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Technical Project Manager

Company: Amida Technology Solutions
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Amida Technology Solutions is a DC-based software services company focused on the most difficult problems in data interoperability, exchange, governance, and security. We design, develop, and deploy software solutions that collect, reconcile, and transform data for business intelligence, predictive analytics, and decision support. We specialize in taking data from inception to impact.
Our team is comprised of creative, forward thinkers who are passionate about using cutting-edge technology to make a difference in people's lives and have a positive impact on our country. We offer an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment that values fresh ideas, candid conversations, and authentic teamwork.
Amida is currently looking for a Technical Project Manager to join our team in Washington, DC, hybrid, or remote. In this role you will serve as the primary customer point of contact for assigned projects and will act as the liaison between Amida's customer and our engineering and development team. You will be responsible for planning, organizing, and monitoring projects to ensure that they are delivered on time, within budget, and exceeding customer expectations.
What you will do:

  • Oversee all aspects of an Information Technology project, leading a project team or a significant segment of large and complex IT projects
  • Carry responsibility for daily management of one or multiple technical workstreams throughout the life cycle of the program or project
  • Gather the client's technical requirements and represent the company's technical interests and capabilities to the client; participate in and facilitate business analysis and system design activities as requested
  • Develop and track project plans; customize project plans for project communications, risks, costs, resources, quality, costs, scope, and schedule; provide progress reports against the plan
  • Operate in a hybrid Agile-Predictive environment; support a Scaled Agile Framework methodology and planning structure
  • Analyze new and complex project-related problems and create innovative solutions to manage or propose modifications to the cost, scope, schedule, or other aspects of the project
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of all contract deliverables and reports
  • Attend client meetings and maintain regular correspondence with clients; document key decisions, requirements, and directives
  • Prepare slide decks and narrative documents to report regularly on project progress and risks internally (to Amida) and externally (to clients)
  • Prepare project budgets and track resources and revenue compared to forecast
  • Communicate and coordinate with subcontractors where Amida is the prime contractor, or communicate with prime contractor where Amida is a sub or a team partner
  • Manage risks and issues over the course of the project life cycle and take corrective measures
  • Identify and manage all staffing needs; engage in labor cost planning; participate in talent acquisition when needed
  • Act as a primary point of contact to the purchaser for all project-related communications and resolution of all issues (or do so along with the Program Manager when the project is part of a larger program of related projects)
  • Hold primary responsibility for quality, deliverables, management of project issues and risks, communication with the client, and management of a project on schedule (or do so along with the Program Manager when the project is part of a larger program of related projects)

    What we are looking for:

    • Bachelor's Degree plus 7+ years of project management experience, including 4+ years of software development project/program management experience (with credit for hands-on implementation or development)
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments while ensuring technical accuracy
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; professional-level writing
    • Prior experience working with large and complex client corporations or government agencies
    • Excellent analysis, facilitation, mediation, negotiation, and client relationship skills
    • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills to include the ability to interact effectively with clients, technical staff, and management across all levels
    • Ability to work comfortably in a rapidly changing environment and flexibility to take on different roles and tasks as needed to ensure program success
    • A dependable team player who works collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment
    • Experience in Microsoft Office products such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel to include the ability to create templates, formulas and charts/graphs
    • Advanced level skills using JIRA for requirement, defect, and issue tracking, as well as creation of filters, reports, and dashboards
    • Ability to obtain a U.S. federal government Public Trust security clearance

      Preferred Skills:

      • Experience with projects involving health care systems and data
      • Ability to travel to a regional office on a monthly or weekly basis (depending on location)
      • Previous experience working on federal government contracts
      • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification or other widely-recognized project management certification
      • Bachelor's degree in a technical field, or coursework and certifications demonstrating proficiency in project administration and information technology/data management.

        Communication is the key to success at Amida. Our people are known for their can-do attitude and their ability to work effectively with client teams. We pride ourselves on having a collegial, multidisciplinary team with diverse backgrounds and experience. Our best team members pay intense attention to detail in all aspects of their work, have a strong sense of initiative, and are willing to be opinionated about the best ways of doing things. A sense of humor is an asset at Amida.
        We help solve the biggest challenges in data management. If you're looking for an opportunity to help important organizations get their data right, we hope you'll forward your resume and let us know why this role appeals to you. We look forward to hearing from you.
        Amida Technology Solutions is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We value diversity of ideas and people.
        As a federal contractor, Amida Technology Solutions is required to participate in the federal government's E-Verify program. With E-Verify we are able to confirm the employment authorization of all newly hired employees and through an electronic database maintained by the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security. With respect to new hires, the E-Verify process is completed in conjunction with a new hire's completion of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification upon commencement of employment. E-Verify is not used as a tool to pre-screen candidates. For up-to-date information on E-Verify, go to www.uscis.gov and click on the 'E-Verify' logo.

Keywords: Amida Technology Solutions, Washington DC , Technical Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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