Job Description

Reference # : 19-00619Title : Project Manager
Location : Rensselaer, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 09/06/2019
New York State of Health (NYSOH) is New York's official health plan marketplace established by Executive Order No. 42. Development and design of the marketplace is funded with federal Exchange establishment grant funds. The temporary personnel services requested are needed to support the on-going design and development of information technology systems consistent with enrollment goals and federal and state law and rules.

The Project Manager will work closely with NYSOH program staff, vendors and other stakeholders to define requirements for the NYSOH and in Operations and Maintenance of the system. The Project Manager will apply a wide range of specialized knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for the NYSOH and to troubleshoot production issues.
Specific activities to be performed include, but are not limited to:
- Work on complex software in a fast-paced, high volume work environment
- Manage multiple projects at the same time
- Utilize effective communication and facilitation skills to reach consensus among stakeholders
- Deliver clear, specific, and respectful oral and written communications to business owners, IT program team members, and management
- Provide regular status updates to upper management on various projects and keep them abreast of risk, issues and mitigation plans
- Lead requirements gathering meetings to elicit functional and/or operational requirements to define system functionality and current operations
- Coordinate and document resolution of requirements and technical design comments and gaps with business and vendor staff
- Manage and coordinate war rooms during release periods


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