Job ID :
Company :
DC Government
Location :
Washington, DC
Type :
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Openings :
Posted :
12 Jul 2012
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Complete Description:


OCTO is engaged in the migration of agency websites in the DC.Gov web portal from its legacy (DSF) content management system to its new Drupal content management system and requires an additional project management resource.


This is a short term position (approximately 2 month), with the possibility of an extension into FY13, to assist with the project management of the enhancements for the DC.Gov portal and agency websites, as part of the DC.Gov CMS Migration Project. Duties include but are not limited to:


• Meets with Team Lead, Project Manager, Business Analysts, Web Editors and Developers to plan work as the migration project advances.

• Ability to use issue tracking tools and adhere to basic software development lifecycle processes, including Agile methodologies (Scrum).

• Expertise in organizing tasks, translating priorities to a plan and remaining flexible as requirements change throughout the project.

• Communicates user requirements and issue priorities to Developers and other team members.

• Documents decisions and plans for the team, including issues in the issue tracking tool (Jira).

• Follows up with team members to check on status of issues and reports status to the team.

• Works in close collaboration with Business Analysts, Team Lead and Project Manager to promote knowledge sharing throughout the team.

• Offers suggestions for process improvement and remains flexible with tight schedules and aggressive scope goals.

• Provides general user support. Ability to troubleshoot and respond to problems reported by users or escalates the issue to the Project Manager, Business Analyst and Development team as needed.

• Supports and monitors ongoing maintenance deployments and site launches.

• Identifies risk, documents problems and participates in mitigation strategy planning.


Behavior Characteristics:

• Professional attitude and work ethic. Able to work independently as well as cooperatively as part of a team.

• Ability to learn quickly. Must be able to multi-task in a fast pace environment.

Strong writting and oral communication skills



Agile methodologies Required 4 Years 3 - Expert

Drupal (as a user, BA or PM) Required 2 Years 3 - Expert

Leading web development projects Required 4 Years 3 - Expert

Project Management tools (MS Project, Visio, Excel, SharePoint) Required 7 Years 3 - Expert

Software Development Life Cycle Project Management Required 7 Years 3 - Expert

Business and Process Analysis Highly desired 2 Years 2 - Proficient

QA/QC testing (testing against requirements) Highly desired 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Risk analysis Highly desired 2 Years 2 - Proficient