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State Of Michigan
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6 Months
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13 Aug 2013
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Position Description


This position will be responsible for managing a unit to develop plans and repeatable processes for the infrastructure to support an in-house-developed Case Management System. The position will lead a unit of subject matter experts, third-party consultants, and staff technology experts. The position will interface with prospective managed services, hosting, and communications vendors. This project is focused on planning for the deployment, migration and rolling out of technology to courts all over Michigan. There is a heavy focus in assuring that the organization has the infrastructure in place to support new software for 4500 end users in 210 different locations. Key Areas of Responsibility:

• Creating, managing, budgeting for and coordinating a unit comprised of Judicial Information Services staff and third party contractors with the following deliverables: o Disaster Recovery Plan o OnPremise review comparison with Managed Services/Hosting Plan o Application and System Performance Plan

• Coordination with four other planning units (Application Packaging, Data Migration, Operational Planning, Rollout Planning)

• Managing issues throughout the project


Skills Required

• Technical project management. Must have working knowledge in the following technologies:

o o Data center management

o Vendor management

o Enterprise Networking

o Application Deployment/Management

o Microsoft PC and Server Technologies

o Virtualization, Disaster Recovery, etc.

• Lead unit through the creation of the deliverables.

• Facilitate required status and other meetings with executive level committees, JIS management, project teams and staff

• Change/Issue/Risk Management, Project budget tracking/reporting

• Develop and ensure consistent documentation deliverables to client


Experience Required

• 10+ years’ experience in the management field – Consulting experience a plus

• Strong background in Technology Management with both Fortune 100 companies and small/mid-sized companies

• Experienced in data center operation and/or hosted managed services vendor management

• Experience with upgrading/rolling out of enterprise-wide technology

• Proficient in Microsoft Office

• Excellent interpersonal, self-management, unit management and communication skills

• Strong team building skills

• PMP certification a plus