Portfolio Lead

CACI - Ashburn, VA3.9

Full-time
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Job Description

CACI is currently looking for a Portfolio Lead with agile methodology experience to join our BEAGLE (Border Enforcement Applications for Government Leading-Edge Information Technology) Agile Solution Factory (ASF) Team supporting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) client located in Northern Virginia! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

As a member of the BEAGLE ASF Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP agents and officers are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.

ASF programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

The ideal candidate has prior experience working with project budgets and forecasts. In this role, they will provide support in the areas of budget, reporting, and financial management for a variety of IT initiatives. Must be able to possess and apply expertise on multiple complex work assignments, which may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to efficiently accomplish tasks, and will contribute to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable. Must have a strong math or finance background, preferably with knowledge based on supporting large programs, and strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task. Must be able to compile and analyze financial information to prepare reports while ensuring all goals and objectives of an initiative and the program are accomplished within allocated budgets. This position is responsible for ensuring that all assigned work activities are performed in a timely and cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest quality of performance. This position will also support other program operation functions.

What you’ll get to do:
Serves as a Program Operation analyst who will be responsible for:

Maintain internal cost trackers with labor from weekly labor report, ODC’s, materials, travel. Work with leads on Estimate to Complete (ETC)’s and maintain cost projections for all active projects
Provide monthly briefings on cost performance
Verify processes and procedures are being followed (i.e. travel authorizations) and alert PMO if processes are being circumvented
Review employee expenses
Generate/review labor reports for time charging accuracy
Peer review pricing proposals and basis of estimates
Assist in the development of new processes and refine existing process to enhance quality and productivity
Reviewing and evaluating work and preparing periodic performance reports
Consistently ensuring product quality and timeliness of efforts
Support monthly Integrated Program Management Review (IPMR) activities
Manage experienced professionals who exercise latitude and independence in assignments, Lead, direct and review the work of a team who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments.

Manage a team with a focus on policy, implementation of strategic initiatives and execution of day to day deliverables.

Establish or work to achieve, team objectives, operational plans with measurable contribution towards the achievement of results of the job function or completion of a project.

You have:
Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria include, but not limited to:
o 3 year check for felony convictions

o 1 year check for illegal drug use

o 1 year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud

College degree (B.S.) in Business, Accounting or Finance (Experience accepted in lieu of degree)
Five (5) plus years of related experience, particularly working on Government contracts

You are good at:
Proficient with MS Excel
Familiarity with the general IT practices and terminology
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong work ethic; self-starter

Bonus would be having:
Experience with Earned Value Management
Ability to contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas.
Experience working on unusually complicated problems and providing creative solutions, exhibiting resourcefulness.
Periodically develops data which goes beyond existing boundaries of information in field.
Acts independently to expose and resolve problems.

BEAGLE

What We Can Offer You:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Job Location

US-Springfield-VA-VIRGINIA SUBURBAN

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.