IT Program Manager

Axle Informatics - Rockville, MD4.0

30+ days agoFull-time
IT Program Manager

Axle Informatics is a scientific research and information technology company that offers innovative computer services, informatics, and bioresearch solutions to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics, molecular research, and program management, we focus on developing and applying technological tools and scientific techniques to empower the world of research. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of health (NIH), which means candidates will be receiving the best on-the-job training possible in this field.

Job Description:
You’ll manage end to end IT program and project delivery for Network Systems for Wireless field operations to improve efficiency. You’ll work closely with client and development teams to prioritize, drive and deliver complex IT projects for the wireless network.

Serve as liaison between the business and IT
Works with Strategic Business and Executive IT management to establish project goals and business case
Helps set strategic IT direction and assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect projects working with division or senior/executive management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution
Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget
Lead project managers and teams in developing and executing a program plan ensuring that authorized resources are obtained to make certain that all activities are performed.
Partner with development teams to prioritize and implement programs
Help drive development end to end
Program enablement
Responsible for decomposition into Epics/features/user stories, and prioritizing Delivery Team Backlog.
Facilitate product level processes and execution, manages risk, and responsibility for the value delivered.
Pair with solution/portfolio architect driving end-to-end solutions.
Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to Project Team, Division, Cross Division and Executive management
Make recommendations based on current project status to resolve issues
Coordinate resources to ensure program and business needs are addressed through proactive priority management with business leaders

5+ years of relevant experience
Experience with Google Sheets, Slides and google drive, Google calendar and Google Mail
Experience with Microsoft Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Jira
Presentation skills.
Ability to work independently but ability to communicate status and achieve results
Ability to be a strong driver and communicate and coordinate with all sorts of personalities
Ability to organize, prioritize, and meet aggressive deadlines
Ability to research information, analyze data, and make recommendations, plans of action, and formulate alternative resolutions and system improvements
Must possess strong knowledge of computer operations and office software
Must possess strong operational and trouble shooting skills for software resources

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.