Principal Technical Program Manager at Equinix in San Jose, California

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

Principal Technical Program Manager
Equinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. That's why we're always looking for creative and forward thinking people who can help us achieve our goal of global interconnection. With 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home to the Cloud, supporting over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development. We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions.

At Equinix, we make the internet work faster, better, and more reliably. We hire talented people who thrive on solving hard problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions. Our culture is at the heart of our success and it's our authentic, humble, gritty people who create The Magic of Equinix. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do.

Job Summary

Manages the execution of multiple and/or high complexity technical programs using predefined methodologies and tools.

Responsibilities

Technology Project Planning and Execution (Single Project with a start date and end date. Plan, Execute, Close)
Scopes and plans for very large technology projects
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Identifies resources and form project team, obtain resource commitment from line managers
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Selects and applies project methodology to projects, educate team members, enforce processes
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Presents project effort estimation and acquires project budget
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Conducts project review meetings with directors and VPs

Technology Program and Portfolio Management (On-going program with multiple projects and teams Identify, Change, Empower, Monitor)
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Introduces large program process changes to directors and VPs
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Implements large program process changes across departments
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Defines program Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
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Introduces teamwork concepts and fosters a healthy teamwork environment
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Plans for long-term program resources
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Facilitates program retrospective meetings
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Defines and documents roles and responsibilities

Stakeholder Management and Communication
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Builds relationships with company VPs and directors
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Communicates major project/program scope, schedule, resource, and budget changes
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Presents technology portfolio reports to VPs and executives and identifies ways to improve the overall efficiency of the technology projects and programs

Technology Project Methodologies and Tools (Methodologies such as Agile, SDLC, Scrum. Tools such as Clarizen, SharePoint, Project Library)
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Obtains consensus among team members on project methodologies, processes, and templates
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Introduces new PMO tools and new tool features to GTS and other departments
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Establishes cross functional governance body to maintain project methodologies, processes, and templates

Qualifications
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7+ years experience
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Associate's degree preferred

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability..