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PSEGLI IT Product Consultant/IT Sr. Product Consultant

Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: Bethpage, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  53609 

Job Function/Category:  Information Technology 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 


This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


This position is a direct report to the Group Product Manager and has sound knowledge of business processes in the specific area of technology enablement.  This position is responsible for managing one or more products to meet business outcomes, spanning multiple technologies including associated impact, cost and complexity. In that capacity, this position is responsible for the following:


• Product Consultants are the primary facilitators for product.  Product Consultants are responsible for optimizing the value proposition. They anticipate issues and/or complications, and respond well to time pressures.

• Leads the effort to select IT Vendors to execute projects and manages on-boarding and collaborative working relationship with selected Vendors.

• Serves as domain specific subject matter expert for their assigned product line.

• Allocates staff and budget resources to meet changing business needs.

• Keeps informed of technical and managerial advances in IT, including leading the introduction of best practice.

• Leading products teams to deliver business solutions

• Manages and directs one or more product teams to meet business objectives
• Works with Clients to deliver business outcomes by executing projects through the Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) inclusive of identifying, specifying and analyzing business requirements and processes and managing progress throughout the design, test and implementation process (work is technically difficult, requiring innovative and creative solutions and frequently involves multiple platforms, software, hardware, technologies and tools including public and private cloud-related resources and storage).
• Develops reviews, evaluates and formulates project plans, schedules and budgets
• Ensures alignment with Clients on scope, value proposition and overall project goals throughout the SDLC. Works with client departments to coordinate systems testing, installation, training and support
• Manages product life-cycle based events
• Identifies and negotiates schedules, milestones and resources required to meet product objectives, primarily through coordinating the activities with other IT departments and Vendors (e.g., database, telecommunications, operations, technical support, etc.).

Proven experience with Agile software development methodologies.

Partner with the Product Owner, and Scrum Teams on User Story sizing and acceptance criteria definition, facilitate the definition or a Minimum Viable Product, and lead continuous refinement and prioritization of the Product Backlog.

Required Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related field, or relevant experience

• This is a multi-level position and placement is dependent upon skills, knowledge and experience, scope and number of products managed of the selected candidate. 

•IT Principal Product Consultant – must have six or more years of related work experience in IT, without a degree at least ten years of experience of related work experience in IT.

•IT Sr. Principal Product Consultant – eight or more years of related work experience in IT, without a degree at least twelve years of related work experience in IT.

• Demonstrated leadership capabilities through projects or other work planning experiences.

• Understanding of and experience in IT project management methodologies, requirements management, quality assurance and IT processes. 

• Requires broad knowledge of the business area's functions and applications, and of system and technology alternatives.

• Demonstrated experience managing outsourced vendors (on and off shore) within the information technology field

• Ability to manage projects from inception to successful implementation,
• Strong oral and written communication skills,
• Good facilitation skills,
• Strong judgment and management skills,
• Strong analytical ability,
• Leadership, technical teamwork and interpersonal skills,
• Ability to foster working relationships with the team, IT Management and Client departments,
• Good understanding of technology platforms and ability to explain technical concepts to the business users in the context of business requirements.
• Knowledgeable about techniques to effectively elicit requirements from end-users, individually or as a group (e.g. JAD sessions, prototyping, etc.)
• Ability to define performance and scalability attributes, constraints, and other nonfunctional requirements.
• Working knowledge of specific technology area including business process configuration and execution for assigned domains.


Desired Skills:

• Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)   
• Graduate degree or MBA
• Experience with CMMI and Agile Methodology


Additional Critical Information:

· This is a two level position with level placement dependent upon the skills and experience of the candidate.  Positions included in this posting are as follows:

•IT Product Consultant

• IT Sr. Product Consultant


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