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Sr. Project Manager in Washington at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Washington
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/29/2018
  • Job ID:
    2018-49743

Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has an immediate opportunity for a Sr. Project Manager to manage complex, high-profile projects and lead cross-functional project teams to deliver high-quality technology solutions for our internal customers and will apply advanced level of project and program management knowledge to solve a variety of complex technical issues.

The Sr. Project manager shall employ personnel with the skills necessary to execute projects to ensure it meets all scope, schedule, resources and quality expectations through the entire project life cycle and in accordance with the objectives of the enterprise.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide Program Management support to maintain the Integrated Project Schedule, issues, risks, risk mitigation, resource allocations and budget for portfolio-related programs
  • Assist Program Manager with the project plan update and statuses, focusing on coordination and monitoring of detailed technical tasks across internal organizations, and outside suppliers
  • Provide detailed technical and business support for meetings / JAD sessions, including preparing key technical and business materials and providing follow-up meeting minutes
  • Support the design and review of the technical architecture and supporting information technologies to validate against technical / business requirements and ensure compliance with USPS IT Standards, including such areas as security, performance, capacity planning, backup / recovery, failover, and disaster recovery
  • Manage and communicate detailed project plans, manages communication cadency and drives the team to meet tight deadlines
  • Build credibility, establish rapport and maintain communication with stakeholders at multiple levels, including those external to the organization
  • Present project progress, issues and mitigations to all stakeholders
  • Proactively identify potential issues and propose mitigation plans or alternative solutions
  • Identify key performance indicators, implement meaningful metrics, and measure project performance
  • Prepare presentations for management and customers to articulate program status, key risks, and mitigations, and technical milestones
  • Support project efforts in defining scope, planning, executing and reporting to stakeholders on strategic initiatives
  • Define strategies and roadmaps for expansion of capabilities, technologies and governance
  • Drive the implementation of development best practices through the organization, ensuring objectives are achieved
  • Other technical tasks may be required based on direction from the Program Manager

We can only accept US citizens and or Green Card Holders.  The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years and not have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 15 years of experience as a Program / Project Manager on software development, or large enterprise software projects
  • Experience in delivering large and complex software / Infrastructure programs
  • Demonstrated leadership skills by doing large stake holder presentations and c-level communication meetings
  • Experience with Project management applications such as MS Project, EXCEL, PowerPoint, MS Word, and Version One 
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of program and project management
  • Experience with cloud services (Amazon Web Services a plus), Agile methodologies (Scrum / Kanban), and IT infrastructure strongly desired
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools including MS Project
  • Proven experience in strategic planning
  • Project Management Professional certification required
  • Must be able to obtain and retain a Public Trust Clearance

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.  With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.  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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