Job Description :
Project Manager
Albany, NY
24 Months
Job Description:

WebSphere Upgrade (PRJ0074426), this project is to upgrade existing WebSphere 5.x/6.x/7.x Java systems to a supported version of WebSphere for continued support and maintenance.
DOL Hosted Contact Center Solution (PRJ0223485),this project implements the Verizon VCC hosted contact center solution for DOL replacing the legacy Avaya system.
NY Business Express/PRJ0013476
NYBE aligns with Governor''s call to leverage technology to make government work smarter for citizens, to spur economic growth, and make the State more accessible to business. NYBE provides the ''One New York'' voice and experience for businesses and citizens, through a best-in-class licensing and permitting system.
Quarterly Wage Cross Match Blocking (PRJ0250302), the Department wishes to develop a quarterly wage cross match blocking process consistent with the new hire and out-of-country blocking processes currently in place and using new data analytics scoring to enhance findings.
The consultant will serve within DOL Business Solutions and will be performing and responsible for, but not be restricted to, the following:
1. Management of SOA assignments and releases including the Planning, Execution & Control, and Closeout activities.
2. Creation and management of project scope documents.
3. Management of the creation of all project deliverables from requirements to final project acceptance.
4. Development of weekly progress reports.
5. Coordination of kick off meetings with the Program sponsors and applicable ITS and DOL groups.
6. Development and maintenance of project schedules.
7. Coordination of project team member resource activities according to approved project scope, development approach, and project schedule.
8. Coordination of project status meetings with stakeholders and generation of minutes as needed.
9. Management of the overall project/work plan to ensure work is organized, assigned and completed on time.
10. The Project Manager will help support agility model of software development. The Project Manager will work to ensure that project activities are optimally delivered through cost effective measures that meet agreed-to requirements on budget and schedule.
11. Review existing project plans and schedules and develop missing components.
12. Identify any unresolved issues, risks and concerns.
13. Work with teams to reduce or eliminate risks.
Skill Matrix:
1. 84 months project management experience working with government entities that required development of project scope statements and management of project scope, risk and issues. #of months 15
2. 42 months experience in the development and maintenance of project schedules and weekly progress reports. #of months 15
3. 24 months experience managing IT development projects in the Unemployment Insurance Benefits area at the state level. #of months 15
4. 24 months experience managing application development projects utilizing Agile development techniques and WebSphere Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) technologies. #of months 15
5. 84 months experience managing IT projects of moderate to high complexity for State or Federal agencies. #of months 15
6. 12 months experience managing projects or initiatives that involved multiple agencies and vendors. #of months 5