IT Team Leader 8/16/2016

vTechsolution Inc. Little Rock, AR

Company
vTechsolution Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28797478
AJE Ref #
575897971
Location
Little Rock, AR
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB TITLE: IT TEAM LEADER

LOCATION: LITTLE ROCK, AR

DURATION: 12 MONTHS

JOB DESCRIPTION:

* Position will provide IT leadership for the modernization of the Unemployment Insurance systems.
* This contracted staff person will assist ADWS agency staff as an IT Team Leader for the modernization and automation project of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) systems and applications.
* The system is currently deployed in two different environments; IBM Mainframe and unsupported VB6 server based code and need to be migrated to .Net.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Monitor stability of production applications owned by Application Team.
* Prepare estimates for maintenance and enhancement of existing applications and development of new applications.
* Perform detailed reviews of interim and final tasks as appropriate.
* Process work requests; review, prioritize, and package.
* Manage and review tasks of suppliers and other interfaces to the Application Team.
* Conduct structured walk-throughs or inspections; manage issues to closure.
* Develop and manage short and long-term plans and schedules.
* Direct the development of accurate estimates for Application Team activities as required.
* Balance workload with Application Teams capacity by managing the Application Teams activities according to schedule.
* Manage the accomplishment of delivery metrics to support contractual obligations in the areas of service delivery and on time performance commitments and productivity improvement.
* Ensure work remains within the agreed scope.
* Track work plan baseline against results.
* Coordinate / communicate with Group Leads and / or Program Manager to ensure initiatives are in accordance with agreed customer commitments as planned.
* Proactively identify and manage issues/risks affecting the project.
* Communicate accurate and useful status to Group Lead and other management on a timely basis.
* Identify and initiate continuous improvements.
* Instill commitment to quality, customer service, ownership, and teamwork.
* Conduct post project wrap-ups.
* Monitor and measure maintenance and development process effectiveness.
* Ensure that defined processes are followed.
* Manage expectations of the Application Teams internal and external customers.
* Facilitate communication and knowledge sharing within the Application Teams.
* Maintain awareness of new developments in industry and processes and apply as appropriate.
* Develop and deepen understanding of system business requirements supported by the Application Team.
* Communicate clearly the Application Team goals, organizational philosophies, and policies and procedures to the Application Teams.
* Conduct structured walk-throughs or inspections; manage issues to closure.
* Communicate clearly the Application Team goals, organizational philosophies, and policies and procedures to the Application Teams.

IT Project Management, IT Team Leadership, Migration Experience from VB6 to Microsoft .Net, VB6, Microsoft .Net, GP Dynamics