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Sr. Level Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00007
Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Summary of essential job functions
HMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. is looking for a Project Management Professional (PMP®) certified Project Managers to support the planning, design, development and implementation of various USPTO system development and infrastructure projects. As projects are executed within the functional areas of OCIO offices, these certified Project Managers shall provide dedicated support to OCIO Offices and/or Divisions to handle the associated workload of project assignments. This resource will assist the assigned Office and/or Division Director and interact with management, business owners, technologists, developers and operation teams, and shall provide Project Management expertise in the resolution of complex technical and non-technical issues with team members. This resource will document all aspects of the project in accordance with USPTO's established and documented SDLC, Project Management Guide, financial planning and execution guidelines and will be supported by a rich and fully-established Project Management support website and scheduling system. The Project Manager will collaborate with assigned Government Project Management Leads and Government Program Managers in understanding and coordinating the project for which they provide support with other ongoing and related projects; existing systems/infrastructures and other initiatives identified within the USPTO. The Project Manager will prepare and present to the assigned Office and/or Division Directors, various project plans, technical designs, plans, and solutions, risk and issue reports, associated mitigation plans, and resource summaries as requested by USPTO decision makers and stakeholders associated with the assigned project.
To be successful in this role you will need to be experienced in:
  • Microsoft Project Server 2010 & 2013 (MS Project Professional, SharePoint)
  • Software Development Project Management
  • Agile Development Methodologies to include experience managing project(s) in accordance with the Agile Scrum framework
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS/BA degree (required)
  • Strong facilitation and cross-functional team facilitation skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Public Trust Clearance or the ability to obtain a clearance
  • Expertise in the management and control of funds and resources
  • Ability to provide guidance and direction to staff of different skills and seniority
  • Leading and integrating elements of complex projects to achieve desired results by setting strategically aligned goals
  • Expert user of Microsoft Office 2010 (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Desired Qualifications
  • Planning, technical architecture, design and development of complex systems
  • Software and system development methodologies such as SCRUM
  • Hardware, network and other infrastructure technologies as identified
  • Cloud solutions including service, delivery and deployment models in commercial, private and public cloud environments
  • COTS and open source analysis and selection
  • Bridging the business aspects and the technical aspects of delivering complex systems including the ability to productively interact with resistant and/or change adverse stakeholders.

  • Health care coverage - medical, vision and dental
  • Short & long term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Accidental death/dismemberment insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Federal/legal holidays paid
It is a requirement of law that a statement regarding equal employment opportunities and discrimination within the work place be published and conspicuously posted for all employees. 
It is the policy of this company to provide an equal opportunity to all of its employees. As stated in the Federal guidelines, employees should be able to perform their jobs in workplaces free from discrimination-whether that discrimination is based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, or sexual orientation. Discrimination at HMS TECNOLOGIES, INC is not acceptable. We believe that all employees should be able to perform their jobs in a workplace free from discrimination of any kind. 
Further, it is the policy of this company to provide equal opportunity in employment for all persons to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, or sexual orientation through a continuing affirmative action program in each department. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to and must be an integral part of every aspect of personnel policy and practice in the employment, development, advancement, and treatment of our employees, to the extent permitted by law.