Technical Project Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18
5 - 7 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18

Job Description

 

This opportunity is for a Technical Project Manager within the JMT Technology Group. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing project management and technical expertise to support our clients with the design, development and implementation of software, geographic information systems (GIS), and enterprise information management (EIM) solutions. The project manager will be responsible for maintaining frequent and direct communication with clients, developing scope and cost estimates, monitoring and controlling projects, and resolving issues efficiently. Project management approaches vary from client to client and projects can span the government marketplace with emphasis in transportation, utilities, cultural and natural resources, facilities, and public safety markets.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

 

  • Be actively engaged and immersed in the proposed solutions and subject matter
  • Provide frequent and direct communication with client
  • Develop technical scopes of work and approaches for projects that require the design, development, integration and implementation of custom software solutions, commercial-off-the-shelf applications, or GIS services and solutions in response to Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
  • Monitor and manage project performance, scope, budget, quality, risks and schedule for all assigned projects
  • Understand and document business requirements
  • Work with Business and Systems Analysts to translate business requirements into functional requirements and specifications
  • Mentor the project team by providing expert advice and suggestions, clarifying doubts and resolving technical/functional issues
  • Coordinate development and implementation of the technical solution, assign tasks, and supervise the progress of the activities assigned to the technical team
  • Support applications testing and system analysis
  • Identify effective solutions as part of a project team
  • Prepare and participate in project-related presentations
  • Prepare and update project management plans
  • Prepare Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Prepare estimates of hours and cost to perform the required services with the assistance of the project team
  • Prepare and maintain detailed project schedules using Microsoft Project
  • Prepare and validate project documentation (agendas, meeting minutes, progress reports, etc.)
  • Review and validate invoices
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Manage project team and subconsultants
  • Attend and present at conferences and seminars

Required Skills

 

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Travel primarily within the State of North Carolina, and potentially neighboring states, to meet with clients is required

Required Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of information technology, GIS or related discipline.
  • At least 5-7 years of direct work experience in a project management capacity for application development (web/mobile) and/or GIS projects.
  • Experience managing projects that utilize both Agile and Waterfall software development methodologies
  • Experience implementing solutions for state, local, and/or federal government 
  • Experience preparing and providing presentations in public and project settings
  • Experience writing technical proposals and project documentation 
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Project and Visio 
  • Demonstrated and verifiable leadership experience
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with team members, customers and consulting partners from a broad spectrum of disciplines

 

Preferred Experience

 

  • PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is preferred
  • Experience implementing software solutions in the transportation, utilities, cultural and natural resources, facilities, and public safety markets.
  • Experience as a project team member for GIS implementation projects
  • Experience implementing Esri technology in a consulting capacity

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