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Sr Project Task Manager
Herndon, VA

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Job Description

Job Description

* This position is not for immediate hire. If you would like to be considered in the future for any upcoming positions, please feel free to submit your resume for future review!

GDIT is seeking a Senior Project Manager who manages a matrixed team of project staff that support critical internal (within the project team) and/or external (customer facing) projects. Work to support operational excellence and ensure high levels of system availability and efficiency by developing and maintaining ITIL-based processes using lean principals.

At this level, the position is typically responsible for managing multiple tasks or a single large project and supervising up to 10 employees both exempt and non-exempt and may include one or more subordinate supervisors.

Provides technical, administrative, and operational management of assigned project or tasks, including contract and subcontractor management, coordination, communication, orchestration and supervision.

* Develop an effective plan of action for running project efforts from inception to completion.
* Supervise assigned staff including professional development and performance management.
* Meet with internal/external clients to ensure situational awareness, understanding of goals, tasks, and direction, and provide transparent communication of project execution.
* Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of project deliverables.
* Leads activities including solution development, basis of estimate development, and document templates.
* Collaborates with DevOps team to represent User Stories and clarification of goals and features.
* Should also elicit formal requirements / user stories from the Application team and Business Owner in order to represent the product features back into the DevOps team.
* Supports project financial management services as needed by working with program financial analysts to ensure billing accuracy and profit enhancements.
* Monitors sub-contractor activities including subcontractor RFQs and deliverables.
* Track, record, and compile program performance data.
* Support and advance the organization's mission.
* Participates in special projects as required.


* Bachelor's Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
* Master's Degree preferred.
* Professional certification (PMP) preferred.
* Professional certification (ITIL) preferred


* 10-12 years of related project management experience.
* Ability to lead projects using the Scrum/Agile framework.
* Effective business development skills including proposal development and preparation.
* Possess a real desire to improve customer experience.
* Ability to drive cross-team initiatives on time and on budget.
* Ability to mitigate project risks and communicate risks effectively.
* Demonstrated experience leading teams, able to motivate and engage with a distributed team.
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
* Ability to drive task prioritization across many independent and interdependent teams.
* Possess ability to work independently and take accountability for actions.
* Understanding of cloud services including AWS, Azure, and private cloud.
* Must possess well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
* Experience with tools such as Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio and Project to manage tasks and communicate and update stakeholders and team members.
* Ability to influence others using reasoning, persuasion, and negotiation; excellent interpersonal skills.
* Effective management and leadership skills.
* Detailed knowledge of relevant government regulations and standards.
* US Citizenship required

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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