Information Technology Program Manager

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Position Title Information Technology Program Manager
Position Type Full Time
Position Location Arlington, VA
Tracking Code 00794
Daily Responsibilities
  • Manages staff in order to provide support a team of government Program Managers (PM)
  • Manage staff and mitigate any issue that may arise
  • Prepare program documentation
  • Communicate frequently with performers, leadership, PMs and government staff
  • Support the PM by interfacing with government contracting officers with various program requests, outreach strategies, and solutions leveraging core capabilities
  • Prepare program documentation and briefings
  • Participate in proposal concepts, evaluation assistance, and relationship building
  • Facilitate the transition of developed technology to clients and deployment
  • Assist with the establishment of project metrics
  • Publish technical analysis in support of the government needs
  • Generate and present comprehensive technical briefings, papers, and recommendations
  • Provide support to the PMs in planning process for advancing technologies by combining strategic planning along with detailed technical assessment and analysis of alternatives
  • Conducting background research to discuss, discover, and evaluate the feasibility of new concepts and shaping research program goals
  • Developing and researching ideas for the formulation of programs, including supporting in the assessment of proposed ideas and determining the technical merit, methodologies, innovation level and risk, and benefit
  • Assist with the management of R&D programs and performers in formal design reviews and informal status meetings
Required: Years of Experience (min)
  • A minimum of 10 (ten) years of PM experience service federal government contracts
Required Degree
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Sciences, or related IT discipline; OR additional ten (10) years of related professional experience can be substituted for a BS/BA degree
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)
Desired: Experience
  • A minimum of 10 (ten) years of PM experience service federal government contracts with similar size, value and complexity is required
  • Lead team on large projects or significant segment of large complex projects
  • Knowledge of project planning, monitoring, and financial activities related to program management
  • Knowledge of managing multiple project teams and meetings
  • Knowledge of projects and programs with well-defined metrics
  • Knowledge of program management and technical monitoring performed by a contracting officer’s technical representative for the US government
  • Plan, schedule, execute and monitor projects of varying scope, sizes and durations. Oversee the day-to-day activities of one or more cross-functional project teams. Oversees all aspects of projects
  • Responsible and accountable for delivering projects on-time, on budget, and meeting functional and quality specifications
  • Manage issues, risks, and change using appropriate and agreed upon processes and tools established within the SOP
  • Implement and manage continuous process improvement (CPI), quality assurance (including, but not limited to, tracking performance, cost outcomes, CPI awareness training)
  • Able to fully utilize Microsoft Project
  • Oversight all projects phases, including designing, planning, managing and executing SDLC lifecycle.
  • Create and enforce, release plans and change management.
  • Support the prioritization of work to ensure alignment with business goals and objectives
  • Proactively manage risks and issues; develop and execute risk response plans, run point on project escalations and monitor issues to resolution
  • Measure, monitor and report work progress to ensure high-quality deliverable are produced on-time, within budget, and meet or exceed commitments and expectations.
  • Document and support the implementation of project management process improvements. Complete all documentation required for the project.
  • Analyze new and complex project, related problems, creates innovative solutions involving finance, scheduling, technology, methodology, tools, and solution components.
  • Prepares long and short-range plans for application selection, systems development, systems maintenance, and production activities and for necessary support resources.
  • Attend meetings, briefings, conferences as required for the customer
  • Act as a subject-matter expert to multiple complex work assignments
Required: Clearance
  • Top Secret clearance

About Systems Plus

Systems Plus is headquartered in Rockville, MD with over 2 decades of experience providing Global Enterprise Management, Technology, Engineering and Professional services and solutions across Defense and Federal Civilian government sectors.

From Discovery to Delivery, Systems Plus brings a greater measure of confidence, commitment and value to our clients. With various Defense and Federal contracts across the United States, Europe and Pacific/Asia, we are driving innovation and excellence within the Special Operations Forces Components and Commands, Defense Health Agency, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, National Institute of Standards and Technology, House of Representatives and more.

Through our diverse portfolio of clients and capabilities we power vision and insight—discover what’s possible with a Small Business that thinks BIG!

Interested individuals should email their resume with salary expectations and with a cover letter to or fax them to (301) 948-3918.