Project Manager - Network Team (Remote, US)

Shopify

Anywhere Remote only

Full time

Project Management

May 9

About the role

The Network Team at Shopify is looking for a Network Project Manager who will own all aspects of organizing and managing Network and Infrastructure Projects. We’re searching for a candidate who is detail-oriented and will add value to Shopify’s upcoming construction and network projects, especially those pertaining to our warehouse spaces. 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and gathering information from Shopify’s construction, technical infrastructure, and culinary teams
  • Reviewing Purchase Orders and monthly invoices to ensure fair and accurate pricing
  • Reviewing drawings and network designs
  • Organizing and attending weekly and/or monthly project related meetings, recording minutes, and assisting in the completion of established initiatives
  • Creating and managing project deficiency lists and updating project status
  • Contributing to design development, value engineering, and identifying construction issues by being familiar with Shopify’s network infrastructure
  • Creating Scope of Work for upcoming network and construction projects
  • Coordinating the procurement of network equipment including ensuring timely on-site delivery and accuracy
  • Creating project plans and budgets

Qualifications

  • Solid experience in both Project Management and Networking
  • Able to read and analyze construction drawings and specifications
  • Organized with great time management and prioritization skills
  • Able to value dynamic workspaces that have a strong impact on Shopify’s culture
  • Enthusiastic about jumping right in and showcasing ownership
  • Able to thrive on change and be comfortable doing things unconventionally
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate change while managing various stakeholders
  • Strong communication and reporting skills with experience coordinating with internal and external teams
  • Strong quantitative and problem solving skills
  • Comfortable in a permanent work-from-home environment
  • Able to travel up to 25% of the time (both domestically and internationally)

It’d be great if you also had:

  • Education in Project Management, Computer Science, Networking, Engineering, or Telecommunications
  • Experience in Computer Science, Engineering, or Telecommunications
  • Proficiency in: MS Project, Microsoft Excel, AutoCAD, Clarizen

As part of your application, please complete the following challenge question and submit your response in the “Message to the Hiring Manager” space, or include it as a PDF with your resume.

Challenge Question: 

You’ve been assigned as the PM to build a server room on a new floor opening in 6 months. Once you gather the requirements, you notice the network equipment you need is in backorder for over 6 months. Describe every step you’d take to solve this problem.

This posting will close at 11:59 pm MDT on May 16th, 2022. We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time. Successful candidates can expect to hear back by 5 pm MDT May 31st, 2022.

Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.

At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.

*NOTE: Some of the roles on the Employee Experience team require the employees to be on-site. Please confirm with your recruiter.

How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.

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