Project Manager

 | The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of one Project Manager, hereafter referred to as Worker(s), who meets the general qualifications of a Project Manager 2 Category, Core Technology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Office of the Attorney General (OAG) All work products resulting from the project shall be considered “works made for hire” and are the property of the OAG. OAG may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Workers) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. OAG will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Worker(s). Worker performs advanced project management work with responsibility for the day-to-day coordination of a team of project managers. The worker will have knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis, development or operational multiple-phase projects for which they have responsibility. The worker will manage day-to-day execution of design, development, testing and implementation activities; actively encourage and facilitate communication between business analysts, development, QA teams, business customers and/or system and data administrators; and ensure that system requirements are documented, complete, accurate and approved. The worker will provide management, assessment, mentoring and training of project team members including: • Evaluating and documenting as-is project management processes and methodology; • Developing, documenting and training team members on to-be project management processes and methodology; • Providing coaching, training and mentoring of FTE project managers; • Provide a teaching model of successfully managing a small-medium project from beginning to end.
 | 8 Experience with project management techniques and strategies, system development life cycle (SDLC) processes, and/or infrastructure and operational projects, defining and solving problems, estimating and scheduling resources, producing project documentation, developing and implementing plans and work breakdown structures. 8 Experience participating and leading project meetings to communicate status and stay informed on issues that may impact projects; ability to prepare and explain complex information and provide presentations, briefings, and proposals to a diverse audience. 8 Experience managing projects to deploy IT solutions that include working with technical teams, project managers, business partners, management, vendors, sub-contractors and end users. 5 Experience and ability to train others in project management theory, practical application, industry standards and best practices 5 Experience in ensuring the delivery of IT services through oversight of Service Level Agreements (SLA) with end users/contractors and monitoring of IT system performance. 5 Experience reviewing, monitoring, and evaluating project deliverables and quality; ability to communicate project status and explain project methodology and processes to project stakeholders; ability to identify potential project risks and develop strategies to mitigate them. 5 Extensive verbal and written communication skills 3 Experience as supervisor, manager or technical leader 3 Skill in developing, driving, documenting and maintaining strategic and operational governance processes, standards and procedures for users. 3 Experience with project management software and scheduling tools, such as, MS Project or CA Technologies Clarity 3 Ability to convey complex and highly-technical information to a diverse audience; ability to work cooperatively with technical teams and business customers in a professional office environment; ability to provide excellent customer service 3 Skill in negotiating, influencing, leading, delegating, consensus building and conflict management; Skill in strategic planning, risk management and change management Skill in planning and organizing work to meet goals and complete multiple assignments without compromising accuracy 1 Understanding of data center environment, client architectures, operating systems structures, application virtualization to ensure predictability, continuity, and quality of project deliverables
 | 1 Certification as a Project Management Professional, or similar (PMP) 1 Knowledge and experience with the Texas Child Support program or Texas Child Support Enforcement Systems 1 Knowledge of the Department of Information Resources Data Center Services program; State of Texas Procurement program
 | 8 Experience with project management techniques and strategies, system development life cycle (SDLC) processes, and/or infrastructure and operational projects, defining and solving problems, estimating and scheduling resources, producing project documentation, developing and implementing plans and work breakdown structures. 8 Experience participating and leading project meetings to communicate status and stay informed on issues that may impact projects; ability to prepare and explain complex information and provide presentations, briefings, and proposals to a diverse audience. 8 Experience managing projects to deploy IT solutions that include working with technical teams, project managers, business partners, management, vendors, sub-contractors and end users. 5 Experience and ability to train others in project management theory, practical application, industry standards and best practices 5 Experience in ensuring the delivery of IT services through oversight of Service Level Agreements (SLA) with end users/contractors and monitoring of IT system performance. 5 Experience reviewing, monitoring, and evaluating project deliverables and quality; ability to communicate project status and explain project methodology and processes to project stakeholders; ability to identify potential project risks and develop strategies to mitigate them. 5 Extensive verbal and written communication skills 3 Experience as supervisor, manager or technical leader 3 Skill in developing, driving, documenting and maintaining strategic and operational governance processes, standards and procedures for users. 3 Experience with project management software and scheduling tools, such as, MS Project or CA Technologies Clarity 3 Ability to convey complex and highly-technical information to a diverse audience; ability to work cooperatively with technical teams and business customers in a professional office environment; ability to provide excellent customer service 3 Skill in negotiating, influencing, leading, delegating, consensus building and conflict management; Skill in strategic planning, risk management and change management Skill in planning and organizing work to meet goals and complete multiple assignments without compromising accuracy 1 Understanding of data center environment, client architectures, operating systems structures, application virtualization to ensure predictability, continuity, and quality of project deliverables
 | 1 Certification as a Project Management Professional, or similar (PMP) 1 Knowledge and experience with the Texas Child Support program or Texas Child Support Enforcement Systems 1 Knowledge of the Department of Information Resources Data Center Services program; State of Texas Procurement program

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