Nutanix Business Development Project Manager - Contract in San Jose, California

Hungry. Humble. Honest.

Our values form the foundation of who we are and how we operate every day around the world. They show up in our ambition to achieve our dreams, our courage to do what matters, and our tenacity to keep customers happy. At Nutanix, we prize those unique individuals who demonstrate empathy, respect differences, and appreciate others. If you’re authentic, credible and transparent—someone who walks your talk and thrives on collaboration—we want you to join our team!

This is a contractor role with potential of being converted to full time based on business need and skills sets of the individual.

We are seeking a Project Manager for a new project that involves a multifaceted and cross functional teams across the globe. The project has interactions and dependencies across PM, Marketing, Engineering, Channels. Alliances. This candidate will be skilled in getting the best out of the project team members, by effectively driving schedule, scope, and budget. The right candidate will be a self-starter, experienced working with international teams, and willing to pull up their sleeves and start tackling projects immediately.

Desired Skills

  • Previous experience in Project Management in a technology company managing a cross functional project / program management

  • Working and interacting with Alliance Partners

  • Professional certification like PMP, Agile, ITIL

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to partner effectively with other team members of different backgrounds and levels of experience

  • Conceptual understanding of applications, software, data center, databases, virtualization and Cloud

  • Knowledge of technology products which include SW and HW packaging is a plus

  • Ability to develop detailed project plans for medium and large sized projects across multiple departments (such as Alliances and Marketing), based upon roadmap priorities and business requirements.

  • Very strong MS Office skills and advanced experience documenting project plans using various PM tools (MS Project, SmartSheet, MS Powerpointetc.)

  • Expert in managing Portfolio Projects/Roadmap

  • Demonstrable skills to proactively identify, document, and communicate changes to original project scope of any managed project

  • Lead and/or manage projects/programs, create and deliver program status presentations

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline

  • 3 to 5 years of IT project management experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • High Energy, passionate and get what it takes attitude

  • Ability to work with a global team spanning multiple time zones.

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.