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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-00089
Location: REMOTE
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Experience Level: 11 Years
Project Manager

Who May Apply: US Citizen or Green Card; This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
Security Clearance: Public Trust - Background Investigation
Classification: Exempt

This project is for the purpose for providing cost effective security controls to protect automated systems data, defend the VA digital systems, protect infrastructure, plan and prepare for future security needs. Team will support policy for security and privacy protection across systems, networks, cloud computing, software and hardware. We will be providing Program Management, systems assessment and management, MDPP Risk Management and Working Group Support, Medical Device Isolation Architecture (MDIA) technical support, and FSS Portal and SharePoint support for more than 1,500 facilities across the country. 
The Project Manager is responsible for managing medium sized projects ranging from 10 to 50 persons.  Their primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Meeting with the Customer to determine the project needs.
  • Allocating resources that would be required to fulfill those needs.
  • Keep the customer and corporate management informed of the project status on a regular basis.
  • Leads the conceptual design of the software system.
  • Oversees the project costing, budgeting and scheduling and anticipates and resolves cost and schedule problems as necessary.
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or other related technical discipline AND 10 years of experience with software related projects; 8 years of additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree OR a Master's Degree in similar discipline area or Business Management.
  • 5 yrs. Project management experience with software related projects; OR PMP Certification with experience in lead software development roles.
  • 3 yrs. experience managing Time and Material (T&M) and Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contracts.
  • 3 yrs. experience managing direct reports and subcontracted work.
  • Experienced with tracking project costs, schedule and performance progress. 
  • Prior experience with identifying and mitigating risks.
  • Proficient experience with IBM Rational Tools, MS project and MS Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
Desired/Preferred Skills:
  • PMP Certification.
  • Agile Scrum or SAFe Certification.
  • Government agency contracting experience; VA preferred (VHA/VBA).
  • Knowledge of HL7 - a set of international standards for transfer of clinical and administrative data between software applications used by various healthcare providers.
  • Prior experience or knowledge with any of the following: ProPath, Primavera, or Polaris.
Travel Requirements:
  • None