Technical Project Manager II

United States - Remote

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Overview:
Responsible for small to medium-sized projects with well-defined scope requiring manageable scope control, moderate complexity, and limited risk.
Projects may be concurrent or overlap.

You Will:

  • Manage a single project or multiple concurrent projects with a well-defined scope, moderate complexity and limited, contained risk exposure
  • Deliver project objectives by developing and managing schedule, scope, risks, and issues
  • Assess and manage project variances (e.g., schedule variance); evaluate impacts to overall project commitments, evaluate and present options, and implement approved changes.
  • Maintain accountability for managing expectations and ensuring quality.
  • Maintain accountability for providing timely communications, managing expectations, and assuring quality.
  • Provide tactical leadership regarding project priorities, timeline, resources, and issues. Provide ongoing work direction to the project team.
  • Provide performance feedback for team members as appropriate. Foster knowledge exchange
  • Create an environment that enhances team motivation

You Have:

  • 1-5 years of IT project management or equivalent leadership experience
  • Intermediate understanding of project management principles
  • Intermediate knowledge of the project lifecycle
  • Familiarity with project planning and support tools such as MS Project, Project Workbench, MS Office and Lotus Notes
  • Ability to monitor progress and status of deliverables and communicate appropriately. Ability to capture status updates using the appropriate tools
  • Ability to communicate the impact of status changes to overall project plan/progress
  • Demonstrated delivery of service meeting customer expectations
  • Excellent time management, communications, decision making, presentation, human relations, and organization skills
  • Ability to balance scope, tasks, schedule, quality, resources, and budget
  • Practical application of accepted project lifecycle practices/methodology
  • Basic understanding of the business and related technology needs
  • Ability to understand critical factors and impacts surrounding issues and to make a reasonable decision
  • Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner. Ability to meet deadlines while responding well to constant changes and resource constraints       

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor's degree in related field specialized training, or equivalent work experience

About Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.  Position is available for remote work in the following states unless otherwise specified. Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
Job perks/benefits: Career development
Job region(s): North America
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