Project Manager II

Dfuse is looking for a Project Manager - Mid to support a large, business analysis and management support services contract. Join our 50+ person team and help us lead IT infrastructure and modernization initiatives for our client. If you are looking for a hands-on opportunity and want to put your project management skills to use, this role may be for you.

This position is based on client site in Arlington, VA (remotely during COVID-19).

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing complex project management support to a federal CIO Project Management Office.
  • Assembling teams, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure the timely completion of milestones.
  • Identifying potential risks and issues, designing mitigation tactics, and implementing solutions to mitigate any anticipated problems.
  • In collaboration with the support team and client(s), resolves unique systems problems, accomplishes tasks within estimated timeframes and budget constraints, and may serve as a technical authority for a particular task area.
  • Independently performs analysis and studies, prepares reports and gives presentations, and assists in the development of strategies and plans for the successful completion of large complex projects.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • 5-7 years of project management experience.
  • Knowledge of project management best practices, including resource allocation, task planning and progress reporting.
  • Experience in change management, process improvement, root cause analysis, organizational development, and risk management.
  • Experience working for government as a consultant or similar environment.
  • Experience collecting/consolidating data for routine progress reporting.
  • Experience in cost management, including use of Earned Value Management (EVM), developing work breakdown structures, and developing plans using ServiceNow ITBM.
  • Experience working in an Agile project management environment.
  • Proficiency in using project management tools (ServiceNow ITBM, PPM, Team Foundation Server) and techniques to develop project plans for software development projects.
  • Advanced proficiency in analytical, organizational, project management, interpersonal and communication skills (verbal & written).
  • Customer- and relationship-focused, process-driven, metric-focused, results-oriented, organized, and self-directed.
  • Ability to pass a federal agency check
  • US citizenship required due to government contract

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • ServiceNow Project Portfolio Management (PPM) certification or experience.
  • Industry standard Agile certifications.
  • Team player with the flexibility and adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent oral communication skills, including experience with developing and delivering presentations.
  • Solid computer skills with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Teams) and project management software.


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