LOCATION: Annapolis, MD | SHIFT: 8-hour Day
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Senior IT Project Manager position will serve as a critical role in providing management services to implement the JIS project portfolio for systems development projects. The Senior IT Project Manager will support major project through the required infrastructure (external and internal wiring) upgrades, video, remote video interpreting and AV solutions.
Perform site implementation project manager duties as follows:
Conduct site assessment for infrastructure requirements to support case management installation.
Prepare system requirements and specifications for installation.
Management of equipment provisioning, procurement, and installation of infrastructure equipment.
Assess project risk by taking into consideration variables such as costs, scope, duration, and resources.
Manage stakeholders’ expectations, including ensuring that stakeholders understand their role and responsibilities within the project.
Manage vendor activities.
Manage projects by monitoring costs, evaluating project status, realigning resources as required to keep project on schedule, and ensuring deliverables received conform to State and JIS requirements.
Performing analysis and design of IT systems as follows:
Determine how the project meets the business needs and strategic objectives of the Judiciary.
Create and define the business case for IT projects.
Lead matrixed project teams responsible for implementing system requirements by defining and analyzing system problems.
Defines system problems by conferring with the project team, business owners, stakeholders, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).
Performs an evaluation of processes, workflow, and procedures.
Create gap analysis that compares gaps between the “as is” and the “to be” systems.
Propose alternative IT solutions as needed.
Create Functional Requirements Document (FRD), Use Cases and Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM).
Define and create test plans and ensures the proposed IT solution is fully tested.
Schedule, lead and facilitate requirements gathering and identification meetings.
Based on the type of project, ensure there are system diagrams including architecture, sequence, topology, and process in place.
Monitoring and controlling project work as follows:
Track all project performance against any performance metrics.
Monitor and control project scope, cost, and schedule.
Take into consideration stakeholder risk aversion during the review processes.
Monitor the ongoing project activities against the project management plan and any project performance baselines.
Perform integrated change control by creating and reviewing change requests.
Control change and recommend corrective or preventive actions.
REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE
Ability to work in a matrixed organization to align resources towards project deliverables.
Knowledge and ability to utilize standards and guidelines relative to Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
Highly organized with the ability to track multiple projects, requirements, action items, and follow through to task closure.
Business process analysis skills.
Ability to translate technical concepts into business terms.
Data review and data migration skills
Ability to work on multiple projects and objectives.
Knowledge of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
Proficient with software implementation strategies
Minimum Education and Certification:
Bachelor’s degree or ten (10) years of IT project experience in lieu of degree.
Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification (Preferred not required)
ITIL Foundation certification (Preferred not required)
Managing Enterprise projects: 10 years (Required)
Agile project management methodologies: 10 years (Required)
Software Development Life Cycle: 5 years (Required)
Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK): 5 years (Required)
Managing projects with budgets exceeding $500,000: 5 years (Required)
Software implementation strategies: 5 years (Required)
Working on multiple projects and objectives: 10 years (Required)
Business process analysis: 10 years (Required)
Data review and data migration: 10 years (Required)
ITIL Certification (Preferred)