VDOT Data Project Manager PMP 2 ROLES

Job#: 2003977

Job Description:

Data Project Manager
Location: Richmond, VA (majority remote)
All interested and qualified candidates can please contact Schuyler Moose at [email protected] 

  • Serve as a hands-on technical project manager with development staff and business groups while managing the design development and implementation of the cloud-based data management platform.
  • Coordinate and communicate with ITD management and staff to coordinate work tasks and resourcing.
  • Communicate timelines and expectations to technical and business staff.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand project requirements and support data management needs.
  • Ensure data is collected stored and processed securely and in compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Manage and maintain the cloud infrastructure and software systems.
  • Ensure the platform is reliable scalable and secure.
  • Analyze data and provide insights to support decision-making by project management teams.
  • Provide training and support for end-users to ensure the platform is used effectively.
  • Demonstrable capability and experience in planning implementing and maintenance of local master data systems and processes across business units and functions.
  • Understanding of data and leveraging it to deliver business value. Data analysis skills and the ability to discuss requirements with data teams
  • Experience in data governance concepts and data governance implementations.
  • Ability to use agile approach and methodology to drive master data governance processes.
  • Adhere to VDOT and VITA project management practices and governance requirements coordinate with VDOT and VITA Project Management Offices.
  • Maintain project budget plans tasks schedules risks and status and disseminates information to team members and customers as defined in the communications plan.
  • Ensure documentation of requirements and uses cases facilitate design workshops for assigned project.
  • Ensure definition of test objectives designed test plans and test cases for assigned project.
  • Provide the management of project milestones and deliverables for on-time and on-budget delivery.
  • Define measure and clearly communicate progress with metrics.
  • Support system and application training efforts.

Required Qualifications:
  • The candidate must have a minimum of 8 years’ experience managing large projects and a bachelors degree.
  • Experience managing cloud-based solutions for data management and analytics.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud infrastructure and software systems including Azure and Google Cloud.
  • Experience with data processing and storage tools e.g. Spark Azure Data Factory Azure Data Lake Storage Azure Event Hub Azure SQL Synapse.
  • Excellent analytical problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of transportation data and project management with transportation data is a plus.
  • Experience in IT Infrastructure delivery networking physical plant vendor management site provisioning is preferred.
  • Experience managing large multi-stream projects.
  • PMP or Qualified under Commonwealth of Virginia Qualification Standards for IT Project Managers for Category 4 Projects. See: http://www.vita.virginia.gov/oversight/projects/default.aspx?id=589
  • Microsoft Office products Word Excel Access Outlook Visio PowerPoint Project Server

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Technical Business Analyst understanding of data integration and data project
  • Experience in the roll-out and adoption of governance tools such as Alation Collibra Informatica or Microsoft Purview.
  • Comfortable in writing queries SQL Python R Scala as needed and experience with various data technologies such as Erwin Azure Synapse or SQL Server Snowflake Databricks
  • Experienced in working through a data strategy that is migrating from on prem to a cloud driven approach









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Richmond, VA, US

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Date Posted:
November 15, 2023