Senior Project Manager - Cloud Migration in Washington, DC at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As the Senior Project Manager focused on our clients Migration to the Cloud and Modernization Strategy, you will work with various departments to create project plans, implementation plans, cost estimates, and migration strategies. In addition, you will provide team management and overall assistance to the program manager while helping to drive the strategic roadmap and the migration from legacy platforms to a cloud environment. This position is located in downtown Washington, DC.

Additional duties include:

  • Support and assess vendor Project Execution and Testing phase strategy, activities, processes and artifacts
  • Support client in development of a test plan and strategy
  • Assist Program Manager with overall team alignment, communication, and prioritization
  • Identify, document, and manage risks and issues
  • Coordinate activities of applications teams, security, networking, infrastructure and ongoing operational support
  • Assess Project Transition and Operations phase strategy, activities, processes and artifacts
  • Document lessons learned and provide advisory support throughout project phases
  • Develop lessons learned and observations report that could be used to improve performance on future projects
  • Prepare or contribute to status reports and agendas for weekly, bi-weekly, monthly meetings
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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of experience working on large, platform implementation or migration projects
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance in support of a federal agency (US Citizen or Green Card)
  • Ability to work on large or multiple projects, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and to switch between tasks quickly using Agile PM techniques/concepts
  • Solid knowledge and understanding across a range of activities to include: Strategic Planning, Roadmaps, Concept/Capabilities/Requirements Definition, Testing, Platform and Data migration
  • Excellent customer handling skills and ability to establish effective customer relationships with senior level government personnel
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and present effective technical presentations to senior management; must possess strong written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on AWS or Azure Cloud migrations
  • AWS or Microsoft Cloud Certification
  • Ability to work independently and manage work of self and others to a defined schedule
  • Experience providing recurring project progress reports
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change
  • Experience conducting meetings, interviews and making presentations
  • Strong problem-solving and customer service skills
  • Team player and a consistent, dependable performer with an excellent work ethic, flexible \'can-do\' attitude, and a results-driven commitment to success
  • Ability to apply industry best practices to the migration process

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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