VMware IT Infrastructure Project Manager - 6 Month Contract in Singapore, Singapore

VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application.

With 2015 revenues of $6.6 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers, more than 75,000 partners, and 19,000+ employees in 120+ locations around the world. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Do you dare to do the stuff you've always dreamed about? Dare to explore at careers.vmware.com.

Department

The IT Organization enables VMware to function and continue to grow as the founder and leader in the virtualization space. IT team members play both key operational and strategic roles for VMware, participate in revenue-generating activity for the company, and own the complete delivery of our products and our community site. The IT team also has the charter to be a showcase for all of our VMware technology within VMware. Members of the IT team have a phenomenal opportunity to get a breadth of exposure to VMware’s products and technology. The seasoned IT team leadership has experience working for leading Fortune 500 and start-up companies and is dedicated to hiring and supporting top IT and engineering talent, creating an intellectually-stimulating and team-oriented environment, and driving VMware’s IT organization to be truly cutting edge.

The IT Operations organization provides extranet and intranet support for the premier virtualization software company, using VMware’s software and best practices for service delivery. Global Operations supports the revenue generation portals, enterprise business applications, internal services infrastructure, telephony, database administration, internal support labs, data centers, desktop support, Incident Response Team and client engineering services for a hyper-growth, highly-profitable business.

Job Description

This position will provide advanced project and program leadership in the IT Operations group to guide and direct implementation of infrastructure, systems and technical integration activities. The individual will be responsible for managing project resources, planning, scheduling and monitoring for achieving successful implementations of key infrastructure and IT Operations components of business application initiatives. The position reports into the IT-REW Global Site Services and coordinates work across the global organization.

Responsibilities

  • Define and manage large scale project proposals and plans. Execute to plan and deliver within budget and on time.

  • Organize, manage, and lead multiple project implementations in a fast-paced IT environment across multiple functional teams.

  • Experience in big projects with a preference in Real Estate (New, Expanding and Closure of Sites)

  • Manage and perform implementation of technical solutions and systems.

  • Lead infrastructure and technical system discussions with technical engineers, contractors and vendors.

  • Provide oversight and direction to implementation team to ensure the deployment meets the project specs and requirements.

  • Develop integration plans using multiple IT Groups and external vendors .

  • Participate in and/or lead cross-functional team resolving technical troubleshooting.

  • Act as a technical liaison with all business partners, vendors and stakeholders.

  • Determine appropriate course of action needed to accomplish objectives in shortest time possible without compromising quality.

  • Work on and complete multiple projects and deliverables with limited supervision, and work independently or in a small team environment.

  • Provide continuous improvement feedback both written and verbal to improve services and processes.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 8+ years overall work experience in the technical industry preferably in IT/ Technical Operations organizations in supporting worldwide enterprise infrastructure, systems and applications.

  • 5+ years experience in a technical project/program management role managing cross functional projects, end-to-end implementation and deployment (preferably within Real Estate projects: New, Expanded and Closure of Sites)

  • Extensive experience in IT infrastructure managing large scale infrastructure project implementation including Servers, Networks, Telecom, SAN and NAS.

  • Understanding of financial tracking, reporting and procurement

  • Experience in data centers build out and migration

  • Experience in virtualization technology implementation for IT infrastructure and IT enterprise applications.

  • Extensive experience in Project/Program Management, procurement, resource management, scheduling, planning, deployment, support and training including experience in working within PMO, Change Management and Governance types of environments.

  • Excellent understanding of process management, improvement practices, change management process, operation services.

  • Excellent training and presentation skills with solid communication capabilities and practices, both oral and written.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cross functionally with other leaders.

  • Experience working in a global environment, leading teams located in multiple regions.

  • Respected and trusted leader with a proven track record of achievement and solid technical skills, performance driven.

Education

  • Bachelors degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or computer engineering; Masters degree in related field preferred.

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience, supporting large scale enterprises and delivering small to mid-size IT Projects.

  • IT certification (ITIL) or equivalent preferred.

  • PMP Certification preferred.

VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. VMware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.