US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the warfighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team.
The IT Project Manager will be required to plan and manage various customer facing IT Projects.
The Project Manager will work closely with the Program's Project Portfolio Manager and government client to develop project estimates (schedules, cost estimates, materials, services, etc.) to meet the client's requirement.
The IT Project Manager will be client-facing and required to deliver projects on time and within budget. Projects will vary in scope and size depending on the nature of the requirement.
A range of projects may be assigned at a time which may include coordination with various engineering teams, vendors and other non GDIT contract personnel.
Projects may consists of large OS migrations, physical IT hardware relocations, standing up new locations with all of the required IT infrastructure and user facing devices, life-cycle and device recap projects, etc.
The project manager will facilitate, manage and execute project activities from large or complex tasks that may include enterprise systems integration, data maintenance and migration, and other analysis of projects.
Design and develop project baseline schedules, support implementing and maintaining integrated master schedule (IMS) and work breakdown structures (WBS).
Identify risks affecting project cost, schedule, performance, and support development of alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
Must have the ability to produce schedules visually depicting decision points, milestones, progression and interdependence of the project tasks to provide program with a clear picture of the project schedule, communicate project updates and support effective decision making.
Working closely and effectively communicate with staff members and the client to ensure efficient and accurate schedule developments and updates.
Monitoring and maintaining status schedule progress.
Identify and communicate significant schedule risks to staff and management team.
Assist in developing resource loading and level process for project schedules using the performance work statement (PWS), technical proposal, WBS and oral directions from senior project managers and technical leads.
Conduct project management related training as directed by PMO.
Formally trains Project Managers so they are prepared for their duties.
Conduct PMO training to the program, or as requested.
Performs duties as Deputy PMO Lead and fills in as the PMO Lead as/when necessary.
As appropriate/designated, manages, trains, and mentors enterprise and command project managers.
5+ Years of experience
Must possess and maintain a Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience required.
PMP Certification required. If absent, must obtain within six months of hire.
ITIL V4 Foundation within six months of hire.
Understanding of project management process of ascertaining work, executing work, and post-project procedures.
Experience with and the ability to develop, maintain and report on project plans and schedules.
Must be well-versed with MS Project and general experience in using MS Project Server.
Solid experience with project budgeting and scheduling.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, especially in a client interaction context.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite/Tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
At least 5+ years of experience as an IT Project Manager leading project teams.
At least 5+ years of Project Management experience demonstrated by a proven track record of success in multiple complex projects and/or programs preferred.
Experience with DoD Coalition information sharing, NATO, MPE, JIE, or other interoperability programs, standards and systems.
Understanding of cross domain simulations and processes.
Demonstrated understanding of DoD information technology systems, tools, process, or organizations.
Can take direction from several individuals as well as work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
Depending on job assignment, additional specific certifications may be required.
This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.