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Data Center Project Manager, IT/Network

Microsoft

Microsoft

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IT, Operations
quincy, wa, usa
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
As a Microsoft Data Center Project Manager, IT/Network, you will perform trouble shooting for service incidents, manage assigned projects to meet service delivery objectives as well escalate to appropriate stakeholders to remove obstacles. You will also follow safety policies and procedures and participate in root cause analysis (RCA) of incidents. This job will allow you to build a solid understanding of data center procedures, engage in collarobation across various teams as well as provide mentorship across data centers by sharing best practices.

Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I Data Center Project Manager, IT/Network, you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's online services including Bing, Office 365, Xbox, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Azure platform. As a group, CO+I is focused on the personal and professional development for all employees and offers trainings and growth opportunities including Career Rotation Programs, Diversity & Inclusion trainings and events, and professional certifications.

Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 200 data centers in 32 countries and millions of servers. Our foundation is built upon and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.

With environmental sustainability and optimization at the forefront of our data center design and operations, we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that hold Microsoft as a world-class cloud provider.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate conscientiousness on cost adheres to budget requirements; keep costs reasonable and contribute to staying within budget.
  • Follow and adhere to safety and security policies and procedures. Report immediately any safety or security issues or concerns.
  • Perform troubleshooting for service incidents and escalates, as appropriate, to meet SLA (Service Level Agreement)/OLAs (Operation Level Agreement), with minimal disruption to the client/customer and business.
  • Recognize potential customer impact of other events and issues (e.g., customer lockdown), communicate potential impact, and plan for impact accordingly.
  • Proactively review schedules and avoid conflicts when possible. Identify, coordinate, manage expectations, and offer alternatives when defining customer solutions.
  • Manage relationships with clients and suppliers to ensure that all expectations are clarified, understood, documented, and met.
  • Suggest ways for reducing the risk of performing maintenance; work with others to accommodate scheduling needs.
  • In alignment with management priorities, hold self-accountable for the end-to-end service quality, completeness, and resulting customer experience (including but not limited to availability, safety, security, customer service). Support escalation of issues to appropriate owner.
  • Embody our culture and values.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent AND 1+ years industry project management experience
    • OR 2+ years industry experience and college course work.
Other Requirements

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years’ experience in Critical Environment infrastructures (e.g., UPS (Uninterruptible Power Systems), Generator, AHU (Air Handling Unit)) or working in physical IT (Information Technology) infrastructures (e.g., Servers, Networking, Capacity, DC (Datacenter) Rack/Enclosures, structured cabling)
  • Technical College degree in Computer Science, Math, Telecommunications, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
  • Applicable certifications: ASICS (Inventory Control), CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association), Microsoft, Network Certifications, PMP (Project Management Professional), ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library), CDCP (Certified Data Center Professional).

Data Center Operations Management IC3 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $76,400 - $154,100 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $102,700 - $169,200 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay

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