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Project Manager
ALTA IT Services Vienna, VA

Project Manager

ALTA IT Services
Vienna, VA
  • $70 to $95 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Hi, I hope this email finds you well! My name is Julianna Spicer with ALTA IT Services. We have an opening for a Project Manager role with one of our top clients. If this position interests you, please apply and I will reach out to you

IT Project Manager
(Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4)

Location: REMOTE
Pay Rate: Open to W2 and C2C for Independent Consultants
Position Type: Multiyear Contract


·       For all levels (1, 2, 3 and 4) candidates should have at minimum one of the following industry level certifications: PMP, Agile and/or SAFe Certification. For levels 2, 3 and 4 a current/active PMP Certification is required.

·       Provide full project lifecycle management of small to medium difficult IT projects from inception to completion

·       Ensure projects are delivered on schedule, within budget and in accordance with quality standards

·       Provide project leadership to ensure overall success and delivery of expected outcomes in support of strategic goals


·       Apply and adhere to project management best practices by following the policies, procedures and methodologies established within the Systems Development Life Cycle

·       Ensure effective management of projects from inception through implementation

·       Collaborate and negotiate with business partners and vendors to understand requirement needs and resolve any requirements gaps or risks/issues

·       Prepare and deliver status reports regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues to management and stakeholders

·       Oversee project progress to ensure project documentation and schedules are in compliance with previously agreed requirements and standards

·       Maintain and archive all project related documentation

·       Identify, communicate and resolve technical, tactical and operational project issues and risks

·       Exhibit intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility to reassess, reflect and shift thinking as projects or strategic direction changes

·       Communicate project plan, changes, direction, approach, and priorities based on changing business requirements, circumstances, new information and/or budget considerations to stakeholders

·       Monitor and measure staff assignment results against project goals and task responsibilities

·       Provide regular feedback to project members and input to the performance review process

·       Build and maintain relationships with team members, management, key stakeholders and/or external contacts (vendors, etc.)

·       Coordinate agile functions such as sprint planning, daily standups, retrospectives, sprint demos, story refinement, and release planning.

·       Full life–cycle project management

o   Establish and lead project teams

o   Develop project plan/scope/schedule/cost/communications

o   Procure and/or manage resources/timelines/deadlines/quality

o   Ensure that vendor meets or exceeds their contractual obligations by delivering quality products/services on time and within cost structure

o   Manage all financial management aspects of vendor delivery and provide feedback on vendor performance

o   Ensure successful project implementation

o   Manage project-level risks, issues, dependencies, and change management

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
(For levels 3-4 the below “basic or exposure to” will require “expertise” for those bullet points

·       Exposure to project leadership and execution, including initiatives with technology, processes, cross–functional teams and external partner team members

·       Familiarity with development or operations framework methodologies, including Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

·       Basic skill in project management to include establishing and leading project teams; managing timelines/deadlines/resources; ensuring successful project implementation

·       Familiarity with project lifecycles and development methodologies, including agile project management principles and practices

·       Exposure to leading agile development teams and facilitating team meetings in agile environment

·       Exposure to working and participating in cross–functional, multi–dimensional teams and projects

·       Exposure to managing multiple priorities independently and/or in a team environment to achieve goals

·       Exposure to collaborating across organizational boundaries and building partnerships across various functions

·       Basic presentation skills with essential executive presence

·       Exposure to leading, guiding and coaching professional staff

·       Exposure to vendor engagement related to project delivery

·       Basic skill building effective relationships through rapport, trust, diplomacy and tact

·       Basic skill using innovative thinking to solve problems and facilitate the decision making process

·       Basic organizational, planning and time management skills

·       Basic skill exercising initiative and using good judgment to make sound decisions

·       Basic skill communicating with all levels within an organization

·       Basic research, analytical, and problem solving skills

·       Basic skill resolving conflicting requests and meeting changing requirements

·       Effective verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

·       Effective word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software skills


ALTA IT Services

Vienna, VA




Posted date

18 days ago

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