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Program Manager
Herndon, VA

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Job Description

PSI Pax, Inc. has an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager to support our government customer in Herndon, VA.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects
* Takes projects from original concept through final implementation
* Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, computer services, and client services
* Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables
* Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables
* Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team
* Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems
* Performs all functional duties independently
* Works on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of assigned program(s)
* Oversees the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or is responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job

Required Qualifications:

* Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance
* Must be a US citizen or green card holder
* Ability to prepare cost estimates and manage budgets
* Knowledge/experience of SDLC practices
* Effective liaison between business and technical teams
* Strong facilitation skills to effectively lead discussions across multiple groups
* Project Management / Project Planning on multiple projects
* Re-prioritize work based on changing business priorities
* Oral and written communication skills including presenting to Executive Level Management
* Knowledge/experience with Agile Methodologies
* Knowledge/experience of SDLC practices
* Change Management and Configuration Management (VersionOne, ServiceNow, etc)
* Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
* Capacity Planning
* Problem/Risk Management
* MS Office Suite
* SOX compliance / PCI compliance
* A minimum of ten (10) years' experience in project management or related field, preferably in the area of software application development
* Able to perform all functional duties independently on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of a given program
* Able to oversee the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job
* Experience training/mentoring less experienced personnel
* Broad knowledge of project management disciplines as outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge
* Extensive experience with managing software application development projects of various sizes, including client interaction and meeting facilitation
* Extensive experience defining project scope, developing work plans and project schedules, preparing project estimates, developing resource plans, and compiling project status reports
* Extensive experience managing hetergeneous project teams composed of resources from multiple vendors/organizations
* Extensive experience reviewing software documentation such as requirements specifications, design documents, manuals, test plans/cases, test scripts and test reports
* Able to obtain Postal clearance
* Excellent communication skills
* Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check

Preferred Qualifications:

* Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Education Requirements:

A degree from an accredited College/University in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline is preferred

PSI Pax, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information.

PSI Pax, Inc. is an E-Verify Participant

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