Public Consulting Group

Technical Project Manager

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/12/2021 11:31 AM)
Job ID
2021-7242
# of Openings
1
Category
Operation Support
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Education Services

Overview

About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/education/.

Responsibilities

PCG is seeking an experienced candidate for the Technical Project Manager position. For the right motivated individual, there is an excellent opportunity for career development and advancement. 

  • The Technical Project Manager works in a deadline-oriented, fast paced environment as part of a professional, client focused team consisting of consulting and operations staff in the Education Services practice area.
  • The teams' goal is to provide superior service to education sector clients, Implementing and managing technology solutions for student success management, data management, and other technology and traditional consulting services. This candidate is tech savvy, ambitious, and has a keen eye for detail.
  • Liaison between client needs and software development team, including creating system Business Requirements Documents (BRD), system testing and release, data integration, troubleshooting/bug resolution, and tracking metrics for client reporting.
  • The Technical Project Manager position requires a self-starter who can quickly learn our web-based technologies and lead clients through the system configuration and set up processes. This means you must be comfortable with ambiguity and driving decision making within critical time frames and across multiple stakeholders.
  • The Technical Project Manager will provide technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration for clients, often times needing to coordinate data integration across vendors.
  • This position revolves around technology, software development lifecycle (SDLC), data and reporting.

 

Qualifications

 Required Skills: 

  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze and organize data.
  • Establishing and managing data integration and management
  • Experience managing all phases of the development life cycle including but not limited to gathering business requirements, writing specifications, managing development tasks, and testing.
  • High comfort level with web applications – navigating, discussing, envisioning
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with large data sets with accurate results, using Excel or comparable tools.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Research and project management capabilities.
  • Proficiency in MS Office products including PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Word.
  • Database skills - SQL knowledge preferred, and PMO certificate preferred.
  • Act as liaison between client and technical teams
  • Be able to plan, prepare for, and effectively facilitate internal/external meetings
  • Able to function independently in a multi-tasked environment
  • Work independently while also integrating well within a team environment. 

 Required Experience: 

  • A Bachelor's Degree and 5-7+ years’ experience
  • Software project management experience preferred.
  • Experience with Business Requirement Documents (BRD) strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with SDLC, strongly preferred.
  • Experience with data mapping and data conversion preferred
  • School (K-12) experience is a plus

 

 

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EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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