Project Manager at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Project Manager
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply: •High School Diploma or equivalent
•Four (4) years of experience
•Workforce development and/or unemployment compensation experience
•Knowledge of Department of Labor Employment and Training programs to include one or more of the following: Wagner-Peyser, Workforce Investment Act, Trade Adjustment Assistance
•Knowledge of relational databases and basic SQL query techniques
•Experience interfacing with customers, internal managers and staff
•understanding of Employment and Training programs related to day-to-day operations and federal reporting requirements
•Knowledge of the software development life cycle
•Proficient in MS Office to include: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Project
•Ability to work independently or in a team environment
•Written and verbal communication skills
•Organizational skills
Preferred Skills: •Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field; or equivalent experience preferred
•PMP, SCM, CAPM certification, or formal project management training preferred
Required Screenings:
Background Checks (Local/State/Federal); Reference Checks; Drug Free Workplace.

Job Description:
Responsible for the Software Development life cycle using the GRID methodology specifically designed for the company. The candidate will be accountable for leading and managing the implementation of workforce development and/or software solutions for state and regional clients. Responsibilities will also include managing workforce development and/or Unemployment Compensation software products for Virtual One Stop clients in order to assess client needs, meet and exceed client expectations in terms of quality of product and service, and manage the delivery of software solutions. You will work among a team of software engineers, developers, project managers and QA for support and collaboration of client specific deliverables.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Project Management •Create, maintain, and execute an information technology project plan that communicates tasks, milestone dates, status and resource allocation
•Coordinate with designers, engineers, QA, other subject matter experts, vendors, service providers, and clients to deliver milestones according to the project plan
•Articulate design rationale and functional strategy as it directly relates to accomplishing goals, when applicable
•Oversight and management of the day-to-day operational aspects of one or more projects
•Maintain and manage the overall project plans and milestone reports to ensure accurate and timely reporting of project status, issues, risks, and concerns
•Coordinate delivery of development and production releases that meet quality assurance standards
•Assist technical team in specifying design and development tasks
•Assist quality assurance team in creating test plans and testing efforts
•Review deliverables prepared by the team before passing to the client
•Apply project management methodology and enforce project standards
•Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
Communication •Facilitate team and client meetings
•Keep the client and project team well informed of project status, issues and issue mitigation strategies
•Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
•Communicate relevant project information to superiors
•Prepare presentations and conduct training sessions at the annual User’s Conference
Technical •Possess an understanding of application programming, database and system design
•Understanding of Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures
•Ability to analyze system requirements relative to the base software functionality and configuration
•Write software requirements based upon analysis of client’s needs
•MS SQL server and query knowledge
Leadership •Manage the process of innovative change
•Identify opportunities for improvement and make suggestions for change
Teamwork •Acknowledge each team member’s contributions
•Work with both technical software developers and non-technical state and local government clients to make sure that final deliverables meet client requirements
•Coordinate client training with training staff and assist where necessary
•Prepare and deliver training updates via webinars
•Ability to work as a team player across time zones and geography with business analyst, development and QA teams in
Client Management •Provide client support, including monitoring of incidents and change requests, and answering client questions submitted via an online issues/change management system, via email or via phone
•Manage day-to-day client interaction, and investigate and answer client questions
•Obtain, discuss, and follow-through with feedback from the client
•Set and manage client expectations
•Seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships
•Build a knowledge base of each client’s organization and objectives
Work Environment:
Will be discussed with applicant.

Hiring Process:
Submit resume via email or apply by registering and posting a current, up-to-date resume in Employ Florida Marketplace.

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Days & Hours:
Full Time position; Day shift; Complete schedule will be discussed with applicant.

Depends on experience; Benefits are offered.

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