Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

Sr. Project Manager – IA586926


This is a Contract position in Des Moines, IA posted January 30, 2019.

Location: Des Moines, IA
Pay Rate: $80/hr w-2 with benefits
Duration: 1 year with extensions
Start Date: ASAP
Position ID: IA586926

Experienced Senior Project Manager for managing multiple complex IT Security projects/programs with strong communication skills. Follows project management industry practices such as the PMI’s framework. Works closely with project teams and sponsors.

Job Description:
This position is for a senior experienced project manager to lead multiple Information Technology (IT) programs/projects supporting DTMB – Chief Security Officer (CSO) organization. Projects/programs are primarily complex enterprise initiatives related to I T Security and Infrastructure as prioritized by State. Project manager’s role and responsibility includes, but is not limited to:
• Provide project management for project activities to ensure that the project is completed on time, within budget and within scope.
• Define project scope, duration, resources and cost, as well as the best course of action/approach to attain the project objectives.
• Provide project management for project scheduling, tracking, issue management, risk management, change management, and status reporting.
• Follow the State Unified Information Technology Environment (SUITE) Project Management Methodology (PMM) and System Engineering Methodology (SEM), based on Industry standard PMI framework and SEI’s CMMI framework.
• Utilize the State’s Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool (Changepoint) on all projects.
• Plans and coordinates work with teams. Designs and implements project plans. Generally work with other IT managers and IT technical teams. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Acts as a program manager for large complex enterprise IT Security initiatives.
• Acts as a partner to other project managers performing Project Management Quality Assurance for their projects.
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A significant degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment
• Self-directed and independent. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project.
• Creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency. Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives.

Information Technology Background 10 Years Required
Project Management experience managing enterprise IT Security projects OR Enterprise IT Infrastructure projects 7 Years Required
PMI PMP Certification 7 Years Highly desired
Strong skills in project scheduling utilizing a project scheduling and portfolio management tool such as MS Project, Changepoint etc. 7 Years Required
Strong leadership and communication skills 10 Years Required
Knowledge of IT Security Standards like NIST, COBIT 3 Years Desired
Last 5 years’ experience should have been as a hands on IT Project Manager 5 Years Required
Agile experience 2 Years Desired
ITIL Certification and/or knowledge 5 Years Required
Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Or Equivalent 1 Years Required







Salary: $80/hr w-2 with benefits

Benefits: Health Insurance Stipend, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off (PTO), Student Loan Repayment (Quarterly)

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