Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.
A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
Job Summary: The Program Manager will be responsible for program delivery of multiple related projects while building effective relationships with stakeholders. The role will also be responsible for managing a portfolio of projects from start to finish, requiring collaboration and coordination across various functional areas to deliver seamless execution to enhance customer and user experience. The ideal candidate will have a track record of leading diverse, cross-functional teams in the design, development, execution of complex tactical initiatives, develop comprehensive project and communication plans, and support the change management that accompanies the implementation of new technology, process, and behavior within an established and matrixed organization. The ability to influence and negotiate, drive adoption, and execute with a strong sense of urgency is critical. The candidate will also preferably have customer-facing experience, as well as the ability to assimilate key insights in efforts to exceed customer expectations.
Manage Complex / Large Programs
Experience with Sales and Marketing Business Functions
Experience gathering and managing requirements / and prioritizing requirements
Experience with Reporting
Agile Experience is a must
Strong Leadership, IT and Communication Skills
Plus: Knowledge of Selenium /JIRA
Functional Expertise (Quote to Cash, Cloud Transformation)
Manage large scale, complex, multi-site and multi-regional, high visibility customer deployments involving cross-functional and cross-regional project teams
Apply a range of approaches to planning and gathering information in which to develop/facilitate/lead more complex Business Cases, plans and schedules (i.e. ROI)
Manage project request submission process
Competent in the use of planning tools, consider and develop cross functional plans
Scope technology programs
Develop project charters and obtain signoff from stakeholders
Develop overall program schedule in conjunction with customer requirements
Technology Project Planning and Execution (Single Program with a start date and end date. (Plan, Execute, Close)
Manage multiple workstreams at the same time
Facilitate project retrospective meetings
Identify continuous improvement opportunities
Lead effort estimation process across various teams
Manage IT PMO Change Management Process Technology Program and Portfolio Management (On-going program with multiple projects and teams Identify, Change, Empower, Monitor)
Maintain IT PMO Backlog
Lead programs which comprise multiple Agile/Project teams
Align projects within the program
Identify and resolve program level issues with cross functional teams
Manage program external dependencies
Track project financials (cost and benefits)
Develop program status slides and maintain updates on weekly basis
Conduct Steering Committee meetings
Drive, monitor and control program level commitments
Manage SOW, Vendor financials/Contracts as required.
Produce IT PMO reports and dashboards
Support Technology Project Methodologies and Tools (Methodologies such as Agile, SDLC, Scrum. Experience with PM Tools such as PPM, Jira, ServiceNow, Smartsheet, BI and SharePoint)
Communicate IT PMO Framework to all IT PMO Stakeholders
Define IT PMO project lifecycle processes
Develop and maintain communication plans / RACI
Develop and maintain project templates
Mentor junior project/program team members in project management
Responsible for program delivery of multiple related projects required for a specific business functional strategy
Work with numerous stakeholders and may work with government/governance bodies
Manage internal company wide stakeholders on project teams and hold them accountable for meeting commitments
Understand stakeholder needs and build effective relationships
Demonstrate influencing skills to achieve solutions and remediate challenging stakeholder situations
Use a variety of communication methods to deliver information relevant to the audience and project needs
Awareness of standardized tools and template requirements and is a 'go to' person for feedback on the development of project/program management standards
Meet with and present to customer executives at the program level
Risk / Issue Management
Approach to risk management spans projects level up to strategic risk management where required
Track issues & risks
When faced with issues apply lateral thinking and analyzes available information to solve problems and engage with teams to resolve
Resource Management (people, finances etc.)
Ability to problem solve resource/budgetary issues with internal teams and external suppliers and conclude disputes successfully and independently
10-15+ years of experience
PMP, PgMP, Agile and Scrum Master preferred
We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.
In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085) the salary range for Colorado for this role is $98,000- $132,000per year 20% bonus target.”
Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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