IV&V Consultant
at Public Consulting Group

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Description

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Technology Consulting practice offers a full spectrum of quality Information Technology (IT) services to help state and local government agencies at every stage of the IT life cycle. Through its specialized IT services, PCG’s Technology Consulting team finds cost-effective ways to help agency partners deliver successful IT systems that enhance the lives of the user base. To learn more, visit https://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/technology-consulting/



Responsibilities

The IV&V Consultant will be expected to lead oversight and assessment activities with a diverse set of skills and expertise to provide technical oversight and subject matter expertise. As such, the Senior Consultant must be knowledgeable and practiced in all aspects of information technology system life cycle development processes and capabilities. Representative duties would include monitoring activities, tasks, processes, and deliverables of the vendor and/or client. The IV&V Consultant contributes to the written assessment reports and recommendations developed by the IV&V team in helping to ensure they address risk to the project, provide actionable recommendations for mitigation, and are tracked to completion working closely with the vendor and/or client staff.

 
Specific Responsibilities:
• Provide technical oversight of applicable vendor and/or client processes, methodologies, and tools to minimize risk and validate the applicable requirements, standards and best practices are being followed on the project.
• Lead IV&V services in technical reviews and assessments of vendor and/or client tasks, deliverables, and work products, including providing recommendations for risk mitigation and acceptance.
• Monitor the technical aspects of the project and the vendor and/or client activities providing input and guidance that supports efficiencies to the client and project.
• Support the client and stakeholders in the planning and strategy discussions on the best approach for addressing risks and issues as they occur, in an effort to ensure that the project remains on schedule and within budget.



Qualifications

Required Skills/Experience:
• Extensive experience with the implementation, operations, or maintenance of large complex IT systems on multiple platforms and environments.
• Extensive experience providing IV&V services or similar oversight activities (e.g., QA).• Knowledgeable and experienced in multiple areas (e.g., Requirements, Test) of a project’s system development life cycle.

Desired Skills/Experience:
• 2+ years project implementation experience 
• Completed Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, or similar Project Management certification.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • Job Type: Consultant
  • Experience: At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 11/18/2019

About Us

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) provides management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 1,700 professionals in 55 offices around the U.S. and in Montreal, UK and Poland. The firm draws on more than two decades of consulting to public sector clients in all 50 states and Canada to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, and private providers that do business with government agencies.

PCG is committed to a diverse workforce which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community as well as their own career.

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