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IT Project Manager With Agile/Scrum (831 views)

Lansing MI
March 25, 2020

*** Direct Client Requirement ****

Title: IT Project Manager With Agile/Scrum 

Location:  Lansing MI

Duration: 12 Months

Rate: DOE

Interview Type: Skype or In person only

Work Status: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Job Type:  C2C,C2H ,W2,

Experience: 6 YEARS

Minimum 6 years of experience as a Project Manager.

Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude

The purpose of this work request is for a Project Manager to assist in managing individual IT projects at MDOT.  These projects may include large application development efforts, smaller utility development, purchase and implementation of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software, infrastructure projects, and maintenance or enhancement projects.  This project manager is responsible for ensuring that projects adhere to state of Michigan standard methodologies including the State Unified Information Technology Environment (SUITE), Systems Engineering Methodology (SEM), and Project Management Methodology (PMM).

This Project Manager role encompasses:

a.            Work with Agency project managers to facilitate the development of project scope definitions.

b.            Maintain project level budgets, set standards for project level budget data reporting, and create reports of projects level budgets. These reports will be produced for the executive level management as well as detailed level reports on an as needed basis.

c.            Create project level risk and issue management plans. They will coordinate and produce project level resource reports.

d.            Create and maintain a business plan and return on investment data for projects.

e.            Create project presentations and progress reports on a monthly basis.

Provide senior project management for IT projects completed by DTMB on behalf of MDOT, ensuring that the work adheres to state of Michigan standard methodologies.

1. Provides recommendations for improvement of project management processes currently in use

2. Performs training, mentoring, and knowledge transfer as assigned

3. Manages and oversees large, long range, or multiple complex projects

4. Assigns work to project team member to meet project or program objectives

5. Establishes and monitors program or project priorities, objectives, and procedures, determining area objectives, targets of service, and resource needs allocation.

6. Provides leadership and direction to the project team to ensure successful project completion

7. Develops and maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence relative to the work

8. Serves as a liaison between DTMB and MDOT customer/users concerning requests, standards, and other program and project matters.

9. Coordinates work activities by scheduling staff assignments, setting work priorities, and directing the work of assigned employees, (including contractual) in the development of new information technology systems and enhancements to existing systems.

10. Uses state of Michigan standard methodologies such as the State Unified Information Technology Environment (SUITE), Systems Engineering Methodology (SEM), and Project Management Methodology (PMM) in the maintenance, development, enhancement, and deployment of information technology systems

11. Maintains awareness of emerging technologies and project management techniques

12. Utilizes Agile/Scrum approach to managing projects

Required / Desired Skills

Documented experience in successfully managing IT projects (full project lifecycle) > $2,000,000

Required 6 Years

Proven record of delivering projects on time and within budget

Required 6 Years

A history of managing a project in a multi-vendor environment

Required 6 Years

Experience in managing IT projects in a government environment

Required 5 Years

Experience creating and managing comprehensive project plans utilizing PM flows and tools

Required 5 Years

Experience performing scope management for projects, including a disciplined change control

Required 5 Years

Experience performing issues management across multiple Departments

Required 5 Years

Experience creating and executing Implementation plans

Required 5 Years

Experience in delivering excellent verbal and written communication with clients and technical

Required 3 Years

Preference will be given to candidates with PMP or other certification

Required 3 Years

Experience managing IT development projects using Agile/Scrum methodology

Required 3 Years

Position Keywords: PMM , Agile , Performs training , mentoring , SUITE) , Project Management

Pay Rate: DOE

Job Duration: 12 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: 626882

Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

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