Sr. Project Manager

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/7/2020 10:08 AM)
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Information Technology


GovernmentCIO is looking for a Sr. Project Manager to join our team. The candidate should have experience with a civil agency, preferably Veterans Affairs.  The environment is dynamic and client needs are often evolving. 


As such, thought leadership, problem solving, rapid learning, and carrying the innovative mindset needed to lead our clients through conceptualization, strategic planning, and execution is important.  Additionally, flexibility and forward-thinking views are important for success. 


  • Manage Agile delivery model, whether Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Lean Kanban, DevSecOps or other iterative development approaches
  • Serve as an escalation point for customer concerns if/when they arise. Identify appropriate resolution to achieve client satisfaction in a timely manner.
  • Enforce standard methodologies, processes and tools and ensure compliance to enterprise architecture, global information security policies and overall strategy
  • Provide leadership and direction to direct reports
  • Improve product line performance through automation, continuous integration pipelines, and other means
  • Understand existing processes and identifying how to improve and streamline them to improve team efficiency and effectiveness
  • Point of contact for product teams as it relates to automation, CI/CD, and DevOps and/or DevSecOps
  • Partner with product teams to define, implement and operate a product line support model that leverages DevSecOps principles
  • Manage and coordinate process requirements across various projects
  • Lead Agile requirements management activities; lead the analysis of user needs to determine functional, cross-functional, and technical requirements
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Responsible for collecting, analyzing, managing, and reporting key Product Line execution status and metrics across all aspects of the Agile product development lifecycle using VIP as the minimum performance baseline
  • Responsible to support through leading communications, program baseline support, strategic planning and analysis, data collection, quality reviews, risk management, and overall management of supporting product lines
  • Monitor, track and provide client reports on project schedule, work plan, risks, and budget to ensure project meets targeted dates and goals
  • Ensure capture and monitor action items status, produce, and communicate meeting minutes and drive action to their proper resolution or conclusion
  • Identify and manage risks and issues impacting the progress and outcome of the product line
  • Serve as a Scrum Master on as needed bases, develop and maintain scheduled project/product sprints and backlog



Required Skills

  • Certified Scrum Master (highly preferred)
  • Project Management Professional – PMP Certified (highly preferred)
  • Certified SAFe (highly preferred)
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in DevOps environment (highly preferred)
  • Proficiency with MS Office, MS SharePoint, MS Teams, MS Visio
  • Understanding and supporting the Agile delivery model, whether Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Lean Kanban, DevSecOps or other iterative development approaches
  • Highly motivated and analytical; proven problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to take initiative and enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to learn new skills, new client environments, and grow domain expertise
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to conduct independent research to lead or support the resolution of complex issues
  • Excellent verbal communication, oral presentation, analytical and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and project oversight skills
  • Excellent leadership, management, and delegation skills
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines and stay organized

Required Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in engineering, or a related scientific or technical discipline is required
  • 15 years of experience
  • +10 years of additional experience may be substituted for education
  • VA project management experience (highly preferred)
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Strong facilitation, written and communication skills
  • Experience in all areas of the software development life cycle a plus



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