Contract Infrastructure Project Manager

$60 - $70 hourly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 124795
APPLY NOW Refer a Friend

Refer a Friend

Apply Now

Fill out the form below to submit your information for this opportunity. Please upload your resume as a doc, pdf, rtf or txt file.

* Required field.
LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading distribution company on a Contract Infrastructure Project Manager to oversee and manage complex infrastructure projects related to networks, servers, cloud computing, and data center migrations. This role involves leading cross-functional teams, ensuring project success and delivering high-quality results.

The ideal candidate has a proven track record of successful project management within the IT infrastructure domain, with a focus on network architecture, server deployments, cloud technologies and data center relocations. This is a hybrid onsite position located in downtown Chicago, offering the opportunity to collaborate with both remote and onsite teams.

Infrastructure Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Lead end-to-end project management efforts, including project planning, execution, monitoring and closure
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, objectives and deliverables, ensuring alignment with business goals
  • Provide strong leadership to cross-functional teams, driving collaboration, communication and accountability
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of network architecture, server technologies, cloud platforms and data center migration strategies
  • Utilize your technical background to make informed decisions, troubleshoot issues, and provide guidance to project teams
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, timelines and resource allocations to ensure successful project delivery
  • Monitor project progress and identify potential risks or roadblocks; develop mitigation strategies to keep projects on track
  • Foster clear communication channels between stakeholders, team members, and management, ensuring everyone is informed of project status and changes
  • Provide regular status updates, progress reports and executive summaries to keep stakeholders well-informed
  • Implement quality control measures to ensure that infrastructure solutions meet or exceed established standards and requirements
  • Conduct thorough testing and validation of network configurations, server setups, cloud deployments and data center migrations
  • Engage with external vendors and partners to procure necessary hardware, software and services, ensuring timely delivery and adherence to project specifications
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, including project plans, technical specifications, risk assessments and post-project evaluations

Infrastructure Project Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field; master's preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in successfully managing complex infrastructure projects, particularly focused on networks, servers, cloud solutions and data center migrations
  • Strong technical background in IT infrastructure, including familiarity with network protocols, server hardware, virtualization technologies, cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.) and data center operations
  • Project management certification (PMP, Prince2, etc.) is a plus
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • High attention to detail and a commitment to delivering quality results
  • Ability to work onsite in downtown Chicago while also accommodating remote collaboration as needed

This Infrastructure Project Manager position is an open-ended contract with the potential for both extension or conversions. This role is onsite 1-3x/week in downtown Chicago.

If you are interested in this opportunity and qualify per the requirements, please apply today.

Thank you,

Emily Burkhardt
Project Manager – Technology Services
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here