The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is currently hiring an AASHTOWare Associate Project Manager, a full-time position located in our Washington, DC office.
Nature of the Position:
The Associate Project Manager provides technical and project management support to the AASHTOWare Director and/or Project Manager in the cooperative development of multiple computer software projects and assists in the management of the software products (AASHTOWare®) resulting from these projects. The incumbent provides support in a number of technical, management and administrative areas including technical oversight of the software development activities, as well as in the support and maintenance of existing software products. The incumbent also assists in the solicitation and development process for new projects, including the development of requests for proposals, and the review, editing and preparation of various technical documents related to joint development activities, and other duties as assigned. The Associate Project Manager coordinates with the AASHTOWare Customer Success Manager on activities involving customer interaction. In addition, activities related to AASHTOWare product marketing are coordinated by the Associate Project Manager with the marketing team. The Associate Project Manager takes direction from one or more Project Managers, but at times may take direction from the Director of AASHTOWare.
In response to frequent external inquiries, the incumbent assists the Director of AASHTOWare or the AASHTOWare Business Operations in responding to requests for information regarding AASHTO's software development activities and licensing procedures, monitoring the collection and disbursement of funds relating to software development and licensing activities, preparing and tracking of task force / committee ballots, and preparing periodic reports on license fee collection and project expenses.
The incumbent also participates in the long-range planning and budget development. The Associate Project Manager may also provide assistance to one or more Project Managers in their duties as the staff liaison for one or more AASHTO committees which conduct business that is relevant to AASHTOWare products.
The Associate Project Manager may attend task force and other related committee meetings, assists in the preparation of meeting agendas and meeting logistics; disseminates informational material to committee members; provides other assistance as required; and must be able to travel 30–60 days per year.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of related professional level experience in a closely related field. Previous experience in the development of computer software projects is highly desirable. A bachelor’s degree, preferably in civil engineering or computer sciences is required. Evidence of a higher degree of professional development, such as post-graduate education or professional registration is desirable.
The candidate must have considerable knowledge of the technical aspects of the software development lifecycle and methodologies, and the issues related to software development project management is necessary. Excellent written and oral skills are required. In addition, the candidate must have technical skills in the areas of software engineering are desirable. The ability to effectively communicate and to work cooperatively with contractors, staff, and task force members is required. The incumbent must have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by Friday, December 10th, 2021.