Technical Project Manager
Zynga - San Francisco, CA

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Zynga is looking for a Senior Project Manager to successfully manage project across our Data Center Operation and IT teams! This position is embedded into a variety of teams and is the key to a successful operation. Project Managers at Zynga are highly valued for their keen ability to execute. As the primary communication and data management point, the project manager is the key to delivering successful projects in a timely manner.

Engage with stakeholders

Develop Project Plans

Direct project resources

Monitor and manage the project schedule

Monitor and manage the project budget

Monitor and manage the project risks

Deal with operational issues

Organize meetings; ensuring those minutes are taken

Report to the management, raising strategic issues

Prepare Project Status Reports and Project Change Requests

Ensure projects meets requirements and objectives

Manage project team members

Negotiate and resolve issues as they arise across areas of the project and where they impact on other activities, systems and projects

Look after the interests of the project team

Organize and chair project reference group meetings, as appropriate

Communicate project status to project sponsor, all team members, and other relevant stakeholders and involved parties .

Maintain project documentation

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field

5+ years or equivalent experience in the IT industry
5+ years Data Center or IT solution delivery experience

5+ years project lead experience with a proven track record of successfully delivering projects for Fortune 500 customers

Experience working on and managing enterprise scale projects

Agile SCRUM, PMP or Big 5 experience a plus

Detailed knowledge of Internet technologies, thorough understanding of eCommerce, Online Marketing, Web Analytics and Security

Implementation experience within data center Experience in one or more web development languages, methodologies, and/or architectures - HTTP, DNS, .NET, C#, JSP, ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, Tomcat, Apache

Must possess excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

Experience in managing small, mid and large-scale projects,including data center migration projects

Experience with large Data Center, IT infrastructure, Telecommunications and network projects

Experience with large network operations environments such as found in telecom, and business firms

Experience in problem solving, process improvement methods, and business re-engineering methods

Ability to define project management processes, tools and templates as required for the project

Ability to adapt, to be flexible, and to learn quickly in a dynamic environment

Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with technical team members

Excellent organizational skills including ability to prioritize tasks efficiently with high level of attention to detail

Ability to work under tight deadlines while coordinating several projects at a time and responding to changing business and technical conditions

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