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Database Project Manager
Latham, New York
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Applied on April 16, 2021
Job Id #45728 Posted February 15, 2021


  • As a Project Manager, All Payer Database (APD) Project, you will be responsible for managing delivery of contractually required services and deliverables for the APD project, as well as , Change Requests and Operational management of the APD project.
  • You will be a business specialist and technology generalist managing, directing and interfacing with business clients.
  • You will align technology solutions with business strategies, working primarily with senior management.
  • You will be responsible for proactively identifying opportunities, and conducting analysis, needs assessments, cost/benefit assessments pertaining to other IT services as appropriate.

Ideal Background:

  • Strong EDI X12 data systems experience in the State Medicaid Data Warehouse or Medicaid Management Information Systems domain, Experience with NY Medicaid/Health Exchange data and PMI certified (Strong PM and Team leadership skills)

Top Requirements:

  • X12, PM, Operations for Data Intake systems
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Team and Team size:

  • It is the mix of the data and PM/Team leadership that will win the day
  • 5-7 FTE

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day project management activity for the contract
  • Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
  • Review work performed by others and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Lead, motivate and inspire other team members
  • Manage customer relationships and anticipate customer needs to proactively develop solutions
  • Manage vendor contracts (Statements of Work [SOW]) for Hardware, Software, and Service
  • Business development planning; developing integration services proposals; government procurement; providing pre-sales technical support and designing technical solutions.
  • Develop and negotiate win/win solutions to project issues
  • Work with end users/customers to understand and develop requirements
  • Organize and lead project related meetings with customers, development staff, and sponsor level staff
  • Develop/maintain formal Project Schedule
  • Responsible for Project Status Reporting, Project Quality Management, and Project Budget Management
  • Responsible for Project Resource/Staffing Management
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with programmers, analysts, immediate supervisor, management, system users, operations, other State agencies and the private sector
  • Meet with users for clarification and elaboration as necessary to clearly define a problem and conceptualize a development plan
  • Recognize, gather, correlate, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and devise solutions and alternatives; and make appropriate recommendations
  • Forecast and plan resource requirements
  • Authorize deviations from standards
  • May lead functional or segment teams or projects
  • Provide explanations and information to others on complex issues


To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting. Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with managing delivery of complex application development projects
  • 5+ years of experience managing projects with 10 or more resources
  • 3+ years of experience managing a contract for a program valued at $1 million in revenue or greater
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience including Hardware, Software, and Services related deliverables
  • 5+years of experience with Medicaid or Healthcare
  • 3+ years of Data Warehousing experience
  • 3+ years of formal personnel management experience of both direct reports and matrixed resources
  • 5+ years of experience managing customer relationships
  • 3+ years of experience in Microsoft Project
  • Experience in both Agile and Waterfall SDLCs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • State Medicaid Data Warehouse or Medicaid Management Information Systems
  • Experience with NY Medicaid/Health Exchange data
  • PMI certified
  • CBIP certification
  • Oracle experience
  • SQL experience
  • Informatica experience
  • Tableau experience
  • SAS experience
  • Extensive experience with Project and Contract level Change Management
  • Extensive experience with Project and Contract Issue Management
  • Extensive experience with project development methodology and project management methodology and able to apply methodology in a practical manner

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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