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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-00097
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: High Level Background Investigation
Classification: Exempt

This project is focused on providing IT development support services to the Customer and product teams of a system that will consolidate, integrate and streamline the delivery of products to improve Veteran's access to care. We will provide support services to include all Agile SLDC services, post deployment, sustainment support and transition support services. We will be developing new systems, enhancing current systems and sustaining legacy systems.  
The Project Manager is responsible for managing medium to large 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.
  • Prior experience or knowledge with any of the following: ProPath, Primavera, or Polaris.
  • Prior experience managing Government projects in an Agile team setting.
  • 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.
Travel Requirements:
  • Some travel is anticipated.