NYS IES PRD-20240529-359 Project Manager Level 3 at Voyatek

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Albany, New York





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Full Time NYS IES PRD-20240529-359 Project Manager Level 3

Albany, NY



Outcomes. Delivered.



Voyatek, formerly GCOM Software and OnCore Consulting, delivers outcome-driven technology solutions to public sector agencies and higher education institutions nationwide.


For example, our technology:


  • Facilitates access to nutritious food for children of mothers participating in the WIC program

  • Supports first responders in reducing opioid overdoses within their communities

  • Empowers colleges and universities to identify and thwart financial aid fraud

  • Equips teachers with valuable insights to identify students requiring additional support

  • Enhances efficiency for state tax agencies, leading to 99% faster return processing and quicker refunds for taxpayers

With a focus on Tax & Revenue, Health & Human Services, and Justice & Public Safety, Voyatek combines the scale to support large complex projects with the agility and accessibility of a boutique solutions provider. Together, Voyatek and its customers work to improve population wellbeing, create safer communities, and foster a thriving economy.


We're more than a technology company -- we're an outcomes company.


We encourage our employees to think differently, ask tough questions, and relentlessly pursue what's best for our customers and the residents they serve.


We believe that the value of technology is defined by its human impact. If you agree, you've come to the right place.


Voyatek is seeking applicants to occupy the position of Level 3 Project Manager to join our NYS Integrated Eligibility System Team located in Albany, NY. This role is Hybrid and is a long term contract, 30 months. The mission of the Integrated Eligibility System (IES) is to enhance the well-being of New Yorkers by transforming health and human service delivery through coordinated business practices, modernized technology, and strategic partnerships. IES will provide eligibility, enrollment, case management, and payment functionality for Health and Human Service programs currently served by the Welfare Management System, Benefits Issuance Control System and other State systems. IES will build on the successful opening of the New York State of Health (NYSoH) by leveraging assets created for the health benefit exchange to modernize the eligibility system for health and human service programs.



Key Responsibilities:



Managing key components of the project scope, schedule and budget. This includes, but is not limited to, managing variances, overseeing staffing plans, and implementing


alternatives to mitigate project risk related to scope, schedule, and budget.


  • Managing risks, issues, communications, actions, and project interdependencies for assigned key components of the project scope.

  • Managing project team members, in a matrixed environment, so that the team members' tasks are delivered with a high degree of quality and contribute the expected value to the project.

  • Facilitating detailed task planning with technical resources that includes managing resources, in a matrix management organization, and collaborating with management on resource allocations based on project priorities.

  • Proactively identifying and assessing project risks and mitigation strategies along with managing associated mitigation plans with the project stakeholder community.

  • Identifying and persistently pursuing issue resolution with team project members and the project stakeholder community.

  • Facilitating project meetings to clarify business needs and promote decision making. This includes, but is not limited to, preparing agendas in advance of meetings, and preparing meeting minutes and action items.

  • Collaborating with project team members and project stakeholders to ensure project objectives are understood and that roles and responsibilities are well defined.

  • Overseeing and coordinating vendors that support rules extraction and use case documentation, including scope adherence, methodology adherence, resource management, deliverable review, deliverable approval, and progress reporting.

  • Other duties as assigned.




Mandatory Qualifications:


  • Level III- More than seven (7) years of experience working on complex projects with 2 or more years in a leadership role as a Project Manager

  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience working on implementing a Health and Human Services eligibility system within one of the domains of Public Assistance, SNAP, HEAP, or Child Support

  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience managing government projects





  • Desirable Qualifications:


  • Minimum of one (1) project as project manager responsible for managing a budget greater than $20 million with matrix managed/vendor sourced deliverables

  • Minimum of one (1) completed project as a project manager which is federally funded requiring project management activities to conform to federal requirements prior to project implementation (e.g., testing, deployment, pilot, and other federal program specific requirements).

  • Minimum of three (3) projects as the project manager accountable for end-to-end software development lifecycle management in which each project had defined phases for initiation, requirements, development, testing, deployment, and operational support.

  • Minimum ten (10) or more years of experience implementing projects utilizing industry standard system development life cycle methodologies

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree with coursework in Information Technology, Business or Public Administration, Project Management and/or Communications

  • Current PMP or PgMP certification from the Project Management Institute




  • The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions. This includes, but is not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and geographic location. At Voyatek, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current annual range is $130.00 to $140.00.


    If you think you are a good fit for us, we encourage you to apply. Check out our career website for all open positions!


    Voyatek provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status or domestic violence victim status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment and hiring, job assignment/placement, promotion, upgrading, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, rates of pay or other compensation, internship, and training.
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