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Deputy Project Manager

Location: Fairfax, VA
Date Posted: 01-03-2018
SBD is seeking a Deputy Project Manager to join an exciting project to provide maintenance and support for our federal client at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The team is responsible for providing support to a large, mission-critical enterprise-wide web-enabled business application that is an integral part of the Government Health Exchange. Scope of the project includes the design, development, test, and implementation of new functionalities as well as enhancements to existing ones. Scope also includes business and technical architecture, information and systems security, and technical and production operations support.

Core essential operations by analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Direct daily project setting deadlines.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis and computer programming.
  • Develop, review and maintain complex integrated project plans to plan, organize, coordinate, and communicate project activity.
  • Develop, review and maintain resource management plans ensuring optimal utilization of diverse skill sets and staff resources across entire project.
  • Serve as resource manager to efficiently and effectively allocate resources from cross-functional teams – balancing multiple competing objectives.
  • Develop, review, and coordinate delivery of all contract and project reporting requirements, including weekly and monthly status and financial status reports.
  • Manage project financial and budget performance, including staff utilization, project revenue, subcontractor work share / utilization, and earned value management (EVM).
  • Support staff and employee performance management process.
 

Additional duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Consult with users, management, vendors and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.
  • Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors and others to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.
  • Evaluate IT proposals to assess project feasibility and requirements.
  • Continuously improve processes.
 

Key knowledge, skills, and abilities include the following:
  • Extensive knowledge and practical understanding of software development lifecycle methodologies, with specific experience with traditional waterfall and Agile approaches.
  • Superior interpersonal, communication, and organization skills. Attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize goals, tasks, activities, and resources in a demanding, fast-paced, customer-driven environment.
  • Ability to identify issues and risks, assess and mitigate impacts, and focus organization and project attention and resources appropriately.
  • Core skill set in project planning, resource management, and contract/project performance in an enterprise level software development environment.
  • Proven ability to apply project management fundamentals and principles in a complex enterprise-wide software development and production operations environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively develop, maintain, and manage highly integrated schedules for complex, enterprise-wide systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, operate, and manage large project budgets and finances.
  • 10+ years experience in software / systems development domain.
  • 5+ years demonstrated ability to lead, manage, and direct technical teams and resources.
  • PMP and CSM Certifications preferred
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
 
Desired Skills and Experience:
  •  CMS experience highly preferred.
  • HHS experience desired, if no CMS experience.
  • Technical software development experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with CMS XLC.
Solutions By Design II, LLC (SBD) is committed to the development of a creative, diverse and inclusive work environment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at SBD will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. SBD does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, IWDs, Veteran Status or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status").
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