Deputy Project Manager in Silver Spring, MD at 4S

Date Posted: 8/28/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Location: Silver Spring, MD 

Job Summary 

4S-Silversword is recruiting a Deputy Project Manager (dPM) to support a Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Health Agency (DHA) Program Management Office (PMO). The position will support program management activities across multiple software, research, and analytical projects and requires a seasoned management professional with experience in DoD Acquisition (DoD 5000), Project Management, and Information Technology policy. 

Key Responsibilities: 

The Deputy Project Manager (dPM) will support the project manager in all PMO activities to include: 

  • Project Planning, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) / Scheduling, Financial Management, and Quality and Performance Management.
  • Implementing Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and DoD IT policy and controls across multiple projects.
  • Communications management and reporting utilizing multiple channels including regular weekly meetings as well as standard reports to include ongoing updates the Integrated Master Schedule, Incident Reports, Monthly Progress Reports, Monthly Schedule of Planned Outages, Quarterly Program Reviews.
  • Coordinating with multiple project teams and stakeholders to gather project status, performance and communicate policy.
  • Risk Management activities – thedPMwill work with the Agency leadership, individual project managers, cybersecurity staff, and external stakeholders to identify, assess, and mitigate risks. 
  • Implement robust policies, processes, procedures, and guidelines to support multiple projects across the organization as well as monitor the project’s progress in achieving quality and performance standards.
  • Oversee requirements management processes including requirements elicitation, analysis, validation, and ongoing management.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

Must have minimum of 2 to 4 years of DoD Program Management Experience. 

  • An active Secret security clearance is required
  • Ability to manage workload and schedule across multiple projects
  • Exceptional attention to detail for quality control of documents and artifacts
  • The candidate must have experience creating project management artifacts such as Project Plans, Project Schedules, Project Budgets, Executive Briefs, Requirements Traceability Matrices, and other documentation in support of PMO activities.
  • Good communication skills and capable of leading teams
  • Self-motivated

 

Physical Requirements 

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.  Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen.  Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.  There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.  Possible lifting up to 25 lbs. 

Please note: 4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time.  The above job description is not all encompassing.  Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs. 4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.