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NS2 Cloud PMO Technical Director

Herndon, VA, USA | SAP

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Consulting - IT
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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Oversee project planning activities and manage the execution of large scale, high risk, or strategic projects according to plan

Evaluate complex situations accurately and identify viable solutions that create successful outcome for the customer

Manage relationship with project stakeholders, including internal and external clients, keeping stakeholders informed of progress and issues in order to manage expectations on all project requirements and deliverables

Manage and communicate a clear vision of the PMO, and motivate the project team to achieve them; create a project environment that enables peak performance by team members

Manage the financial aspects of the project

Analyze risk, establish contingency plans and identify trigger events and responsibilities for initiating mitigating action

Determine what constitutes successful closure for all parties. Gain acceptance and sign-off by all parties when closure is attained

Proactively manage project stakeholder satisfaction to position and secure customer reference and success story

Core Responsibilities:

Responsible for continued expansion and review of the PMO processes and associated tools

Responsible for the continued growth of the NS2 Cloud PMO skills and capabilities

Responsible for the weekly project checkpoint meetings and the monthly deep dive project reviews

Responsible for delivery of one or more NS2 Cloud internal projects while providing leadership on PMO activities

Operate and Manage the NS2 Cloud PMO Project Control Board meetings

Operate and Manage the NS2 Cloud Release Management Board activities

Build repeatable PMO processes, procedures, reporting and communications

Engage with targeted SAP Engineering divisions to support product development and deployment in the NS2 Cloud Infrastructure

Implementation of new technologies to support product and management requirements

Monitor the availability and performance of the Cloud applications to meet or exceed agreed SLAs

Technology and leadership management skills to include coaching/mentoring/teaching, critical thinking, facilitation, and team development

Participate in operational strategic planning and budget preparation

Build knowledgebase and documentation for operational efficiency


12+ years of experience in the high tech industry

5+ years inProgram/Project Management with PMO leadership preferred

Experience in application management in the Cloud

Experience with managing a team both onsite and remote

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate at all levels using metrics, data, and presentations.

Strong multi-tasking and analytical/troubleshooting skills

Strong project planning and implementation experience

Must have experience with application deployment, troubleshooting, production support for highly secure, large-scale, complex, distributed applications/platforms across multiple global datacenters in a 24x7 customer facing environment

Experience with DevOps scripting and automation.

Fluency with Internet technologies - HTTP, HTML, XML, FTP, Web Services, etc.

Knowledge of DevOps tools, GIT, SVN, Jenkins, JIRA, Puppet, mcollective, etc

Understanding of infrastructure elements such as Cisco UCS, Juniper firewalls, F5 load balancers, NetApp, DNS, DHCP, NAT

Experience with various virtualization technologies, preferably VMware, and have a broad understanding of the virtual to cloud eco-system

Outstanding customer service and interaction skills

Excellent team player with a high degree of integrity and passion who can work effectively both within the team and cross-functionally

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, Information Technology, or related technical discipline

Core Competencies:

PMO experience

Senior level Project/Program level management experience

Management of multiple project streams and prioritization impacts

Solid understanding of security fundamentals.

Strong interpersonal, presentation, and customer service skills

Deployment of application and monitoring solutions

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