27 Feb
Project Lead 2 - Texas Health & Human Services Commission - Austin, TX
Texas, Austin

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Project Lead 2 - Texas Health & Human Services Commission - Austin, TX

The DCS - Legacy DSHS Application Remediation EI#2 project will remediate the technology platform of four legacy applications that are out of compliance with the legislatively-mandated Data Center Services (DCS) contract in order to bring those systems into compliance with regulations and requirements. The four applications are: Conscientious Objector Affidavit Request, Conscientious Objector Junior College, Conscientious Objector Processing and Poison Control Database.

The Project Lead will plan, direct and coordinate the activities of other project team members as they remediate, configure, test and deploy the applications comprising the legacy systems. The Project Lead will also perform development tasks, especially those requiring a high degree of technical expertise.


  • Lead software developer, converting legacy code in Visual Basic, C# and VB6 into .NET web apps

  • Directs the activities of another developer and two software testers

  • Develops a Master Test Plan (MTP) document which will serve as a guide for developers and software testers to develop specific tests

  • Maintains and manages project schedule using MS Project

  • Ensures that application source code is maintained in Microsoft Team Foundations repository

  • Ensures that software development and deployment follow HHSC IT guidelines regarding segregation of duties, quality assurance, etc.

  • Manages tasks and resources for the development, testing and deployment during the project

  • Communicates and interfaces with other IT teams for networking, firewalls, etc.

  • Creates iterative planning and delivery cycles and work flow of tasks

  • Manages integration of work products from other team members

  • Communicates with IT and program teams efficiently and effectively

  • Serves as the primary point of contact for project communications and status reporting.

  • Identifies potential risks, opportunities, and issues that may have an impact on the project.

  • Provides weekly status reports

  • Other duties as assigned as required to complete the project.

Minimum Requirements: Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will not be considered for this opportunity and the resume will not be submitted to the customer.
8RequiredSoftware Development using Visual Studio and the .NET framework
8RequiredSQL programming
7RequiredMaintaining source code artifacts in Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
7RequiredC# or Visual Basic programming
7RequiredDeveloping multi-tier .NET web applications for Enterprise use
5RequiredRe-architecting 2-tiered web applications into 3-tiered web applications
5RequiredRemediating legacy code projects to current technology platforms Remediating legacy code projects to current technology platforms
5RequiredLeading a development team managing and coordinating the work of several developers
5RequiredPartitioning a development project into tasks for allocation to other team members
3RequiredVB6 Programming
3RequiredUsing Microsoft Project reading and understanding project plans, making updates
3RequiredFiling software defect reports
2RequiredManaging and coordinating the work of software testers
1RequiredCreating Master Test Plans for web application projects covering unit testing, integration testing, User Acceptance Testing, performance testing, etc.
1RequiredDeveloping Functional Test Plans with HP-ALM
1RequiredExecuting Test Plans and Test Cases using HP-ALM
1RequiredDeveloping Test Cases with HP-ALM for web applications
1RequiredSkills with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio.
1RequiredProven ability to work successfully with technical and non-technical groups and manage multiple responsibilities.
1RequiredExcellent analytical, problem-solving and team collaboration skills.
1RequiredOral and written communication skills.
1PreferredExperience with public health information systems and software applications
1PreferredUnderstands Electronic Information Resources (EIR) accessibility and security requirements and their technical specifications. Ensures the EIR accessibility and security is integrated into the project lifecycle at the appropriate points (planning, design

To be considered for this position, please send the followingto Zandra at Pedigo Staffing Services, zandra@pedigostaffing.com

  • Resume in

    MS Word .doc or .docxformat

  • Current & Expected Salary

  • Date available to start

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