Project Manager

Location: Alexandria, VA
Date Posted: 10-10-2018
Location: Alexandria, VA
FosterThomas, Inc. is a leading HR Consulting and Talent Acquisition Firm. We are seeking a Project Manager to assist our client in Alexandria, VA.
Our client, Tarkik Solutions Incorporated (Tarkik) is a Washington DC based SBA Certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business providing Information Technology and Enterprise Software Engineering services to Federal and Commercial sector clients. Their Federal sector domain specializations include Border Security and Targeting, Maritime Domain Awareness, Global Supply Chain, Import and Export Processing and operationalizing the U.S. Digital Services Playbook. Our Commercial sector domain specializations include Consumer and Commercial Finance and Lending.
In addition to their domain expertise, they bring technology expertise in the areas of Open Source Software Development, DevSecOps, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery, Cloud Engineering (Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud), Identity Management, Mainframe Modernization, User Interface/User Experience and Agile Frameworks (Scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile).
This is a long-term position located in Alexandria, VA; and requires US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DHS/CBP clearance.
  • Project Manager will be responsible for managing a large scale Modernization of CBP Cargo Systems Program Directorate (CSPD) Transactional System into a cloud-native Microservices based architecture with AWS as the target platform
  • Responsible for planning and managing projects which often require considerable resources and high levels of functional systems integration, and supporting project operations analysis and reporting for each project/program
  • Lead, coordinate and drive functional teams, create and monitor work plans, issue / risk identification and resolution, quality assurance along with executive presentations and status reporting
  • Manage client expectations around project goals
  • Ensure deliveries are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and that there is adherence to quality standards
  • Proactively identify project risks and come up with appropriate mitigation strategies
  • Prepares or facilitates the preparation of project deliverables and communicates with company executives and cross-functional stakeholders regarding the status of specific projects as appropriate
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher educational experience
  • Minimum 10 years experience overall Project Management experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience with (Agile) SDLC and Scrum PMP and/or Agile Certifications
  • Experience identifying and implementing Project Management and Agile best practices
  • Experience leading PMO process improvement and/or change initiatives is a plus
  • Vendor Management experience is highly desired
Tarkik Solutions Incorporated is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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