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IT PROJECT MANAGER

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Company: Amazon

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Date Posted: September 19, 2014

Source: Amazon.com

Job Description

The Fulfillment Center Infrastructure team seeks an IT Project Manager to join our group of highly skilled engineers and managers. We are responsible for designing, building, and scaling Amazons order fulfillment infrastructure in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. You will be setting up IT infrastructure that directly supports the monthly shipment of millions of Amazon.com customer orders.

In this role, you will lead large projects of significant scope and impact. Your ability to work independently with limited direction, communicate effectively with team members in disparate geographic locations, and provide leadership and direction will be keys to your success. You will manage multiple projects and priorities and participate with IT management in the development of technology products, service standards and other efforts that impact operations. As a single point of contact between operations and IT management teams, you will negotiate, resolve problems, and develop relationships at all levels ...

Job Description

The Fulfillment Center Infrastructure team seeks an IT Project Manager to join our group of highly skilled engineers and managers. We are responsible for designing, building, and scaling Amazons order fulfillment infrastructure in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. You will be setting up IT infrastructure that directly supports the monthly shipment of millions of Amazon.com customer orders.

In this role, you will lead large projects of significant scope and impact. Your ability to work independently with limited direction, communicate effectively with team members in disparate geographic locations, and provide leadership and direction will be keys to your success. You will manage multiple projects and priorities and participate with IT management in the development of technology products, service standards and other efforts that impact operations. As a single point of contact between operations and IT management teams, you will negotiate, resolve problems, and develop relationships at all levels of the organization as well as with outside vendors and contractors.

Preferred location is Seattle, WA, but this position can be based out of any US Amazon Fulfillment Center.

Key Responsibilities include:

* Develop and manage IT project plans from beginning to end
* Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
* Provide leadership and manage technical support teams in the expansion and continuous improvement of Amazons North American Fulfillment Centers
* Meet with and receive feedback from project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
* Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
* Provide capital and resource planning, inventory management and infrastructure design
* Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
* Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
* Track project milestones and deliverables
* Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify issues, and devise contingency plans
* Provide frequent on-site monitoring and enforcement of installation schedules and vendor quality, inspect prospective and completed facilities in accordance with corporate standards and procedures, and ensure proper follow-up on punch lists and warranty work

Basic Qualifications

* Two years of project management experience successfully delivering projects on-time, within budget, and in scope
* Strong oral and written communication skills and a proven ability to influence others internally and externally
* Possess a basic understanding of core internet/networking concepts
* Ability to escalate problems for any technical support needed for resolution of problems
* Proficient in procurement, inventory and asset management of IT equipment
* Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while prioritizing and managing multiple responsibilities
* Demonstrated experience communicating effectively across organizational structures and multiple management levels
* Ability to successfully facilitate collaboration across multiple functions, departments and levels and serve as a role model for teamwork
* B.S. degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or related discipline
* Proficiency with MS Office Suite
* Frequent travel (50-70%) is a requirement

Preferred Qualifications

* PMP Certification
* Four years of project management experience successfully delivering projects on-time, within budget, and in scope
* Networking / Cisco knowledge LAN / WAN and Wireless
* Telecom knowledge
* Data Cabling / Computer Facilities knowledge
* Experience leading teams and providing the management, leadership, and mentoring to team members as needed
* Ability to take calculated risks and challenge current practices to develop and deliver innovative solutions to meet or exceed the customer expectations
* Fulfillment/distribution center experience a plus
* Proficiency with MS Project and Microsoft Sharepoint
* MBA or related Masters Degree

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