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Current Job Opportunity

Date

May 9, 2019

Closing Date

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Position Number

11906

Position Title

Systems Project Consultant

Job Location

Office of the State Courts Administrator, Information Technology, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$4,479.11 Monthly

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide technical support for systems projects. The position is responsible for assisting in development of contractual documentation; coordinating and assisting with information systems program application projects and studies; providing organizational, systems, statistical and graphic analyses; compiling/documenting information required for reports; coordinating project management activities with vendors; assisting in activities related to management of the Information Technology budget; and providing staff support for IT-related committees and subcommittees. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.
* The Office of Information Technology Services within the Office of State Courts Administrator (OSCA) is seeking an individual to serve as an enterprise I.T. Junior-Level Project Manager. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in the IT project management arena and will have demonstrated competence and success in the following disciplines:

  • Coordinating and facilitating prioritization and execution of individual and team project activities from start to finish.
  • Building partnerships and encouraging collaboration between individuals and teams.
  • Translating customer requirements into executable project plans.
  • Calculating available resources for the projects.
  • Must be adept at engaging with an array of stakeholders, such as the projects' business sponsors, business analysts, enterprise architects, resource managers, contractor project managers and program managers.
  • Consulting with courts and other units in the judicial branch to gather information and determine their requirements, for future implementation of needed IT projects.

Education and Training Guidelines

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.  

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, information technology or a closely related field and two years of related experience. 

Current certification as a Project Management Professional (“PMP”) is preferred.

Competencies

Data Responsibility: Directs others in major events and reports on activities and results.

People Responsibility: Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view.

Assets Responsibility: Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for equipment, supplies, or small amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:

Uses practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurements, or logarithms; may use algebraic solutions of equations and equalities, deductive geometry, and/or descriptive statistics.

Communications Requirements: Reads professional publications; composes complex reports and manuals; speaks formally to groups outside the organization.

Complexity of Work: Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions: Makes decisions with serious impact - affects most units in organization, and may affect citizens; probability of damage is likely.

Equipment Usage: Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs, such as word processing, spreadsheets or custom applications.

Special Comments

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of Project Management terminology, concepts, life cycle, and procedures.

A thorough understanding of industry best practices in software development.

Agile and Lean project experience preferred.

Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.

Experience working collaboratively in a team environment with a strong focus on customer service.

Ability to communicate in English in a clear and concise manner, both written and verbal.

Knowledge of various technologies including applications, databases, networking, connectivity, and security.

Programming, source code control, release management, software testing or Q/A experience preferred.

Experience with C#, .NET, web services, and relational databases preferred

Along with business/system analysts, can assist in identifying project requirements to the necessary level for planning and scheduling purposes.

Experience with project change control processes, and can debate effectively for or against project changes

Capable of project risk assessment, monitoring and mitigation planning.

Experience building project dashboards.

Team leadership skills sufficient to facilitate conflict and issue resolution.

How to Apply

Submit/upload a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at https://PeopleFirst.MyFlorida.com.

For additional information, please contact:  Brian Peterson at 850-487-7981.

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.