Company: BRITSTAN, INC.
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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
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
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
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
Direct - Execute all contract administration activities as
required. Manage all phases of programs from inception through
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
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
Here's what You'll Bring to the Table:
Bachelor's degree in related field
- 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
- 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
- Demonstrated comprehensive experience using the proposed software
development lifecycle methodologies and COTS products.
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
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