VetsEZ (Veterans EZ Info, Inc.), a verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), is a leading provider of information technology services to commercial and government markets. VetsEZ is a company of Subject Matter Experts that have a deep expertise in the area of Healthcare IT and Benefits Delivery. Our services portfolio includes Program Management Office Support, Enterprise, System and Application Architecture, Software Design and Development, Data Management, Process Management, Health Data Interoperability, Standards Definition, Software Quality Assurance, Independent Validation and Verification and Operations and Sustainment Support.
VetsEZ strongly believes in making complexity EZ by providing tangible solutions that improve day-to-day business transactions, maximize efficiencies, eliminate risks and reduce costs for our clients.
VetsEZ has an excellent knowledge and understanding of the applications, systems, tools and processes used within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We understand the current state and the future direction of VA's Health and Benefits System Architecture. Within the VA, we have an excellent working knowledge of most of the VHA, VBA and NCA environments, systems and services that are currently in production and in development. The principals of the firm have over 70 years of combined experience within VA leading key projects and providing help in the areas of project management, system & enterprise architecture, software development, functional/business analysis, requirements gathering, process implementations (notably PMAS and ProPath), testing (SQA), prototyping, 508 compliance, O&M and R&D efforts.
In addition, Subject Matter Experts from VetsEZ provide though leadership and innovative approaches to VA executive management to shape up the future direction of VA Health and Benefits System Architecture. Having worked with VA stakeholders directly, we understand the business needs of the clinicians, veterans, employees and the management within the VA.
In a nutshell, the principals at VetsEZ have been involved with developing and interfacing with over 30+ systems in the VA including delivering data to 8+ User Interfaces (CPRS, CAPRI, VistAWeb, etc) by transporting 30+ data domains (related to Health & Benefits) from 20+ Data Sources (ESR EE, VistA, MVI, VAP, HDR, ADR, etc) using 13+ Data Protocols.
We are looking for a Project Manager for a very large multi-year federal government Department of Veterans Affairs project. The incumbents will be active participants involved at the pillar level providing guidance and oversight to underlying projects working in Agile project delivery teams. This role brings extensive practical experience with the techniques and approaches required in delivering Agile projects using Java that are complex in nature. The Project Manager is expected to be skilled in project planning and execution to deliver the requested software solution. Resources with experience as a project manager on Department of Veterans Affairs are preferred.
Candidates for this position must reside within a reasonable commuting range of either Washington D.C or Austin, TX.
Required Experience, Education and Skills
BS degree in Engineering or related discipline.
Minimum eight (8) years of professional experience in project management domain is required.
Experience as a PM with the Department of Veteran Affairs is mandatory for this position.
Experience implementing financial management systems, or overseeing Government financial management projects.
Experience implementing a COTS financial product like CGI’s Momentum, Oracle Financials, SAP, PeopleSoft.
A CSM is preferred for this position.
Has working knowledge of healthcare business domain.
Currently has or is able to obtain Medium Level Security Clearance (MBI).
Current VA access is preferred but not mandatory for this position.
Managing and leading the project team.
Managing co-ordination of the partners and working groups engaged in project work.
Detailed project planning and control including:
Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan
Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan
Recording and managing project issues and escalating where necessary
Resolving cross-functional issues at project level
Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary
Monitoring project progress and performance
Providing status reports to the project sponsor
Managing project training within the defined budget
Liaises with, and updates progress to, project board/senior management
Managing project evaluation and dissemination activities
Managing consultancy input within the defined budget
Final approval of the design specification
Working closely with users to ensure the project meets business needs
Definition and management of the User Acceptance Testing program
Identifying user training needs and devising and managing user training programs