Cloud Sr Project Manager in Washington, DC at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GDIT is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our team located in Washington, DC focused on our client’s migration to the cloud and modernization strategy.  In this role, the candidate should have a strong business and technical acumen.  As the Senior Project Manager you will work with various departments and vendors in an agile environment to create project plans, implementation plans, schedule and cost estimates as well as migration strategies.  In addition, you will provide team management and overall assistance to the program manager while helping to drive the strategic roadmap and the migration from legacy platforms to a cloud environment. Experience working with federal agencies.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Support and assess vendor Project Execution and Testing phase strategy, activities, processes and artifacts
  • Support client in development of a test plan and strategy
  • Assist Program Manager with overall team alignment, communication, and prioritization
  • Identify, document, and manage risks and issues
  • Coordinate activities of applications teams, security, networking, infrastructure and ongoing operational support
  • Assess Project Transition and Operations phase strategy, activities, processes and artifacts
  • Document lessons learned and provide advisory support throughout project phases
  • Develop lessons learned and observations report that could be used to improve performance on future projects.
  • Prepare or contribute to status reports and agendas for weekly, bi-weekly, monthly meetings

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of experience working on large, platform implementation or migration projects. .
  • Experience working with federal agencies.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance in support of a federal agency (US Citizen or Green Card)
  • Ability to work on large or multiple projects, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and to switch between tasks quickly using Agile PM techniques/concepts
  • Solid knowledge and understanding across a range of activities to include: Strategic Planning, Roadmaps, Concept/Capabilities/Requirements Definition, Testing, Platform and Data migration
  • Excellent customer handling skills and ability to establish effective customer relationships with senior level government personnel
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and present effective technical presentations to senior management; must possess strong written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on AWS or Azure Cloud migrations
  • AWS or Microsoft Cloud Certification
  • Ability to work independently and manage work of self and others to a defined schedule
  • Experience providing recurring project progress reports
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change
  • Experience conducting meetings, interviews and making presentations
  • Strong problem-solving and customer service skills
  • Team player and a consistent, dependable performer with an excellent work ethic, flexible 'can-do' attitude, and a results-driven commitment to success
  • Ability to apply industry best practices to the migration process
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.