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IT Project Manager

Alexandria, VA 22314
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


We are currently seeking an ITProject Manager for our Herndon, VA location on a project for the U.S. Department of Defense. Must hold a current/active Secret (SSBI) or Top Secret clearance to be considered.


This position is a critical part of the program management team working on a web-based software development project for the U.S. Department of Defense. The Project Manager will interact with technical and non-technical team members at all levels including senior, and at times clients, supporting Agile principles, using project management and ticketing system for implementing agile processes; participate in, facilitate/manage scrums and project roadmap. Candidate must have ability to meet short suspense dates with superior quality and attention to detail. Must demonstrate exceptional communication and relationship management skills as well the ability to handle multiple, and at times competing tasks, set priorities, manage time, and work as part of a virtual team are integral parts of the task environment. Must have extensive experience producing high quality project artifacts for every phase of application development.


  • Under general direction, the PM is responsible for guiding teams using the Agile methodology, providing integrated working group (IWG) team members with feedback and means of improvement, catalyzing growth and facilitating collaboration across all workstreams, both internal and external to the contract.
  • Produce and maintain project artifacts including project plans, schedules, briefing decks, risk registry, meeting notes, communication plans, ad hoc reports, development road map, etc.
  • Direct integrated working groups/project team to establish project artifacts, milestones, risk remediation, anticipate and communicate issues, and monitor adherence to project scope, requirements, plans, design documents, and schedules
  • Providing hands-on support to all team members, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles, leading the team toward further understanding and adoption of Agile as well as overall program growth and improvement
  • Facilitates needs assessment and the development of recommended project control solutions to be used for planning, scheduling, and tracking projects through integration of various project management tools
  • Identify, monitor and communicate project risks and issues
  • Contribute to project estimation process.
  • Plan, schedule, monitor, and report on activities related to multiple projects.
  • Coach/mentor and advise team members to accomplish project goals, to meet established schedules, and resolve technical/operational needs.


  • Expert Agile methodology, MS Project, MS Office
  • Proficient with JIRA
  • Exposure to project transformations
  • 3+ years experience working in agile, software development and production environment
  • 5+ years experience with project management principles
  • Experience supporting IA/cyber security efforts a plus
  • 5+ years experience mentoring team members, scrum masters and product owners
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • 5+ years experience in assisting with daily task/project coordination for production team
  • 5+ years experience in assisting with developing procedural and technical documentation
  • Must demonstrate a strong sense of self-motivation, time management and direction
  • Familiarity with Department of Defense personnel security issues is a plus but not required


  • Scrum Coach Certification or Scrum Master Certification

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-02-17 Expires: 2020-03-18

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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