Job Description :
Direct End Client: State of New York
Job Title: Project Manager
Duration: 24 Months
Start Date: 12/12/2018
Location: Albany, NY , 12210
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: In Person or Telephonic or Webcam
Requirement ID: SNY_PM841_MS

Required Skills:
Bachelor level or higher degree and a Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification.
Minimum of 84 months experience in Project Management of complex, cross-functional, multi-organizational, multi-year information technology projects with a variety of key project stakeholders; with a focus on application development, vendor software (COTS) implementation and/or technology infrastructure projects.
Minimum of 84 months experience implementing projects utilizing industry standard project management and software development life cycle methodologies; with a focus on iterative project planning tracked via a Project Plan, identification of project risks and implementation of risk mitigation strategies.
Minimum of 48 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.
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, HP Quality Center and/or Quick Test

Department: Information Technology Services (ITS)

This position will be assigned to manage the projects described above and possibly others based on Public Safety priorities and resource availability. The Project Manager will work directly with ITS and business partner senior executive and other 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 for IT projects
Facilitating successful completion of IT projects by working across project team boundaries in a matrix environment to secure resources, resolve issues and set project timeline and milestones.
Identifying project risks and dependencies and providing mitigation strategies to ensure project success
Communicating project status to team members as well as management, including project status presentations to executives within the ITS Public Safety Cluster as well as with Public Safety Business Partners.

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