Program Manager

Employer
Ekin Solutions
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Nov 18, 2022
Closes
Nov 30, 2022
Ref
717815056
Hours
Full Time
Ekin Solutions is looking for a Program ManagerAs a Program Manager, you will be responsible for the overall performance and success of the multi-component IT solution implementation project including day-to-day team and task management, deliverables, customer relationship management, customer and internal reporting, scope and cost control, team management, staffing, profitability, and issue resolution.* Manage the overall performance, quality, schedule, and cost of the contract* Lead teams using an Agile methodology, across multiple interrelated project workstreams to ensure their deliverables are coordinated, on budget and on time* Analyze business needs and work with cross functional (technical & non-technical) teams to deliver enterprise solutions focusing on enterprise data warehousing, AI /ML model application, data management (eg data cleanse, wrangle, model set up, testing, deployment), API integration etc.* Gather, define, and track requirements, coordinate and facilitate meetings and technical discussions, and translate and brief technical concepts and requirements to non-technical audiences including client users, vendor partners and other stakeholders* Establish working relations at all organizational levels and to diplomatically and effectively work with government and program office stakeholders* Provide technical and financial reports in order to document progress to the client and vendor partners* Manage and ensure all project issues are resolved promptly to avoid negative impact to the budget or schedule* Work together with the engagement manager to ensure client satisfaction and delivery quality* Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance*Required: ** Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology Management or Engineering, or other comparable degree or experience and 10+ years of experience including: 10+ years of experience in IT Project Management, and leading delivery in complex customer environments including software development and modernization efforts with a focus on forward-leaning tech, including cloud, automation platforms, enterprise data, and open-source tech stacks5 years experience managing large IT projects following Agile and DevSecOps practices2+ years of experience leading IT DevSecOps projects with a minimum of managing 14 12-person Agile teams3+ years specialized experience in business process analysis and change management3+ years of experience overseeing all functions, personnel, and contract deliverables of a major initiative* Demonstrated experience in executing agile programs with AI/ML* Project Management Professional (PMP) certified* Experience designing and deploying web, internet and cloud technologies, understanding of systems engineering life-cycle management* Experience leading implementation of technical / complex programs or projects* Experience managing a portfolio of IT projects focused on data quality, data analytics, business intelligence, data management platform modernization* Experience working within an Agile environment* Experience creating project management documentation, such as Project Charters, Project Management Plans, metrics, roadmaps, etc* Translating and presenting technical concepts to non-technical audience, including client users, vendor partners, and other stakeholders* Proven track record of delivering IT projects on time and on budget and experience in controlling cost without compromising client delivery* Experience working in cloud environment such as Microsoft AWS* Experience with setting up and providing O&M support after solution stand up* Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction* Ability to balance and prioritize many diverse tasks at once*Preferred: ** Agile Scrum Master certified* Demonstrated experience using JIRAJob Type: Full-timeExperience level:* 10 yearsSchedule:* 8 hour shiftWork Location: On the road

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