Location: Remote, however Customer site locations are; Dallas, TX, East Rutherford, NJ, and Richmond, VA Eastern, Central and Mountain time zones.
US Citizenship is Required - Ability to pass enhanced background screen (criminal, financial, drug) for Public Trust clearance.
Description: This is a project manager position supporting the U.S. government in a client-facing role. Position requires project to successfully lead a project team of technical resources to meet scheduled deadlines per client requirements. Project Manager must have project management experience with excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Technical Skills and product knowledge requirements:
Minimum of 5-7 years’ project management experience supporting financial, U.S. government, or large commercial clients in a client-facing role.
PMP certification (Preferred).
Understand Agile (Kanban and/or Scrum) and Waterfall Project Management methods.
Project management of large, complex technical initiatives.
Understanding of contracts, particularly service-level agreements.
Superior verbal and written communication, including executive-level briefing experience.
Project-based leadership experience with matrixed resources in multiple locations.
Technical knowledge of distributed systems, shared infrastructure, Web-based applications. This includes Cisco, Unix/RHEL/Windows Operating Systems, WebSphere, WebLogic, and Oracle.
Microsoft Office suite.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure environment.
Qualifications / Responsibilities:
Manages or oversees multiple projects at the same time.
Represents projects at customer Checkpoint meetings.
Tracks and manages project action items.
Ensures that project management and execution are performed according to established guidelines.
Tracks the performance of projects and enacts corrective action based on deviations from the project plan.
Coordinates project activities throughout the established customer project management process.
Assists customer with maintaining the Total Cost of Ownership cost estimates for the investment/project.
Reviews project status reports and is accountable for project performance.
Creates project planning documentation when necessary.
Updates project information in the portfolio management tool.
Ensures the successful execution of build initiatives.
Manages staff/activities and coordinates customer support assigned to a specific project.
Provides cost and resource estimates.
Participates in project Lessons Learned and Closeout activities.