Program Manager (Agile Development)

Akima   •  

Sterling, VA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 55 days ago

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Cloud Lake Technology, LLC an Akima, LLC company is a provider of services to today’s Big Data and Cloud market with one crucial difference: our services are highly-specialized, data-centric services. This enables us to focus laser like on helping our government and commercial customers quickly and cost effectively harvest, analyze and leverage the greatest possible value from the increasingly vast amounts of data they are acquiring and need to manage. Cloud Lake’s strategic partners include leaders in virtually every area of IT strategy, implementation and management.

We are looking for a bright and talented Agile Project Manager to support our client’s application development initiatives. Our development teams create cutting-edge applications that directly enable client to achieve its mission objectives. Our team is avid practitioner of Agile development methodologies, and most of our work is done in a purely Agile environment. We use Scrum, continuous integration, unit tests, and peer reviews on a daily basis, and we adhere to the “inspect and adapt” principle as we seek new ways to innovate.


  • Spend a great deal of time functioning as an Agile coach, consulting with Scrum teams and Product Owners as they plan, execute, and deliver releases
  • Engage and work with the client’s upper management to establish application delivery strategies aligned with the agency’s key goals for software development
  • Work on a wide variety of technology platforms, including .Net Core, ASP.NET using MVC, Entity Framework, LINQ, SQL Server, SharePoint, NHibernate, Oracle, SharePoint, and Access

Additional Duties:

  • Plan, implement, and maintain a project organization structure; select and recruit key team members
  • Analyze the effectiveness of the project organization and makes changes when needed
  • Provide proactive leadership and direction of personnel performing complex tasks. Responsible for leading the project teams in successfully executing project as planned
  • Manage personnel, cost and schedules, ensuring contract compliance, quality and profitability
  • Serve as the primary customer interface
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and tracking major aspects of the project, including technology, schedules, costs, and contract/customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and tracking major aspects of the project, Including technology, schedules, costs, and contract/customer satisfaction
  • Direct project team personnel, manages costs and schedules ensuring contract compliance.
  • Maintain profit and loss and responsibility
  • Prepare and maintain the Program Management Plans (including Risk Management Plan) for the project and conduct program reviews as required
  • Responsible for any subcontractor management
  • Support and enhance ISO 9001:2008 and CMMI Level 2 process maturity


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Active DOD secret clearance; ability to obtain DEA clearance
  • Minimum 15 years of professional IT experience –Management experience can be combined with IT experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years of project management experience in implementation and maintenance of Web-based Apps directly supervising 40 or more team members
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience managing development teams using Agile, including Scrum and appropriate supporting development practices
  • At least five (5) years of delivery management of technical services and solutions to Federal Government agencies
  • Scrum Master Certification from Scrum Alliance
  • Recent experience with software development projects using key Microsoft technologies, including:
    • ASP.NET 4.0, C# 4.0, MVC 3.0, jQuery
    • AJAX methods and WCF-based Web Services
    • LINQ with Entity Framework, NHibernate, or other ORM technology
    • Relational data models and SQL
    • XML and programming libraries for XML manipulation
    • SQL Server-based data warehouse

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in technical field (Master’s preferred)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute
  • Knowledge of ITIL and CMMI principles
  • Business Development experience in the federal market.