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Sr. Project Manager

TriTech Enterprise Systems, Inc. is actively seeking a Sr. Project Manager to work as part of a cross-functional IT Management Consulting team on a State of Maryland contract vehicle. The position will have a solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as knowledge of both agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.

The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related discipline.

Status: Full-Time

Project Background: The AFS is a computerized fiscal tracking system that is used statewide by local finance offices, allowing users to perform a number of accounting tasks. The system allows users to setup, print, and track payments for various vendors—including payments to foster care providers—while maintaining a history of all financial transactions. The system also provides the capability to generate a number of fiscal reports including the 302A for assistance and the General Ledger. Additionally, the system also produces annual 1099 data that is subsequently uploaded into the State’s Financial Management Information System (FMIS) via a manual batch load process.

Primary Work Location: Essex, Maryland 21221

Anticipated Start Date: October 20, 2017

Duties/Responsibilities: The selected Project Manager’s primary focus will be to provide the oversight and governance required to deliver the intended solutions identified through this requisition. The execution of the expected oversight and governance can be achieved through the application of agile practices. Agile practices emphasize the following principles:

  • Deliver more value, quickly
  • Focus on small, frequent capability releases
  • Enhance communication and transparency
  • Value of working software over comprehensive documentation
  • Respond rapidly to changes in priorities, operations, technology, and budgets
  • Actively involving users throughout development to ensure high operational value

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least five (5) years of experience in project management.
  • At least five (5) 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.
  • Experience with a, managing, state or city in a state or city agency financial or budgeting project
  • Experience managing projects using agile processes and practices
  • Understanding of and demonstrated experience in using project management tools such as Jira/Greenhopper, Rally, VersionOne or equivalent; the Agency currently uses VersionOne as its governance tool.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as knowledge of both agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using agile.
  • Experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies.
  • Scaled Agilist (SA), Project Management Institute/Agile Certified Practitioner, Certified Scrum Master, or equivalent.
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including developers, business analysts, and quality assurance personnel.
  • Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues.
  • Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value.
  • Prior experience in working with the State of Maryland and/or DoIT on technology projects.

Benefits Overview:

TriTech Enterprise Systems, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package to all benefit eligible employees

TriTech Enterprise Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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