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Project/Program Manager III : 20-00860
Ref No.: 20-00860
Category: Project / Program / Product Management & Architecture
Location: Herndon, Virginia
Primary Skills: Technical Project Management, Cost/Benefit Analysis, Infrastructure Deployment
Duration: 9+ Months, possible extension
Contract Type: W2 only

  • The Direct Connect team is seeking an experienced, talented, and motivated Technical Program Manager (TPM) with a strong results-oriented focus to own and execute significant programs across the team.
  • This TPM will lead complex infrastructure deployment projects across a wide range of technologies and standards.
  • This role will give you an opportunity to work with many different teams across the organization to deliver solutions.
  • To be successful, you must combine superb technical, research and analytical capabilities, and bias for action to get the right things done quickly and effectively.
  • This person must have the ability to deal with ambiguity, think creatively, be comfortable working with a team of top-notch network development engineers and collaborating with our partnering teams.
  • We’re looking for people who innovate and love solving hard problems.
  • Cross-team coordination, project management, and executive presentation skills are also essential.
Required Skills: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience as a Technical Program Manager.
  • 2+ years of experience analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection.
Preferred Skills : 
  • Master’s or advanced technical degree.
  • Excellent written, spoken, and listening communication skills.
  • Excellent technical, problem-solving and partnering skills.
  • Solid understanding of enterprise networks and architecture.
  • Proven ability to concisely communicate with an executive audience in both written and verbal communications.
  • PMI, Scrum or Agile Certification.
  • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated
    To follow up with any questions, please contact Tarushi at 408-907-6403.
Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

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