Project Manager

Red Hat, Inc. - Remote4.0

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Job summary
Red Hat’s Consulting team is looking for a Project Manager to join us in the central region of the United States. In this role, you will manage complex projects to completion, from initiation through delivery to closure. You'll coordinate with cross-functional teams to complete distinct projects on time and within budget. As a Project Manager, you’ll need to be organized and detail-oriented and have substantial experience managing IT and software consulting projects, relying on traditional systems and software development methodologies. This is a remote position with regular travel to customer sites in the Northeastern U.S. and Northeast Corridor. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities
Lead and manage multiple customer-facing projects simultaneously to success
Manage project scope and customer expectations
Manage project risks, actions, issues and dependencies (RAID)
Manage project budget and time frame
Build content for project activities like project kickoff, project status, and project closeout
Lead project meetings involving both customer and Red Hat’s consulting team members
Coordinate with territory services managers and the Resource Management Office (RMO) to manage project staffing requirements
Work with territory services managers to ensure that financial forecast is up to date for their respective projects
Support accounting activities as required, including obtaining copies of receipts for finance invoicing queries from customers
Develop basic knowledge of Red Hat’s technologies to guide successful project management, including Red Hat OpenShift
Container Platform, Red Hat Ansible Automation, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP), Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), and Red Hat Satellite
Maintain professionalism when problem-solving and resolving issues
Required skills
Knowledge of specific project management and software delivery methodologies like agile, scrum, SAFe, and Project Management Institute (PMI)
Practical experience using various agile development tools like Trello, Rally, Atlassian Jira, or project management tools like Microsoft Project
5+ years of experience working as a project manager or scrum master on IT or application development projects
Ability to affect, inspect, and adapt culture
Demonstrated ability to motivate project team and individual contributors and to mediate conflicts
Excellent customer-facing and internal communication skills
Great written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills; attention to detail and multitasking skills
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
Project management or scrum certifications are a plus
Willing to travel up to 50% per year to be on site at customer locations for project-related activities

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