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IT Project Manager Job

Company Name:
SAIC
IT Project Manager (Job Number:405358)
Description:
SAIC is looking for an IT project manager to manage the project team supporting the Logistics Readiness Center team. The PM manages the team's daily tasks in all aspects of performance and project execution.
The successful candidate will have a track record of planning and leading complex projects in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will exhibit an extremely high level of ownership and assume full accountability for managing and delivering projects. He/She should be a master at building and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders, pro-actively managing risk, and facilitating high performing teams.
Key Responsibilities:
Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project lifecycle
Effectively communicate and manage project expectations to project managers, owners, sponsors, team members, and other stakeholders in a clear and concise fashion
Establish project timelines and milestones/deliverables using the appropriate tools
Effectively manage project teams' time and allocate resources to ensure deliverables are completed
Contribute to best practices, techniques, and tools for project planning, execution, project management, ongoing milestone/deliverable tracking, communication, and key performance metrics
Track and monitor all project milestones and deliverables
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
Accept and assess status reports, change requests, and requirements documentation to ensure smooth project progression
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within and between various project teams
Manage project risks and issues
Required:
Bachelor's degree; Master's degree desirable
Minimum of 7 years of proven experience in IT project management, including all aspects of process development and execution
Able to obtain and maintain secret clearance
Security+
Experience managing projects with Agile processes
Proven leadership skills; persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
Strong knowledge of project management software (e.g., Microsoft Project)
Knowledge of the IT Operations lifecycle, SDLC and custom application development
Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Highly organized with a keen attention to detail
Desired:
PMI Certification as a Project Management Professional an asset
Scrum master
Have working knowledge of or be familiar with the following technologies: J2EE, .NET, Cold Fusion, COTS system integration, Agile development
Qualifications:
SAIC Overview:SAIC is a leading provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S. government. Our 13,000 employees deliver systems engineering and information technology offerings for large, complex government programs, as well as a broad range of higher-end, differentiated technology services. The company is headquartered in McLean, Va. For more information, visit .
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Job Posting: Aug 8, 2014, 5:57:29 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-ABER PROV GRD
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: T405358
Date: Fri, 08 08 2014 00:00:00 GMT
Country: US
State: MD
City: Aber Prov Grd
Locale: en_US

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