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The Computer Merchant, Ltd. Senior Project Manager in Malden, Massachusetts

Reference # : 22-00067 Title : Senior Project Manager Category: Information Technology Location : Malden, MA Position Type : Contract Experience Level : 10 Years Start Date / End Date : 01/21/2022 / 06/30/2022 Description Executive Order #595 requires Executive Department employees to have received COVID-19 vaccination or to have been approved for exemption as a condition of employment. Finalists will be given details about how to demonstrate receipt of vaccination or request an exemption due to a sincerely held religious belief or if the vaccine is medically contraindicated. POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Executive Office of Education is seeking a Senior IT Project Manager to be a part of a multi person engagement team responsible for developing and delivering web based application for stakeholders within the Executive Office of Education and its four state agencies. The Project Manager will be responsible for the eventual project success by applying agile project management best practices and working closely with project team to ensure project requirements are gathered and documented clearly, development and quality assurance tasks are scheduled and completed on time resulting in meeting project milestones with deliverables developed to specifications and that the project stays on time and on or under budget. In this role you will:

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation

  • Assist in the development of functional requirements

  • Work with the Technical Lead to define technical solutions based on functional requirements for each project

  • Report progress regularly and escalate to management as needed

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of project deliverables

  • Manage projects through the application of generally accepted project management principles, based in PMI disciplines

  • Manage the project scope, including the creation of quality business requirements,

  • Build and manage project plan and budget, including assistance with the business case, project estimates, and management to the approved spending


  • Experience leading a development team to deliver software applications

  • Experience in all phases of business and data analysis

  • Experience with data modeling

  • Experience with ETL development

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or similar

  • Experience with database design, data modeler, administration and optimization;

  • Experience with GUI and workflow development;

  • Proven comprehension of analytic technology and ability to speak and understand in technical terms

  • Experience working in Scrum or Agile environments

  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies

  • Ability to apply project management knowledge to real world scenarios.

  • Experience delivering large complex data solutions

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Five plus years of Project Manager experience leading technology software development and implementation projects in large, complex development environments with multiple types of development platforms

  • Awareness of PMI, CMM and Six Sigma Methodologies and Standards

  • Ability to develop and manage strong client relationships

    DESIRED SKILLS Preference may be given to individuals with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • 10+ years experience in system/software solution development and delivery

  • Experience working in State or Federal Government

  • Experience with UI/UX design and development

  • Experience in application development, systems administration/engineering or other technical discipline

  • PMP certification and a background in Educational IT is a plus


  • Ability recognize interpersonal, organizational, and political challenges, and understand how to navigate them effectively.

  • Ability to promote teamwork and maintain effective communication within and across groups.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and use discretion in handling confidential information.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Ability to be flexible and switch focus based on changing priorities.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled