Leidos Defense Group is seeking an IT Project Manager supporting a large, complex task order (or a group of task orders) and assisting the Program Manager in working with the Government Contracting Officer (KO) and Government management personnel. Under the guidance of the Program Manager, you will be responsible for the overall management of the specific task order(s) and ensuring that the technical solutions and schedules in the task order are implemented in accordance with the task order specifications. Experience managing systems, network engineering, IT systems implementations or IT functions in a federal government or multinational environment. All work will be performed at Joint Base Andrews, MD customer site. You must hold an active DOD Secret clearance with eligibility to obtain a Top Secret/SCI.
As the IT Project Manager for this program, you will:
- Deliver & consistently report project timelines, risks, constraints, cost, schedule and performance targets of multiple projects with matrixed resources and ‘agile’ priorities
- Leverage strong proficiency with Microsoft Project and the MS Office suite to develop and maintain functional project schedules and reports, including custom resource utilization and cost/schedule/performance metrics reports
- Perform Risk Management
- Coordinate requisite contract actions, modifications, quotes
- Lead teams to define, optimize, standardize and follow operational processes and metrics based on best practices and ITIL framework
- Ensure efficient application of change, configuration & release management processes
- Ensure that all changes to the baselines go through appropriate change boards, serve as a member of Change Control & Engineering Review Boards
- Define and implement Document Management & version control processes (check-out/check-in, merge, build, re-lease, etc.)
- Responsible for reviewing processes, and resources to make recommendations for improvements to increase productivity and reduce costs
- Evaluate the portfolio of systems & solutions, assess functional requirements, develop and propose innovative solutions (processes, tools, alternatives, etc.)
- Conduct inventory/procurement management, technical refresh, software update tracking, version control implementation and standardization across the supported environments
- Design technical release templates and to draft release notes in support of release process
- Write and update technical documents, procedures, TTP, SOPs, etc.
- Develop and implement Earned Value Management (EVM) processes and tools
- Serve as the project manager for a large, complex task order (or a group of task orders)
- Assist the Program Manager in working with the Government Contracting Officer (KO) and Government management personnel.
- Provide overall management of the specific task order(s) and insuring that the technical solutions and schedules in the task order are implemented in accordance with the task order specifications.
- Demonstrate experience managing systems, network engineering, IT systems implementations or IT functions in a federal government or multinational environment.
- Perform other duties as required.
- Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering).
- Twelve years direct experience in the last fifteen years supporting IT projects and initiatives as a project planner, manager, or comparable position.
- Must hold active, in-scope Secret with the ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI Eligibility
- Demonstrated experience with the forecasting, planning, and resourcing technical projects with responsibility to deliver within cost, schedule and performance.
- A minimum of one year experience supporting DOD Systems/Networks (NIPR, SIPR and/or Coalition CENTRIXS, BICES are highly preferred)
- Experience implementing/optimizing ITIL Change & Configuration Management processes, metrics & reporting tools within an Enterprise environment
- Strong proficiency developing & presenting custom project reports, dashboards, metrics, visualization of concepts & processes using MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
- Strong proficiency in developing, improving and establishing business processes and supporting tools
- Proficient in use of SharePoint and fundamental Knowledge Management practices
• Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Proj and Prog Management
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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