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IT Portfolio Analyst/Project Manager

Company: Metas Solutions
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout Us:Metas Solutions is a professional services firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA. We are an 8(a)-certified, Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB/EDWOSB) headquartered in Atlanta GA with offices at StudioPlex in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. Metas is a professional services firm that offers technical assistance and consultation to the federal government in the areas of public health capacity building and information technology ideation and implementation. See www.metassolutions.com for further details about us and careers with Metas.Job Description:Metas Solutions has an "immediate opening" for an experienced IT Portfolio Analyst/Project Manager to work onsite in Atlanta, GA. As an IT Portfolio Analyst/Project Manager on our Portfolio Management (PPM) and Governance team, you will support a portfolio of applications/projects and will manage status and progress, limit duplicate work efforts, and leverage decision making and skills across projects. You are a member of a team responsible for performing the initial assessment of potential projects to prioritize them and to supply management with information and recommendations regarding the initiation of new projects. The PPM Team engages with customers both new and current to help with the US government Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) structured approach to managing IT investments, define Rough Orders of Magnitude (ROMs) for customer acceptance and reviews project planning and estimation information and current resource allocation to determine the appropriate staffing mix on new projects. Once a project is initiated throughout the project lifecycle, the PPM team is responsible for reviewing project status reports for identification of systemic problems/risks, resource re-balancing needs and opportunities, and duplication of efforts. This team is responsible for performing evaluation on the success of projects and identifying the root cause of project issues to support the collection and documentation of lessons learned. They are responsible for maintaining the organizations standard project management processes and templates compliant with the client's governance guidance and industry best practices and working with project managers to facilitate appropriate tailoring and compliance.Responsibilities:

  • Supporting project and portfolio demand management
  • Supporting the project intake process including documenting business needs statements and developing time and cost level of effort estimates and developing priority scores
  • Supporting the performance of resource management
  • Facilitating the project selection process
  • Supporting portfolio analysis including developing, managing, and updating project and portfolio management tools, templates, and standards
  • Supporting portfolio reporting; portfolio risk management and reporting
  • Supporting the project cost and schedule variance reporting
  • Supporting MS Project Server and providing functional guidance and support to project teams
  • Primary support for oversight for the Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) and for providing CPIC support and guidance to project managers.Qualifications:
    • BA or BS degree or equivalent years of experience
    • Experience across the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) from concept development, design, testing, implementation, integration, and deployment
    • 4-5 years of experience serving as a Business Analyst, leveraging technical and functional domain knowledge to collect and analyze data and provide recommended solutions
    • Strong proficiency in MS SharePoint Online, MS Visio, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Experience supporting initiating, planning, scheduling, estimating, forecasting, coordinating, controlling, managing, and delivering IT programs independently
    • Experience with working in an environment with changing business conditions, technology, and system changes
    • Knowledge of software, design, development, testing methodologies and the software development life cycle
    • Ability to articulate issues and concepts, technical and non-technical, and to apply critical thinking skills and solve problems within a collaborative team.
    • Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.Additional Qualifications:
      • Possession of excellent team-oriented and team-building skills
      • Ability to be a self-starter, pay strict attention to detail, and multitask across multiple projects and clients in a fast-paced, team-based environment
        • Familiarity with the US Government Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) structured approach to managing investments process.
        • Knowledge of Agile Methodologies, SDLC, Governance and Risk Management Processes is preferred
        • Ability to work independently meeting tight deadlinesSecurity and Requirements:
          • Must be eligible to legally work in the United States and with the ability to obtain a US Government security clearance (Public Trust 5) within a reasonable period
          • Must be able to pass a Federal Background Investigation
          • Market competitive salary, commensurate with experience and education
          • Comprehensive benefits package available, Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), 401K with company match, growth, and promotion opportunitiesWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Metas Solutions, Atlanta , IT Portfolio Analyst/Project Manager, Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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