Project Manager, Technology Infrastructure

Job ID 2021-2647

Project Management New York, New York


Description

WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Responsibilities
Manage application and infrastructure projects, working closely with technical leads, internal clients, developers, and cross-disciplinary IT team members.
For all assigned projects:

  • Manage project scopes, timelines, resources, deployments and business/technical relationships – from kick-off through implementation
  • Manage stakeholder expectations to be in line with agreed to technical requirements, allowing the delivery of high quality implementations to customer satisfaction
  • Ensure that project dependencies, milestones, deliverables and status are clearly communicated and understood by the project teams, stakeholders and management
  • Identify and manage risks to the success of projects and know when and how to escalate
  • Coordinate and conduct regular, effective, and efficient meetings to review project status, resolve issues and address risks
  • Manage project change requests
Qualifications:

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of relevant experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of project management experience in a similar environment or related field
  • Experience managing both application and infrastructure projects
  • Application project management should be for internally developed systems as well as implementations of 3rd party systems
  • Infrastructure project management should include implementations, as well as hardware/software upgrades, patching and maintenance releases
  • Experience working with technical leads
  • Experience with web-based document sharing tools (Google: Docs, Sheets and Slides)
  • Experience with task management/ticketing systems (Jira, Remedy, Service Now, etc.)
  • Experience with Project management tools (SmartSheet, MS Project, or similar)

Professional Skill Requirements:
  • Ability to work independently, with some management oversight, to manage multiple projects from inception to completion
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and project resources, and negotiate or escalate when competing priorities arise, to meet commitments throughout the project timeline
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Enjoys a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment and thrives on multi-tasking
Preferred Skills:
  • Microsoft Office: Visio
  • Experience working with external vendors
  • PMI certification