• Sr. IT Project Manager / Practitioner

    Job Location US-DC-Washington, DC
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/9/2019 11:59 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing the successful implementation of a portfolio of mid to large-sized internal technical projects that range in complexity and technology. The primary objective will be to support customer IT operations, maintenance, enhancement, and sustainment of the customer infrastructure and applications currently hosted in multiple platforms, supporting the customer IT investments, information assurance projects, application development, and project management. The candidate will report to the Program Management Branch Chief to coordinate Federal technical lead and third party contractors to oversee the execution of and manage Enterprise Security, Infrastructure, Telecommunication, Workforce Development, and Business Process projects. 


    The candidate will be expected to develop and deliver various project management and System Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) documentation in support of these projects, and to provide expertise and technical guidance in the implementation of the projects, if needed. The candidate will work within the existing contractor team, which includes a site Project Manager, business analysts, and technical staff, but will have a significant amount of independence and autonomy in developing the appropriate implementation approach to the assign internal projects. Additional work and responsibilities may include:

    • Supporting Government leads and staff in planning and implementing program schedule and performance management practices that enable reliable and efficient operations of project technical teams.
    • Supporting the Government technical leads in administering and supporting the partners for interface planning, requirements gathering, and production system matters and providing technical program documentation as it relates to system enhancements and technical achievements.
    • Oversee and manage a portfolio of internal customer projects, to include providing recommendations on project priorities, implementation timelines, and technical approach to completing projects.
    • Implementing organizational change to support and influence government technical team on project delivery.


    Required Qualifications: 

    • Master's Degree or higher and/or 15 years of experience
    • Five years of experience as a Project Manager for a Federal Agency and/or;
    • Bachelor's degree should be in a IT or business related field
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Project Software
    • Experience providing project briefs to senior executives
    • Experience implementing or working with Agile/Agile-Hybrid methodologies in the public sector

    Strongly Desired Qualifications:

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification


    Desired Qualifications:

    • DHS experience
    • Experience with managing data center moves
    • Network and/or Systems Engineering (installation, configuration, and maintenance of servers, workstations, and virtual machines
    • Technical Implementation Experience (has managed an enterprise IT implementation project)
    • Experience overseeing, managing, and implementing multiple technical projects at the same time
    • Consulting experience across the government and within matrixed organizations
    • Ability to work independently and across various skill levels
    • Knowledge and experience delivering technical projects within a software development lifecycle (SDLC)
    • Exceptional communications skills (technical and business) with a keen awareness of organizational dynamics and organizational change management skills
    • Flexibility and ability to quickly adapt to a customer 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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