MMIS Project Manager/Integration Lead (BBBH6244) Columbia, South Carolina

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has an opportunity with our client in Columbia, SC for a MMIS Project Manager/Integration Lead

Scope of the Project:

The Replacement Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) project is one of the largest IT projects for the State of South Carolina. It is a multi-year effort to replace the State’s aging MMIS and related applications with more modern capabilities along with corresponding business operations services.


The Integration Lead professional will be responsible for guiding the full lifecycle of solutions in the areas of Integration and Process-centric computing technology including Hybrid SOA Integration, Application Programming Interfaces (API) and API Management, Adaptive Case Management and related areas. The solutions will include requirements analysis, technology selection, technical architecture design, system design and development, testing, and deployment. We are looking for candidates with a broad set of technology skills to be able to design and build robust solutions on a pioneering Medicaid engagement which includes scaling component solutions and operational data stores.

In this role, you will support the Replacement MMIS Technical Director and the Enterprise Systems Program Director for enterprise wide strategy for IT Infrastructure & Application Automation, Orchestration and Deployment. The responsibilities will also include developing enterprise architecture artifacts, including current state architecture, “to be” state architecture, architectural roadmaps, referential architecture patterns, and technology standards.

Essential Responsibilities

1. Assist Replacement MMIS Technical Director and Enterprise Systems Program Director with overall planning needs for the Integration Strategy;

2. Ensure that component planning/activities are aligned with the Integration Strategy;

3. Work with the Technical Director on implementing the associated requirements;

4. Collaborate with Project Managers, Business Analysts and Subject Matter Experts on the requirements of the Replacement MMIS Initiative

5. Collaborate with SCDHHS agency staff and vendors on the implementation requirements of the Replacement MMIS and other PMO impacted projects

Basic Qualifications:

Experience in one or more of the following -

w Technical architecture and programming

w Experience with SOA / Web Services lifecycle (design, build, test, deploy)

w Experience with web API lifecycle (design, build, test, deploy)

w Experience with web API Management approach, tools and concepts

w Experience with web API or SOA / Web Service Strategy & Governance

w Experience with API vendors

w Experience with iPaaS

w Experience with iPaaS vendors

w Knowledge of Service Now integrations and CMDB

w Understanding of Web Service development

w Experience with one or more programming languages such as Java, PHP, Shell Script, Perl, Python, .NET, etc.

w Understanding of OS scripting environments (Unix and Windows)

w Knowledge of cloud platforms / environments / API’s

w Knowledge of orchestration tools

w Experience as Lead Developer or Architect on large enterprise-level web applications

w Skill in Agile Methodologies such as Extreme Programming and/or SCRUM preferred

w High energy and passion for DevOps

w Track record of leveraging contemporary tools and techniques to automate infrastructure provisioning, management and monitoring.

w Skill in production infrastructure environments

w Familiar with application design tools such as Eclipse

w Familiar with popular Java frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, Struts

w Demonstrable competence in programming and shell scripting.

w Bachelor’s Degree

Required Knowledge / Skills:

10+ years of industry experience, with at least 8 plus years of Web related experience, preferably with a track record for managing production of heavy traffic, consumer-facing websites. Timely engagement with SC DHHS vendors, external contacts, and other third parties to insure relevance and longevity of the Infrastructure Environment

w Experience with high-performance, open source web technologies: with monitoring systems

w Experience in architecting web application and network for heavy volume sites

w Experience in web performance and security and system hardening

w Experience with open source databases (MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle)

w Knowledge of networking protocols, including TCP/IP, HTTP, NTP, DN

w Release management experience

w Experience with integrating with Mitigation services

w Experience with multi-business unit integrations

w Experience with workflow management systems

w Experience in guiding the team with operational, technical efforts with efficiency, security for high performing systems

w DevOps / Operations experience with heavy traffic multisite deployment

Preferred Skills:

w Prior experience working in areas of emerging technology and driving new points of view and capabilities.

w Experience with defining and creating methodologies, service offerings

w Experience in defining the following architecture aspects: Availability, Maintainability, Operability, Scalability and Portability

w Prior experience in management methodologies (waterfall, agile, etc), enterprise planning, and estimation

w Experience delivering end-to-end solutions

w Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Technical Science

Professional Skills:

w Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

w Self-starter, with a keen interest in technology and highly motivated towards success

w Must show initiative and desire to learn business and technology subjects

w Able to work independently and provide updates to management

w Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities

w Excellent problem solving skills; proven teamwork and communication skills

w Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.