IT Governance Analyst
11 - 15 years experience • Government
Role: IT Governance Analyst 1
Location: Lansing, MI
Interview Mode: In Person
Works within the Office of the CTO to provide oversight, direction and guidance/consultation for IT projects from project request submission through project close-out/post-implementation review. Provides general support/consultation to the Office of CTO.
Works within the Office of the CTO to provide oversight, direction and guidance/consultation for IT projects from project request submission through project close-out and post-implementation review. As a liaison, works with project teams, agency partners, clients, etc. to ensure project are receiving the appropriate level of executive support and direction. Ensures issues are evaluated and resolved, escalates risk and directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives.
Ensure projects/programs have adequate executive support and strives to enable the success of the projects/programs. Verifies and validates project status reports and communicates key items to IT leadership. Reviews and contributes to project documentation including project initiation documents such as the project charter, budget, schedule, cost benefit analysis, etc. throughout the project lifecycle until the end of the project including the project closeout report. Recommends approval of documents to the appropriate sponsors and executive oversight committees. Attends project review and steering committee meetings for all projects for which he or she is governance liaison. Initial consulting focus will be centered on data center migration optimization and hybrid cloud architecture with supporting operational process development Acts in a consulting role, supporting the Office of the CTO. Attends meetings with or on behalf of the CTO and manages action items and issues logs that require attention. Takes on small work requests and tasks for the Office of the CTO. Creates progress dashboards and metrics as part of an overall governance support role. Recommends process improvements and efficiency steps to overall benefit the department. Assist in the preparation of reports and materials for regularly scheduled project and program portfolio reviews with IT leadership.
10 years of experience in the field. Required
Experience as an IT Director or equivalent role Highly desired
Practical experience supporting executive leadership as consultant, chief of staff or equivalent Required
Practical experience as an IT or business consultant Required
Practical experience in Program/Project Management Required
Experience working in large, complex Information Technology organizations Required
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business or Equivalent Required
Practical experience in the Public Sector Desired