Abacus Technology

Program Manager

Job Locations US-MD-Chevy Chase
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/13/2018 10:39 AM)
Job ID
2016-2403

Overview

Abacus Technology is seeking an experienced Program Manager to oversee a large team providing network engineering support to the DHS US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities

  • Effectively manage a large team providing network and infrastructure support to an enterprise-level network and WAN environment and a data center LAN.
  • Maintain overall authority for the task order and for management of all services and personnel.
  • Act as liaison between the contractor support team and the government management team performing all services covered under the contract.
  • Maintain organizational, technical, and contractual authority over the program team to support the technical requirements of the customer and their end users.
  • Develop and maintain business management policies and procedures for all task areas.
  • Coordinate program activities including, but not limited to, cost estimating and reporting; financial oversight; subcontractor management; deliverable schedule and reports; and expenditure reports.
  • Appoint management leads to present oversight and direction for day-to-day activities.
  • Monitor contractual obligations such as AQLs, proper use of government property, and small business compliance.
  • Lead the risk management efforts for the program; conduct earned value analysis; and effect change management efforts for the program.
  • Interact continually with the client to ensure expectations are met, present interim results, discuss concerns, and ensure total product/service satisfaction.
  • Make recommendations to the client regarding future direction for the program.
  • Manage and review task invoicing functions and resolve discrepancies as necessary.
  • Oversee the continued training and refreshing of the team’s technical skills on an annual basis (at a minimum) for all task areas.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience in a project or program manager role for government contracts.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Must be Project Management Professional (PMP) and ITIL certified (equivalent certifications such as a project management certificate from a university are acceptable).
  • Experience managing a large IT and engineering team and performing project management functions according to the complete project life cycle.
  • Knowledge of IT/network engineering standards and experience applying best practices such as ITIL, CMMI, ISO, etc.
  • Experience applying PMBOK principles to project management activities.
  • Must be familiar with Earned Value Management (EVM). Knowledge of task negotiations, monthly reporting, cost estimating, and program analysis. 
  • Familiarity with MS Project or similar management tool.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multi-task projects and teams that include multiple subcontractors.
  • Excellent communication skills, proactive management style, and the ability to manage customer and other stakeholder expectations.
  • Experience supporting DHS is desirable.
  • Must be a US citizen.

 

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

 

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