Program Manager

VMD Systems Integrators   •  

Washington, DC

Industry: Information Technology

  •  

15+ years

Posted 31 days ago

Description:

VMD has an exciting opportunity for you to join as a Program Manager working in our Washington, DC office. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Lead and manage all aspects of a large (20 FTEs) IT modernization program for our federal client. The scope of this program contains two primary work streams: 1) Engineering/Cloud Migration, and 2) Enterprise Architect/IT Governance.
  • Serve as VMD's primary point of contact and liaison for the federal government while ensuring high levels of client satisfaction.
  • Ensure strong team performance for all contract PWS requirements.
  • Plan and manage the execution of the program in accordance with PMI best practices including financial, schedule, quality, and risk management techniques, etc.
  • Ensure strong internal, cross-team communications as well as external communications to various federal stakeholders.
  • Evaluate current processes to identify opportunities for improvements to efficiency and effectiveness, including the use of Agile techniques and processes.
  • Mentor and guide employees, maintaining a positive work environment where ingenuity and resourcefulness are fostered and where team spirit can develop.
  • Be the "face of the franchise" and actively market and socialize the team's capabilities across the IT enterprise.

Qualifications:

  • At least 16+ years of experience in a program management related role.
  • Experience managing programs in the federal government contracting environment.

Education Requirement: Bachelor's

Specific Field of Study or Degree (if any): NA

Can Additional Years of Experience Substitute for Degree? No

Minimum Years of Overall Experience: 15+

Minimum Years of Specific Experience in Field: 15+

Minimum Clearance to Start: Public Trust

Work Status Allowable: US Citizen

Required Certification(s): Project Management Professional (PMP)

Travel: Little (less than 10%)

Telecommute Options: Yes, but after employee is established and can be up to 2 days / week

Desired Qualifications:

  • DoD Program Management experience or military background.
  • Familiarity with Cloud Computing/Engineering.
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture.
  • Knowledge/experience with Agile.

Desired Certification(s): PgMP

How do you know that you will succeed in this position with VMD?

  • You are excited by the challenge of navigating a complex and often political environment.
  • You have unique ability to define requirements from ambiguous direction.
  • You demonstrate personal accountability and integrity in all actions.
  • You interact well with people and are a natural team player.
  • You consistently meet deadlines and come prepared to offer solutions and contribute in meaningful ways.