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IT Project Manager

Cognitive Medical Systems
Saint Louis, MO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 Position Summary

 We are looking for a Project Manager to manage IT and software development projects that support government programs and customers. The position will play an important role in customer relationship management, plan and designate resources, monitor budgets, status, and deliverables, keep stakeholders and internal management informed as well as provide oversight of the projects and internal teams supporting the programs. This role may manage more than one project at the same time. 


  • Responsible for managing customer relationships and ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for managing the relationships with partner subcontractors to ensure successful integration between systems and products.
  • Responsible for managing and escalating technical issues to ensure timely resolution 
  • Project schedule and deliverable management
  • Responsible for administration of the client contract including working with the customer to collect and document requirements, working with the internal team to estimate the level of effort, and working with internal teams to establish pricing for new projects and contract
  • Prepares detailed status reports and briefings on the status of programs and projects
  • Provide management, direction, administration, quality assurance, and leadership of the contractor staff execution.
  • Provide day-to-day management guidance and direction to personnel in the execution of tasks
  • Use proven project management and software development methodologies that assure that all contract-driven activities are identified, documented, and tracked so that the contract shall continuously be evaluated and monitored for timely and quality service
  • Manage team assignments for program resources
  • Perform quality assurance over the Project deliverables

Project Management Skills:


  • Determine and define project and task scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to complete tasks in an effective and efficient manner 
  • Deadline driven
  • Problem solver
  • Experience in developing and managing a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Calm under pressure/intense deadlines – flexibility to adapt
  • Ability to see the big picture to prioritize but also detail-oriented
  • Ability to delegate, but also recognize/willing to "dig in" and get work done
  • Comfortable working with and understanding an Agile and SAFe framework, as well as working within a matrix environment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Facilitation and presentation skills
  • Negotiation skills


Required Experience and Qualifications: 


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years experience managing mid-scale government projects including but not limited to managing teams and subcontractors
  • 3+ years Agile experience 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification 
  • Proven client engagement skills
  • Experience with federal government projects ( VA Preferred, DOD, and HHS Acceptable) 



Preferred experience:


  • Master's Degree
  • Experience with financial software development and deployments
  • Agile SAFe certification 


Cognitive Medical Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected.

Cognitive Medical Systems


Saint Louis, MO
63125 USA



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