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Virginia Information Technology Agency
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6 Months
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05 Aug 2013
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Complete Description:

Years of Experience: 

10+ years of experience in the field or in a related area


Job Description:

Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


Utilize core project and implementation management processes for the successful delivery of the client’s products.

Manage risks and issues during the implementation process.

Elicit and document customer requirements and business processes using requirements workshops, business process analysis, user stories, requirement modeling, scenarios,

Successfully manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, developers and other subject matter experts.

Manage project priorities, story backlog and releases

Lead scrum, story sizing meetings, sprint demo and planning meetings.

Coordinate with the third party vendor to verify and validate the software solutions and ensure smooth state-wide system releases.

Serve as Product Owner/Project Management lead for software implementation projects.

Professionally challenge conventional thinking and stimulate new ways of thinking within the business environment.

Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application requirements.

Collaborate with customer IT, financial aid team members and subject matter experts to implement software according to agreed-upon schedules and deliverables.



Skill        Required / Desired          Amount               of Experience

Requirements gathering with Use Case and/or UML experience              

Required             6              Years

Sparx Enterprise Architect, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server           

Highly desired   3              Years

Functional planning and prioritization    

Required             6              Years

Champion agency perspectives with strong inter-personal and negotiating skills               

Required             6              Years

Working knowledge of an IT environment and the ability to document new business     

Required             6              Years

Working knowledge of process models and approaches like Six Sigma helpful    

Desired                                3              Years

Ability to use personal computers and software including Microsoft® Excel         

Required             6              Years

Certified Scrum Product Owner or PMP (or other) Project Management certification/training(preferred but not absolute)               

Highly desired                   

Hands-on experience with Agile development  

Required             3              Years