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|14768||Downtown Manhattan, NY 10004||Infrustructure PM:data center||DOE||Contract||OPEN|
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Estimated Length: 12 Months Work hours:37.50 Est. OT Hrs/Wk:
*PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION WILL ALLOW CONSULTANT TO WORK REMOTELY. HOWEVER, THE CONSULTANT WILL NEED TO BE ONSITE FOR FIRST MONTH (OR MORE) OF ASSIGNMENT. THEREFORE, CONSULTANT NEEDS TO BE LOCAL TO NYC AND ABLE TO TRAVEL TO OUR OFFICE WITHOUT ISSUE, AS NEEDED (AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE).
SUMMARY OF THE FUNCTION/ROLE
The IT Strategy & Program Management Office is seeking one temporary consultant to perform business and system analysis; develop specifications and documentation in compliance with MTA standards and procedures and assist in testing systems to deliver technology solutions to MTA business users.
1) Assist the PMO office with overall Project Management with IT Infrastructure area of expertise:
a. Working knowledge of data center environments in one or more of the core operating technologies: server, storage, network, database mgmt, system mgmt, DR/BCP best practices, and data center operations
b. Experience and understanding of Networks (WAN, LAN, Wireless, etc.), IPT, Mobility and other technical shared service areas
c. Experience and understanding of Active Directory, Exchange email, DNS, etc.
d. Previous experience with large scale deployment and migration of technology services across a large Enterprise
e. Perform analysis of business processes, business and system requirements and system design that support MTA business requirements
f. Held accountable and responsible delivering systems development solutions from project initiation to project closure
g. Manage a matrixed project team consisting of Business Analyst, Engineers and/or Technical staff for the project duration
h. Lead, coordinate and facilitate meetings to review project status with core project team members, key stakeholders and corporate leadership team members.
i. Prepare project status reports and other presentation materials for upper management (CIO, VP, President, etc.). Effectively communicate project status and expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
j. Develop and track progress against detailed project plans including schedules, technical and business requirements, cost estimates, resources plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans, issues resolution and capacity planning. Act proactively to maintain progress and minimize risk. Maintain effective project controls.
k. Operate as a critical liaison between various disciplines within the MTA IT Department and external entities including technology consultants, technology equipment vendors and space planning architects.
l. Create and execute project charter, work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
m. Maintain open and timely communication with supervisors, managers and working groups involved in the projects.
n. Prepare and submit cost estimates, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
o. Manage project financials tracking budget to actuals
2) Adhere to a Standard Project Development Life Cycle approach
a. Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business requirements in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
b. Create detailed project work breakdown structure (WBS) that organizes and defines project work scope, identifies project tasks, dependencies, resource requirements, costs, critical path activity, risks and risk mitigation strategies.
c. Manage and maintain Project Plans to track all tasks and deliverables and publish status reports, executive briefings, meeting minutes and other collaboration tools to effectively communicate project activity.
d. Work with Core project team to assist in the development of test plans for new applications and oversee unit testing and system testing to ensure the delivery of functional, low-error systems and solve critical business problems.
e. Develop and support critical project documentation throughout the project life cycle, from Initiation and Requirements stages through Design, Development, Test, Implementation and Closeout. This includes but is not limited to As-Is and To-Be process flows, Requirements Documentation, Test Plans, Implementation Plan, User Manuals, Training Materials, Transition Documentation, etc.
f. Proactively manage changes in project scope, schedule, and budget.
g. Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately per PMO guidelines.
h. Adhere and comply with MTA IT PMO framework and enforces quality control and project standards.
i. Proactively manage potential and risks, and define contingency and mitigation strategies.
DELIVERABLES & DUE DATES:
• Estimated duration of services is 12 months
• Work to commence as soon as possible
• MTA HQ Observed Holidays will be non-working days (unpaid)
• MTA may decide to exercise furlough at any given time due to project changes or project down time. If and when MTA exercise a furlough period this will be unpaid time.
• Workday is M-F, 9:00 to 5:30pm, including 1-hour unpaid lunch period
• Work will be performed on-premises at 2 Broadway and other MTA locations as needed (*NOTE: mostly working remote, but may occassionally need to come into the office (likely 2 Broadway where most team members are located) when there are workshops or certain meetings needing in-person attendance. Consultant should plan to be in the office at least for the first month of assignment to meet team members, meet face-to-face with managers, attend meetings, understand the culture, etc...all things of that nature that are always best done in person than remote).
o Project Plans including work-breakdown structures developed in Microsoft Project Professional software
o Project Status Reports
o Risk/Issues Log
o Action Item Logs
o Project Financial Reports
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