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Project Manager-Technical Security
Ref No.: 18-00040
Location: Manassas, Virginia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 03/08/2018
The Project Manager-Technical (PM) oversees the full project management lifecycle for the implementation of strategic IT and business initiatives on a large program. The PM-Technical is responsible for the management of key technical projects with the goal of delivering on-time, within budget, and within scope. The PM-Technical manages, executes, coordinates, and establishes priorities for complete lifecycle of projects, including the planning, design, development/programming, implementation, testing, and delivery of business solutions. The PM-Technical manages the project issues, risks, open items, decision process, and actions for success of the project. The PM-Technical serves as a liaison between technical and non-technical departments in order to ensure that all targets and requirements are met.
The PM-Technical supports project needs and works with the Program Manager to acquire resources required. The PM-Technical is skilled and proficient in the discipline. The PM-Technical requires moderate skill sets and developing proficiency within discipline. The PM-Technical conducts tasks and assignments as directed. The PM-Technical works under moderate supervision with some latitude for independent judgment.
  1. 40%: Plans overall technical project plans, identifying key milestones as part of project/product lifecycle; organizes project information to communicate clearly with team, management, and stakeholders
  2. 20%: Executes and monitor project schedules and work for efficiency and effectiveness; manage change and scope, and drives progress to achieve project plan within time, budget and resource constraints; manage project meetings with team, management, and stakeholders.
  3. 20%: Manages employee performance, behavior and provides career development to direct reports.
  4. 10%: Manages development of project/product deliverables, including software code and infrastructure, if appropriate; coordinates the release plan and execution or project/product deliverables; coordinates demos and launches activities with stakeholders, as appropriate.
  5. 10%: Project reporting to present project information, status, and updates, including issues and risks. Closely tracks projects with weekly and monthly status meetings/reporting.
Bachelor's Degree
Course of Study/Major: Technical field or management or equivalent combination of experience and education.
Type of Credentials/Licenses: ANSI 17024 security related certification preferred upon hire; however, required within 90 days of hire
Related Work Experience: 4-6 Years
The work experience / skills / abilities required to perform the job effectively.
Demonstrated experience working across the full technical project/product lifecycle
Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Project and Office creating and managing project schedules
Experience as a Technical Project Manager for small to medium projects using Integrated Project Teams
Knowledge of project management best practices (e.g., PMBOK)
Understanding of critical paths, milestone identification, and project dependencies; facilitation of issue resolution across project teams
Excellent client-facing and internal verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated experience managing communications between infrastructure teams and software development teams and technology consumers, if appropriate
Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Prior federal contracting experience a plus
Knowledge of a specific technical area, e.g., architecture, design, programming, testing, or operations.
PMP preferred
Knowledge or experience in the field of IT Security preferred
Prior experience leading IT Security projects is a plus

This position reports to Program Manager/Director. This position has no direct internal reports rather is responsible for managing project(s), program(s) and / or vendors.