Title: Senior Consultant Technology Management
Qualification: BE / B Tech / MCA / MSc / ME / M Tech in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field with MBA in Project Management/equivalent
Overall 10+ years of experience out of which 8 years in Project Management/IT Consulting and advisory services At least 6+ years experience in leading large projects end-to-end starting from requirements gathering through preparing DPR, RFP and Bid process management to managing deployments & SLAs Prior work experience in Management Consulting Firms /Government/Semi-Government
Location: Chennai Responsibilities: Responsible for the complete project lifecycle starting from requirements gathering to preparing DPR, RFP and bid process management, providing project management
Discuss with department stakeholders to understand the Department s process re-engineering needs, digital transformation requirements and perform detailed assessment of existing processes & IT systems Coordinate across cross-functional projects, proactively identifying dependencies and risks between different projects Prepare functional and technical specifications for the IT systems
Prepare RFPs, participate in bid process management and assist in evaluation of bids
Establish project standards, guidelines, reporting mechanisms etc.,
Drive adherence to project standards and ensure that project deliverables/initiatives are interoperable, secure and scalable as per project goals
Prepare periodic status reports and present to stakeholders
Review the operations and service level adherence of system integrators and other vendors
Analyze existing/proposed projects regarding strategic control, security, disaster recovery and business continuity objectives Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews Maintain a release repository and manages key release information Continually work towards making improvements in the process Support the user departments in the roll out of awareness and communication efforts Technical Skills: Experienced in driving the solution architecture, design & development of large enterprise class software systems for public sector/Central Government/State Government bodies. Significant experience in monitoring Agile Project Management implementation using agile methodologies (Iterative, Scrum, Kanban). Assessment of IT Infrastructure Implementation in Field offices, DC, DR and NLDR Assessment of Application Performance, Network and Infrastructure Performance using Enterprise Monitoring Systems Able to manage partners through clear understanding and ability to apply the concepts of risk management, conflict management, stakeholder management and change management. Proven ability to lead, monitor and motivate multiple vendors & software engineering teams Experience in designing/managing projects adopting Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery methodologies Knowledge of/experience with information/product security standards is highly desirable Knowledge of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence/Blockchain/Data Analytics is highly desirable Business Requirement: Ability to quickly understanding business requirements and proposing reference architectures and technology solutions.
Ability to drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation.
Ability to develop innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems.
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present complex material to wide range of audiences in plain language
Ability to multi-task, manage projects, set time frames, and meet deadlines
Ability to work as team player, comfortable with fast paced, changing environment and ambiguity