Program Manager (Secret clearance)

Octo Consulting Group
Washington, DC
Jun 04, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
Full Time
Octo Consulting Group is hiring a Program Manager to provide program leadership to the Department of Homeland Security (OCIO Architecture, Development and Platform Technical Services) to support a complex set of application development, service management, and cloud-based IT services. The Program Manager will be tasked to serve as the Government's primary POC and to provide overall leadership and guidance for all contractor personnel. This person is ultimately responsible for the quality, efficiency, and resolution of technical issues and the implementation of business processes. The Program Manager will direct, plan, organize, control and manage the project/program to ensure that all contractual obligations are fulfilled in an efficient and timely manner. This person will be accountable for a complex program involving multiple tasks, multiple performing organizations, and complex responsibilities. Provides technical direction and administrative management of all Contract activities, including BPA Call issuance, Call responses, and any work derived from Customer needs or changes in federal mandates impacting Call orders. Works collaboratively with DHS OCIO, Department Elements/Components, and other DHS IT contractors and service providers. Develops overall Program plans, guidance, and procedures necessary to effectively execute diverse technical, administrative and program functions Manages IT support requirements, determines the necessary skills and personnel resources, formulates policies and procedures necessary to achieve effective project planning and control, budget projections and quality assuranceMeets with management, technical and operating personnel within client organizations to review requirements, present proposed action plans and to discuss and resolve technical, administrative and management problems and issues A Bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of relevant experience with at least 5 years of experience with the program management of a large Enterprise IT Service Delivery program (>$50M/Annual). Experience managing a large IDIQ/BPA/Task Order driven contract. Proven Program Management experience across FFP, CR, and T&M contracts. This includes experience managing contract deliverable items, budgets, performance management, and cost reporting. Proven experience and interaction with senior level customers (SES and above) Experience with the management, manpower utilization, and supervision of employees (including subcontractors) of various labor categories and skills in projects. Experience managing application development, cloud transition, service delivery or managed services contracts Experience managing IT contracts with significant cyber security requirements or certifications applicable to cyber security (ie CISSP, Ethical Hacker) Preferred: PMP certification ITIL certification Clearance: Current DHS Entry on Duty Determination or equivalent (DOD Secret) with ability to obtain an Agency specific clearance within 6 months Location: Washington, DC About Octo Consulting Group, Inc. Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government's most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes. Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region's best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice! Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group's commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time. For more information please visit:

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