IT - Lead - 193847

4+ months (possible extension)Start Date:
17-Nov-14End Date:
9am-5pm Must have Bachelor's degree, preferably in Infor Tech, E.
, Business or closely related discipline, minimum 10 yrs experience in IT related environment & 5 yrs experience in technical infrastructure disciplines.
Proven track record in large scale IT implementation projects.
The candidate will attend project meetings & design sessions.
Candidate should be outgoing and enjoy working on a team.
Individual in this position must demonstrate strong communication skills, including written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
In addition to exceptional organizational and analytical skills, the successful candidate must demonstrate strong customer focus, team skills and project management skills.
A proven track record of producing quality results within stringent timelines is required.
(May require occasional travel to Manchester, NH, Westwood, MA, Windsor, CT and Southborough,MA.
) OT will be at Straight Time Rate, Education Level Bachelor's Degree Years Experience 10-15 years We seek a talented individual to lead IT project activities listed below for the Enterprise Web Redesign Project.
The Web Redesign Project is foundational in creating one brand "look and feel" across all the web sites.
The web is our highest customer interaction channel, serving more than 50% of our customer interactions and our most critical customer satisfaction channel.
oCurrent State:
Customers in our territory experience uniquely branded operating company web experiences across our territory.
Internally, there is no insight into how well the transactions offered are working.
The web customer experiences rank among lowest J.
Power attributes.
oFuture State:
The language, look, and feel for customer websites (cl-p.
com, nstar.
com, psnh.
com, wmeco.
com, and yankeegas.
com) will be standardized through a common web design and navigation.
Internally, there will be actionable insight where continuous improvement to the web transactions can be planned and executed.
web customer experience will support top quartile J.
Power customer satisfaction rankings.
The scope of the individual's responsibilities will include the following:
oCollaborates and interfaces with the Solution Architect and Project Manager assigned to the project oPlans and coordinates all aspects of technical/infrastructure build (install, configure, change management, support testing activities and track using HP Quality Center, implement, support and engage from design through initiation and delivery.
oCoordinate the build of multiple .
Net web applications through all project environments oCreate cutover, back out and implementation plans for the combined project oCreate Operations timelines.
oSupport applicable migration efforts for data migration from legacy platforms to new systems.
oValidate system configurations and create support matrixes oResponsible for production cutover planning and cutover activities oAnalyze requests and seek additional detail required for prioritization and proper routing oCoordinates and directs the activities of build team according to the priorities set by the plan oApplies technical knowledge to drive and/or resolve highly complex technical issues.
oPartners with members of project team and other IT teams as appropriate to expedite the activities required by the IT lead role oIdentifies potential escalations and proactively alerts management, leads escalation and resolution process oDevelops, defines and coordinate execution of technical build schedule, activities, budgets and deliverables oCoordinates and communicates on activities among internal technical groups oMonitors work of assigned team, providing technical and analytical support and direction.
oManages risks, issues/problems, and activity progress to ensure goals are achieved.
Assists with problem resolution or risk mitigation as needed o May manage the integration of vendor/subcontractor tasks, and track and review vendor/subcontractor deliverables, if appropriate for the scope.
oConducts documentation activities to formalize and communicate the delivery acceptance, handover documentation and ongoing activities to accountable teams and complete a post-implementation review to identify areas of improvement.
oPerforms additional related duties as assigned.
The person selected for this position will be responsible for working with the Project Manager, Test Manager, and Solution Architect to ensure the technical build occurs as designed and planned.
Candidate will work at the Berlin, CT location and also be able to work effectively with developers, testers, clients and other management personnel across geographies.
The Ideal Candidate oCandidate must have previous experience with large scale web site deployments oThe candidate should have experience in the redesign/re-engineering of older technology web sites into modern web sites.
oExperience with the Telerik Sitefinity content management system is extremely desirable oExperience with interacting with a consulting vendor/system integrator for deployment of a large scale web site and web design project is desirable.
client has contracted with ZAG Interactive to perform this role for this project oThis position requires an extensive background in information technology along with excellent interpersonal, research, analysis, and communication skills oThe individual must be comfortable working across business and IT product center domains and be able to demonstrate the ability to easily shift between technical analysis and business value discussions oRequires knowledge of systems development methodologies and systems integration methodologies oRequires knowledge of business application technical design and implementation oExperience with agile project management methodology is strongly desired oCandidate is expected to have strong analytical and problem solving skills.
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