Software Program Manager

US-District Of Columbia-Washington
# of Openings
1
Category
Program Management
Agency/Project
New Agency
Job ID
2017-2345

Overview

OBXtek Inc. is an established award-winning business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. OBXtek is a leader in its field and is committed to identifying, developing, and delivering innovative, mission-focused technical and logistical solutions to over 15 civilian and military partners in the Federal Government.

 

As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, and we possess a robust corporate infrastructure that provides management oversight and support for all our programs. OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO to create processes that leverage best practices and result in novel, successful solutions.

Responsibilities

Manage large scale 50+ person software development program.

  • Plans, develops, organizes, coordinates, and manages information technology (IT) projects from initiation to closing.
  • Develops and gains approval of project plans; conducts cost benefit analyses and risk assessments; assures that project plans meet functional and technical business objectives.
  • Creates and manages project schedules; monitors and reviews project progress; adjusts schedules and plans as necessary; identifies and resolves issues.
  • Works with an integrated project team and manages integration across all functional areas to satisfy project requirements; manages project resources; monitors project activities and resources to mitigate risks; implements and maintains quality assurance processes.
  • Manages project inquiries and provides project status briefings to internal and external stakeholders; manages customer and internal management expectations relevant to a project.
  • Obtains user acceptance of completed products and services.
  • Monitors project activities and resources to mitigate risk; implements or maintains quality assurance processes.
  • Defines problems, assesses alternatives, and makes decisions regarding issues that stand in the way of successful project completion.
  • Enhancing communication among stakeholders, demonstrating exemplary personal communication skills.
  • Forms teams; sets milestones; plans meetings; disseminating, tracking, and filing project documentation.
  • Performs cost estimates, tracks spending, reconciles invoices, solicits and evaluates vendor quotes.
  • Balances stakeholders' conflicting priorities; negotiates regarding budgets, resources, and scope definition.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years specialized, progressive experience in program and/or project management
  • Bachelor Degree
  • ITIL v3 Foundations Certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Experience running projects/programs in a complex, matrix-oriented environment
  • Experience executing projects through all SDLC phases
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Agile Methodology
  • Experience implementing new and emerging technologies and applications
  • Experience managing project risks and applying systems security methods and techniques
  • Experience developing project cost estimates and performing cost/benefit analyses
  • Experience in resolving issues and scheduling conflicts and solving complex problems
  • Experience in meeting project milestones within funding parameters
  • Excellent listening skills and communication skills include oral, written, and formal presentations
  • Microsoft Office suite skills, including MS Project and PowerPoint

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