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Innovation Project Manager

Acuative Corporation
Strongsville, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Benefits of working with Acuative


Acuative offers a comprehensive benefits program to all eligible employees. Full-time employees are eligible for benefits the first day following 45 days of employment. 

 

Comprehensive benefits plan including:

Health care that provides in and out-of-network coverage, no selection of Primary Care Physician or referrals are required.

Dental coverage has preventative services covered at 100%.

Vision Plan provides 1 exam per year and a generous allowance to use towards glasses or contacts.

Flexible spending, Dependent Care and Healthcare savings accounts with company contribution.

Long-Term Disability – Provides financial protection for you after 180 consecutive days of disability

Basic Term Life & AD&D Insurance provided by Acuative

 

Paid Time Off - Acuative believes that employees should have opportunities to enjoy time away from work to balance their lives. This PTO plan is inclusive containing provisions for vacation, personal and sick leave.

 

Career Development opportunities - Acuative recognizes the benefit of developmental experiences and encourages employees to talk with their supervisors about their career plans. Supervisors are encouraged to support employees' efforts to gain experience and advance within the organization.

 

Service Award Program - Acuative has established a program for recognizing the significant anniversary dates of service by employee’s as a way of saying thank you for hard work and dedication.

 

401(K) Plan with company match opportunity

 

Employee referral program - Referring employee is eligible for the award in the amount of $250.

 

Life Assistance Program - Acuative offers a voluntary and professional service that provides information, counseling, and referral services to all full-time and part-time employees and their dependents that may be experiencing personal stress in their lives.

 


Innovation Project Manager

All individuals must be US Citizens that qualify to obtain or currently possess a Secret Clearance to work within US defense-based network or cloud infrastructure projects.  Prior military, public sector, or federal civilian experience is considered a significant plus.

All solutions designed or implemented will be subject to DFARS, CMMC, NIST as well as other regulatory, compliance, and privacy requirements.

Experience with FedRAMP, FIPS 140-2, GovCloud, US DOD, or similar solutions is a plus.

Experience with SDN, SD-WAN, Cloud Infrastructure, NFV, KVM, VMware, HyperV, Docker, Kubernetes is a plus for the Project Management roles and a requirement for the Architect role.

Develops emergent high-level plans

Estimates budget required on a stage-by-stage basis

Coordinates value delivery of project products (often done in association with a Product Owner)

Defines and coordinates project stages and releases so that sprints or sub-stages achieve value

Change embraced as potentially positive

Monitor progress against value and continually justify project

Light-weight documentation and informal reporting where possible

Focused on idea management process and value delivery

Servant leadership and coaching

Aligned to customer to achieve value delivery

May have additional responsibility for idea management process including projects, portfolio, and innovation capability management

Remains actively consulted and informed on value after project is delivered

Mostly uses Agile based project approaches (SCRUM)

Uses tools such as collaborative planning, visual information boards, Kanban boards, burn charts and stand-up meetings

Often focused on delivering multiple innovation projects all at different stages

Experience implementing professional services solutions and solutions

5+ years as a project manager managing cloud infrastructure, SDN, or SD-WAN projects, including coordinating with other teams

Strong technical writing and marketing communication skills and the ability to influence other teams

Bachelor’s degree or higher in business, marketing, technical degree or equivalent

 

Responsibilities include:

Leading innovation in network and cloud infrastructure solutions, demonstrations, innovation, strategic product implementation.

Prioritizing initiatives and creating SDN Project roadmaps

Coordinating with SMEs, creating and publishing technical artifacts

Tailoring customer-facing materials to generate adoption on SDN Projects

Establishing the SDN Project communication and marketing material

Periodic reporting of SDN Project offering usage and performance

Owning the overall SDN Project lifecycle, understanding trade-offs, while mitigating risks and measuring impact

As a SDN Project Program Manager on our SDN Project team, you'll follow our style guides to create clear and concise information to help Customers succeed. You'll collaborate with SMEs, Go-to-Market Specialized Sales, Go-to-Field Enablement, Industry Practices, and internal business partners to develop SDN Project strategy and content. You'll participate in program management efforts, process development, and quality governance in support of team success, while also working independently on multiple projects.

Our team is dedicated to supporting a specific large manufacturing customer. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

This is a customer-facing role, requiring up to 30% travel to customer locations.

 

Key job responsibilities

Leading the development and implementation of the SDN Project, demonstrations, and other reusable assets.

Prioritizing initiatives and creating SDN Project roadmaps

Coordinating with SMEs, creating and publishing technical artifacts

Tailoring customer-facing materials to generate adoption on SDN Projects

Establishing the SDN Project communication and marketing material

Periodic reporting of SDN Project offering usage and performance

Owning the overall SDN Project lifecycle, understanding trade-offs, while mitigating risks and measuring impact

Showcasing relevant SDN work to curious customers 

Solutioning with customers to accelerate their outcomes from solutions.

Delivering innovative projects that become SDN repeatable solutions.

Experience communicating technical capabilities in business terms

A proactive attitude and a focus on resolving problems and delivering results

Track record of shaping business strategy and roadmaps for business outcome-focused, technical products

Customer relationship management experience and collaboration skills

Experience managing content projects, including coordinating with other teams

Strong bias for action and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Experience building demonstrations and solutions 

Passion for solving customer problems and creating a great customer experience

Strong judgment and prioritization skills

Strong research and analytic skills

Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills; strong public speaker

Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment

Strong understanding of the information technology industry

Experience creating services solutions for Enterprise level customers

Experience working in an agile content development environment

Acuative Corporation

Address

Strongsville, OH
44136 USA

Industry

Technology

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