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Senior IT Project Manager

Washington, D.C.

Full-Time

Position Description:

JPI has an opening for an IT Project Manager to serve as a Senior Business Analyst within the Department of Homeland Security.  Requires 10-15 years of consulting experience focused on software architecture governance, Program Management Office (PMO) operations, employing Agile methodologies, contract management, federal policy, and working with Federal clients on a day-to-day basis. This position will be working with team of developers and project managers to manage and support a diverse set of information technology (IT) related projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Drives standards for an IT Program's annual business planning process with focus on strategic alignment, prioritization, demand intake, and resource management;
  • Supports initiatives targeting improvements to the client's operating model and performance;
  • Develops Product Roadmaps to align with the client's strategic plan;
  • Designs and Develops process improvement efforts for IT delivery;
  • Provides thought leadership and innovation to provide recommendations on emerging technologies or optimization/efficiencies across architecture, implementation, hosting, etc.;
  • Directs development and oversees delivery of solutions and deliverables that meet or exceed contractual delivery requirements;
  • Provides subject matter expertise to an IT PMO, developing processes and procedures according to client needs and anticipating emerging requirements;
  • Maps complex business processes and communicates solutions to the client.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to lead and influence across teams and organizational boundaries
  • No less than ten years' relevant experience in direct support of a Federal government department or agency
  • Experience working with system stakeholders and users; with a firm understanding of organizational change management techniques
  • Experience leading enterprise IT teams, leveraging technologies including AWS Cloud, Identity Management, and Microsoft enterprise applications
  • Understanding of DevOps, systems administration, system monitoring, and requirements of mission critical solutions
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or a related field
  • Experience supporting large, complex programs and supporting PMO activities
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Experience leading teams and coaching junior employees
  • Understanding of Federal contracts, development of acquisition package artifacts, associated management processes, and invoicing procedures
  • Understanding of project management methodologies (processes, best practices, tools)
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in building and managing client relationships
  • Experience in IT system and software testing lifecycle
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Project, and Visio
  • EOD / Public Trust Clearance Required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • Master's degree in Information Systems or a related field​

 

JPI is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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