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Sr. Project Manager

Washington, DC, USA | General Dynamics

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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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.

Education

Education:

Masters Degree in a related business or technical discipline is required  

Qualifications

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


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