Program Management Office Subject Matter Expert

Bethesda, Maryland
Computercraft offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Jul 13, 2018
Aug 17, 2018
Full Time

Computercraft seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in a well-established Program Management Office (PMO). The successful candidate will provide mentoring to Federal Project Leads and support all Project Management governance activities in conformance with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC).


  • Mentor and support Project Leads, ensuring compliance with the EPLC
  • Design, develop, and maintain tools that support projects (e.g., Work Request Tool, Project Classification Tool, Project Process Agreement, Risk Management, Lessons Learned)
  • Provide guidance to project teams to develop project schedules in alignment with governance guidelines
  • Analyze project requirements against program requirements to evaluate project governance needs and determine best project delivery methodology
  • Conduct ongoing analysis of project performance against project delivery methodologies to improve project delivery standardization, quality, and efficiency
  • Analyze project schedules throughout the project lifecycle to identify impacts and concerns and facilitate escalation to Leadership
  • Facilitate Risk Management Program
  • Facilitate meetings with Stakeholders and Business Owners
  • Update assigned Program Practices to define new or improve existing business processes and governance policies
  • Work with Project Leads and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) program activity leads to continually assess impacts of projects and O&M activities
  • Develop reports and other documents


  • Bachelor of science degree
  • Project scheduling expertise and expert use of Microsoft Project 2013 and Project Server 2013
  • Experience in developing and managing resource-loaded integrated project schedules to manage interdependencies
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience managing enterprise IT projects
  • Customer service orientation
  • Exceptionally strong technical writing ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently
  • Ability to mentor and provide training to junior project managers
  • Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Experience developing Standard Operating Procedures for project management processes and procedures

Other desirable experience:

  • PMP certification
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Agile methodology
  • Experience delivering one-on-one training and/or mentoring
  • Experience in an O&M environment
  • Working knowledge of the HHS EPLC methodology

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Computercraft offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and the opportunity for a positive work–life balance with a standard 40-hour work week and the chance to work alongside a team of highly accomplished professionals.

Computercraft is an equal opportunity employer. 

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