Position: Sr. IT Project Manager (COTS)Location: Santa Clara, CADuration: 6 Months+Travel: Within County of Santa Clara, CAResponsibilities:• Ensures that the COTS project is delivered on time, within budget, and to customer specifications;• Plans and oversees COTS project to completion; identifies scope and objectives;• Identifies deliverable and establishes schedules and timelines; assigns work to the project team members;• Identifies project resources and skill level of necessary resources;• Meets with County Stakeholders to establish goals, priorities, major work schedules;• Tracks and reports status of projects, including timelines, schedules, risks and resources;• Facilitates the resolution of complex problems, by meeting with County Stakeholders, vendors, and technical staff to identify problems and potential solutions; revises project plans to reflect changes;• Develops cost and budget analyses;• Participates in the development of and advises management on information technology strategy and technology deployment;• Performs other related duties as required.Experience Requirement:• At least (5) years of experience managing IT implementation projects• At least five (5) years of experience implementing commercial off the shelf applications;• At least five (5) years of staff supervision and management;• Good understanding of criminal justice systems;• Application Software testing;• Legacy application change management;• Information system integration;• Vendor COTS Contract Management;• PMP is desirable but not required.
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