Project Manager (Data Services)

India - RemoteIndiaAsiaApril 12, 2024

PROJECT MANAGER OverviewWe are seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager for managing the Professional Services (PS) projects for Data Services practice. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in project management, particularly within the realm of data projects including deploying Data warehouse and Data Lakes on public cloud (Azure, AWS or GCP), and a proven ability to lead cross-functional teams. As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing detailed tasks, monitoring RAG (Red, Amber, Green) status for scope, schedule, budget, and risks/issues, and implementing detailed tracking mechanisms using agile methodologies. Key Responsibilities:·       Lead and manage PS engagements for Data Services practice from initiation to completion, ensuring alignment with client objectives and expectations.·       Develop comprehensive project plans, including scope, schedule, budget, resource allocation, and risk management strategies.·       Utilize agile methodologies to implement detailed task tracking, manage priorities, and adapt to changing project requirements.·       Coordinate and collaborate with cross-functional teams, including data engineers, analysts, developers, and stakeholders, to drive project execution and deliverables.·       Monitor and report RAG status for scope, schedule, budget, and risks/issues, providing timely updates to stakeholders and senior management.·       Proactively identify project risks and issues, develop mitigation plans, and escalate as necessary to ensure timely resolution.·       Foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement within the project team.·       Establish and maintain strong relationships with clients, serving as the primary point of contact for project-related inquiries and updates.·       Conduct regular project reviews and retrospectives to assess performance, identify lessons learned, and drive process improvements.·       Mentor and coach junior project management staff, providing guidance and support to enhance their skills and capabilities. Qualifications:·       Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field; PMP certification preferred.·       Proven experience managing complex data projects within a Professional Services or consulting environment.·       Strong understanding of agile methodologies, with hands-on experience using agile project management tools and techniques.·       Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively influence and collaborate with diverse stakeholders.·       Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.·       Solid analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy.·       Experience with data management, analytics, and business intelligence technologies is highly desirable.·       Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and data-related tools (e.g., SQL, Python, Tableau) is a plus.·       Proven track record of successfully delivering projects on time, within budget, and with high quality. 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.

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