September 7, 2022

Technical Project Manager

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Department: Technical Architecture & Communications Systems
Location: New York, NY

About Us:

NYSTEC is a nonprofit technology consulting company, advising agencies, organizations, institutions, and businesses since 1996. We’re independent and vendor-neutral, so we have our clients’ best interests at heart. At NYSTEC, we know that we succeed when individuals and teams flourish personally and professionally, so our benefits and perks support that mindset. Are you ready to contribute to our engaged workforce and to deliver the NYSTEC Experience?

About the Role:

As a technical project manager within the Technical Architecture and Communications Systems (TACS) practice, you will be supporting information technology (IT) and radio frequency (RF) initiatives for our clients, partners, and stakeholders, primarily through applying strong oversight, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate should have a diversity of strengths relating to the project manager knowledge area, including effective project tracking, estimating, and communicating timelines, anticipating and communicating issues/risks, developing and maintaining key technical documentation, task delegation and oversight, assisting the team with eliciting and documenting business requirements, testing and quality assurance oversight, and system design and client/vendor management. This role will involve working with your team to provide management, oversight, and applicable technical expertise to implement IT and RF solutions successfully for our clients. You will be expected to exhibit strong writing, documentation, communication, and analytical skills to meet project goals.

You must possess and use industry standard project management skills to lead projects across the TACS industry verticals. Project management includes providing all deliverables, mitigating and reporting any risks, and ensuring the success of the project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of project management best practices and industry standards.
  • Knowledge of all stages of the project management life cycle (Project Management Body of Knowledge [PMBOK] stages): conception and initiation, planning, execution, performance/monitoring, project close.
  • Knowledge leading, inspiring, and managing project teams.
  • Knowledge developing and analyzing needs assessments.
  • Knowledge using project management tracking and organization tools and techniques (e.g., Microsoft Project).
  • Knowledge in the creation of project management related deliverables. (e.g., project plan, resource reports).
  • Using real-world knowledge, industry best practices, and technology best practices to lead projects to success.
  • Ensure that project deliverables are of high quality and meet the client’s needs and expectations.
  • Provide effective written and reporting communication for all aspects of the project.
  • Ensure that all parties and stakeholders are informed of the progress and status of all project activities.

About You:

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience managing projects.
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools (e.g., Microsoft Project, Smartsheets), methodologies, and best practices.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and resourcefulness skills.
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to manage and develop key relationships with colleagues and clients through collaborative thinking and a strong customer focus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications

  • Project management professional (PMP) certification.
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification.
  • Experience implementing and managing voice and data communications systems.
  • Experience in IP-based and wireless technologies in the public safety environment.
  • Experience working with public safety/critical infrastructure stakeholders.
  • Experience working with New York State and City agencies.

Education and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree and 10 years of related project management experience in a business/technology setting, or an equivalent combination of advanced education, training, and experience.

If you’re an effective communicator who enjoys working in complex and collaborative environments, using your critical thinking and research skills to develop solutions for clients, and providing support to customers, we want to hear from you.

Employees are required to comply with NYSTEC’s Vaccination Policy and Prevention Plan. Our policy requires proof of vaccination status or agreeing to submit weekly COVID-19 tests via our ADP portal. New York City office employees and travelers are required to submit proof of vaccination or apply for a workplace accommodation request in accordance with NYC Emergency Executive Order No. 98.

It is NYSTEC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all individuals, regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, military service and veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws and ordinances. NYSTEC is strongly committed to this policy and believes in the concept and spirit of the law.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please contact Talent_Management-Confidential@nystec.com if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Learn more about NYSTEC by visiting www.nystec.com.

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