Strategic Information Systems Project Leader

Recruitment #110619-MADZ11-350100

Summary Statement

The incumbent manages and participates in the development of applications, ensuring they include project requirement analysis, alternate design approaches, cost and time estimates, and programming and testing major projects.  The incumbent also provides scheduling, task prioritization, coordination and review of staff workloads, and review of current technology on software and hardware.  The incumbent responds to and remediates production issues, ensuring return to service and Service Level Agreement compliance during production events.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Manages and participates in the development of documentation to include project requirements analysis, information needs analysis, alternate design approaches, cost/benefit analysis, cost and time estimates, programming and testing a major project of strategic importance.
  • Plans, schedules, prioritizes tasks, assigns, coordinates and reviews the work of assigned personnel.
  • Prepares project budget; writes requests for proposals for the services of contractors, participates in the selection process and administers ensuing contracts.
  • Conducts review meetings with users, monitors the project progress and budget and writes monthly progress reports.
  • Responsible for the documentation of data system logic flow, programming, computer operations and user manuals.
  • Reviews current technology on software and hardware, evaluates new products and makes recommendations for purchases.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Strategic Information Systems Project Leader
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years experience in database management concepts and systems development lifecycle methodology. 
  2. Three years experience in information systems analysis and design. 
  3. Six months experience in information technology project management which includes planning, scheduling, staffing, coordinating, controlling, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on status of IT projects.
  4. Six months experience in computer programming languages including the latest generation.
  5. Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.    


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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