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Sr. Project Manager - Data Center Construction



Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

The Senior Project Manager will provide hands-on planning, design, and deployment for Iron Mountain Data Center supporting business initiatives to transform, develop, and deliver required objectives for the implementation of capital improvement projects while maintaining the on-going delivery of operational services.

IMDC is looking for an SPM that is results-driven and can work across multi-disciplinary teams to deliver a wide range of services in support of the necessary initiatives to build cohesive operational and business process models. This person will need to be resourceful, agile and have a strong understanding of data center infrastructure, network infrastructure, program management, and strategic planning.


  • Identify, organize and disseminate management (Organizational and Business) requirements

  • Lead the development of the project Scopes of Work

  • Develop project timelines/schedules by working with Engineering, Facilities, Executive Management, and customers

  • Gather inter-departmental team input and buy-in to develop continuity of procedures across the IMDC Operations organization

  • Identify gaps in scheduling and resources and develop plans to meet goals and timelines

  • Interface with customers to gather requirements, and document these requirements for dissemination to the team.

  • Work closely with the IMDC Design and Construction leadership teams to ensure organizational project and program goals are identified and met

  • Identify and resolve problems involving overall effectiveness and efficiency of programs, initiatives, and units under the organization's auspice

Key Skills, Requirements and Competencies:

  • 8+ data center and/or construction industry experience with a distinct focus on construction management and customer facing processes and procedures

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required

  • 8+ years of Project Management experience

  • Have extensive knowledge of the technical aspects of IT/telecommunications and data center products & services. Technical skills need to include a complete understanding of the Architectural, Civil, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical components that come together to construct a data center and the commissioning process (L1 - L5) needed to deliver capacity on time.

  • A complete understanding of Project/Program Management, developing processes, procedures and reporting, analysis of such to enhance deliverables to customers

  • Excellent presentation skills with both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, start up environment

  • Ability to travel when needed

  • Employs a consultative approach across all levels of the decision-making spectrum, with a keen focus on developing effective internal and external relationship(s).

  • Dedication & desire to learn - we would like you to grow your career within Iron Mountain

  • The person must be agile within this environment and possess an understanding of the following skills:

  • Risk, Issue, Decision Management

  • Work Planning/Scheduling & Management

  • Status Reporting Management

  • Resource Management

  • Project Tracking/Management

  • Requirements Traceability

  • Budgeting and Financial Tracking

  • Commissioning process for a data center

  • Construction and Personal safety awareness around an active construction site.

  • Necessary documentation, tracking, and logging of close out documents and material needed at the conclusion of a mission critical project.

  • Maintenance criteria and standards expected of a project's turnover upon conclusion for a mission critical project.


Category: Real Estate & Facilities

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Requisition: J0072943