Technical Project Manager

Herndon, VA

 

Job Description:

Government Tactical Solutions, LLC “GovTact” is seeking an experienced and accomplished Technical Project Manager to be part of a team supporting the operations and maintenance of a large scale and world-wide Enterprise IT environment covering application hosting and support; enterprise services; and infrastructure services in Herndon, VA. This candidate will manage a large portfolio of projects. They will manage the work, artifacts, and technical decisions for projects in conjunction with Government customers. The Project Manager will serve the needs of a diverse team of operational engineers to implement superior levels of project management, tracking, and control.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage IT projects for the Department of State in coordination with customer managers

  • Work closely with technical engineers to track work, identify and analyze risks, and strategize issue remediation

  • Coordinate efforts of technical engineers to best use resources and accomplish program goals

  • Work with the customer PMO office to track schedules on an Integrated Master Schedule across the enterprise

  • Lead resource management and risk management across the enterprise, identifying and preventing resource constraints and analyzing the results of system changes

  • Act as Delivery Manager or Scrum Master on Kanban teams, guiding technical resources through Scrum/Kanban practices

  • Develop comprehensive, executive-level dashboards that provide essential project information, such as risks, issues, impediments, and projected completion dates

  • Liaise with program stakeholders such as development teams, security officers, and PMO

  • Work with appropriate technical and management resources to plan and schedule project timelines and milestones

  • Develop best practices and tools for project support

  • Manage process improvement activities in non-technical program areas

  • Ability to develop and deliver executive level presentations to senior government executive

  • Available Shifts:

    • 1st Shift: Mon – Fri (either of these times)

    • 7am – 3:30pm

    • 8am – 4:30pm

    • 9am – 5:30pm

 

Qualifications:

  • Requires US Citizenship and an active SECRET Government Security Clearance

  • Requires BA/BS with 10 to 12 years of experience with at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity. 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working as a technical Project Manager, on Federal contracts a plus

  • Experience working in project management for software development, database management, infrastructure, or network environment projects

  • Experience with project methodologies and associated tools (SDLC, Agile, Kanban, and Jira or IBM ELM suite)

  • Solid experience with MS Office Suites

  • Experience with knowledge sharing tools such as SharePoint and Confluence

  • PMI PMP required

  • Scrum Master and ITIL certifications are a plus

  • Experience providing operational task support in a highly demanding environment

  • Ability to apply industry standards and best practices for operational excellence

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

GovTact and Insperity provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, (or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to lactation), physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.