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State of New Jersey
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6 Months
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26 Apr 2013
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Short Description:

Senior Consultant is responsible for evaluating existing systems and/or new user needs to analyze, design, recommend, and implement information system changes.


Complete Description:


NJSDA Specific Responsibilities:

1. Participate in interviews with IT Staff and other special systems consultants (data, communications, and security systems) to identify and facilaite System Relocation taking into consideration system performance requirements throughout the data center relocation.

2. Review of architectural plan development and preliminary sizing and layout of MDF and IDF rooms

3. Input/review of plans as required to locate IT or special systems devices

4. Preparation of Performance and/or Technical Specifications including coordination with SDA Materials and Systems Standards

5. Review of outside design consultant submissions for conformance with SDA Systems Requirements & Standards


6. Consult with IT Department and assist in development and implementation of SDA network management or network upgrades

7. Experience with internal and external network monitoring and security

8. Experience with network design, maintenance and trouble-shooting for Cisco infrastructure including routers, bridges switches, firewalls 

9. Experience with HP EVA 6100 configuration

10. Experience with HP and IBM file servers

11. data center relocation experience



Years of Relevant Experience: 8 to 11 years

Preferred Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study or advanced degree

Role Description:

Understands government business process and operations

Ability to transition business processes into business and technical requirements

Project Management experience

Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs

Works well with IT and functional areas

Designs architecture for an organization on an enterprise level

Evaluates and revises business processes

Leads and directs the work of others

Anticipates and resolves issues

Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors progress

Proficient in one or more project management tools

Ensures that all project goals are accomplished according to specifications and business objectives

Determine time estimates and schedule for own work and resolve issues in a timely manner

Identify and track issues, risks and action items

Anticipate, identify, track and resolve issues and risks affecting own work and work of the project team. Develop contingency plans as necessary.

Consistently provides accurate and detailed estimates

May analyze or recommend commercially available software or other IT architectural components

Execution of all responsibilities with little direct supervision

Proficient in one IT architectural discipline

Proficient in developing and providing high-level executive briefings.

Mentor and coach peers

Provide knowledge transfer to peers




Required / Desired


of Experience


10+ years experience, PE desirable




Familiarity with New Jersey Codes




New Jersey Schools experience




Knowledge/expertise in design of special systems (data, communications, security)




Network infrastructure design expertise




Network infrastructure design certification