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Project Manager | Infrastructure

You will be working for DigitasLBi as Project Manager | Infrastructure

We don’t just design and build websites – we host and manage them too. Business-critical services with 24/7 support have been a core offering from our very inception.

A new role has been created within the expanding Managed Services department of DigitasLBi. We're seeking a Project Manager to deliver our rolling programme of upgrades as well as managing the delivery into live of new hosting, app and content support projects for our clients among the largest companies and biggest brands in the world.

Reporting into the Service Delivery Director, the role involves working closely with the design and architecture and supportimplementation teams. We have a multi-year strategy to transform our data centre and private Cloud infrastructures embracing new technologies such as tiered-flash storage, SDN, Private-Public Cloud hybridisation in parallel with a deepening of our systems management and automation tooling. This role sits at the heart of that strategy and will involve managing multiple projects both strategic and operational.

The project types are a spread of infrastructure changes and upgrades, new services and service improvement.

Typical projects will include:

  • Enterprise software upgrades, including software stack underpinning our private Cloud (VMWareOpenStack).
  • New services, including dedicated hardware and software for client projects. R&Ddemo projects.
  • Re-architecting projects e.g. implementation of and migration to tiered, SSD based storage, and SDN.
  • New Hosting, application and content support service projects.
  • Service upgrade and improvement projects.
  • Infrastructure optimization

Responsibilities

This is a pure project management role and the successful candidate will be expected to take responsibility for:

  • Managing and taking responsibility for delivery of infrastructure and service upgrade, opmitisation and roll-out and major change projects for a busy, very dynamic Managed Services business unit attached to one of the Worlds largest full service digital agencies.
  • Task, Issue and Risk management
  • Reporting and comms
  • Project Definition
  • Maintaining project documentation
  • Supplier Management

Your Skills & Experience

  • Understanding of enterprise level web hosting within a data centre infrastructure environment
  • Appreciation of technology as a solution to business problem and goals
  • Experience of managing multiple concurrent projects within a broadly Prince2 framework
  • Risk management within existing environments

Does this sound like you?

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The Company

Why work for us:

Work in the heart of London's creative industry, brushing shoulders with the digital illuminati in the Truman Brewery.

About us:

We are a global marketing and technology agency that transforms businesses for the digital age. We exist to help brands embrace the creative and technological changes revolutionising all aspects of their business.

The Job

Team/Dept: Managed Services

Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:

Salary/package: competitive salary + awesome perks

Location

This job is located in London, United Kingdom

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