IT Strategist

Date: April 01, 2013

Location: Richmond, VA


Quantum Tech Staffing is seeking an IT Strategist for a contract position in Richmond, VA

This is a 6 week Engagement for an IT Strategist to conduct an IT assessment at VA State Agency with a deliverable as noted below in the Complete Description.

The objective of this assignment is to hire an IT Strategist to conduct an IT assessment to identify an Information Technology section structure and resourcing level that best supports the agency’s needs. This particular State Agency currently has an IT staff of two, an IT Manager and an Application Developer with VITA providing infrastructure support. Comparable agencies of our size have much larger IT sections, so we are interested in an independent assessment and recommendations for an appropriate staffing level and section structure to better support the agency's mission and needs going forward.

The main deliverable from this assignment will be a report that will include but is not limited to:
+ A recommended IT section structure and resourcing levels
+ A list of positions within the recommended IT section structure with an overview of roles and responsibilities
+ Recommended major Information Technology and related processes/workflows
+ Agency business unit needs as related to Information Technology
+ A comparative analysis of like agency IT departments

Required skills:

• Experience in IT Strategic Planning and IT Project Planning and Implementation – 10 years
• Experience in business process analysis, organizational redesign, and cost reduction/productivity improvement – 10 years
• Experience as a management consultant – 5 years
• Knowledge of VITA’s role and scope of support for executive branch state agencies – 5 years