Technical UX Project Manager

Cynet Systems   •  

Malden, MA

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 32 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Technical UX Project Manager for our client in Malden, MA

Job Title: Technical UX Project Manager

Job Location: Malden, MA

Job Type: Contract 12 Months

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time."

Job Description:

  • The client is seeking a Technical Project Manager to oversee a multi-person engagement team responsible for enhancing the Consumer Education Portal.
  • The Consumer Education Portal will be a single portal designed to provide consumers (parents, students, and teachers) with a seamless and successful experience in finding education related information.

In this role you will:

  • Manage UI/UX projects to align with scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Produce UX readback artifacts (question boards, workflow diagrams, wireframes, role/persona matrices, etc.)
  • Simplify the retrieval of education information for consumers
  • Ensure a common experience whether searching for child care options, schools near you that provide a desired service, or seeking financial aid for college
  • Enhance the existing portal to include options for parents searching for elementary and secondary educational resources with significant filters and options
  • Implement smart searches for available resources related to demographic characteristics.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Assist in the development of functional requirements
  • Define technical solutions based on functional requirements for each project
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Manage projects through the application of generally accepted project management principles, based in PMI disciplines
  • Manage the project scope, including the creation of quality business requirements,
  • Manage the project budget, including assistance with the business case, project estimates, and management to the approved spend
  • Work and coordinate with multiple project teams and vendors

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience leading a development team to deliver software applications
  • Experience in leading UX Design projects
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or similar preferred
  • 10+ years experience managing software development projects; experience in web design enhancement projects preferred
  • Experience in developing data conversions, interfaces, complex reports/extracts, and workflow
  • Desire to play a significant hands-on role in increasing access to Commonwealth education information and services
  • Proven comprehension of web application technology and ability to speak and understand in technical terms
  • Experience working in Scrum or Agile environments
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies; UX experiencepreferred
  • Ability to apply project management knowledge to real world scenarios
  • Experience delivering large complex data solutions;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Minimum of ten years of Project Managerexperience leading technology software development projects in large, complex development environments with multiple types of development platforms
  • Awareness of CMM and Six Sigma Methodologies and Standards
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships
  • PMP certification required

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to distill complex government services into a simple, understandable workflow for the constituents
  • Understanding of UX design principles
  • Experience working in State or Federal Government and working knowledge of contracting, funding, etc.
  • AWS or Cloud experience
  • Educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Experience in application development, systems administration/engineering or other technical discipline
  • Strong risk management skills