Info Tech Program Manager Ii

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Fairfax, Virginia
$88,852.19 - $148,087.06 Annually
Oct 10, 2020
Oct 23, 2020
Full Time
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Manages the IT programs, systems and resources of the Police Department for all bureaus and divisions, and manages all associated administrative functions including budget and resources of the Information Technology Bureau. Supervises several teams of IT professional, technical staff and contractors in developing and maintaining applications, databases, interfaces, reports, communications systems and agency specific local supporting infrastructure in the provision of information and communications systems. Allocates staff for approved projects and system support. Collaborates and coordinates work with DIT and ensures compliance with county IT Policies. Develops agency IT strategy, cost analysis, business justification and long-term plans. Oversees the implementation of business systems software and integration of software/hardware components and associated data management and analytics. Provides advisory consultation and technical expertise; implements policies and procedures; and performs related work as required. Responsible to ensure that systems maintenance responsibilities on 24 x 7 requiring availability to ensure response of appropriate staff resources anytime. Assures effective equipment and software use and preventive maintenance. Develops specifications for solicitations, and negotiates and manages contracts. Develops and implements policies and procedures. Works with DIT and other entity stakeholders to provide interoperability for external and internal customers to include local, state and federal agencies. May serve on or support committees, make presentations and serve as advisor on public safety IT matters to Police and senior leadership. Ensures communications regarding IT Bureau activities to other divisions and Police Department employees. Responds to emergency activations as needed for technology support. Performs other work as required; work is performed under the direction of the Chief of Police.

Illustrative Duties

  • Performs all required personnel, software and hardware planning and budgeting functions for assigned area;
  • Allocates staff for approved projects and system support;
  • Ensures compliance with policies, procedures, and standards for computerized systems and performs project and contract management duties as needed;
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, assigns and evaluates the work of a large subordinate staff;
  • Provides guidance, technical assistance, and training to subordinate staff through formal and informal evaluations;
  • Provides work related counseling as needed;
  • Provides opportunities for staff development;
  • Establishes task priorities among competing projects and maintenance requirements;
  • Provides direction to staff to ensure systems are enhanced and developed within budgetary and time constraints;
  • Approves work plans;
  • Reviews computer studies and documentation to ensure conformance with approved standards and that all studies consider all relevant technical, personnel, and organizational issues;
  • Prepares annual budget submission for operations, capital equipment, training and other matters;
  • Reviews and authorizes expenditures;
  • Assesses staff training needs;
  • Prepares training plans for staff, allocates courses, and enrolls personnel in the most appropriate and effective courses;
  • Prepares project status and progress reports on all major assigned tasks;
  • Prepares correspondence, cost-benefit evaluations and the like;
  • Prepares requests for proposals for a variety of system projects;
  • Develops performance criteria and technical specifications;
  • Serves on selection advisory committees;
  • Prepares vendor proposal evaluation criteria;
  • Serves as contract project manager;
  • Assures contract provisions are met;
  • Introduces and evaluates new technology;
  • Participates in the development of long-range system planning;
  • Develops and approves work plans for the development and enhancement of current and planned systems;
  • Establishes systems development schedules, priorities, and standards;
  • Confers with development staff to monitor development and maintenance projects;
  • Manages the development and implementation of new systems;
  • Evaluates computer hardware, software, and related information resource technology;
  • Recommends purchases as appropriate;
  • Confers and coordinates with agency representatives and user groups to solve problems and to determine system enhancement/development needs and requirements;
  • Serves on special committees and task forces as needed;
  • Undertakes special projects;
  • Keeps abreast of new technologies.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of the capabilities and requirements of various computer platforms functioning in centralized, distributed, client server, and stand-alone operating environments;
  • Thorough knowledge of multi-platform computer programs;
  • Thorough knowledge of systems analysis and programming;
  • Considerable knowledge of effective supervisory practices, methods, and techniques;
  • Skill in communicating technical ideas clearly and in translating user information requirements for effective system use;
  • Ability to translate technical terminology in terms understandable to management and employees;
  • Ability to make decisions based on factual data, and to evaluate the progress or success of computerized projects and systems;
  • Ability to plan, organize, and conduct systems analysis and to evaluate administrative processes and procedures;
  • Ability to efficiently monitor program development and thoroughly document necessary system modifications and enhancement;
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, assign, and evaluate the work of subordinate staff;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships.

Employment Standards


Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to possession of a bachelor's degree in computer science, or closely related field; plus six years of experience in systems design, development, and maintenance in a large information systems environment, including considerable supervisory experience.

Five years of experience supporting a law enforcement organization.

Employee is subject to random drug testing. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Work requires the ability to operate keyboard driven equipment, sit for long periods, and operate a motor vehicle. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.