This position is responsible for senior level performance in all areas related to VisionFoundry, Inc.’s provision of technical and business solutions to a valued federal client. Overall project management and client relations are a primary responsibility. Other areas of performance include managing all aspects of software design, development, documentation, and quality assurance. This position requires some field-based duties including occasional on-site client services, as well as cooperation with partner consultants and sub-contractors when required.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
Manage end-to-end SDLC activities of major project
Manages the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple or large scale projects
Create and execute project schedules and work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
Manages resources in accordance with project schedules
Develop level-of-effort / resource costing proposals for projects
Manage project scope and conduct diligent, organized change management
Ensure project milestones and standards are met and that deliverables are submitted in line with the client’s expectations and requirements
Manages scope and mitigates risk across projects
Serves as key participant in team and client meetings
Identify resources and assign individual responsibilities
Conduct regular team status meetings, participate in client status meetings, and provide periodic status reports as required.
Business (Functional) Analysis
Provide business analysis, business area assessment, user needs analysis and business systems design for major projects
Quickly understand the business issues and data challenges of client's organization and industry
Identify client organization's strengths and weaknesses and suggests areas of improvement
Elicit, document, review and edit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solutions
Develops functional specifications based on user requirements
Identify, analyze, and evaluate alternative design solutions
Develop interface design specifications that that meet client requirements and provide optimum usability and usefulness
Create low fidelity interface prototypes (wireframes)
Develop and facilitate stakeholder usability tests and analyze & communicate the results
Conduct stakeholder workshops to capture, consolidate, and communicate design requirements
Serve as primary client representative to one or more of VisionFoundry, Inc.’s major client accounts, and function as project lead during all major projects for that account
Provide expertise to clients in the delivery of completed projects and in the implementation of improved operational methods
Demonstrate a high level of commitment to client success, promptly responding to changes in client expectations professionally and effectively
Build rapport and relationships with clients, developing contacts at different organizational levels
Keep the client informed of progress, issues, and other key project variables
Provide client training when or as required by contract
Anticipate client’s needs and propose alternative business solutions.
Continually seek and capitalize upon opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
Develop and deliver demonstrations of new functionality to various client groups during the development cycle
Quality Assurance & Documentation
Ensure that VisionFoundry’s methodologies and documentation processes are being implemented
Strive to continuously improve processes and methodologies to be in-line with best practices and client needs
Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.
Validate new and existing testing documentation
Analyze, specify, and design application testing
Perform risk analysis & develop risk mitigation strategies
Review deliverables prepared by the team before passing to client
Supervise and mentor all staff assigned as members of your project team(s)
Supervise during project life cycle any intermediate or junior level client staff, or any sub-contracted personnel assigned to your project team
Bachelor’s degree in business or computer science or 10+ years of project management experience in software development. Masters preferred.
Minimum of 5 years’ direct project management experience
PMP Certification required
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the federal sector; experience in legislative agencies a plus.
Familiarity with the concepts of the SDLC: Agile, RUP, SCRUM, other
Proficiency in the use of common business tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project, and SharePoint
US citizenship required
$100K - $125K Commensurate with experience.