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Senior Project Manager

| Greater LA Area

REMOTE OK

Join Our Team!

As a Senior Project Manager, your tasks may vary day-to-day but primarily will focus on best-of-class project management of cloud consulting engagements, including technical transformation, optimization, and configuration. In your role, you will have a high-level understanding of:

  • Core concepts such as EC2, S3, RDS, Dynamo, Route53, CloudWatch

  • Concepts of the AWS Well-Architected Framework 

What You’ll Be Doing 

  • Manage projects with top-down oversight throughout the entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline.

  • Monitor project progress continuously - develop and deliver detailed scheduled status reports inclusive of budgets, timelines, deliverables, issues, risks and action items to customers and fellow team members.

  • Ensure the “As Delivered” margin is actively managed as closely as possible to the “As Sold” margin.

  • Actively manage scope changes through the change order process inclusive of time and/or cost revisions.

  • Utilize project management delivery templates for deliverables within each phase of the overall PS methodology.

  • Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements.

  • Facilitate discussions between external and internal customers, third-party partners, etc. to support the successful delivery of project services.

  • Work alongside Mission technical counterparts to create and manage detailed project implementations plans for customer projects

  • Work with Mission service delivery leadership and sales resources to scope work efforts for project services.

  • Engage with different internal organization teams as needed

  • Work with a diverse team and globally located customers

What You’ll Need to Succeed 

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification

  • 5+ years project management related experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • Extensive leadership experience and strong teaming abilities

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Successful experience with building and managing of project budgets inclusive of change order management

  • Experience managing projects to on-time, successful completions as viewed by both the external and internal customers

  • Minimum 3 years of management experience in technical consulting, including direct management/interactions with customers

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment 

  • Analytical skills to assist in the resolution of complex issues that may be time sensitive

  • Ability to provide high-level support for customers

  • Ability to estimate effort to complete tasks

  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule, document and manage activities

  • Experienced problem solver, able to troubleshoot issues independently or escalate when necessary - a sense of accountability and sound personal judgment

  • Excellent oral/written communication and organization skills 

  • Passion for technology and continuous education

Not Required, But Would Be Helpful

  • Experience managing external vendors as part of a consulting engagements

  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as SCRUM

  • Knowledge of ITIL practices (Change Management, Problem Management)

  • Project Management Professional certification a plus

If you are ready to embark on your greatest mission yet, please apply to join us on our mission to make the impossible possible!

About Mission

Mission is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner and MSP. Clients depend on us to expertly and securely architect, migrate, manage, and optimize their cloud environments. Mission’s team of AWS Certified Solutions Architects and DevOps Engineers are ready to help you harness the full power of the AWS cloud to transform your business and operations.

We believe Mission’s people are what truly sets us apart. We have hubs in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Boston that are interactive and collaborative, but we also give our employees the freedom to work remotely when they want or need to. We live by a core set of values that includes a commitment to work-life balance, with the belief that having fun and being productive can go hand in hand.

We are united by a core set of values guiding us to strive for excellence, embrace life, take ownership, practice inclusion, and foster a growth mindset. We seek out new ways to be better, do better, and serve our customers better.

Benefits

At Mission we Embrace Life at work, at home, and in our communities. To help our team members life this value we provide the following benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their dependents with options for 100% company paid premiums

  • 401(k) plan with matching by Mission

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care)

  • Life insurance paid by Mission

  • Generous Paid Time Off (FlexPTO with no accrual limits, Parental Leave, Volunteering Time Off)

  • Wellness Program

  • Paid Holidays

  • Casual Work Environment

  • Snack Program

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Mission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Mission will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with The Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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