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IT Project Manager in Austin, TX at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 4/2/2019

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Job Description

IT Project Manager

This Project Manager will manage Software Development projects in support of public sector healthcare organizations. This is a permanent, long-term role that is based in Austin, Texas but can accommodate a partial remote schedule. A full list of responsibilities and targeted experiences are listed below.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in reviews of data derived from project and performance management processes and summarize findings.
  • Participate in client meetings to address needs of project stakeholders; develops trust, credibility, and strong client relationships; seeks opportunities to add value to internal and external client initiatives.
  • Gather data using established methodologies to perform quality reviews of work products delivered by team members and service providers.
  • Prepare reports using established baselines; evaluate trends to support continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Contribute to management functions: including work breakdown and cost estimation, scheduling, monitoring and tracking of technical progress against the defined timetables and budgets, and staff assignment and development.
  • Gather system data and performance reports to support identification of trends and business impact.
  • Identify, track, manage, and communicate risks and issues with upper management.
  • Work with stakeholders in defining solutions to change requests, business problems, process problems and defects.

Skills / Knowledge / Experience:

  • 4-5+ years of software development life cycle direct experience. (Waterfall, Agile).
  • Experience with project management tools and processes such as PMBOK, ISO, Six Sigma, risk management, project scheduling, estimating, and facilitation.
  • Strong interpersonal skill to help negotiate priorities and to resolve conflicts among project stakeholders.
  • Basic understanding of project budgeting, forecasting, and time tracking.
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software including Word, Excel, Visio, MS Project, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience using spreadsheets, databases, and/or reporting software to perform analysis. 

Skills / Knowledge Preferred (not required):

  • Working Knowledge of IVR, Oracle 11g, Oracle Siebel, OBIEE, J2EE, Web Technologies, Webservices, XML, or Deployment Management experience is a plus.
  • Relevant industry experience to include government services, healthcare, insurance is a plus.
  • Proficiency with state healthcare programs (e.g., Medicaid, CHIP) and related functions (e.g., enrollment management, eligibility determination) is a plus.
  • CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) Certificate, or PMP is a plus.

Job ID: 317727

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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