IT Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Denver

Contact Government Services

IT Project Manager
Employment Type: Full-Time, Experienced
Department: Information Technology
CGS is looking for an IT Project Manager to assist with the design, development, and oversight of various ongoing efforts in the IT department of a large federal entity. The PM will participate in project design, assist with the development of project plans, assess available resources, and implement the management plans for new and ongoing projects. The candidate for this position should have a strong understanding of Agile project management principles for both large and small projects as well as be experienced and comfortable with acting as team lead or primary liaison for project information.
CGS brings motivated, highly skilled, and creative people together to solve government’s most dynamic problems with cutting-edge technology. To carry out our mission, we are seeking candidates who are excited to contribute to government innovation, appreciate collaboration, and can anticipate the needs of others. Here at CGS, we offer an environment in which our employees feel supported, and we encourage professional growth through various learning opportunities. 
Skills and attributes for success:
-Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value.
-Organize and lead project status and working meetings.
-Prepare and distribute progress reports.
-Manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans and perform delivery planning for assigned projects.
-Define and develop initiatives for continuous business process improvements and monitoring.
-Manage the team in making business decisions relating to system implementation, modification and maintenance.
-Develop and update business process documentation for testing and training management.
-Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for agile project management.
-Deliver an agile transformation plan to move from current state to a desired state.
-Use standard project performance metrics to assess and evaluate the program.
-Aid in the implementation and facilitation of the use of agile tools, guidelines and metrics in order to achieve a standardized approach to agile team project execution.
-Monitor the overall cost, control, adherence to schedules, and technical quality of work.
-Prepare and provide technical analysis reports as directed by the Agency to support discussions.
-Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Information systems or a related discipline.
-5 years of experience in project management.
-At least 5 years of experience in managing IT related projects and must demonstrate a leadership role in at least 3 successful projects that were delivered on time and on budget.
-At least 5 years of experience in information system design and development experience in one or more general purpose programming language development such as JavaScript and Java.
-Knowledge in system integration using Application Program Interface (API) management technologies, and a working knowledge of the RESTful APIs platform, API design, and development on the cloud as well as on-premise environments.
-Experience in RDBMS and NoSQL database development experience with strong fundamentals in algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis.
-At least 5 years of experience in managing an Agile scrum team with developers, testers and DevOps team using Agile processes and practices.
-Experience working with public agency interfaces.
-A Master’s Degree or project management certification.
-At least 5 years of programming experience in Java, JavaScript, JBOSS Fuse, Angular JS. 
-Experience in health and human services domains such as eligibility, enrollment, Medicaid, child welfare, and child support systems.
-Experience building complex software systems with one or more general-purpose programming languages.
-Knowledge of best practices for the full Agile SDLC, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
-Integration experience with financial management systems.
-Experience working with two or more from the following: web application development, mobile application development, information retrieval, developing large software systems, and/or security software development. 
-Industry certifications/licenses.
Ideally, you will also have:
-Client-facing communication experience.
-Federal Agency issued security clearance.
Our commitment:
Contact Government Services (CGS) strives to simplify and enhance government bureaucracy through the optimization of human, technical, and financial resources. We combine cutting-edge technology with world-class personnel to deliver customized solutions that fit our clients’ specific needs. We are committed to solving the most challenging and dynamic problems. 
For the past seven years we’ve been growing our government-contracting portfolio, and along the way we’ve created valuable partnerships by demonstrating a commitment to honesty, professionalism, and quality work.
Here at CGS we value honesty through hard work and self-awareness, professionalism in all we do, and to deliver the best quality to our consumers mending those relations for years to come.
We care about our employees. Therefore, we offer a comprehensive benefits package.
-Health, Dental, and Vision
-Life Insurance
-Flexible Spending Account (Health, Dependent Care, and Commuter)
-Paid Time Off and Observance of State/Federal Holidays
Contact Government Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Join our team and become part of meaningful government innovation!
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For more information about CGS please visit: https://www.cgsfederal.com or contact:
Email: info@cgsfederal.com
$50,000 – $200,000 a year


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