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Technical Project Manager – Network Engineering

PacketFabric

Product & Project Management

IT & Telecoms UGX Confidential
3 weeks ago

Job Summary

The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating and managing network engineering projects, specifically focusing on the consolidation of network Points of Presence (POPs) and the replacement of network hardware.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelors
  • Experience Level : Senior level
  • Experience Length : 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

THE ROLE:

The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating and managing network engineering projects, specifically focusing on the consolidation of network Points of Presence (POPs) and the replacement of network hardware. This role requires a blend of technical expertise, project management skills, and the ability to coordinate efforts across multiple teams and stakeholders. The Technical Project Manager will also be tasked with creating and documenting project management best practices tailored to the business needs and establishing a framework for the future of Project Management at PacketFabric.


WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

Project Planning and Management:

  • Develop detailed project plans, including scope, objectives, timelines, and resource requirements.
  • Coordinate and manage project timelines, ensuring that milestones are met.
  • Monitor project progress and make adjustments as needed to ensure successful completion.

Team Coordination:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact between different teams, including network engineering, operations, and external vendors.
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration among team members.
  • Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that may impede project progress.

Technical Oversight:

  • Provide technical guidance and support to teams involved in the consolidation of network POPs and hardware replacements.
  • Ensure that technical solutions align with company standards and best practices.
  • Conduct regular reviews and audits to ensure technical compliance and quality.

Stakeholder Management:

  • Communicate project status, risks, and issues to stakeholders, including senior management and clients.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and ensure that project deliverables meet or exceed expectations.
  • Prepare and present project reports and documentation.

Risk Management:

  • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Monitor and manage risks throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Ensure that contingency plans are in place and activated when necessary.

Budget and Resource Management:

  • Develop and manage project budgets.
  • Allocate resources effectively to ensure project success.
  • Track and report on project expenditures and ensure that projects stay within budget.

Best Practices and Framework Development:

  • Create and document project management best practices customized to the needs of the business.
  • Establish a framework for the future of Project Management at PacketFabric.
  • Continuously improve project management processes and methodologies.

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Technical Project Manager in the network engineering domain.
  • Strong understanding of network engineering concepts, including network POPs and hardware.
  • PMP, PRINCE2, or similar project management certification is preferred.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.

ABOUT PACKETFABRIC:

PacketFabric is the connectivity cloud. We built a global, 50+Tbps carrier-class optical network that is completely automated and consumable on-demand like SaaS, so enterprises can connect the core of their hybrid and multi-cloud architectures and grow their digital business.

We offer private and secure point-to-point, hybrid cloud, multi-cloud, and custom connectivity services that you can provision in minutes via our self-service portal or programmable API. We offer flexible consumption of our services, with month-to-month or longer terms, or even usage-based for bursting and disaster recovery.

PacketFabric was recognized with the “2020 Fierce Telecom Innovation Award for Cloud Services,” named one of the “10 Hottest Networking Startups of 2020” by CRN, a Futuriom 40 Top Private Company, and a “2020 Cool Vendor in Enhanced Internet Services and Cloud Connectivity” by Gartner.

PacketFabric is a distributed, fully remote team with people living and working all over the world.


WHAT PACKETFABRIC OFFERS:

  • Remote first, globally distributed team
  • The chance to disrupt the entrenched telecommunications infrastructure industry
  • A supportive and optimistic team that likes to learn from each other
  • A product development pipeline that’s constantly pushing new features and enhancing the quality of existing products
  • The opportunity to work with many different industries and customer types
  • A small company culture
  • Great health, dental, and 401(k) for US residents

Here at PacketFabric, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and follow employment lifecycle processes designed to prevent discrimination against our people, regardless of gender identity or expression or intersex, sexual orientation, religion, spiritual beliefs, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, national origin, citizenship, generation, culture, or any protected category under federal, state and local law.

PacketFabric is not accepting resumes from unsolicited headhunters or agencies at this time.

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