The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation of Leidos is seeking a Technical Program Manager in Bethesda, MD.
The Program Manager ensures compliance with NIH policies and mandated actions, such as EPLC, security policies, ADA Section 508, and others.
The Program Manager will be responsible for successful service delivery and contract execution, leading a diverse team comprised of software developers, business analysts, testers, architects, configuration management, and others. The team will employ agile methodologies, including scrum, Kanban, test-driven development. Program Manager will be responsible for compliance with HHS policies and mandated actions, such as EPLC, security policies, ADA Section 508, and others.
• Provide management, technical leadership and organize the activities and personnel associated with complex software development project using agile methodology across a portfolio of program.
• Thrive in a fast-paced work environment;
• Understand and oversee all phases of the software development lifecycle using the agile development methodology;
• Managing staff, including hiring, compensation and employee performance assessments;
• Manage software integration and development efforts.
• Manage multiple projects and tasks and supervise approximately 10-15 staff.
• Provide overall Project Management (PM) support throughout the performance period using customer’s internal processes consistent with principles outlined in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) PMBOK® Guide.
• Provide technical, administrative, and operational management of assigned projects, including contract and subcontractor management.
• Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction at all times
• Be accountable to the customer and to Leidos management for the success of the project(s) and team
• Oversee the portfolio risk management process;
• Ensure adequate communication between the stakeholders and other development teams
• Respond to Data Calls such as financial status, computer or hardware details, technical attributes of the Systems, or security audits.
• Participate in the Change Control Board (CCB) activities.
• Manage all required activities to ensure alignment with multiple schedules and requirements across all systems and projects as well other interfacing systems and projects.
• Work with the customer to reprioritize activities to refocus work efforts and support activities to address new or changing business needs.
Required Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience (4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree)
At least 8 yrs overall experience, PMI PMP Certification required
• Five years of experience managing complex software development project
• Experience managing projects with multiple subcontractors
• Experience with Agile development methodology
• Strong technical background in software development processes, techniques, and best practices
• Experience With Agile software development required
• Experience developing web applications in Java, JEE, SQL Server
• Experience with working at HHS agencies highly desired
• Highly desired, previous support of NIH programs
Position requires Green Card Holder or US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
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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