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Project Manager - Southeast Florida 

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 6 2015 0:00 AM

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Come join us and change the world’s relationship with energy, forever.  Be a part of a passionate, collaborative and innovative culture at Silver Spring. We create technology platforms that empower networks to perform brilliantly.  Connecting utilities to customers and cities to communities, achieving greater operational efficiencies, increasing network reliability and empowering consumers to better manage energy consumption. Come make an impact and build a better tomorrow for us and generations to come.

 

This individual will lead all planning and deployment aspects of customer projects in a particular geographic area with focus on one or more clients.  The PM may be the principal customer liaison and must be able to manage concurrent projects adeptly. The PM must have the ability to work independently and remotely to perform initial project planning, lead the management of customer relationships during pilot and rollout efforts, assist in radio frequency range/coverage testing, and supervise SSN network installations.

 

The PM will also be responsible for managing customer issues and coordinating customer training during the installation timeframe, and prepare hand-off plans to customer at the conclusion of the deployment. The PM will be called upon to interface with internal customers (Sales, Marketing and Product Development organizations in particular) on product and systems improvements or upsell opportunities.

 

Responsibilities:  

 

  • Interface with customer and contractor installation teams during installation. Work with and support outside contractors and customer installers to ensure project deployment timeliness and quality. Assist in documentation of project objectives, actions and as-completed materials, and all contracted reports as outlined in each project’s deliverables list.
  • Supervise on-going project deployment activities for contracted customers and assist as needed in all phases of deployment of a project.  Deployments vary in scope and may include multiple, parallel implementations requiring coordination of various teams from SSN, contractors and the customer, including but not limited to field (RF) engineers, IT staff, supply chain, contracting and finance staff.
  • Lead project status meetings with customers and SSN management as part of project deployment. Document and communicate all project issues, potential solutions and recommended actions to the Regional Client Delivery Executive.
  • Must be knowledgeable of project scope and contract requirements, customer union contracts (if applicable), training programs, local and national rules and local radio frequency regulations related to project activities.
 

 

 
Industry:
Position Type:Full Time
Reference Code:1843
Location:Southeast Florida (must be able to drive to client locations in West Palm Beach, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Miami, FL)
Travel Required:20% of the time (approximate)
Starts On:Jan 6, 2015

Job Requirements

Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in engineering (electrical or computer science preferred). Equivalent experience may be considered.
  • 5+ years direct large-scale, multi-phase project management, preferably for deployment of telecommunications networks (preferably wireless) and/or enterprise-scale software systems. Experience doing either of these for an investor-owned utility is a plus.
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks and concurrent projects. SSN’s networks are in great demand and the PM must be able to coordinate multiple projects in varying degrees of deployment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc., project management, and experience with off-the-shelf and special-purpose test programs. Microsoft Project is SSN’s standard project management application.
  • Ability to travel as much as 25% of the time, principally within locations listed below.
  • Experience and knowledge of gas, water and electric utility meter reading and related distribution automation technologies is desirable.
  • Technical training and knowledge of radio frequency equipment used in planning and installing radio network equipment and multiple wired/wireless wide area networks is also desirable.
  • Experience with GIS, CIS and other utility systems is highly desirable.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a US passport.

Company Information

Silver Spring Networks
555 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063

Contact Information

Brittni Winkelman               Generate vCard to add to Outlook (Add to Contacts)


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