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Project Manager / Legacy Systems Specialist

Denver, CO 80014 | Work from home flexibility

Employment Type: Contract Category: Project Management Job Number: 13147

Job Description


www.meridiangroup.com

 

Meridian Technology Group is seeking a Project Manager / Legacy Systems Specialist.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Advanced 7-9 Years Experience:

  • AGILE - Agile Development Methodology:
    Solid understanding of both agile and hybrid methodologies as well as project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
     
  • Communication skills both verbal and written:
    Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills, problem-solving, organization, conflict management, and time management skills.
     
  • Presentation skills:
    Proven ability to quickly build and maintain relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders.
     
  • Project Management:

    7+ years program/project management experience, successfully implementing large scale, complex projects, with an emphasis on relevant IT projects.

DESCRIPTION:
  • Experienced senior project manager (PM) needed to lead a complex project. This project is modernizing functionality in a legacy system to a new Salesforce Case Management system.
  • The project manager will be under the direction of the DVR Business Technology Manager and dotted line to the Director of Strategic Business Technology for the agency. It is expected that this role will follow the processes in place for the DVR Business Technology team’s day-to-day activities as well as project management best practices set forth as part of CDLE Strategic Business Technology.
  • For any projects assigned, the project manager will work directly with Business Technology, program managers, project sponsors, key stakeholders, and other members of senior leadership to ensure the project deliverables are achieved on time and on budget. The project manager will interact directly with the chosen vendors to ensure guidance from leadership is achieved and the required functionality is delivered. The project manager will also work with the centralized IT organization (OIT) to ensure the policies and standards are followed and the project receives required sign off at the various stages of the project.
  • The project manager’s primary duty will be to lead project tasks and teams that assist agency management in achieving strategic and operational goals. Projects require working with information technology (OIT) staff and vendors. The PM will be expected to utilize standard and customized project management and agile tools, reports, and templates. The PM must have the ability to communicate well and be responsible for scheduling and facilitating meetings, providing status updates to different stakeholder and governance groups, managing milestones, ensuring requirements are gathered and tracked effectively, maintaining the project schedule, identifying and tracking risks, issues, and decisions throughout the project.
  • For projects to be successful, the PM must work directly with multiple stakeholders on projects assigned including DVR staff, vendors, and other state agencies. The PM must employ project management best practices, including risk management, quality management, change management, and change control and communication. With assistance, the PM is responsible for ensuring the development, maintenance, and deployment of a change management strategy for the project.
  • The PM must be able to manage by providing leadership, collaboration, supervision, training, guidance and support to all project team members while ensuring agency compliance with project management policies and standards.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
  • 7+ years program/project management experience, successfully implementing large scale, complex projects, with an emphasis on relevant IT projects.
  • Previous project management experience involving case management, Salesforce, security, and modernizing legacy systems.
  • Previous experience managing projects in hybrid agile culture and teams.
  • Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision and work effectively in a collaborative team environment while keeping the team informed.
  • Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills, problem-solving, organization, conflict management, and time management skills.
  • Proven ability to quickly build and maintain relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding of both agile and hybrid methodologies as well as project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
  • Previous project management experience being solely responsible for following defined project requirements and gating review, and successfully receiving authorization to move forward at each phase of the project. Work within a state agency or with case management and Salesforce is preferred.

Education requirement:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, Project Management or a related field. Experience may offset the degree requirement.
  • Prefer PMP certification.
  • Prefer ACP certification.


Location is Denver, CO with Work from Home Flexibility. Consultants should reside in the area.

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check.


Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, please do not apply if you are not  eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.
 

 


Please apply with your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon
www.meridiangroup.com
jobs.meridiangroup.com

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