Senior IT Project Manager

Chantilly , Virginia
Jun 13, 2017
Jul 24, 2017
Full Time

PenFed is hiring a Senior IT Project Manager in our Chantilly, Virginia location. The primary purpose of this job is to be accountable for one or more medium risk projects and a larger, higher risk project and is expected to provide input to and oversight for lesser experienced team members to assist with project delivery. The Sr IT Project Manager will proactively identify and act on opportunities to improve team culture and delivery success. Build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects.   The Sr IT Project Manager will also be versed in Agile Scrum and be capable of acting as a Scrum Master and/or Agile Coach for one or more teams.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and the position will perform other duties as assigned.

    Provide project management leadership to project/program teams by defining and managing issues and risks, defining scope, and identify tasks necessary to complete assigned work. Direct, as appropriate, team resources responsible for executing specific tasks. Perform the duties of a Scrum Master to include as a minimum leading all scrum activities for the team and helping the team to improve on their Agile Scrum practices. Document requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables. Create and execute project communications and delivery via status reports and other deliverables necessary to inform and align stakeholders verbally and in writing. Monitor project schedule, performance, quality, and budget using appropriate tools and techniques, then implement corrective actions as needed. Lead estimatation and planning activities in advance of project start for projects appropriate to level of experience and responsibility. Identify and implement actions to improve overall team performance and build a positive, team-oriented culture. Possess and convey high level of knowledge of PM professional practice codes, methodologies, and knowledge sources to help grow PM capabilities throughout the organization. Mentor more junior PMs to increase their knowledge and skills in the PM arena. Mentor teams on improving their Agile Scrum practices. Monitor alignment of project work to programs, portfolios, and overall enterprise strategy. Work with stakeholders to establish deadlines, tracks responsibilities, prepare reports, and monitor and summarize progress of project.

Education and Experience

Equivalent combination of education and experience is considered.

    Bachelor’s Degree in economics, finance, statistics or related field required. Minimum of eight (8) years’ of experience in Project Management is required. PMO Certification is highly desired. Work in an agile environment is highly desired.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervision responsibilities.


Licenses and Certifications

There are no additional licenses or certifications required for this position.


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise. 



Local travel to various worksites is required.


About Us

Founded in 1935, and still growing, we began as the War Department Federal Credit Union.  Today, PenFed is one of the country’s strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 1.5 million members and over $21 billion in assets.  We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as on military bases in Guam, Puerto Rico and Okinawa. 

Our mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, and to encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.

We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

PenFed will maintain and observe personnel policies which will prohibit discrimination or harassment against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability and all other statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment.  PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same.

PenFed will also reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 703-838-1568.

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