GDIT has an opportunity for a growth oriented and execution-focused professional to help drive our Department of Homeland Security business area serving various DHS agencies.
Candidate must be an US citizen, and able to obtain DHS Public Trust clearance and USCIS EOD to start work
We are looking for a talented Agile Project Managers to join our Project Management Services team on an IT operations project supporting DHS USCIS. The candidate will provide project management support for large enterprise operations and maintenance. Candidate will be responsible for project management tasks that are associated with designing, configuration, and installation support for large enterprise IT projects. This position ensures that all projects, designated by government are completed to specification, within an established time frame and budget.
This position works under the general guidance of the EIOSS Program Manager, Project Management Team and USCIS EID PMs and other stakeholders, in an Agile. DevSecOps fast-paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment, and requires strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills.
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
Provide oversight, guidance, direction, and leadership to all contracted team members assigned to individual projects
Provide briefings to leadership, create reports and documentation on demand, ensure deliverable compliance, and interface between customer organization and team members
Provide overall responsibility for the success of the project team(s) effort. This includes managing staff tasks, processes and project initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring and controlling all collaborative efforts reeled to projects.
Work with the Project management team, to provide effective and efficient management of the Contractor’s effort
Conduct regular Agile Ceremonies such as Daily standups, SCRUMs and/or checkpoints to determine progress and address any questions or challenges regarding the IT projects
Create and deliver presentations, and represent the team in briefings and in presentations
Experience with leading and managing Waterfall and Agile/DevOps project teams and processes
Experience with leading, managing, and working in an ITIL v3 or v4 framework to deliver enterprise services
Effective time management skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet schedules and deadlines, to multi-task, to plan, organize and prioritize work assignments and pay close attention to detail
Fully engaged in the implementation of a DevOps practices for supporting IT
Develops work plan/schedule, technical project plans, project and task order level reporting.
Attends customer meetings and serves as a client liaison.
Coordinates development of project deliverables, generates monthly reports including technical status, management performance, and financial projection.
Work in an Agile Kanban/Scrum environment and teams working in Waterfall or Agile projects
Assist and mentor junior members on the team
Required Qualifications, Experience, and Skills
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or the equivalent and 6 years related experience or a MS and 5 years of experience or the equivalent
5+ years of IT Project Management, at least 5, of which shall be specialized in Enterprise IT services
5+ Experience managing a global enterprise mission critical service
4 years of experience, managing Federal IT projects with varied complexity, managing project budgets and risks,
2 year of demonstrated experience in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms such as Earned Value Management
2 years’ experience, using MS Project. Project Server, JIRA, Cost Management tools, TFS, Ticketing (ServiceNow, JIRA, Remedy)
Specialized experience, ROM development, project development from inception to deployment
Demonstrated ability to manage complex tasks and teams
Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality
Demonstrated ability to coordinate events, individuals and groups
Experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting
Direct experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment is required
Shall be knowledgeable of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), DoD 5000 series, and ICD 801 policies
Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong project management skills
Demonstrated capability in managing multi- task projects involving various vendor and contractors of various types and complexity
Familiarity with AWS, AZURE, Google Cloud Services, and other Cloud environments
Familiarity with Agile, DevOps practices and ITIL processes
Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Agile Certifications (CSM etc.,)
US Citizen with DHS Public Trust suitability clearance/EOD
Experience with any DHS agencies or entities
ATTRIBUTES FOR SUCCESS
To succeed as a candidate and within this role, you will need to:
Demonstrate proven experience (with tangible outcomes and results), a can-do attitude, an ability to influence internal and external customers, and a leadership and communication style required to lead a diverse and dispersed team.
Embrace and embody GDIT’s of Commitment, Impact, Integrity, Imagination, and Agility.
The position is based in GDIT’s Falls Church, Virginia headquarters, with expected travel to current program locations and new business opportunities across the country. Travel is primarily local travel in the DC metro area for the current portfolio but could potentially expand to both national and overseas locations as the portfolio grows.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of related work experience
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.