Project Manager

Threatpoint Security - Fairfax, VA

30+ days agoFull-time
+ Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and administer IT project plans and budgets; identify project goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, potential risks and mitigating plans and allocation of available resources; and communication. Determine and manage project estimates and budgets and make purchasing decisions for project resources including internal and external staffing requirements, hardware, software and vendor services.
Support program and project reporting and documentation processes; deliver status reports and analysis for management on an on-going basis; track and resolve issues; escalate to management as necessary.
Coordinate with management to ensure project scope and schedule are adhered to; ensure proposed changes are aligned with objectives and are conducted in accordance with agreed upon project change processes.
Develop and maintain good relationships with customers to ensure project/program management processes are integrated; attend market-level functional project planning meetings as appropriate.
Meet with application owners, application developers and analysts, coding staff and the like to determine business needs and functionalities desired for new or revised application.
Plan course of projects, including milestones, resources needed in the form of staff hours, budget, use of technology and tools and document in project plan, following established project management methodology.
Track course of project from meetings, conferring with developers, and receiving reports. Update project plan as needed. Document changes to scope or functionalities with change ticket, project plan, or other format.
Assess compliance of development process with accepted methodology and communicate to responsible managers or staff. Document exceptions or deviations as needed. Convene meetings and plan agenda to ensure important issues are aired and resolved.
Report on progress of project, use of staff, $ expenditures, progress on milestones and the like to application owners.
Provide guidance to project staff. May plan, document, manage and evaluate staff performance, or contribute to evaluation by their managers.

+ Qualifications/Skills:
U.S Citizenship/ Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Pass a background
Ability check to work well with others from diverse backgrounds and various organization levels
3 or more years of Project Management or Project Coordinator experience
Experience in Human Resources or Human Resources related projects is preferred
Working experience in an Agile environment is preferred
Advanced skills using MS PowerPoint, MS Office, MS Visio, and Adobe Acrobat
Ability to work well with others from diverse backgrounds and various organization levels
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to think critically and creatively to solve problems Flexibility and adaptability in a frequently changing client environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills; and confidence in presenting to senior executives and large groups of people Anticipates and identifies emerging organizational needs
Manages change effectively and helps others to do so
Works with communication, training, human resources and organization design specialists

+ Minimum Education and Certifications:
Master’s degree in a relevant field/Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field with adequate experience in the field of Management/Administration, information security, information technology, computer science, or engineering is acceptable.
10 Years of job related experience and Associate degree
8 Years of job related experience and Bachelor’s degree
6 Years of job related experience and Master’s degree
4 Years of job related experience and Doctorate
Professional Project Management (PMP) certified is preferred