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Project Manager

Company: Cognitive Medical Systems
Location: Rancho Cordova
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryProject Manager of Information technology (IT) and software development projects that support government programs and customers. The position will play an important role in customer relationship management, plan and designate resources, manage budgets, monitor and report on status and deliverables, keep stakeholders and internal management informed as well as provide oversight of the projects and internal teams supporting the programs. This role will manage more than one project at the same time. This project manager should have a technical background to successfully lead a team of systems integration engineers develop the IT systems integration strategy for a major government healthcare delivery contract. Duties:

  • Responsible for managing customer relationships and ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for managing and escalating technical issues to ensure timely resolution
  • Completes and manages the project schedule and deliverables
  • Prepares and delivers detailed project status reports, briefings to senior management
  • Prepares and delivers detailed meeting notes
  • Determine and define project scope, tasks and objectives
  • Plan for resources needed to complete tasks in an effective and efficient manner
  • Provide day-to-day management guidance and direction to personnel in the execution of tasks
  • Use proven project management and software development methodologies that assure that all contract-driven activities are identified, documented, and tracked so that the contract shall continuously be evaluated and monitored for timeliness and quality service
  • Delegate tasks and assignments, but also recognize when help is needed and be willing to "dig in" to assist in getting work done
  • Manage team assignments for project resources
  • Perform quality assurance over the project deliverable
  • Work with an Agile framework within a matrix environment
  • Responsible for administration of the client contract including working with the customer to Takes ownership over project direction, administration, quality assurance, and leadership of the contractor staff execution.
  • collect and document requirements, working with the internal team to estimate the level of effort, and working with internal teams to establish pricing for new projects and contracts
    Project Management Skills:

    • Communication - Must show excellent communication skills. Ability to relate to the project team, customers, and senior management. Must be able to facilitate internal and external meetings and presentations as well as negotiate terms on project timelines tasks, resources, etc.
    • Leadership - Must have strong demonstratable leadership skills, staying calm under pressure, intense deadlines or working on multiple projects at the same time. Must be able to make decisions and delegate responsibilities to team members.
    • Time Management - Must have the ability to prioritize tasks and manage team members to complete tasks and deliverables on time. Must be able to maximize productivity and minimize distractions.
    • Organizational Awareness - Must be able to work in a matrixed organizational structure, involving several projects at the same time. Multi-tasking and flexibility to organizational and customer changes are required. Must be able to understand the customers business to achieve customer goals. Must have the ability to see the big picture to prioritize but also detail-oriented to ensure work is completed in a quality and timely manner
    • Problem Solving - Must be pro-active in identifying risks, issues, and corresponding mitigations. Mut have a structured approach to making important decisions. Must be able to clearly define problems, work on problem resolution to the satisfaction of the customer and organization by setting a clear set of resolution objectives and timeframe.
    • Customer Management - Must be able to work with and report to senior level customers
    • Planning and Strategic Thinking - Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks, monitoring progress, and making decisions based on the situation.
      Technical Skills:
      • Multi cloud software architecture to include knowledge of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services GovClouds
      • Enterprise architecture
      • Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to include developing and documenting them
      • Enterprise data models
      • Systems integrationRequired Experience and Qualifications:
        • Bachelor's Degree
        • 5+ years' experience managing mid-scale government projects including but not limited to managing teams and subcontractors
        • 5+ years' experience in developing and managing a detailed project schedule and work plan
        • 3+ years direct customer engagement experience as a project manager
        • 3+ years Agile experience
        • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
        • Experience with federal government projects (VA Preferred, DOD, and HHS Acceptable) Preferred Experience
          • Master's Degree
          • Experience with IT as well as software development/deployment project management
          • Agile SAFe certification

Keywords: Cognitive Medical Systems, Rancho Cordova , Project Manager, Executive , Rancho Cordova, California

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