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IT Project Manager in Washington, DC at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 6/9/2020

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Job Description

Our Client is seeking a diverse and multi-talented IT project manager to lead a team for a civilian government client. This candidate will be responsible for the summary lead development and implementation of complex information technology projects to solve problems that may have wide impact, requiring high levels of functional integration and involving multiple disciplines to be managed. The ideal candidate should have a prior hands-on IT technical experience, good understanding of the IT systems development lifecycle, understanding of both agile SCRUM and traditional project management methods, change management, knowledge management, process
re-engineering, and possess excellent leadership, customer relationship and communication skills. This position will be responsible for day-to-day oversight of the multiple IT projects and direct interaction with client project managers and leadership.
Responsibilities include

  • Drive execution of IT projects from conception through requirements, pricing, design, implementation, testing, and deployment
  • Manage all aspects of project and program engagement from scope & planning, to vendor management, budget estimation, and security compliance
  • Ability to lead initiatives/projects using Agile methodologies in a DevOps framework
  • Solid knowledge of Project/Program Management: Software Development life cycle (SDLC) end to end; initiating, planning, requirements gathering, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing
  • Excellent communication skills; Effectively communicate with cross functional teams and multiple lines of business & stakeholders; anticipate, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  • Quarterly Program Management Review presentations to Leadership and various stakeholders
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and best practices; review project deliverables to measure effectiveness
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, can wear multiple hats, and be able to juggle competing priorities; Ability to self-direct, prioritize & deliver with constantly shifting & evolving projects
  • Evaluate assess & analyze metrics and project effectiveness
  • Recommend and take action to direct the analysis and solution of problems; revise, as appropriate, to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Keen problem solving and critical thinking skills

The candidate must have experience in the following:

  • Demonstrated cross-functional project management experience
  • Experience working with project management methodologies such as Agile including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting concepts and practices
  • Experience working with quality management approaches and techniques; experience working with delivery assurance policies, procedures, and to ensure compliance
  • Experience working with administrative processes
  • Experience working with client vision, business objectives, and critical success factors
  • Experience working with delivery assurance principles and appropriate procedures
  • Experience working with techniques and approaches related to the architecture, development, integration, and deployment of project phases
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment
  • Knowledge of advanced IT project management principles (e.g. Agile SCRUM) and software development life cycle
  • Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor
  • Attitude that supports an Agile working environment

The following qualifications are preferred but not required:

  • Federal government experience
  • PMP or other relevant certification and experience preferred, e.g., Scrum Master