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Senior IT Project Manager

Remote, Remote

Company Introduction 
9th Way Insignia is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business bringing transformative technology to our government customers so they can achieve their missions.  Our specialties include cybersecurity, cloud modernization, software development, data analytics, enterprise architecture, enterprise IT, analytics and artificial intelligence.  Learn more about 9th Way Insignia at https://9thwayinsignia.com/   
 
Team (Project) Introduction 

9th Way Insignia Technology is looking for an Information Technology Project Manager to lead a team to assist in providing Information Technology Program Management and technical support (i.e., development, operations and maintenance) to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Benefits and Memorial Services (BAM) Portfolio.  BAM provides high quality, effective, and efficient Information Technology (IT) services to those responsible for providing care to the Veterans at the point-of-care as well as throughout all points of the Veterans’ health care in an effective, timely and compassionate manner. VA depends on Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) systems to meet mission goals, and deliver world-class, innovative systems that ensure reliable, secure, and seamless delivery of benefits and services directly to Veterans and their families. The BAM serves the Veterans Benefits Administration, the Board of Veterans Appeals, and the National Cemetery Administration to develop and manage advanced technology solutions. 

 

Functional Job (LCAT) Information: 

Information Technology Project Manager - Plans, initiates, and manages Information Technology (IT) projects. Leads and guides the work of technical staff. Serves as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plans project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to ensure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met. 

 

Professional Level Information: 
A Computer Software Developer-Applications aligns as a Level 4(H) Manager within 9th Way Insignia Technology. A Level 4 Manager accomplishes department objectives by managing staff and processes and evaluating department activities. Focuses on leading a team and working hands-on with projects involving technology.  Hybrid Managers require skills and qualifications such as exceptional leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.  

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Project Planning: Define project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders, and develop detailed project plans, schedules, and resource allocation plans. 

  • Project Execution: Lead project teams in executing project tasks according to the project plan, monitor progress, and manage changes to scope, schedule, and budget as needed. 

  • Stakeholder Communication: Communicate project status, issues, and risks to stakeholders regularly, and facilitate meetings and discussions to ensure alignment and resolution of issues. 

  • Risk Management: Identify project risks and develop risk mitigation strategies, monitor and manage risks throughout the project lifecycle to minimize disruptions. 

  • Quality Assurance: Ensure project deliverables meet quality standards and adhere to relevant regulations and best practices, conduct quality reviews and testing as needed. 

  • Vendor Management: Collaborate with vendors and third-party providers to procure services, manage vendor relationships, and ensure deliverables meet project requirements. 

  • Team Leadership: Provide leadership, direction, and support to project teams, foster a collaborative and positive team environment, and ensure team members have the resources and guidance needed for success. 

  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain project documentation, track project progress, expenditures, and resources, and prepare regular progress reports and presentations for stakeholders and leadership. 

  • Change Management: Develop and implement change management processes to manage project changes effectively, minimize impacts on project scope and objectives, and ensure stakeholder buy-in and adoption. 

  • Continuous Improvement: Identify lessons learned from projects, implement process improvements, and contribute to the development and adoption of best practices in project management and IT delivery. 

 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, related field (or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree)  

  • 7-9  years of experience in IT project management, with a strong track record of successfully delivering projects on time and within budget. 

  • Solid understanding of project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall) and tools (e.g., Microsoft Project, JIRA). 

  • Experience managing IT infrastructure projects, software development projects, or system implementations. 

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills. 

  • Strong leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities. 

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously. 

 

Preferred/Desired: 

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent.  

  • Master's degree in computer science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field 

  • Knowledge of ITIL, IT governance frameworks, and industry best practices is a plus. 

 

Salary Range: 
The salary range for this position is  $115,367 - $127,951 
 
9th Way Insignia’s range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law. 
 
Location:  Remote 
9th  Way Insignia reserves the right to adjust work location based upon mission requirements. 
 
Clearance, background investigation: 
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 
 
Legal: 
We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law. 

 

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