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Spec Project-IT - Chantilly, VA
Quest Diagnostic Health and Wellness • Chantilly, VA
Posted 1 month ago
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.
You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.
At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.
The Project Specialist is responsible for providing day-to-day project management oversight, directly managing the coordination and implementation of small to medium size client facing projects. Job duties include coordination of multiple projects simultaneously, and may also include serving as a subject matter expert over a specific product or system.
This position needs to become technically familiar with the various systems and integration points; as they will be required to write business and functional requirements for both the customer and internal development team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Manages multiple client-based projects
•Works with project/program owners or clients to craft business & functional requirements and refine user stories
•Works with cross-functional teams within IT and the business
•“Hands on” project management including performing testing and implementation tasks
•Demonstrates the ability to effectively apply skills to improve project performance
•Develops and leads key projects in support of internal and client facing IT initiatives
•Manages key milestones of projects
•Directs internal and external project team members
•Works closely with business and product management team
•Provides overall direction on project progress
•Accountability for meeting timeline targets as set forth by management or client
•Works with operations leadership to address support transition
•Manages client and vendor relationships and provides escalation path for clients
•Interfaces with key cross-functional departments. Such as; Infrastructure, Development, Product Management, Quality Control, Database Management
•Defines project goals and objectives
•Performs root-cause analysis on issues, research and design short term and long-term solutions
•Generates daily, weekly, and monthly reports regarding assigned projects to appropriate managers and stakeholders.
•Serves as “subject matter expert” to business stakeholder during the project discovery phase
•Consults throughout the project phases to ensure IT-business alignment and client expectations are well set
•Assists in determining project scope and feasibility
•Provide initial project effort estimate
•Acts as “subject matter expert” in project management methodology and provide process improvement suggestions
•Performs testing and documentation of new system features
•To develop an attitude and work habits commensurate with increasing status as an Information Technology professional.
•To enhance technical expertise through education, project assignments and professional activities.