Senior Project Manager
Custom Software Systems, Inc. is looking for an experienced IT Project Manager (10 years preferred) for a project in the State of Maryland’s Treasurer’s Office. This position shall oversee the Financial Systems Modernization project team, which is comprised of contractors and State personnel. Responsibilities include overall project planning, governance and management. Duties shall focus on project planning, monitoring and control, and serving as primary liaison with Agency and Agency stakeholders.
Over the past two years, the State has analyzed and drafted business and technical requirements in an effort to prepare for this project. We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to lead the execution of this project, in conjunction with the agency designated Functional and Technical Project Managers, from the planning phase all the way through to implementation.
The scope of the services to be provided may include, but are not limited to, the following: Phase I
1. Consolidate and formalize business requirements to be used to define scope of ERP/CRM/TMS solution to include:
a. Interview STO personnel as needed to evaluate processing, information, interface, and reporting requirements
b. Document process flows, business rules, issues and concerns for the new system to be used in RFP
c. Review processes and issues with STO audit
d. Track resolution of outstanding issues
e. Work with technical leads and developers to refine the requirements and understand the technical requirements and limitations in determining the best solution for i5 system replacement and process automation
f. Evaluate current environment against best practices to establish a minimum set of project management standards and project deliverables
Note: Draft business processes have been created. The PM will be tasked with reviewing these processes for completeness, filling in the gaps as identified, and consolidating into a formal, concise document.
2. Draft documents to solicit information for ERP/CRM/TMS solutions or research potential solutions in accordance with the State procurement process
3. Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for ERP/CRM/TMS solution
The position shall ensure the appropriate application of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and the State’s Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) in managing the project. To include security in the SDLC.
Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related discipline.
Preferred: Education: A Master's Degree is preferred.
Certification: Project management certification is required.
a. General Experience:
At least five (5) years of experience in project management.
b. Specialized Experience:
At least five (5) years of experience in managing IT related projects and must demonstrate a leadership role in at least three successful projects that were delivered on time and on budget.
At least three (3) years of experience within the past seven (7) years in conducting similar scope of work on comparable ERP/CRM/TMS projects with one of the following types of entities/clients:
state or local governments
insurance claims management industry
a. General Experience:
1. At least ten (10) years of experience in project management.
2. PMI certification as a PMP or equivalent, as determined by the PO.
3. Technical Certification such as Security+, CISSP, MCP, etc.
b. Specialized Experience:
1. At least ten (10) years of experience in managing IT related projects.
2. Demonstrated a leadership role in at least three (3) successful projects that were delivered on time and on budget.
3. At least 10 years of experience working with emerging technology, showing a continued progression of knowledge and experience. Examples of emerging technologies would include cloud based solutions deployed on premises (ERP, CRM), Intelligent scanning solutions, Big Data Analytics, and web based interfacing applications for end-users.
Headquartered in Leesburg, Virginia, Custom Software Systems, Inc. (CSS) is a Woman-Owned (WOSB) and HUBZone certified small business. Built on a foundation of trusted client partnerships, CSS has fostered a stakeholder-centric yet disciplined approach to IT solutions development. This ensures our ability to consistently meet or exceed our customers' expectations.
CSS is a very employee oriented company knowing that well trained, professional associates are what make our company great. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes: paid holidays and paid time off; medical insurance that includes vision; dental insurance; company paid long and short-term disability and life insurance; a Simple IRA plan (similar to 401k); parking and commuter reimbursement. We also work with our employees on training and professional certification plans that benefit the employee, the client and CSS - a win-win-win strategy.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
CSS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. CSS complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
CSS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CSS employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.