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Project Manager Expert High
Ref No.: 18-00045
Location: Albany, New York
Start Date: 01/26/2018
Agency: Information Technology Services (ITS)
 Is this a Project or Program specific request (e.g., Connections, SFS)?
If yes, please list the Project or Program Name:
Please provide a short description of the project:
Please provide a full listing of the day to day tasks to be performed by the Consultant (be descriptive and specific):
This position will work directly with Department senior executive and executive staff in the implementation of multi- faceted, high visibility projects.  Daily activities will include but not be limited to:
• Defining and managing project scope, schedule and budget
• Managing project teams in the development of business cases, requirements gathering, business and technical documentation, testing and deployment planning, risk mitigation strategies and project status reporting
• Acting as manager to a staff oriented in matrix management techniques, including negotiating with senior management on resource allocations, project responsibilities and tasking as well as mentoring and training resources as necessary
• Communicating project status to team members as well as management including project status presentations to executives both inside and outside the Agency
• Functioning as a facilitator to clarify business and technical requirements which cross project team boundaries
• Identifying project risks and dependencies and providing implementation alternatives to mitigate project risk related to scope, schedule and budget
Which Service Group is required?
Service Group 1. STANDARD TITLES
What is the number of staff being requested?
(maximum of 5)
Which Job Title Category is required?
Project Manager
Which Skill Level is required?
Which Skill Demand is required?
How many Candidate Response Forms are being requested per Contractor per position?     (1 or 2)
When is the Target Start Date?
(30 Business Days minimum from date of request)
How long is the engagement? (in months)
When is the estimated completion date?
Is this a Full or Part-Time Position (Full time is considered 40 Hours Per Week)?
Full Time
If  Part-Time, enter approximate number of hours per week:
What are the daily work hours? (note if negotiable or list preferred start and end time):
8 hour days (time ranging from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Where is the Home Base Region?
Region 1 - Capital Area
Where is the work office located?  Enter Building Name (if known) Full Street Address, City, and ZIP
Region 1 - Capital District, TBD, NY,
What type of software is typically used by the Agency?  (e.g., Agency is an "IBM shop.”)
JAVA, JEE, RAD, MQ Series, SOA, SQL, Web Services, XML, XSLT, AJAX, IBM Rational, JSF, JavaScript, MS Visio, LoadRunner, Subversion (SVN), Maven, Client ALM Quality Center v11.00, Quick Test Pro v11, Rational Requisite Pro v7.0.0.2, NIEM v3.0, IBM WebSphere/P
What type of hardware is typically used by the Agency? (e.g., Agency is a "Client shop.”)
P-series, IBM Blades, Dell Servers, Cisco, Checkpoint, EMC storage, IBM Storage
Position Mandatory Qualifications
 Project Manager
- Overseeing projects comprised of multiple deliverables- Delegating and coordinating of tasks- Project status, meetings, scope changes, issues
84+ Months: Candidate is able to provide leadership of large teams and/or extensive industry experience and is considered at the top of his/her field​
 Requested Qualifications

Bachelor level or higher degree with coursework in Information Technology or Project Management, or national certification in Project Management.
Agile or Scrum Certification
Minimum of 84 months experience with multi entity project teams in the development and successful implementation of multi-million dollar, multi-year development projects. 
Minimum of 84 months experience implementing projects utilizing industry standard system life cycle methodologies including iterative project planning, design, development
Minimum of 24 months experience managing project teams developing in IBM WebSphere Portal utilizing JDK 1.5 or above and which utilize business analysts and testers experienced with Requisite Pro, Client Quality Center and/or Quick Test
Minimum of 60 months experience implementing deployment strategies spanning multiple entities, including risk mitigation strategies associated with ensuring implementation successful deployments into manageable risk averse phases, and involving both business and vendor teams across highly available and scalable multitier applications using Object Oriented or Service Oriented Architecture.
Minimum of 24 months experience managing projects in a state or federal government environment, related to criminal justice processing and improvements in criminal history record information systems, including but not limited, to public safety agencies, the court system, and federal law enforcement agencies. 
Additional Information Requests:
Are there additional security requirements for the Authorized User?
Yes: ITS-NDA, Fingerprinting with Background Check, CJIS   
Will additional training possibly be required during the Engagement?
If Yes, provide description of anticipated training.
What type, or manner, of Knowledge Transfer is requested during the engagement?
Consultant will work with State staff to ensure that sufficient document/artifacts reviews take place during the course of the project.
Consultant will perform tasks associated with the KT Project plan which includes cross training and overviews for projects which are completed without the involvement of State staff.
Written knowledge transaction may be required as needed.
Is travel anticipated during the Engagement?
If Yes, please list anticipated frequency and locations for travel: