We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Digital Evidence Study Technical Project Manager with strong project management skills to join our team. In this role, you will work with a talented team to provide great leadership for the research, analysis, vendor management, and ultimately produce a written proposal with recommended future state, budget, schedule, etc. for the management of the future of digital evidence within the law enforcement community of the Client. As a Digital Evidence Study Technical Project Manager, you and the team will be responsible for overseeing the entire project lifecycle, ensuring the successful execution of the study while effectively managing resources, timelines, and deliverables.
This position will take the role under minimal supervision to coordinate, monitor, and report on all activities as well as coordinate special projects as needed while working collaboratively with other staff, public safety entities, and vendors. High level attention to detail, consistent reliability and response during normal work hours is required.
- Justice and Safety experience at a federal, state or local government agency level managing information technology projects. Military experience is also acceptable including intelligence and cyber backgrounds.
- Experience ‘project-managing’ complex enterprise IT integration projects featuring networking infrastructure, databases and cloud computing including managing 3rdparty vendors
- Local to Connecticut as travel to various Connecticut state agencies and criminal justice partners including municipal police departments will be expected to support the project.
- Collaborate with stakeholders from police departments, the Division of Criminal Justice, the Department of Correction, the Judicial Branch, and the state police to understand their “current state” of body and vehicle cams used, vendors, storage, etc. and work with CJIS-CT analysts to document the details.
- Collaborate with stakeholders from police departments, the Division of Criminal Justice, the Department of Correction, the Judicial Branch, and the state police to understand the optimum “future state” of body and vehicle cams to be used, stored and retrieved quickly. Identify best of breed vendors and systems, optimum secure storage and seamless integration of digital evidence, etc. and work with CJIS-CT analysts to document the details in a formal proposal.
- Work with CJIS-CT Infrastructure/Architecture Manager and design the technical framework for the digital evidence study project, ensuring the secure storage, integration, and operation of digital evidence within the law enforcement community of the ClientClient with proposed budget.
- Develop and communicate project management guidelines, best practices, and standards to the project team to ensure a cohesive and well managed project.
- Employ project management skills to effectively plan, organize, and execute the digital evidence study project, including resource allocation, task management, and timeline adherence.
- Work closely with product design and engineering teams to align technical requirements with the needs of the law enforcement community and ensure effective software solutions for the storage and operation of digital evidence.
- Provide technical guidance and support to the project team, leveraging your expertise in digital forensics, software engineering, and relevant technologies.
- Ensure compliance with legal and ethical standards for the secure handling of digital evidence within the law enforcement community.
- Collaborate with stakeholders and senior management to address technical challenges, risks, and mitigation strategies throughout the project lifecycle.
- Stay up to date with emerging technologies and industry trends in digital forensics and software engineering, incorporating them into the architectural design and development of innovative and impactful software solutions.
- Drive continuous improvement by implementing project management best practices, identifying areas for optimization, and fostering a culture of engineering excellence.
- Represents CJIS-CT with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.
- Must have domain knowledge in criminal justice space. Examples include federal or state agencies and entities such as prosecutors, courts, law enforcement, corrections. Also municipal police departments.
- Have a valid and up to date Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
- Proven experience in project management with content featuring digital forensics, software engineering, architectural design, with a strong track record of successfully delivering complex projects.
- Proven experience in project management principles, patterns, and best practices.
- Deep understanding and experience in digital forensics, including the research, analysis, and management of criminal justice digital evidence.
- Experience with managing projects that utilize technologies such as IBM Content Manager (formerly FileNet), Microsoft SharePoint, integration services (e.g., SoftwareAG webMethods, MuleSoft, Dell Boomi, Apache Kafka), and APIs, and their integration into scalable software solutions.
- Demonstrated proficiency in working with relational databases, including expertise in utilizing SQL for effective data management and integrity in software systems.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, collaborating across teams and disciplines to achieve project objectives.
- Excellent project management skills, including planning, organizing, and monitoring project activities, as well as managing resources, timelines, and deliverables.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to drive technical solutions across multiple projects.
- Knowledge of internet web services and the latest technologies in the software engineering field.
- Familiarity with digital evidence management in the law enforcement community, including secure sharing of data between different agencies.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.