Job Description :
Project Manager

Duration: 6+ Months

Hanover, MD



RESPONSIBILITIES.

This position reports directly to the Task Order (TO) Manager and is responsible for all technical aspects of the MBE Certification Software project.

The TPM is responsible for managing the technical elements of the project in accordance with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC

The position shall ensure the appropriate application of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) PMBOK and the State’s SDLC in managing the project.



DUTIES INCLUDE:

Facilitate, support and liaison with the software solution vendor, as well project leadership and business users.

Work with the software solution vendor and to determine the implementation schedule, this shall be included with the Master Integrated Schedule. Review business processes with the software solution vendor to ensure the software is configured to support the business processes.

Create and regularly update project schedules, issues list, risk lists and other documentation.

Work with the software solution vendor to define test cases and develop test scripts; orchestrate the testing.

Test to ensure user needs are satisfied, requirements met, and all functionality and links are working as expected. Advocate on behalf of users and user needs.

Assist the solutions vendor to develop a migration document and plan to ensure all required data is migrated successfully.

Work with on data clean-up and to determine what data is to be migrated. Work with to map the data from the existing database to the new database and work with the vendor to migrate the data.

Responsible for the deployment of the system to ensure configuration and integration changes are in-line with the requirements and business processes.

Work with the software solution vendor and to customize templates and reports, and develop custom exports.

Provide continued support and expertise during the deployment and initial maintenance period by tracking and facilitating the resolution of system issues.

Handle the secure transition of the project, and project close-out.



QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related discipline. Master’s degree or project management certification is preferred.

General Experience: At least five years of experience in project management.

Specialized Experience: At least five years of experience in managing IT related projects and must demonstrate a leadership role in at least three successful projects that were delivered on time and on budget



REQUIRED:

At least two years of Agile Project Management experience

At least two years of SQL Database experience

PMI certification as a PMP and/or PMI-ACP

At least two years experience in integration of a SaaS solution, migration from a legacy system and development of a custom reporting and templates

At least two year experience in managing application configurations and integrations to meet requirements for reports, interfaces, data conversions and added functionality

At least five years experience using SDLC methodology through the life of the project.

Experience managing project scope and business requirements change

Experience monitoring, evaluating and reporting on project quality and performance

Project management and leadership skills in leading a very diverse user population through project development and delivery

Preference of experience in minority business or certification processing

Strong communication and business analysis skills