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Zayo Group Technical Project Manager in Denver, Colorado

Company DescriptionZayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world's most impactfulcompanies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society.Zayo's 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensivemetro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo'scommunications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private datanetworks, wavelengths, Ethernet, dedicated Internet access, andcolocation services. Zayo owns and operates a Tier 1 IP Backbone and 44carrier-neutral data centers. Through its Cloudlink service, Zayo provideslow latency private connectivity that attaches enterprises to their publiccloud environments. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media,tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.Position DescriptionSuccessful candidate will join the Lit Services Technology team providingproject management support of all lit service migrations and networkoptimizations across Zayo's Global network. PM will oversee projects relatedto Metro, Regional, and Long Haul DWDM, Ethernet, and IP systems andbe responsible for overall project management of this team's delivery,emphasis on end-to-end milestone management, budget tracking, reporting,identification and resolution of issues ensuring on time, on budget and onvalue completion of assigned projects. An effective PM will work closely withinternal teams, vendors, and customers. PM will be able to track andreport real-time updates, and have a close working knowledge of assignedprojects. In addition, the role will require expertise in defining,measuring, and reporting on key project performance metrics with focus onimproving visibility into migration performance. Position requires technicalaptitude and an ability to understand OSP and ISP (if required) projectdependencies in order to make essential decisions based on the projectmanagement milestones. Strong organizational and personal communication skillsare critical, with attention to details, as this role demands constantinteraction with internal support teams, vendors and customers.ResponsibilitiesDevelop and maintain project plans based on groom migration and optimizationinitiatives.Coordinate large project kickoff meetings; inter - regional coordinationmeetings, etc.Perform daily PM operational tasks for the business, working across multipleinternal and external teams.Build, maintain, and report operational metrics for end-to-end milestonemanagement.Manage existing reports and dashboards.Monitor project pipeline for additional optimization synergies with on goingprojects.Update internal systems to forecast budget and prepare internal expense changeorders.Report weekly and quarterly metrics and deliverables.Assist management on updates and modifications of any process changes to theexisting planning, engineering or grooming process.Communicate and coordinate plans and strategies with other functional areasincluding sales, product, engineering, procurement, network operationsand field operations.Provide cost and schedule analyses for projectsProgram manage the large project queue (project tracker).Assist in defining automation next steps to the existing engineering migrationprocess, by working across multiple internal functional groups includingCorporate IT, Fiber Solutions, Engineering, and Network Control Center.QualificationsBachelors' degree in Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering,Computer Science, or 5+ years' of relevant telecommunicationsengineering experience.3+ years project management experience required with network planningexperience preferred.Advanced knowledge of optical fiber technical specifications, testing, andlink engineering fundamentals.Familiarity with DWDM network architectures (i.e.FOADM/ROADM/PON/fixed and flex grid) and signal flow.Advanced familiarity with telecommunications... For full info followapplication link.Zayo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer All qualifiedapplicants will receive considerati