Job ID :
3788
Company :
DC Government
Location :
washington, DC
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
5 years ago
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Complete Description:

 

We are seeking System Engineering manager to assist with the strategy development, alignment of information technology approaches with policy directives and organizational business processes, and to provide a technical vision for the design, development, test, and integration of an IT solution for the management of Affordable Housing in the District of Columbia.

The System Engineering manager will be responsible for defining an integrated architecture and design for an affordable housing management system that is compatible with the district’s current enterprise architecture that provides for collection, analysis and reporting of essential information related to affordable housing, and that is compliant with all federal and district laws, policies, and regulations pertaining to affordable housing.

The System Engineering Manager will be responsible for leading a multi-discipline development team consisting of policy analysts, data analysts, business process re-engineering staff, IT data warehouse developers, transactional application developers, and web developers.

The Systems Engineering Manager will report to the Project Manager of the Affordable Housing Project, and will function in a matrix environment with multiple engineering departments of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), affordable housing staff from 15 district agencies, and executive and policy personnel from the Executive Office of the Mayor, the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, and the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development.

 This position will be responsible for the following:

•             Lead, manage, and motivate highly experienced development team

•             Must have strong project management skills

•             Develop and provide challenging yet appropriate assignments, evaluates work, communicates progress

•             Provide technical leadership for a teams of engineers

•             Can reach appropriate resolution in many varied situations and provide innovative solutions to complex problems.

•             Responsible for implementing operational and strategic policies and directives and for sharing information with related groups/projects

•             Demonstrate a track record of meeting timelines and managing project expectations

•             Must understand how to design and implement high quality and high availability products

 

Requirements for this position:

•             Experience organizing and managing multi-disciplinary system developments in a public policy environment.

•             Experience with local government procurement environments.

•             7+ years overall software application architecture and development role experience to include 3+ years software engineering team management.

•             Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  Degree preferably in computer science, system engineering, systems management,  or related discipline (advanced degree would be a plus)

•             Strong software Project Management experience (PMP preferred).

•             Demonstrable experience putting together project plans and estimates.  

•             Experience estimating, planning, and managing projects using contemporary software development methodologies, including Agile.

•             Experience working in a multi-discipline, professional team, but retain a passion for the bare bones ingenuity required by a startup.

•             Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•             Able to manage weekly priorities in the execution of new functionality

Technology Familiarity and Experience

•             ITIL, PMI, SEI, and COBIT familiarity

•             Business Process Engineering

•             Policy Development

•             SOA

•             Data Warehouse systems

•             Analysis and Reporting Systems

•             Interactive transactional applications

•             Web Development

 

 

Behavior Characteristics:

Candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills.

Self starter with initiative and the ability to meet deadlines.

 

Skills:

Skill        Required / Desired          Amount               of Experience    Expertise Rating

Planning and Management of Complex IT System Development              

Required             8              Years     3 - Expert

Experience in setting design goals and process  

Required             8              Years     3 - Expert

System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including Agile development & Waterfall              

Required             8              Years     3 - Expert

Experience in Hierarchical System Design             

Required             8              Years     3 - Expert

Experience with SLDC compliance metrics and productivity measures    

Required             8              Years     3 - Expert

Information Technology System Specification Experience            

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

System Functional and Technical Specification Experience           

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Business and System Requirements Development, Definition, and Management             

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

System Requirements Decomposition and Allocation to Subsystems/HW-SW    

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Project Leadership, Estimation, Management, Planning, and Execution 

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) design and development experience          

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Management of basic Web Development, Drupal, and Java        

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Data Architecture Planning         

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Data Warehouse Development

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Management Information Systems        

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Transactional system modeling, specification and development

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Familiar with .net programming

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Visio, and Project         

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Project staffing, budgeting, spending, schedule management, and scope control             

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Experience in Quality Management and Measurement 

Required             5              Years     3 - Expert

Familiar with Zachman Enterprise Architecture Framework or similar adaptations             

Desired                                3              Years     2 - Proficient

System security and privacy       

Desired                                3              Years     2 - Proficient

System training planning and implementation   

Desired                                3              Years     2 - Proficient

Effective Project and Management Dashboard Development experience

Desired                                3              Years     2 - Proficient

Familiar with assessment and tracking of engineering productivity           

Desired                                3              Years     2 - Proficient

Demonstrated project and matrix personnel management         

Desired                                3              Years     2 - Proficient

Experience with Virtual Machines and Cloud Computing               

Desired                                3              Years     1 - Basic

Experience in Object Oriented (OO) development                          

Desired                                3              Years     1 - Basic

Six-Sigma Rating Preferred         

Desired                                3              Years     1 - Basic

PMP Preferred

Desired                                3              Years     1 - Basic

COBIT or ITIL Certification Preferred       

Desired                                3              Years     1 - Basic

Familiar with the organization, function, and structure of the DC Government   

Desired                                3              Years     1 - Basic

MS in Computer Science , Computer Engineering, SW Engineering or Engineering Management

Desired                                                

Articulate, good executive level presentations  

Desired