Document and track risks identified by colleagues and team leaders.
Identify and document blockers and collaborate with leaders and managers to reduce and remove blockers for all subject matter experts working on assigned projects.
Participate in of SDLC as relevant to assigned projects.
Support complex cross-team planning sessions for roadmap development and technical trade-offs while documenting and tracking dependencies and risks.
Supports and facilitates various meetings and outreach events to present technical matters to business, scientific, and engineering audiences hosted on- or off-site and virtually.
Documents, tracks, and assists obtaining approvals for compliance, spanning numerous areas including, but not limited to IT security, data governance, contractual requirements, NIH guidelines, federal acquisition regulations, etc.
Assist reporting of project documentation and deliverables across different media including, but not limited to project plans, activities, risks, requirements, deliverables, and dependencies; includes participating in manuscript preparation, grant proposal development, and other artifacts.
Learn and begin to exhibit project management and agile (or related methodologies and skills including, but not limited to, scrum master, waterfall, business analysis, Kanban, XP, etc.) best practices by participating in and managing projects within the Center with moderate supervision.
Participates in information technology changes and ensures the success of enterprise-level application rollouts. Works with University units and the client community to develop detailed business requirements.
Uses depth and breadth of knowledge in IT project management to build project plans, including budgets and human resource plans. Provides expertise on managing projects. Maintains project web presence, project archives and project documentation.
Ensures quality control of the project methodology and contributes to the further enhancement and application of the methodology.
Researches new software, products, or systems and may attend vendor demonstrations, in order to keep University IT processes up-to-date.
Performs other related work as needed.
Master's degree in a computer science, engineering, biology, or quantitative discipline.
2+ years project/program management or coordination experience.
2+ year of client communications experience.
Experience working with software and data releases.
Grant, scientific, or technical writing experience.
Domain experience in software engineering and biomedical informatics or genomics.
Experience participating in administration or management of a project or program funded by a federal contract or OTA.
Experience with information security regulations like FISMA, FedRAMP, or NIST.
CAPM, CSM, or other relevant agile or scrum certification
Ability to track and oversee completion of incremental tasks/projects broken out of a broad plan or proposal.
Knowledge of research platforms, cloud computing projects/programs, or biomedical IT programs.
Ability to come into a team used to minimal supervision and oversight and assist accountability for deliverables through partnership and use of assigned project/program management tools.
Agile (scrum master preferred), Project, program, or portfolio management knowledge.
Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team.
Analytical abilities, especially with respect to administrating information system projects/programs.
Ability to learn new content areas and new skills quickly and well.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and follow through with details.
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