Project Manager

US-CA
4 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-27209
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Minimum Clearance
None

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.

Description

Engility and its Veterans Affairs (VA) Practice is one of the largest and fastest growing providers of consulting services in the Federal market.  Engility is creating professional opportunities for those seeking a growth oriented business environment. Our professionals work with Government agencies and organizations to create efficiencies, increase organizational and human performance, reduce costs, improve operating results, and achieve mission success.

 

Engility is deploying a multidisciplinary team of experienced professionals to provide technical management and support services that will assist the VA Office of Information Technology (VA OIT) in delivering effective, consistent and timely project management execution throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).  Engility is seeking a Project Manager to support an array of project management activities across a broad spectrum of IT projects.

 

The responsibilities are to include, but are not limited to:

  • Define and manage scope, schedule, risks, communications, and change management issues associated with assigned projects.
  • Manage assigned resources to meet the needs of the project and optimize staffing.
  • Anticipate risks and develop actionable mitigation strategies.
  • Engage the client to develop and execute clear plans of action; demonstrate excellent client engagement skills.
  • Demonstrate mastery of project management best practices.
  • Work on diverse problems requiring evaluation of identifiable factors and root cause analysis.  Present alternatives, solution, or strategies, considering client requirements and capabilities.
  • Monitor assigned project(s) milestones, deadlines, and due dates and inform VA PM of any potential risks and issues that might impact meeting the deadlines.
  • Develop weekly and ad hoc reports as assigned (e.g., project status, metrics).
  • Ensure full engagement of assigned team members, providing mentoring and guidance as required.
  • Ensure on-time delivery of deliverables that meet Engility quality standards.
  • Work with leads to support resource management, stakeholder relationship building and manager/interaction, and facilitate cross-workstream integration.
  • Lead the development of project artifacts, including leadership briefing, project roadmaps, plans of action, guides, project charters, program/project management plans and supporting plans, risk management plans, and other SDLC documentation.
  • Engage stakeholders to elicit requirements and build strong relationships on behalf of the client; establish and maintain a stakeholder roster and RACI chart for the project.
  • Plan schedules, monitor, and report on activities and dependencies related to the project, including integration/development vendor monitoring.
  • Facilitate discussions with development and business teams in different phases of SDLC.
  • Work independently with no instructions on routine tasks and with general instruction on new tasks.

This position can be supported from a CONUS remote home office location.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline
  • 10 years of Project Management experience; 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
  • Experience managing Information Technology related projects. Must be well versed in life cycle and project management methodologies. 
  • Experience in tracking costs, schedule and performance progress. Must be able to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, presentation, and technical communication skills. Experience interacting with senior GS levels within the federal government.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of tools, including MS Project, Visio, and SharePoint.
  • Experience leading technical and software development teams in accordance with Agile methodologies.

Desired Qualifications

  • VA project management support experience
  • Experience using the IBM Rational Tool Suite/SDLC management tools
  • Experience using Primavera
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a remote environment
  • PMP, ScrumMaster (CSM)

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