OSSE -IT Consultant Master (607135)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
OSSE – 1050 1st Street NE Washington, DC 20002
Position closes 10/10/2019

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Short Description:

16+ years of experience. Coordinates IT project management, engineering, maintenance, QA, and risk management.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

16+ yrs planning, coordinating, and monitoring project activities (Required 16 years)
16+ yrs leading projects, ensuring they are in compliance with established standards/procedures (Required 16 years)
Project Management Professional (PMP) (Required)
ITIL V3 Foundation (or higher) (Required)
SAFe Agilest (Highly desired)
Business process analysis and the ability to implement change (Required 8 years)
Experience with MS Project or other Project Management software (Required 8 years)
Understanding of the Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) (Required 5 years)
Held management/supervisor positions (Required 5 years)
Experience with developing strategies and processes to improve overall business workflow (Required 4 years)

Complete Description:

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) is seeking an IT Consultant master level project manager who can plan and manage multiple projects aligning business goals to drive process improvement that provide bottom-line performance gains. The purpose of the position is to provide leadership, direction, and guidance within the OSSE Chief Information Officer’s (CIO) Project Management Office (PMO), ensuring adherence to industry standard PMO processes and policies through close collaboration with OSSE senior division managers and product owners. This role will facilitate the establishment and maintenance of standards for project monitoring and control as well as provides support to projects being planned or executed. The project manager will play a key part in developing standard reporting templates and ensuring compliance with processes and project reporting standards for all projects. The incumbent is expected to keep abreast of current practices and trends in information technology as well as management and establishes a positive working relationship with OSSE leadership, information services, and program staff. This role guides technology solutions to business problems and assists with technology management improvement. The incumbent assists OSSE’s CIO in the identification of opportunities for IT resource consolidation, IT efficiencies, and leveraging existing technology and resources. This position requires experience managing project teams and producing high-quality deliverables that meet or exceed timeline and budgetary targets. The candidate must be an excellent communicator capable of leveraging technical, business, and financial acumen to communicate effectively with stakeholders both internal and external to the agency. The position requires cross-functional supervision, team building and mentoring, client relations and presentations business and IT planning.

Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinates IT project management, engineering, maintenance, QA, and risk management.
  2. Plans, coordinates, and monitors project activities.
  3. Develops technical applications to support users.
  4. Develops, implements, maintains and enforces documented standards and procedures for the design, development, installation, modification, and documentation of assigned systems.
  5. Provides training for system products and procedures.
  6. Performs application upgrades.
  7. Performs, monitoring, maintenance, or reporting on real- time databases, real-time network and serial data communications, and real-time graphics and logic applications.
  8. Troubleshoots problems.
  9. Ensures project life-cycle is in compliance with District standards and procedures.

Background check is required, if selected for the position.
There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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