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IT Project/ Program Manager

QED National

This is a Contract position in Chenango County, NY posted March 27, 2020.

A NYS agency located in New York, NY is looking for a IT Project Program Manager for a 12 month contract.

Requirements and skills Minimum of 4 years of experience in Project Management role Experience with Stakeholder Management (varying levels) Experience working with Sr.

Leadership Experience in a Cyber Security for Information and Operational Technology environment required Understanding of network topology, design and implementationmigration experience Strong written communication skills such as business requirements docs, process flows, powerpoint presentations and other project related artifacts Ability to effectively prioritize and execute in a high-pressure environment Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment High degree of communication skills to varying levels of audiences (listening verbalnon-verbal) Ability to independently set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment a self-starter Knowledge of Network Security Infrastructure (Switches, Routers, Firewalls, etc.) design and implementation a plus Knowledge of various networking protocols including TCPIP, IPSEC, DNS, etc.

Knowledge of Cisco technologies (Switches, Routers, etc.) Undergraduate degree in related field required 7 years of related work experience including 4 years of technology project management experience Some experience as IT manager preferred Senior Project and Program Management skills (PMP Certified preferred) CCNA or CCNP is a plus Detailed understanding of, and experience with, ITIL processes Excellent oral, written, presentation, and communication skills Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2016 or higher (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Proficiency with Microsoft SharePoint version 2016 or higher Familiarity with Microsoft Project version 2016 or higher Proficiency with Microsoft Visio for flow chartsprocess flows version 2016 or higher Excellent inter-personal skills including the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to effectively prioritize and execute in a high-pressure environment Ability to independently set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment a self-starter Responsibilities Assist agency IT Security with overall Business and System Analysis for technology related initiatives Prior experience managing IT andor Operational Technology Cybersecurity related projects (ie.

Business Requirement CollectionRationalization, Identity and Access Management, Active Directory InstallationsMigrations, Security Network Tool Deployments, Wireless Networks, Patch and Vulnerability Management, etc.) preferred Working knowledge of data center environments in one or more of the core operating technologies server, storage, network, database mgmt, system mgmt, DRBCP best practices)
– strong “end to end” understanding of data center operations Working Knowledge of Networks (WAN, LAN, Wireless, etc.), IPT, Mobility and other technical shared service areas Working Knowledge of Windows, Linux, Active Directory, DNS, etc.

Previous experience with large scale deployment and migration of technology services across a large Enterprise Perform analysis of business processes, business and system requirements and system design for the development and configuration of software applications that support agency business and Cybersecurity requirements Accountable and responsible for delivering systems development solutions from project initiation to project closure Manage a matrixed project team consisting of Business Analyst, Security Analysts, System Engineers andor Technical staff for the project duration Lead, coordinate and facilitate meetings to review project status with core project team members, key stakeholders and corporate leadership team members Prepare project status reports and other presentation materials for upper management (CIO, VP, President, etc.).

Effectively communicate project status and expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion Develop and track progress against detailed project plans including schedules, technical and business requirements, cost estimates, resources plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans, issues resolution and capacity planning.

Act proactively to maintain progress and minimize risk.

Maintain effective project controls Operate as a critical liaison between various disciplines within the agency IT Security Department and external entities including technology consultants, technology equipment vendors and space planning architects Create and execute project charter, work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements Maintain open and timely communication with supervisors, managers and working groups involved in the projects Prepare and submit cost estimates, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary Adhere to a Standard Project Development Life Cycle approach Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business requirements in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders Create detailed project work breakdown structure (WBS) that organizes and defines project work scope, identifies project tasks, dependencies, resource requirements, costs, critical path activity, risks and risk mitigation strategies Manage and maintain Project Plans to track all tasks and deliverables and publish status reports, executive briefings, meeting minutes and other collaboration tools to effectively communicate project activity Work with Core project team to assist in the development of test plans for new applications and oversee unit testing and system testing to ensure the delivery of functional, low-error systems and solve critical business problems Develop and support critical project documentation throughout the project life cycle, from Initiation and Requirements stages through Design, Development, Test, Implementation and Closeout.

This includes but is not limited to As-Is and To-Be process flows, Requirements Documentation, Test Plans, Implementation Plan, User Manuals, Training Materials, Transition Documentation, etc.

Proactively manage changes in project scope, schedule, and budget Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately per PMO guidelines Adhere and comply with agency IT PMO framework and enforces quality control and project standards Proactively manage potential and risks, and define contingency and mitigation strategies Provide day-to-day on-site project management expertise on the delivery and execution of IT systems application projects within the Program Management office (PMO) portfolio About us QED National is a leading IT consulting, solutions and staff augmentation firm, serving both the public and private sectors for over 26 years.

Headquartered in midtown Manhattan, QED National’s team is comprised of the brightest minds in the industry with the skills to solve the most complex technological problems.