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Network Engineer- 100% Remote

“Network Engineer / Project Manager”

 

Location: Remote

Rate/Salary: $35-40/hr (75-90k once converted to permanent)

Company: Global IT Firm (confidential)

 

Summary

 

Work on national projects in locations throughout the USA. The is a work from home position 

 

Responsible for

 

  • Lead highly strategic cross-functional and cross-organizational initiatives, managing over 10 million in capex projects
  • Create and manage cross-functional plans via Smartsheets, collaborating cross-functionally with internal teams (and external vendors if applicable) to define requirements and manage timelines.
  • Engage and provide critical information to leadership, cross-functional teams and stakeholders (Network Engineering, Optical Engineering, Carrier Management, Deployment, Transport Engineering)
  • Clearly communicate roadmaps, progress, risks, mitigation plans and impacts to senior management and internal cross-functional and remote project teams. 
  • Steer teams based on business objectives, constantly align teams to those objectives, in the face of ambiguity and aggressive deadlines.
  • Self-directed (directing cross-functional teams and management).
  • Lives a proactive delivery mindset, role-filling as necessary to meet program goals.

 

Required Experience, Skills or Abilities

 

  • Experience leading global, multi-disciplinary teams in fast-paced, change-intensive environments
  • Extensive knowledge of project and program management processes, tools, templates, and management techniques
  • Exceptional problem solving and negotiation skills, with the ability to work across organizational boundaries to drive closure of complex delivery challenges
  • Take responsibility for release schedules and milestones, keeping up a high velocity in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong business acumen and technical background, with the ability to quickly understand and communicate technical concepts and challenges across a wide range of audiences
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the professional confidence and credibility to effectively engage and interact with senior and executive management
  • Comfortable hosting senior level leaders and providing status/program updates
  • Comfortable talking about technical matters with businesspeople and business matters with technical people.
  • Able to express complex concepts in plain language to reach broader audiences
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities, meet aggressive deadlines
  • Manage program/project schedules and associated dependencies, identify possible issues/risks/actions and clearly work with key stakeholders to mitigate for them.
  • Drive issues to logical closure.

 

Qualifications

 

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of related industry experience managing moderately-sized projects and programs from start to finish within highly complex operating environments.
  • You can operate effectively in a high demand, rapidly shifting / fluid environment.
  • You have a proven track record of on time and high-quality project delivery
  • You are comfortable communicating at all levels of an organization from executives to project teams