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Project Manager (Infrastructure and Service Desk), Washington, D.C. area

A challenging position in IT program management. We are looking for a certified Project Manager to manage Infrastructure and Service Desk projects for enterprise IT systems.

Must have a minimum of a BSCS and 4 years of full-time experience as a Technical Project Manager.

The candidates for this position should be able to perform the following duties:
  • Establish and maintain project management support services, tailoring the project management approach to team and project needs.
  • Analyze project management needs and tailor industry best practices to suit the environment; apply a wide range of traditional and agile principles to provide responsive and effective project management solutions.
  • Apply knowledge of federal government planning, programming, and budgeting as well as resource planning and execution processes, to support customer program planning, decision briefings, and progress assessment across multiple projects.
  • Develop templates, procedures, and guidelines for managing project information and deliverables.
  • Establish a central repository for project documentation and reporting.
  • Work with stakeholders to define clear project objectives and requirements, agree on priorities, communicate progress updates and demonstrations, and provide responsive change management in frequent planning/re-planning meetings.
  • Document requirements in business cases, project charters, and project plans; update these documents to record progress and changes.
  • Work with cross-functional teams with diverse technical skill sets to support successful project completion; re-plan and adjust project course based on realities of team velocity and dynamic business/user needs.
  • Track progress and report on status and metrics at task/work package and project level.
  • Create project management dashboard for providing timely progress information to project teams and customer management.
  • Raise issues and exceptions; follow-through to resolution.
  • Devise clear risk mitigation strategies and engage appropriate stakeholders.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Information Technology, or other relevant discipline
  • PMP certification
  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification and experience in ITIL-based processes
  • 4+ years as a Technical Project Manager
  • Experience in applying agile development methodologies
  • Successful track record in delivering value through successful project results that meet business requirements
  • Full understanding of software development lifecycle best practices
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to think analytically and independently, providing the thought leadership necessary to introduce incremental and evolutionary change
  • Able to effectively and confidently communicate - in writing and presentations - complex topics and procedures with team members and all levels of customer stakeholders
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Agile certification: Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), PMP-ACP, or equivalent
  • ITIL v3 Intermediate Qualification(s)
  • PRINCE2 certification
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Experience working in a Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Experience in a scientific research and development (R&D) environment with demonstrated ability to analyze problems and propose multiple solutions
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of technical implementations of large scale, highly available, robust web/mobile applications

Contact us if you found this position attractive.