IT Services Project Manager

Employer
Lanair Group
Location
Glendale, CA
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

The LANAIR Group

www.lanairgroup.com

Who We Are:

LANAIR Group, LLC is a premier IT Services Consultant firm that has offices serving greater Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Northwest Indiana/Chicago and Dallas. Our experienced team of engineers specializes in: IT Services, Security Services, Unified Communications, Server Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization, Managed Services, Hosting Services and Cloud Services.

LANAIR integrates the industry's best technologies and practices for each customer's specific needs. We serve as an extension of our customers' IT departments, enabling them to focus on their core business.

What We Want:

We are seeking an IT Services Project Manager for our Glendale Office.

Position Description

This position is responsible for following project management processes and procedures for medium to large scale projects. This includes gathering project teams, identifying needed resources, managing responsibilities, and developing timeframes necessary for successful completion of project. This includes working closely with all practical areas within IT and the business to coordinate processes that provide effective and timely results to business and technical solutions.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manages medium to large scale IT Infrastructure projects using strong facilitation skills, which includes supporting existing project management approaches, standards, processes and metrics for IT projects.
  • Develops project scope of work, base design, objectives, detailed work plans, resource plans, budget, communications, and status reports.
  • Manages project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and checking work efforts using strong facilitation skills on a continuous basis, escalating issues when appropriate.
  • Manages all project resources, internal and external, and may include resources from IT and business, and external contractors.
  • Tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and/or resources accordingly to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and within scope.
  • Successfully promotes momentum, enthusiasm and pride within the project team, contributing to a positive working environment.
  • Works with and reports directly to the Director of Project Services.


Qualifications

Initial Requirements
  • Must live within 30 miles of the Glendale location due to working out of this office daily (LANAIR Group, LLC. 620 N. Brand Blvd 6th Floor, Glendale CA 91203).
  • The ability to quickly become familiar with and communicate our solutions to assigned engineers and client resources. Solutions include wireless, server virtualization, Microsoft AD and Exchange upgrades, switch and firewall upgrades, large scale desktop deployments (virtual and physical). The ability to communicate our solutions to assigned engineers and client resources is critical to successful project progress and completion.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. This position requires extensive communications internally and externally through email, phone calls, and face to face meetings.
  • Must have experience in managing IT engineering professionals on project work.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Strong organizational and planning abilities.
  • Strong experience facilitating meetings to arrive at objectives and timeframes including defining objectives, participants, process and expected outcomes.
  • Able to effectively manage time and prioritize projects in order to meet recognized deadlines.
  • Strong knowledge of Project Management principles and methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge and background of all IT disciplines and maintains current knowledge of key technical best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Strong problem solving, analytic, and decision making skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal English communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain composure when faced with conflict and adjusts quickly and effectively as team role changes.
  • Demonstrate basic computer knowledge through effective use of a personal computer including Microsoft Office applications. Able to learn company specific applications.
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and other external contacts.


Education & Work Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years related experienced in implementing and/or managing information management and technology solutions.
  • Experience in the IT consulting industry preferred
  • Project Management certification preferred


The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job.

What's so great about LANAIR Group, LLC?

We are an I.T. Services Company founded in 2006 run entrepreneurial and understand the job and what it takes. As a fast growing organization with aggressive growth targets we offer the following:

  • An organization where you will be immersed in an IT Consulting Practice, where you will gain valuable "breadth" and "depth" experience.
  • Upside growth and opportunities - a place to be recognized and rewarded for your contributions.
  • Above Average Benefit Program including a 401K

    What's Next?

    Please carefully read above, "What We Want" regarding this opportunity. The successful team member will have to get up to speed quickly. If all of the above makes sense to you, we will want to meet you.

    Email your resume addressed as Project Manager in the subject line, including

    your salary expectations.

    "Principals Only Please"


Company Description
Who We Are:

LANAIR Group, LLC is a premier IT Services Consultant firm that has grown rapidly since 2006, with offices serving greater Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Northwest Indiana/Chicago and Dallas. Our experienced team of engineers specializes in: IT Services, Security Services, Unified Communications, Server Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization, Managed Services, Hosting Services and Education Services for 21st Century learners.

LANAIR integrates the industry's best technologies and practices for each customer's specific needs. We serve as an extension of our customers' IT departments, enabling them to focus on their core business.


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