Project Team Lead

  • MicroPact
  • Herndon, VA 20170, USA
  • Nov 10, 2019

Job Description

Why MicroPact? When you join the MicroPact team you are surrounded by exceptionally talented, dedicated and creative individuals. We are proud that team member feedback has resulted in our being recognized as a Best Place to Work by The Washington Post, The Washingtonian, the Washington Business Journal, and Virginia Business Magazine. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, 401K, and many opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Add to that our flexible work hours, casual dress code and commitment to telework, it’s easy to see why you should consider joining the MicroPact team. MicroPact is wholly owned subsidiary of Tyler Technologies, the largest company in North America dedicated to providing software for the public sector, including federal, state and local government. Tyler is a nationally recognized provider of integrated system solutions and professional services, and serves clients in more than 21,000 installations across 10,000 state and local government locations in all 50 states, Canada, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom and Australia, as well as more than 200 U.S. federal agencies. Acquired by Tyler in February 2019, MicroPact has focused for more than four decades on delivering powerful, adaptive, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions to the public sector. Today, MicroPact products serve 98% of U.S. states and 97% of federal agencies with 500 or more employees. Are you interested embarking on your career journey with our company? Read on to find out more about the next exciting opening within our team! The Project Team Lead has working manager responsibilities, overseeing a group of Implementation Consultants, Software Engineers and Quality Assurance Analysts and is responsible for quality of work, staff utilization, and resourcing support of projects. Principle Duties: Have the ability to independently complete and perform all the duties of one or more individual contributor discipline (Project Manager, Implementation Consultant, Software Engineer or Quality Assurance Analyst) Responsible for performance feedback, reviews, and professional development for assigned team Obtain regular feedback from Project Managers regarding project status and quality of service and take immediate corrective action as required Communicate with implementation staff and management regularly, ensuring timely delivery of schedules and deliverables Resolve personnel, client, contract, and departmental issues; seeking assistance or escalating as needed Seek improvement in our delivery methods and share improvements with other teams Manage utilization targets for teams, ensuring resources are utilized for appropriate assignments Ensure project team calendars and resource assignments are current. Mentor and provide guidance to less experienced staff Assist sales in presentations and other sales support activities, responding to follow-up/clarification questions Performs other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time Travel as required Scope and Accountability The Project Team Lead is responsible for managing multiple project teams for complex enterprise-wide projects. The incumbent is accountable for quality, adherence of entellitrak implementation methodologies, ensuring projects are completed to the clients’ satisfaction and in compliance of the statement of work/implementation management plans. The Project Team Lead has resource utilization oversight to maintain or exceeding the utilization goals of the team, region and territory. The incumbent also mentors less experienced staff and provides guidance as needed with the ability to work in a single discipline as needed as a working manager. Complexity: The Project Team Lead must be able to: Manage multiple project teams and activities for complex, enterprise-wide projects simultaneously without missing critical deadlines Understand implementation processes, methods and deliverables Achieve results without having direct control over all resources and be able to leverage these results across internal and external departments Provide leadership to implementation field staff to achieve project, team, and individual goals Understand contract terms for the client. For example, understanding key milestones that trigger license and maintenance payments Collaborate with client, project manager and/or Tyler resources to solve complex business issues Analyze processes and initiate process improvements Demonstrate domain expertise Proactively manage and handle issues and risks Communicate clearly and effectively with various internal personnel as well as with clients (at multiple levels) Build rapport with project managers and employees while actively influencing events and negotiating changes to achieve project goals Incorporate new information, make quick decisions, and keep the appropriate people informed of rapidly occurring developments About entellitrak and MicroPact MicroPact offers stable employment, a strong compensation and benefits package and a high energy work environment. More importantly, we provide opportunities for our staff to learn and grow with the end objective of building a team of highly skilled professionals that can solve client's software needs today and provide a supply of qualified people for future roles in management and executive teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. JOB REQUIREMENTS Education, Experience and Special Skills: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, accounting, related field, or comparable work experience Two to four years of implementation experience Preferred two to four years of staff management experience Preferred four or more years of project management experience or other SDLC management experience Ability to obtain a federal clearance at the Secret level Preferred three or more years’ experience with Tyler’s entellitrak product or a similar COTS product Excellent planning, organizational skills and ability to follow-through until process are completed Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a fast paced, technical environment Elevated level of software life cycle and enterprise software knowledge Exceptional customer service skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills to articulate technical and non-technical information to various audiences, including management Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive, professional attitude Strong decision making and problem-solving skills Strong analytical ability, particularly in a technical environment Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and MS Project Valid driver’s license Ability to travel required