IT Project Manager - Licenses & Inspections
Company: City of Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Who We Are
A best-in-class city that attracts best-in-class talent,
Philadelphia is an incredible place to build a career. From our
thriving arts scene and rich history to our culture of passion and
grit, there are countless reasons to love living and working here.
With a workforce of over 30,000 people, and more than 1,000
different job categories, the City of Philadelphia offers boundless
opportunities to make an impact.
As an employer, the City of Philadelphia values inclusion,
integrity, innovation, empowerment, and hard work above all else.
We offer a vibrant work environment, comprehensive health care and
benefits, and the experience you need to grow and excel. If you're
interested in working with a passionate team of people who care
about the future of Philadelphia, start here.
What We Offer
Impact - The work you do here matters to millions.
Growth - Philadelphia is growing, why not grow with it?
Diversity & Inclusion - Find a career in a place where everyone
Opportunities in Tech - Don't wait for the future, shape it.
Benefits - We Care About Your Wellbeing.
The Office of Innovation & Technology (OIT) is the central IT
department for the City of Philadelphia led by the Chief
Information Officer. The Office of Innovation & Technology (OIT) is
the central IT agency for the City of Philadelphia, headed by the
Chief Information Officer (CIO).
OIT oversees all major information and communications technology
initiatives for the City of Philadelphia - increasing the
effectiveness of the information technology infrastructure, where
the services provided are advanced, optimized, and responsive to
the needs of the City of Philadelphia's businesses, residents and
visitors. In addition, OIT provides leadership and expertise on the
design, integration, and management of data across city
The Information Technology group at the Department of Licenses and
Inspections (L+I IT) is responsible for supporting and maintaining
systems and applications used by employees. The Project Manager
position will be assigned to the L+I IT group and will support the
eCLIPSE and Electronic Plans initiatives and related projects. The
Project Manager will report directly to the Information Technology
Program Manager of Licenses & Inspections.
The L+I Project Manager is responsible for leading technology
projects and operations enhancements in the Department of Licenses
and Inspections, with a focus on business process improvement. This
includes but is not limited to the Department's new land management
system, queuing application, inquiry resolution application, web
projects, mobile applications and supporting functionality. The
person in this position will work closely with L&I subject
matter experts and the Office of Innovation and Technology
conducting all the activities related to successfully gathering
project requirements and participating in the discovery,
requirements, design, development, deployment and operations phases
of technology projects within the Department of Licenses &
Conduct business observations and facilitate focus group sessions,
vision exercises, and design review sessions.
Identify, document, and clearly diagram all requirements.
Detailed requirements development.
Develop business process and work flow diagrams.
Manage stakeholder relationships and foster continuous
Assistance with project scoping and planning.
Development of Use Cases.
Development of Test Cases for user testing.
Conduct competitive research on an as needed basis.
Work closely with the project team on system development and design
on an on-going basis.
Conduct and prepare Knowledge Transfer sessions and periodic
reviews as needed.
Build an organized library of all business analysis
Accountable for gathering stakeholder sign off on all required
Other duties as assigned.
Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
Identify key internal and external stakeholders of projects.
Conduct white boarding/ brainstorming sessions with
Adhere to all required activities needed in each phase of the
project including Discovery, Requirements, Design, Development,
Deployment and Operations.
Understand and follow steps of various SDLC methodologies.
Conduct gap analysis.
Work with User Experience design and application developer in the
development of presentation tier components.
Facilitate meetings of managers and users at various levels in the
Work with cross-functional/cross departmental teams.
Meet deadlines in an environment of changing priorities.
Learn fast in a dynamic environment
Maintain enthusiasm and dedication
Possess knowledge of:
o Business analysis techniques and tools.
Designing alternative business process work flow.
Effective ways to collect feedback and comments.
Agile software development methodology.
Joint Application Development(JAD) approach to collect
Project management principles
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with
major course work in computer science, information science,
management information systems or any equivalent combination of
experience & training deemed acceptable.
Graduate degree in related discipline a plus.
Strong analytical background.
Experience with agile development methodology a plus.
Experience working on similar projects for a minimum of three
Experience with Microsoft Excel, Project, Power Point and
3 to 6 years of work experience as a Project Manager
Salary: $75,000 - $85,000
Did you know?
We are a Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified
25% tuition discount program for City employees (and sometimes
spouses and dependents as well) in partnership with area colleges
We offer Comprehensive health coverage for employees and their
Our wellness program offers eligibility into the discounted medical
Employees receive paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
Generous retirement savings options are available.
The Successful candidate must be a city of Philadelphia resident
within six months of hire
Please note that effective September 1, 2021 the City of
Philadelphia is requiring all new employees to present proof of
vaccination against COVID-19.
The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does
not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin,
ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income,
familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence
victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call
the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670 or
send an email to faqpchr @phila.gov. For more information, go to:
Human Relations Website:
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