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Associate Project Manager in Irvine, CA at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Job Description

At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.  We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges.  As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at

Presidio is a high-performance organization focused on providing holistic, cohesive IT infrastructure solutions to growing companies. We specialize in providing organizations with Full Life Cycle services in Convergence and Unified Communications solutions, Cisco Core Networking, Security, Virtualization, as well as Data Center Solutions to increase productivity and improve business operations. Our solutions are focused around Cisco, EMC, AWS, VMware and Citrix product lines (to name a few). We are Cisco’s #  Gold vendor partner and EMC’s #5 vendor partner in the US. Our goal is to provide an exceptional customer experience and superior customer satisfaction.

We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and continuously developing and training our delivery team and technical staff. Our engineers are empowered with responsibility, autonomy and trust. Our commitment to technical leadership is the foundation of our success.

Presidio is seeking a seasoned, customer-facing Project Manager Associate experienced with managing complex IT infrastructure projects that meet our customer project requirements in the following areas:

    • Cisco Core Routing and Switching, Security
    • Cisco Unified Communications
    • Cisco Wireless
    • Virtualization
    • EMC Storage
    • Data Center technologies

Our project management approach is based on industry best practices. This is a great opportunity to work with best-in-class technology, team with engineers with deep expertise in their domains and a passion to deliver quality solutions to our customers that go above and beyond the customer’s expectations. This position will report to the Director, PMO and can be based in our Irvine, California Office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages day-to-day client interaction and expectations for multiple and/or large-scale projects
  • Creation of detailed project plans, status reporting and managing issues/risks/actions
  • Manages scope and mitigates risk across projects
  • Manages Project budget and billing
  • Partners across cross functional teams to deliver the best possible solution for a client
  • Meet with customers during key phases of the project
  • Continually seeks and capitalizes upon opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
Required Skills:
  •  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • 5+ years as a hands-on Project Manager or Project Coordinator experience managing technical VAR implementation projects and having customer facing experiences.
  • Project Management experience in Cisco's product line (Routing, Switching, Unified Communication, Data Center Virtualization using VMware and EMC product lines.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and successfully drive projects to meet defined budgets and timelines.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously both small and large
  • Experience managing project financials and resource management both internal and with partner vendors
  • Strong verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in MS Office and Project planning tools
  • ITIL knowledge (certification preferred)
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 25%


Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

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RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Presidio has a strict PSL in place and will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.  Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through the Presidio portal or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation


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