Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
OCTO – 200 I Street, SE Washington DC 20003
Position closes 04/16/2018
US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only
16+ years of experience. Organizes, directs, and manages contract operation support functions, involving multiple, complex, and inter- related project tasks.
Skills/Required Years of Experience:
16+ yrs in progressive consulting leadership role, providing full lifecycle services in enterprise environment (Not Required)
16+ yrs managing, coordinating, and establishing priorities for entire project lifecycle (Required)
Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience (Required)
Experience as a TECHNICAL project manager (Required 16 years)
Experience in planning and management of mission critical Projects / Programs (Required 15 years)
Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) (Required 15 years)
Strong experience using Agile project management methodologies integrated with project-level Waterfall scheduling, milestone tracking & cost/schedule (Required 10 years)
Experience with Risk Management techniques and mitigation planning (Required 15 years)
Experience conducting Business Impact Analysis (Required 5 years)
Experience managing project teams (Required 10 years)
Experience in business process engineering / process improvement (Required 10 years)
Experience working with quality management approaches, techniques, and principles to ensure quality (Required 15 years)
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI). (Required 5 years)
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) (Desired)
The Office of the Chief Technology Officer’s (OCTO) Operations program requires the procurement of a Senior Technical Project Manager to be the technical liaison for OCTO. The Senior Project Manager will provide technical project management of a new integrated eligibility system for Medicaid, private health insurance and other programs with new case management capabilities that span programs and agencies. OCTO-ECIS provides infrastructure services for District agencies in the forms of on premise and cloud-based hosting solutions and the maintenance of underlying systems, which provide support to these solutions, including databases and Operating Systems.
The Senior Technical Project Manager (STPM) will oversee the management of projects on behalf of OCTO based projects, coordination, financials, reporting and project planning. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical project planning, project management that adheres to best practices; and will ensure that the assigned project is completed on-time, within scope and budget; and produces an extremely high quality of deliverables. The STPM will act as the project management technical lead and will work with OCTO programs and other project team members, and District agency officials to ensure that technical solutions in support of the assigned project are properly delivered. The selected candidate will be responsible for all aspects of project management including all project resources, project planning, scheduling, risk management, scope management, internal and external communications, status reporting, and resource management (internal and partners).
Evaluates complex situations using multiple sources of information
Manages and appropriately escalates: delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes associated to solution development initiatives.
Ability to lead cross-functional teams and interact with all staff levels.
Analysis, planning, developing requirements documents (both functional and technical), building functional models, developing procedures, developing functional and technical architectures.
Assigns and monitors work of project team members.
Designs and implements processes to monitor and control resources, budget, risks and value to project goals and objectives.
Establishes, plans, and executes major milestone reviews and decision gates to ensure project completion.
Exercises excellent verbal and written communication skills and has the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group; software developers, DBAs, network engineers, agency business and technical owners, SME’s and senior executive management.
Effectively manages scope throughout the project duration.
Maintains accurate project schedules, financial burn rates, change management, project plans, and status reports.
Will convey a high level of understanding in the areas of software application design, database and system integration
Will resolve conflicts by demonstrating leadership and appropriate decision-making competencies.
Understands, tracks and articulates issues / risks / action items; works with responsible owners to address the items on a timely basis; and update the appropriate stakeholders as needed
Background check is required, if selected for the position. There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.