Project Manager

Silver Spring, Maryland
Sep 12, 2023
Oct 12, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Hands-on participation and facilitation of the full software development life cycle for multiple, concurrent development projects, including primary responsibility for requirements elicitation, definition, and documentation.
  • Extensive involvement in database design and data management planning and implementation
  • Definition of project scope, goals and deliverables that support business objectives.
  • Development and execution of project communication plans
  • Estimation of resource needs to achieve project goals.
  • Quality control of the projects, including the development of project quality control plans and test plans
  • Identification of project dependencies resource allocation issues
  • Monitoring and reporting on project milestones and deliverables
  • Proactive management of the project scope and change control process, identifying potential risks and devising mitigation and contingency plans.
  • Coordination of meetings between headquarters and field offices, and travel with project related tasks
  • Implementation of a communication strategy to measure progress and broadcast project status to all appropriate personnel.
  • Facilitation of requirements analysis, design, and status meetings to ensure the members in the project team are on the same page and perform towards the same goals.
  • Coordination to ensure meeting minutes and requirements are captured during meetings.
  • Coordination with QA staff on testing and deploying applications based on the NOAA policies Documentation of all project stages per standards, including:
    • Completion of high-level project charters
    • Completion of detailed project requirements documentation
    • Completion of detailed system design documentation
    • Completion of user guides and other end-user documentation
    • Completion of any other necessary documentation

  • 8 to 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • BS/BA in appropriate field (or equivalent)
  • Public Trust


We are seeking a Project Manager to join our team supporting NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Office of the CIO (Chief Information Officer) in Silver Spring, MD.

TekSynap is a fast-growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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The safety and health of our employees is of the upmost importance. Employees are required to comply with any contractually mandated Federal COVID-19 requirements. More information can be found here .

NMFS OCIO seeks program office support for in the area of Software Development and Software Operations and Maintenance Support. NMFS requires innovative technical solutions using multiple development methodology methods for continuous integration, testing, and delivery to modernize NMFS custom application portfolio.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Silver Spring, MD.
  • Type of environment: Office and Remote depending on client requirements
  • Noise level: Low
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Citizenship USA

Clearance requirement - Public Trust Eligible


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

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