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Program Director-112836

Company: BRITSTAN, INC.
Location: Albany
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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Program Director-112836

Job Description:
We are looking for its next passionate, highly skilled, self-motivated, experienced Program Director to join our team.
Here's where you come in:
You'll join our talented Program Executive Team managing functional areas that provide support to deliver upgrades and customer enhancements. The platform is a large-scale Java web services environment. It is a three-tiered application (web, application, and database server) with multiple levels of security between each tier.
We are looking for a strong leader with a wide breadth of technology knowledge aligned to the program technologies. In addition to technology expertise, we are seeking experience in health insurance, a track record of leading large development, testing the operational areas within IT. Experience managing external clients is a must. The role will drive change as requested from the customer for new functionality being a key focal point for client communications. The role will also have a strong focus on continuous improvement working closely with internal and external stakeholders. Experience working within a large highly matrixed organizations is a must.
The Program Director will directly manage development, testing and operational areas reporting into the Account Executive / Sr. Program Director. The Program Director shall represent the Sr. Program Director when they are unavailable and interface directly with GDIT leadership and customer as needed.

Here's what You'll Do:
Collaborate ---- Management of the overall change control over the program. Works in collaboration with key stakeholders across different internal/external settings to facilitate the implementation of strategic, operational and performance improvement objectives
Connect - Accountable for connecting the business and the technical needs of the program, driving execution, establishing effective communication, and have the customer experience firmly as their focus.
Communicate - Manage communication of system design and development activities to client. Establish and maintain effective communication throughout the program.
Develop - Promote team skills, and staff development through and coaching
Direct - Execute all contract administration activities as required. Manage all phases of programs from inception through completion.
Evaluate - Ensure that all System Design and Development is performed in accordance with the existing SDLC.
Implement - Executes and oversees processes that accurately estimate design and development efforts. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems, and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
Improve - Initiates recommendations to the client for system application improvements.
Lead - Management of the planning, design, testing, and implementation of the program. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
Negotiate - Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes as needed. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract.
Here's what You'll Bring to the Table:
Education
Bachelor's degree in related field
Program Management
- Twenty (20) years of related experience
- Minimum of five (5) years experience managing a staff of over fifty (50) in a complex IT environment.
- Five (5) years or more experience simultaneously managing large-scale concurrent projects and effectively responding to unanticipated business priorities.
- Management of Software development organizations/programs and budgets
Technical
- Minimum of Seven (7) years in design, development, implementation, operations, maintenance, and modifications of a large MMIS or insurance application.
- Experience with the complete architecture and interfaces related to the current program.
- Demonstrated comprehensive experience managing the planning, developing, testing, and implementing of software application changes.
- Demonstrated comprehensive experience using the proposed software development lifecycle methodologies and COTS products.
- Experience with JAVA, Javascript, HTML, DB2, MuleSoft, Angular, IBM Rationale, Splunk, Websphere, Alfresco, Opentxt, Linux

Here are the Bonus Points:

- Master's Degree
- Agile Certified Scrum Master (SCM)
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
- Medicaid or Health exchange experience

Here are the Attributes for Success:

- Track record of managing large software development programs providing strategic and operational direction with a strong sense of urgency to drive issues to closure.
- Passionate about client success.
- A natural problem-solver who thrives in a collaborative environment, thinks outside of the box, communicates clearly, and is fascinated by creating solutions to challenges that have yet to be identified.

Keywords: BRITSTAN, INC., Albany , Program Director-112836, Executive , Albany, New York

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