• Project Manager

    Job Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 7 months ago(8/9/2019 12:00 PM)
    Job ID
    Clearance Requirement
  • Overview

    Steampunk is looking for a Project Manager to support one of our federal customers.  They will support a dynamic team that provide engineering services across a variety of platforms and technologies.  The ideal candidate will be a seasoned Project Manager with Federal Government experience providing all aspects of overall program management; including process standardization/improvement, organizational  change management, executive interface/advisor, and technology roadmap planning and implementation.


    The Project Manager must have the following experience and expertise withing the Federal Government, preferrably within DHS:

    • Experience coordinating activities across disparate teams to deliver successful outcomes for stakeholders.
    • Experience leading the engineering and deployment of technical solutions
    • Ability to develop and maintains relationships and partnerships with stakeholders, peers, vendors and partners.
    • Experience facilitating coordination across multiple divisions within the client organization
    • Experience providing oversight to ensure the program’s/project’s approach and deliverables comply with customer, company, quality, industry, and regulatory requirements.
    • Experience facilitating and/or coordinating regular program/project reviews with staff and leadership to ensure consistent reporting and visibility of progress.
    • Experience supporting staff in resolving or removing roadblocks to programs and projects.
    • Builds strategic cross-functional and cross-organizational partnerships and alliances with stakeholders, peers and direct reports to resolve problems, improve processes or achieve goals.
    • Creates a culture of continuous improvement by communicating/deploying enterprise best practices and team engagement to improve cost, quality, delivery, job satisfaction and client satisfaction.
    • Guides and helps the organization’s technical teams understand and establish baselines, leads the overall change management processes that drive technical decisions through the SELC.


    Required Experience and Qualifications:

    • >15 years performing project management support services in a supervisory and/or leadership role or a Master’s Degree (or higher)
    • Active / current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)
    • Experience using MS Project and the Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) in order to plan and execute complex IT projects using PMP best practices.
    • Experience leading cross-functional IT project teams: Applications; Engineering; Security; and Operations.
    • Experience developing, improving and executing project management processes to ensure proper staffing and coordination for the overall effort.
    • Experience planning, developing, implementing, coordinating, and leading project activities such as: conducting kickoff meetings, developing project plans, managing schedule and  resources, reporting progress and facilitating stakeholder management.
    • Experience collecting functional requirements for the purposes of developing detailed plans and designs for delivery of IT solutions.
    • US Citizenship is required by the contract.  Secret Clearance required.  DHS EOD preferred.


    Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

    • ITIL v3 or higher Foundation certification
    • Experience managing infrastructure engineering teams focused on cloud migrations, infrastructure security, and modernization
    • Experience managing projects involving the implementation of DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) tools and services
    • Experience managing engineering projects providing mobile solutions in a Federal environment

    About steampunk

    Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors.  Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges.  As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers – and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program. 


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