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State of Massachusetts Technical Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

*About the Organization:*

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) is responsible for the policy development and budgetary oversight of its secretariat agencies, independent programs, and several boards which aid in crime prevention, homeland security preparedness, and ensuring the safety of residents and visitors in the Commonwealth.

_About the Role:_

The Project Manager is responsible for delivering large scale data technology projects for EOPSS. Over the course of their assignments, the Project Manager will work with a range of stakeholders, including leadership at the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS), the Executive Office of Technology Services and Security (EOTSS), and criminal justice agencies, technical and business staff, relevant Boards and committees, and the public to formulate project requirements and meet project objectives.


  • Plan and manage the identified projects by identifying tasks, resources, delivery timelines, and success metrics

  • Work with EOPSS and EOTSS leadership to identify and install appropriate personnel teams and monetary resources to fulfill project scope and ensure the successful and timely completion of deliverables

  • Manage program scope, schedules, budgets, and resources to successfully fulfill business and technical requirements with high customer satisfaction

  • Recommend technical solutions and tools to meet project needs. Work with procurement and finance teams as necessary to facilitate successful and timely procurement(s)

  • Ensure deployed solutions are compliant with EOTSS Enterprise Technology and Security Standards

  • Facilitate technical support, as needed, including but not limited to architectural reviews, compliance reviews and project artifacts

  • Anticipate and manage project risks to timelines and budgets to eliminate obstacles to timely completion of deliverables

  • Create and maintain project artifacts such as project charter/scope, project plans, schedules, back log list, stories, status reports, and operational checklists

  • Lead project status meetings with EOPSS, EOTSS, and agency management, leadership, and other stakeholders regularly and as needed

  • Facilitate stakeholder engagement, including with EOPSS and EOTSS leadership, agency management and staff, the Justice Reinvestment Policy Oversight Board and relevant committees, and the public; prepare and deliver memos, briefs, and presentations as required

  • Follow the Project Management Office (PMO) methodology and the use of PMI best practices; ensure the delivery of a product that meets user requirements

  • Work with EOPSS and EOTSS leadership to identify and install appropriate personnel team and required monetary resources to maintain and manage technical architecture post-completion

_Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:_

  • 5 years in information technology with at least two years in a project management role

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree/experience.

  • Demonstrated experience creating and implementing project plans and schedules according to project goals and objectives

  • Demonstrated experience successfully delivering complex data infrastructure projects

  • Working, up-to-date knowledge of data technologies and tools

  • Demonstrated ability to build realistic project budgets and deliver within them

  • Ability to manage multiple workstreams simultaneously

  • Working knowledge of project management concepts, as defined by PMI

  • Working knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodology

  • Working knowledge of ITIL concepts

  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization

  • Excellent customer service and teamwork skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to be respectful and diplomatic always

  • Excellent human relations skills; ability to work with leadership, technical resources, and varied stakeholders to meet project objectives

_Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:_

  • PMI Certification (PMP or CAPM) preferred

  • Scrum Master/Product Owner certification preferred

  • Experience with public (government) administration, including budgeting and procurement, preferred

  • Experience with criminal justice or public safety data and case management systems and processes desirable

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Please see Preferred Qualifications.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Information Systems and Technology

Organization: *Exec Office Of Public Safety & Security

Title: *Technical Project Manager *

Location: Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place

Requisition ID: 210001RX