.

 

Key Responsibilities

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for planning and managing the detailed project plans for the integration, which includes defining the tools and process for collecting updates across the integration team relating to progress on key activities, completion of deliverables, issues and decision status. The Senior Project Manager will also be responsible for producing executive level reporting/status reports relating to all integration work streams, with the purpose to identify operational and integration issues, developing solutions, and driving decision making and escalation across multiple stakeholders.

  • Manages a variety of IT Operations projects. Including but not limited to: Product deployments, toolssoftware deployments and large organizations initiatives.
  • Work effectively with cross functional groups to propose and manage creative solutions to improving products and customer satisfaction.
  • Effectively manage schedules, budgets and resources associated with operational projects.
  • Execute programs within budget, on-schedule, and to high quality standards
  • Coach and motivate team members to ensure high productivity, teamwork and improve group competency.
  • Interface with executives, directors, product managers, product marketing, support, sales, and customers to assist in planning and delivery of critical operational projects.
  • Participate in setting Operational strategy and goals.  Translate the goals into project activity and provide focus to the team on execution.

 
Required Skills and Background

  • BS in Computer Science or Information Technology related field preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in technical project/program/development management.
  • Experienced in software development and project/program management fundamentals (software development life cycles and quality processes, scope, cost, schedule, deliverables, change management, risk management).
  • Strong system software background.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and leadership skills.
  • Passion for light weight, effective processes and methodologies that will improve the productivity of the organization.
  • Experienced with effective resource management.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently in a fast paced environment.
  • Solid knowledge on x86 architecture as well as LinuxWindows OSes and application virtualization (desirable).
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