• Understanding agency mission, vision, goals, user groups, business processes and workflows, and how MaGIK supports the business units. • Lead and manage multiple medium to large MaGIK project initiatives forward in a timely, efficient and effective manner to meet the agency's strategic goals for the system as prioritized and established by the system's product management framework. • Ensures that projects have scope defined in Project Charter/Framing documents, and project team utilizes current systems development life cycle (SDLC) and governance policies and procedures; • Coordinates, drives and monitors activities of all parties involved to ensure the project is completed on time, within budget, and meets quality standards; • Creates, reviews and maintains project management plans, charters, schedules, communication matrixes, risk/issue logs and lessons learned documentation at a minimum; • Ensures users and project team members roles and responsibilities on the project are defined; • Tracks projects using current DCS PMO tools and reports data to team and management; • Communicates project status to appropriate management and stakeholders and addresses cost/schedule/quality issues in a timely manner; • Effectively leverage in-house and vendor development teams and business resources to achieve high quality, timely product releases properly aligned to the organization's strategy and end user needs; • Ensure software requirements, architecture, and processes are fully documented throughout the projects; • Work effectively with assigned resources and vendors to ensure completion of projects on time and on budget; • Proactively manage project risks and issues – identify and mitigate throughout project lifescycle • Manage and maintain project plans that communicate tasks, milestones, status updates, and resource allocation; • Utilizes lessons learned to continually improve the governance and Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) policies and procedures; • Prepares for and facilitates meetings; • Ensures the project delivery of software meets with stakeholder approval and quality assurance audits; • Mentors and provides guidance to lower level Project Managers; • May train staff on governance policies or PM procedures; • May participate or lead vendor procurement; • Creates and maintains strong relationships across all levels of the organization; maintaining a team atmosphere and work environment to promote project work productivity; • Performs related duties as assigned.
• Advanced knowledge and experience of Microsoft products: Outlook, SharePoint, Word, Excel, Project, and Visio • Thorough knowledge and experience of PMBOK project management practices including cost management, benefit analysis, risk management, timeline estimation, resource management and change control; • Strong understanding and experience of SDLC and IT governance methodologies, tools and approaches to successful project implementations; including Agile and Waterfall software development methodologies and project management principles. • Ability to lead, motivate, encourage and influence others to perform; • Ability to analyze, produce solutions and solve project issues; • Ability to build and maintain relationships across business groups; • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Indianapolis, IN. Full-time, EOE
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