Technical Project Manager – McLean, VA
**Please note that an active PMP Certification is required for this position**
The Technical Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects while ensuring customer requirements are met and expectations exceeded. The Technical Project Manager provides leadership, assures quality deliverables, and makes technically sound recommendations based on industry-accepted best practices and management fundamentals.
The candidate must be knowledgeable of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) principles and proficient in using best practices for Project Management. PMP Certification is required. The candidate should be knowledgeable of business management and organizational theory, have experience leading teams, resource planning, Work Breakdown Structures and process improvements using the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) for IT Systems. They must be proficient in using current management techniques and tools such as Microsoft Project for Planning and Scheduling Work packages, and budgeting tools. The candidate must have experience in the Agile methodology and related management tools for Agile development operations (e.g., JIRA). This candidate must have excellent communication skills, positive motivation, and team building and leadership development. We are seeking someone who can influence both transformational and event driven changes by focusing on organization design, leadership, culture, change management, communications and training.
Project Management Skills:
The candidate must have knowledge of the project management disciplines as well as excellent communication and problem solving skills that involve the range of project management and its life cycle. These include:
metadata, structured and unstructured data
o Enterprise Change Management/Cultural Change o Open Stack Technologies o Software QA/QC
o Governance/Governance Process Improvement o Program Management o A Standards & Processes
Education:A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Business Systems, Management of Information Systems (MIS), IT Management, or other IT degrees. Engineering, Math, or Science degrees are acceptable substitutes. Possible substitutions: (8 years of relevant experience may qualify for a B.S.)
Experience: 10 years of relevant experience is required
Certifications: Professional Management Professional (PMP) required
Clearance: Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance