consultant | Deputy Program Director in Rensselaer, NY

Deputy Program Director

  • Apex Systems
  • $187,770.00 - 187,770.00 / Year *
  • 60 Olcott Ln
  • Rensselaer, NY 12144
  • Full-Time



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Our client is looking for its next passionate, highly skilled, self-motivated, experienced Deputy Program Director to join their team as they continue to partner with New York State of Health (NYSoH) to provide comprehensive health coverage to more than 4.3 million New Yorkers. Our client provides NYS with innovative and agile health benefit exchange (HBE) solutions that deliver the functionality required to comply by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and provide the flexibility needed to easily scale up to support future requirements. If interested, please send updated resume to Aaron asmithapexsystems.com mailtoasmithapexsystems.com Title Deputy Program Director Location Rensselaer, NY (near Albany) Contract Direct HirePerm Benefits Full Time Employer Benefits Potential Relocation Assistance If not open to relocation, client will pay for travel to be on site M-F IF you are near and have experience traveling before. Key Qualities Extensive Healthcare background (medicaid, medicare, healthcare, insurance or exchanges) Experience with Medical Claims and Insurance Eligibility Applications Programs. Experience with IT industry systems integration Big 4 consulting experience or similar Experience in a Director level position running multiple projects and 200+ peoples Some technical background needed to understand java web services, java, cc++, etc. Here's where you come in Yoursquoll join our talented Program Executive Team. Our project is a large-scale Java web services environment. It is a three-tiered application (web, application, and database server) with multiple levels of security between each tier. We are looking for people who want to make an impact to the project. This key role is responsible for the program management of the Operations and Sustainment activities. The role must balance the programmatic support with mission and operational focus priorities. This individual will serve as the Deputy (DPM) to the overall Program Director for the NYSOH Account. The DPM shall have in-depth knowledgeexpertise in executing the SDLC or equivalent life-cycle process. The Deputy Program Manager shall represent the PM when unavailable. Herersquos what Yoursquoll Do Collaborate -bull Management of the overall change control over the program. Works in collaboration with key stakeholders across different internalexternal settings to facilitate the implementation of strategic, operational and performance improvement objective Connect ndash Accountable for connecting the business and the technical needs of the program, driving execution, establishing effective communication and have the customer experience firmly as their focus. Communicate ndash Manage communication of system design and development activities to client. Establish and maintain effective communication throughout the program. Develop ndash Promote team skill development and coaching Direct ndash Execute contract administration activities. Manage all phases of programs from inception through completion. Evaluate - Ensure that System Design and Development is performed in accordance with the existing SDLC. Implement ndash Executes and oversees processes that accurately estimate design and development efforts. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Improve - Initiates recommendations to the client for system application improvements. Lead ndash Management of the planning, design, testing and implementation of the NYSoH program. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. In the absence of the Program Director , the DPM is the single point of accountability, empowered to ensure the program meets its success criteria Negotiate - Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial termsconditions of contract. Herersquos what Yoursquoll Bring to the Table Education Bachelorrsquos degree in related field Program Management Ten (10) years of related experience Minimum of five (5) yearsrsquo experience managing a staff of over fifty (50) in a complex IT environment. Five (5) yearsrsquo or more experience simultaneously managing large scale concurrent projects and effectively responding to unanticipated business priorities. Technical Minimum of Seven (7) years in design, development, implementation, operations, maintenance, and modifications of a large MMIS or insurance application. Experience with the complete architecture and interfaces related to the current NYSoH program. Demonstrated comprehensive experience managing the planning, developing, testing, and implementing of software application changes. Demonstrated comprehensive experience using the proposed software development life-cycle methodologies and COTS products. Here are the Bonus Points Healthcare experience Management of Software development programs with annual budgets in excess of 25M Masters Degree Project Management Professional (PMP) certification Here are the Attributes for Success Track record of managing large software development programs providing strategic and operational direction with a strong sense of urgency to drive issues to closure. Passionate about client success. A natural problem-solver who thrives in a collaborative environment, thinks outside of the box, communicates clearly, and is fascinated by creating solutions to challenges that have yet to be identified. This position is based in Rensselaer, NY. If interested, please send updated resume to Aaron asmithapexsystems.com mailtoasmithapexsystems.com EEO Employer Apex is an Equal Employment OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservicesapexsystemsinc.com mailtoemployeeservicesapexsystemsinc.com or .
Associated topics: agile, apache, c#, chief information officer, chief technology officer, cloud, computer network, life cycle, machine learning, sdlc


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