IT Project Manager

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

About GoPro
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document while engaged in sports has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world capture and share immersive content.
GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed
GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate to join our growing IT PMO in the role of IT Project Manager.  In this role, you will be responsible for day to day management of multiple IT Infrastructure and Information Security projects with moderate to high complexity, from inception to completion.  You will leverage your experience to define project scope and schedule, manage stakeholder expectations, and drive on-time delivery of projects.  As a key member of the IT PMO, you will contribute to defining and implementing project best practices including process documents, project artifact templates, and use of PPM/collaboration tools.                                                                                                                   
What You Will Do:
Manage multiple IT Infrastructure and Security projects concurrently, end to end
Work with business stakeholders and IT Managers to gather requirements and define success criteria
Form project teams, define roles and responsibilities, and hold the project team members accountable for deliverables
Create and manage an executable project plan, with clearly defined tasks, milestones, and resource requirements
Communicate weekly project status to IT management and executive sponsors
Manage project scope, schedule, and budget; identifying issues/risks, owning mitigation plans and resolution
Run daily stand-ups and weekly project status meetings
Assist in the management of tools implemented to ensure the execution of best practices within the organization including the Portfolio Management solution, Methodology materials, and PMO shared document site
Ensure compliance of the organization to the defined project methodology
Contribute and assist in the execution of the Project Management Office Strategy
Skills We’re Stoked About:
Bachelor’s degree in MIS or Business Administration, with 3+ years of IT project management experience
General understanding of IT Infrastructure and Information Security: network, server, storage, telecom, data center, mobile device management, network access control, network intrusion detection, etc.
Demonstrated track record of successfully delivering IT Operations projects on time, in scope, and within budget
Expertise in creating and maintaining project schedules in MS Project or equivalent project management tool
Working knowledge of project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile/Scrum) and ITIL framework
Project experience: Information security (MDM, NAC, IDS, SSO), office infrastructure deployments (small/medium new office builds), data center / colo infrastructure builds, client engineering (laptop data encryption, SCCM/Casper imaging systems), Helpdesk tool deployments (ServiceNow, Jira/Confluence)
Soft skills: aggressive task management and follow through, organized multitasker, confident in leading project meetings and communicating project status.
Perks
Your own GoPro Camera (Mounts and accessories included)
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Employee commuter shuttles throughout the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose)
Employee discounts on GoPro products and other industry discounts
Paid Time Off Programs
Medical, Dental & Vision – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life Insurance & Disability Benefits
Company 401(K) Match
LiveHealthy Program – Monthly benefit toward participation in wellness activities
Awesome wellness program including onsite fitness classes, health screenings, farmers market and more!
Subsidized onsite cafeteria
Fully stocked break rooms on each floor!
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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