Contract

Application Architect Senior

Boston, MA / Remote / Hybrid

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Project Manager for Desktop & Technology Modernization.
  • The Project Manager will work with coordinate EHS-IT cross functional teams, EHS agencies, EOTSS & Vendors to develop and implement win 10 / O365 desktop deployments & operational sustainment strategies.
  • Components include On-boarding / Off-boarding, Desktop Deployment strategy, One Drive for Business, SharePoint, Project Online, Exchange Online, unified communications, Hyper-convergence, Data migrations and infrastructure upgrades.
  • The ideal candidate is proficient in different project management methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile and Scrum. Experience with Theory of Constraints a plus.

Responsibilities

  • Working with Business Analysts & Business Owners to clearly define project scope, objectives, deliverables, success criteria and strategic alignment
  • Create and maintain relevant project documentation such as project charter/scope, project plans, status reports and operational checklists
  • Creation of project work plans (dependency diagrams) & schedules including identification of resource skills necessary to deliver full project scope
  • Load and track project work plans & schedules in PMO’s enterprise reporting tool (MS Project Online)
  • Manage program scope, schedule, budget and resources to successfully fulfill business and technical requirements with high customer satisfaction.
  • Facilitate technical support as needed including but not limited to architectural reviews, compliance reviews and various project artifacts
  • Manage project issues and risks to prevent potential barriers to project success; Escalation point for EHS Risk and Issue mitigation/resolution to EOTSS/Microsoft.
  • Act as liaison between EHS-IT Operations and other Commonwealth entities, (OSD, EOTSS, EHS Agencies, etc.)
  • Serve as single point of contact (SPOC) for project coordination with project Vendors
  • Keep track and validate project financials from Statement of Work, Purchase Orders, Invoicing & Payment
  • Creation and execution of Transition Plans to ensure smooth transfer of responsibilities from project to ongoing operations
  • Review with EHS Information Technology management project schedules and milestone dates
  • Interface with technical teams, agency executives and vendors
  • Manage project intersections and dependencies with stakeholder groups across EHS Agencies and EOTSS
  • Provide presentations as necessary to EHS Information Technology customers, agency staff and management including use of EHS reporting tools to maintain current information
  • Ensure deployed solutions are compliant with Enterprise Technology and Security Standards
  • Assist with procurement necessary to acquire goods and services to facilitate the project
  • Lead project meetings with customer stakeholders and project teams on a regular basis
  • Primary point of communication between EHS agencies, IT site managers, image development team, warehouse/bulk imaging vendor and IT Operations for PC refreshes.
  • Understand and document end user image requirements; communicate them clearly to the image development team
  • Develop image acceptance test plans, validate test plans with business & drive image testing/acceptance process
  • Coordinate activities of PC deployments including direct staff, deployment vendor and key user activities in cross-organizational and cross-functional teams.
  • Accountable for the IT portion of new office setups, office expansions.
  • Responsible for installation and life-cycle maintenance of IT hardware and software (includes PCs, peripherals, servers, networking equipment, operating systems and other software.
  • Coordination and documentation of asset removal process including conformance with data security procedures.
  • Other tasks as assigned. Preferred Qualifications
  • 5-8 years in information technology with at least five years in a project management role
  • Outstanding grasp of information technology concepts and processes.
  • Strong issue & problem management skills, including root cause analysis and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft’s entire cloud suite including Office 365, Skype for Business, SharePoint and OneDrive, Project Online. Power BI a plus
  • Familiarity with organizational change management including end user training
  • Experience creating and implementing plans according to project goals and objectives
  • Demonstrates a high degree of customer service and team work
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously · Working knowledge of project management concepts as defined by PMI
  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum and ITIL concepts, Theory of Constraints a Plus
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization · Capable of working independently or as part of a large team
  • Excellent communication skills; detailed, concise and respectful in written, and verbal communications
  • Demonstrated leadership with strong organizational, presentation and customer service skills
  • Experience working in a Project Portfolio Management environment
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle and release management methodologies
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working for State Agencies
  • Process redesign experience