Project Manager

Halfaker and Associates   •  

Woodlawn, MD

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 158 days ago

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Job Description

Halfaker and Associates, LLC, an award winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Software Engineering and IT Infrastructure to improve the health, security and well-being of all Americans. Our commitment to excellence and our vision to “Continue to Serve” has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies in the health, defense, security and intelligence sectors. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we have employees nationwide and were recently named a 2018 Top Work Place by the Washington Post. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with Halfaker.

Halfaker has an opening for a Project Manager to join our talented, dynamic team. The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Manage and coordinate process requirements for various projects
  • Lead Agile requirements management activities; lead the analysis of user needs to determine functional, cross-functional, and technical requirements
  • Responsible for collecting, analyzing, managing and reporting key Program and Product Team execution status and metrics across all aspects of the Agile product development lifecycle using VIP as the minimum performance baseline
  • Responsible to support through leading communications, program baseline support, strategic planning and analysis, data collection, quality reviews, risk management, and overall management of supporting projects
  • Monitor, track and provide client reports on project schedule, work plan, risks and budget to ensure project meets targeted dates and goals
  • Utilize IBM Rational and JIRA to identify and track all project tasks that are required to execute all activities
  • Capture and monitor action items status, produce and communicate meeting minutes and drive action to their proper resolution or conclusion
  • Manage writing and client delivery of project documents (project management plans, quality control plan, system design document, etc.)
  • Develop, analyze, and report on project and program budgets and expenditures data to support timely and accurate budget execution and financial management and reporting activities
  • Manage the collection, tracking and monitoring of system and business requirements
  • Identify and manage risks and issues impacting the progress and outcome of the project
  • Develop and maintain scheduled project/product sprints and backlog
  • Facilitate accurate configuration management for project related artifacts
  • Verify traceability amongst requirements, test cases and potential risks and impediments
  • Provide daily supervision and direction to support staff as needed

Required Skills

  • Highly motivated and analytical; proven problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability and enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to learn new skills, new client environments, and grow domain expertise
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to conduct independent research to lead or support the resolution of complex questions and issues
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific/technical discipline, is required plus 10 years of work experience (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education, if no degree)