Site Reliability Project Manager

Core Scientific
April 09, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Who We Are

​Bold. Unapologetic. Hardworking. We are building something special. Put simply: We power and secure the next global financial system.

At Core Scientific, we host best-in-class enterprise level blockchain hardware in expansive, state-of-the-art data center facilities. Our proprietary software stack automates blockchain mining optimization, pushes machine images and firmware, and monitors all aspects of our operations, ensuring our customers receive the highest possible ROI on their hardware investment.

But what makes us different from others in our industry, apart from our unrivaled white-glove customer service? We invest heavily in growing our own digital asset holdings, and pioneering innovative financial products and services to maximize our own, and our customers' portfolios, through blockchain technology.

Come join us as we focus exclusively on the game changing, hypergrowth financial technologies that are already diversifying markets and democratizing access to stores of value. Pioneering an industry isn't for the faint of heart. We require smart, creative, collaborative minds, who work hard and fast.

Intrigued? Then apply and be a part of something truly revolutionary at Core Scientific.

Title: Site Reliability Project Manager

Reports To: Senior Director, Site Reliability Services

Job Description:

The Project Manager is responsible for providing project planning, management and oversight for key initiatives and implementation projects, ensuring first that these initiatives and projects are closely aligned with Core Scientific's strategic priorities, and second, that these initiatives and projects are completed on-time, within scope and budget and with an extremely high quality of deliverables. The PM will ensure the optimum mix of cost, schedule, performance, and system supportability throughout the life cycle (design, development, testing and evaluation, production, and disposition) of each program and will analyze alternative problem solutions when needed.

The PM leads and manages Data Center Operations project and program initiatives to support Core Scientific's mission, and other business functional areas.

The PM will be accountable for all aspects of project management including all project resources (including partners/contractors), project planning, scheduling, risk management, scope management, internal and external communications, status reporting, and resource management (internal and external partners).


  • Evaluates complex situations using multiple sources of information filters, validates and interprets dynamic material.
  • Manages and appropriately escalates delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes associated with the project or program.
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams and interact with all levels.
  • Analysis, planning, developing requirements documents, building functional models, developing procedures, developing functional architectures, and other related management and technical duties.
  • Assigns and monitors work of project related personnel, ensuring that project steps are in alignment with business objectives, on-time, and within budget.
  • Creates a method of change management including ownership of documentation, communication plans, processes, training.
  • Defines project scope, deliverables, roles, and responsibilities in collaboration with stakeholders and business partners.
  • Defines, acquires, and allocates budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the program group/function and monitors performance across resource channels.
  • Designs and implements processes to monitor and control resources, budget, risks, and value to Business Objectives.
  • Establishes, plans, and executes major milestone reviews and decision gates to complete the program and project life cycle.
  • Exercises broadly delegated authority for planning, directing, coordinating, administering, and executing many routine and complex projects/programs.
  • Identifies, clarifies, and communicates project vision, goals, and objectives and how these ties into, support or impedes organizational strategic objectives.
  • Manage scope throughout the project duration. Maintains accurate program estimates, timelines, project plans, status reports.
  • Manages and helps define items such as pipeline throughput, OLAs/SLAs, and KPIs in relation to the program and project plans.
  • Provide process improvement recommendations based on best practices and industry standards.
  • Resolves conflicts by demonstrating leadership and appropriate decision- making competencies.
  • Responsible for complex program management tasks and development of standards and processes for Data Center Operations.
  • Understands, tracks, and articulates issues / risks / action items; work with responsible owners to address the items on a timely basis; update the appropriate stakeholders as needed.
  • Foster open, respectful, and professional communication directly within the team as well as with co-workers/ teammates and leaders across the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of Project Manager experience with gradually increasing responsibilities and a demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, artifacts, and tools.
  • A track record as a coach, mentor, and developer of talent.
  • Demonstrated ability in people management, strategic planning, risk management, change management, project management.
  • Experience with Atlassian (Confluence, Jira), and Smartsheet.
  • Experience with Fiix CMMS a plus
  • Ability to independently manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as a liaison between the Operations Organization and Stakeholders.
  • An ability to drive to big picture goals and milestones while valuing and maintaining a strong attention to detail.
  • An ability to quickly identify and drive to the optimal solution when presented with a series of constraints.
  • Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in business process mapping or operational redesign / improvement.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of subject matter experts.
  • Full understanding of program/process lifecycle best practices.
  • Knowledge of practical aspects of project management.
  • Self-motivated individual that possesses excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, relationship building skills and ability to achieve results without direct reporting relationships.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to present a polished, professional, and diplomatic image to all stakeholders.
  • Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high quality work.
  • Travel

    Frequent travel between data centers

    Work Environment

    This job operates in a professional environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and smartphones.

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands; and lift up to 10 pounds.

    Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time position. General hours and days of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. some nights and weekend calls.

    Supervisory Experience (Yes or No)


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