Job summary:

Project Manager - Onsite

Jackson, MS, USA

Length and terms:
Long term - W2 or C2C

Position created on 01/14/2022 03:42 pm

Job description:

****  Very long term project; initial PO for 1 year but expected to go for multiple years *** Webcam interview*** onsite 


The Mississippi Department of Education has a current goal for every community to effectively use a World-Class Data System to improve student outcomes.  This goal has an outcome to increase the availability of quality data to drive decisions that improve student outcomes.  We are planning to satisfy this goal in part by modernizing our current student information system along with improving the quality of data in connected systems.  This will include web-based application development, and creation of dashboards and reports that will improve access, accuracy and ease of use for all stakeholders.


  • This position will require a qualified Project Manager to take the lead in the following tasks:
  • Manage IT Projects to include defining projects, tracking progress and status reporting
  • Establish and maintain Project Managements Standards
  • Develop a comprehensive project repository to improve the ability to estimate resources for future IT projects
  • Establish and maintain an Enterprise Project Portfolio containing multiple projects
  • Requirements Management: gathering, analysis, organization and reporting
  • Documentation of new development (User Guide, Systems Guide, other)
  • Coordinate activities across different organizational functions
  • Help, develop and mentor PMO Team, and increase overall capacity ofPMO Team


  • Bachelors degree


  • 7 years of
    • Must be able to collaborate with Senior Management and other Project Managers, Business Analysts, Architects, QA Team, and developers to ensure requirements are communicated, accepted, and meet expectations
    • Knowledge of PMI standards and Processes, and success in managing IT projects 
    • Use of project management and work management tools such as Jira, MS Project and MS Team Foundation Server
    • Experience with Information Technology Project Management and K-12 Education is a plus
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) 
    • Must be familiar with software and database development concepts to include test cases, quality assurance, creation of diagrams, flowcharts and work flows of business processes and data flow 
    • Must be able to translate and simplify requirements from stakeholders into written requirement documents for development team.  Documents include: Formal Requirements Document, Functional Design Document, Technical Design Document, Technical Use Cases, User stories, Business Cases, Requirements Traceability Matrix, Test cases.  
    • Provide hands-on project management of enterprise-wide projects including all phases of project life cycle and/or software development life cycle as well as support a project management team
    • Strong experience in mapping business processes into technical documentation
    • Strong experience in developing Business Cases, Benefit Analysis, and identifying Risks
    • Project Management Certification
    • Scrum
    • Agile
  • Must be able to effectively communicate (verbal and written) requirements with stakeholders as well as development team

Preferred Skills:

  • MS Project
  • Team Foundation Server
  • MS Visio
  • Database Entity DesignC#
  • .NET
  • PL/SQL
  • Oracle
  • Visio
  • MVC
  • SDLC


Contact the recruiter working on this position:

The recruiter working on this position is Gowtham Reddy(Shaji Team)
His/her contact number is +(1) (205) 5983015
His/her contact email is

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