Teltech Communications, LLC

Project Manager 2

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Information Technology
Full Time
USD $125,000.00/Yr.
USD $110,000.00/Yr.



Note:  Deadline for submission is 8/23/2021



Texas Health and Human Services Commission requires the services of 1 Project Manager 2, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Project Manager 2, Project Management and the specifications outlined below for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

This is a Project Manager role and will work on the IT Threat Reduction EI. The role will be responsible for porting HEART and the CFO-FSS Java applications onto the Business Enablement Platform, which is a cloud-enabled HHS platform. As part of the port of the application, the application will undergo remediation to align the application with more up-to-date security and support-ability standards within the limits of the funding that was allotted. Understands the PMI framework as well as how to establish a project organization and methodology within Agile (Scrum) organizations. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and work closely with multiple key project stakeholders. Communicates to clients and IT teams. Creates project charters, work plans, and other related project artifacts as necessary. Provides technical support both during work hours and on-call as necessary. Be able to comprehend and communicate complex technical designs and implementations as well as complex business processes. Develops and makes presentations as required to leadership and oversight entities (e.g., steering committees, QAT, etc.) Serves in an analyst capacity as required. Must have experience working in an Agile environment. Some on-call support may be required depending on project phase.



The Worker will need to perform the following tasks and assignments:

  • Overseeing design and development work
  • Ensuring project meets the standard HHSC guidelines and procedures and developing project artifacts in accordance with Texas Project Delivery Framework
  • Managing the project with feature driven Agile methodology, overseeing and tracking development progress, and ensuring project assignments and progresses align with project timelines
  • Developing and managing project plans
  • Documenting risks, issues, and contingency plans; ensuring resolution of issues and removal of project barriers
  • Providing weekly status updates (written and verbal) and conducting regular project team status meetings
  • Overseeing the development of SDLC artifacts, ensure business requirements get translated into technical specifications, guide, and facilitate the SDLC process
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with project sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Possessing strong communication and presentation skills
  • Possessing strong teamwork skills
  • Transferring working knowledge to current staff



Note:  Prior experience working with a State of Texas agency is desireable


  • Must possess communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills at all levels of an organization
  • Must have experience in managing and coordinating business and technical teams
  • Must possess strong presentation skills
  • Must possess problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
  • Must possess knowledge of project management and software development methodologies
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to work in a diverse team environment
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of partners and stakeholders to ensure understanding of project goals and progress.
  • Must be able to retain knowledge of environment and systems once given instruction
  • Must be able to work around projects and deadlines with readiness to put in extra effort when necessary
  • Must be able to perform related work as assigned
  • 7 Yrs Required:  Project Management Experience for large-scale Enterprise Implementations
  • 7 Yrs Required:  State of Texas or Similar Federal/State Project Management Experience
  • 3 Yrs Required:  Agile (Scrum) Experience
  • 3 Yrs Required:  Development Experience
  • 1 Yrs Required:  JIRA Experience
  • 1 Yrs Preferred:  Familiarity with State of Texas Project Delivery Framework Experience
  • 1 Yrs Preferred:  Knowledge of State of Texas QAT process for major Information Resources project (MIRP)


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