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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 data conversion proc4ess of an in-house-developed Case Management System to the trial courts in the State of Michigan. The position will lead a unit of subject matter experts, third-party consultants, and staff technology experts. This project is focused on planning for the migration of data from AS400 legacy systems to SQL Server database management system. The deliverables should include a detailed task list, a software specification for scripting of the process and a requirements document for skills necessary to complete the task list. There is a heavy focus in assuring that the organization has developed repeatable processes to minimize the cost and time taken to migrate data for 210+ courts’ case management systems. 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 Development of processes necessary for scaling data migration process to support numerous concurrent migration operations. o o Software specifications for scripting necessary to automate the process o List of tools required o List of Staffing Requirements to implement process

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

• Managing issues throughout the project


Skills Required

• Technology project management. Must have working knowledge in the following areas: o Maintenance and support of applications o Database management o Database ETL functions o Communications management

• Lead unit through the creation of the deliverables.

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

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

• Develop and ensure consistent documentation deliverables to JIS


Experience Required

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

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

• 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