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Job #: R-00036144
Location: Austin, TX
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Operations has an opening for an IT Program Management role located in Austin, TX. 

The selected candidate must have demonstrated knowledge and experience with  but not limited to; Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project, Microsoft SharePoint. Must be able to provide services to assist in managing complex enterprise projects.   Experience in managing assigned tasks to completion within the schedule, budget, and scope of the individual project.  The scope of projects includes infrastructure projects, application-specific IT projects, administrative projects, telecommunications projects, security projects, and process improvement projects.

A Program Manager must have experience in managing Information Technology related projects. Must be well versed in life cycle and project management methodologies.  Must have experience in tracking costs, schedule and performance progress. Must be able to identify and mitigate risks.

Must have experience with 1 or more  Application Monitoring Tools (InfoSys, AppDynamics, Splunk, Elastic, DynaTrace and Solarwinds)

Primary Responsibilities

Provide IT project management and analysis support for various Enterprise Command Operations projects and sub projects. Must have experience managing Information Technology related projects. Must be well versed in life cycle and project management methodologies. Must have experience in tracking costs, schedule and performance progress. Must be able to identify and mitigate risks.

  • Expedite and coordinate services to assist in managing complex enterprise projects.
  • Manage assigned tasks to completion within the schedule, budget, and scope of the project.
  • Experience in managing complex multi team projects in a highly integrated IT environment.
  • Manage intake of new applications/systems.
  • Provide IT project management support for various ECC projects and sub-projects.
  • Conduct all aspects of project initiation, planning, execution and closeout per industry standards and guidelines established for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • Follow VA and ITOPS IO standards and procedures for Project Management.
  • Develop formal project charters as required by the ITOPS IO Program Manager.
  • Facilitate project kick-off and status meetings and communicate individual roles and project expectations.
  • Conduct formal project reviews with project sponsor at project completion and review all project
  • products to confirm acceptance and satisfaction.
  • Conduct reviews with the Program Manager on a periodic basis.
  • Keep the Program Manager, Customer, and project team informed of the status of the project being managed.
  • Coordinate activities with existing ITOPS IO customers.
  • Coordinate activities for ad hoc requests from internal and external customers.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) of the tasks required to execute the project. The Contractor shall develop Project Schedules that are deliverables-based and accurately depict the work to be performed by the project. All project plans, WBS and schedule work product must be retrievable by the COR/VA PM(s) for any reviews and approvals required.
  • Monitor project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule, and identify ways to resolve schedule issues.
  • Ensure that risks associated with the cost, resource, schedule, and technical aspects of the project are identified, assessed, documented, tracked, and mitigated. All issues tracked must be accessible by the COR/VA PM(s) for any reviews and approvals required.
  • Apprise EO management of issues that impact the project and require management decisions.
  • Develop System Development plans, track activities to the plan, and communicate status, utilizing the latest ITOPS IO Project Management tools.
  • Assess variances from the project plan, and develop and implement changes as necessary to ensure project remains within specified scope as well as time, cost and quality objectives. All variances tracked must be accessible by the COR/VA PM(s) for any reviews and approvals required.
  • Maintain a collaborative environment with key stakeholders(s).
  • Participate in the development of project standards, procedures and quality objectives.
  • Utilize industry and EO established project standards, procedures and quality objectives without requiring assistance from others. All documentation shall be provided to the COR/VA PM for approval prior to any implementation or changes.
  • Identify artifacts needed to establish and maintain control of the project. Create and utilize those artifacts mandated by VA and ITOPS IO standards.
  • Communicate assigned responsibilities to project members for developing artifacts and performing project activities.
  • Review project management activities with Senior Management on a periodic basis.
  • Review project-planning activities with the Project Team on a periodic and event-driven basis.
  • Develop estimates for project’s effort, costs, and critical computer resources according to the specific application.
  • Notify all affected groups of approved change orders.
  • Track effort, cost, critical computer resources, development activities, and schedule, and take corrective actions as necessary.
  • Make and use measurements to determine the status of planning, tracking, and oversight activities.
  • Experience working in an Application Monitoring Environment
  • Experience with 1 or more  Application Monitoring Tools (InfoSys, AppDynamics, Splunk, Elastic, DynaTrace and Solarwinds)

Basic Qualifications

  • Master degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline, plus 15 years of experience.  10 additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree.
  • US Citizen with ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
  • MUST - Experience working in an Application Monitoring Environment
  • must- Experience with 1 or more  Application Monitoring Tools (InfoSys, AppDynamics, Splunk, Elastic, ServiceNow)
  • Ability to work in a matrix team environment, actively and effectively managing relationships with customers, build and release managers, technical teams, product development, project managers, and other application managers.
  • Experience leading information technology projects involving innovation and/or modernization.
  • Experience developing and reporting upon metrics relative to operational and financial performance.
  • Excellent organization and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate with leadership, staff and customers
  • Must understand and be an expert in executive time management, reporting, communications and have entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Solutions oriented person with outstanding program management skills and senior leadership understanding.
  • Operationally inclined with skills utilizing tools like; Office 365 (Word, Excel. Planner, PowerBI, SharePoint) Dynamics 365, Project reporting, Acrobat Pro, and outstand communications planning.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Leidos

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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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