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Implementation Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-04296
Location: Malden, Massachusetts
Due Date :05/07/2018
Work Authorization:Any Visa
Segment:State and Local
Project Manager

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Executive Office of Education is seeking an Implementation Project Manager to be a part of a multi person engagement team responsible for developing and delivering a Curriculum Standards navigation and management application for stakeholders at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

The Project Manager will be responsible for the eventual project success by applying agile project management best practices and working closely with project team to ensure project requirements are gathered and documented clearly, development and quality assurance tasks are scheduled and completed on time resulting in meeting project milestones with deliverables developed to spec and that the project stays on time and on or under budget.

In this role you will:
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Assist in the development of functional requirements
  • Work with the Technical Lead to define technical solutions based on functional requirements for each project;
  • Report progress regularly and escalate to management as needed
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of project deliverables
  • Manage projects through the application of generally accepted project management principles, based in PMI disciplines
  • Manage the project scope, including the creation of quality business requirements,
  • Build and manage project plan and budget, including assistance with the business case, project estimates, and management to the approved spending
  • Experience leading a development team to deliver software applications
  • Experience in all phases of business and data analysis
  • Experience with data modeling
  • Experience with ETL development
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or similar
  • Experience with database design, data modeler, administration and optimization;
  • Experience with GUI and workflow development;
  • Proven comprehension of analytic technology and ability to speak and understand in technical terms
  • Experience working in Scrum or Agile environments
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Ability to apply project management knowledge to real world scenarios.
  • Experience delivering large complex data solutions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Three to five years of Project Manager experience leading technology software development and implementation projects in large, complex development environments with multiple types of development platforms
  • Awareness of PMI, CMM and Six Sigma Methodologies and Standards
  • Ability to develop and manage strong client relationships
  • 3+ years experience in system/software solution development and delivery
  • Experience working in State or Federal Government and working knowledge of contracting, funding, etc.
  • Experience in application development, systems administration/engineering or other technical discipline
  • PMP certification and a background in Educational IT is a plus
  • Ability recognize interpersonal, organizational and political challenges, and understand how to navigate them effectively.
  • Ability to promote teamwork and maintain effective communication within and across groups.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and use discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to be flexible and switch focus based on changing priorities.