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Virginia Information Technology Agency
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6 Months
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11 May 2012
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Engagement Type: Contract

Location: Harrisburg, PA

Duration: 6 Months


Short Description:

The resource selected for this position will work as the liaison between the vendor and PDE Division staff and will serve as the primary point of contact for technology issues related to CN PEARS and COMPASS. 


Complete Description:

Serve as Project Manager and utilize tools like Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio.  Establish and manage project timelines.


Communicate Division’s IT perspective to vendors of CNPEARS and COMPASS systems. Review and trace system design documentation.


Work with technology contractor and content experts in the Division to identify system requirements and design, specifically for CN PEARS and COMPASS.  May be asked to attend system requirement and design sessions on behalf of PDE. 


Review system design documents, in consultation with content experts, to insure documents capture all aspects discussed in design sessions.


Review work estimates submitted by vendors, raise questions to vendors as necessary to understand the rationale behind the estimates and report to PDE management on any concerns.


Review reports from contractor to ensure charges match deliverables.


Track changes/updates to the existing CNPEARS and COMPASS systems and maintain change request log to ensure they are properly resolved.


Assist Division staff with identifying and testing scenarios.  Lead testing of system design changes for Division staff.


Organize deployment of new technology features.


Follow through and communicate with staff at all stages of development and production.


Plan training and orientation and participate in delivery of training as applicable.


Assist in responding to IT related audit inquiries.





Amount of Experience

Strong PM with previous experience working as POC between client and integrator


5 Years

Experience estimating Level Of Effort for technical tasks on projects


5 Years

Good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle


5 Years

Microsoft Excel


3 Years

Microsoft Project


2 Years

Microsoft Visio


1 Years

Experience writing advanced SQL queries


2 Years

Microsoft Access

Highly Desired


PMP Certification

Highly Desired


Experience resolving audit issues