Senior Engineering Project Manager/Director

  • Job Tracking ID: 2018R-4550-67
  • Job Location: Herndon, VA
  • Job Level: Management
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 05, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
  • Starting Date: October 31, 2018





Job Description:

Summary:

This individual must have an advanced level of program/project management knowledge and must be capable of creating and managing a project plan from start to finish. Responsibilities will include planning, organizing and tracking a project’s tasks and identifying and scheduling resources to accomplish those tasks. Must be able to provide administrative support and produce reports and metrics for senior management as well as identify issues, challenges and opportunities that may affect the project deliverables. Must have advanced knowledge of PC applications, especially the full suite of Microsoft Office applications and PPM tools. Knowledge of software, hardware and network design and deployment methods and specifications is required

Key Responsibilities:

The Engineering Project Manager (EPM) is responsible for building up a common framework and principles to manage the Engineering portfolio and projects (asked by project management. This EPM will track the status of all projects in the Engineering organization based on updates from the development managers and will standardize the way this information is compiled and reported to management.

  • Collaborate with various departments to develop the priority and budgets to make up the Engineering project portfolio.
  • Monitor and assist to resolve all issues and projects efficiently and assist to develop all Engineering organizational policies and procedures for all projects
  • Monitor all project tasks and ensure compliance to all timeframe and resolve all issues according to required project plan and administer everyday activities and assist to resolve all issues within Engineering.
  • Analyze all teamwork performance and ensure achievement of all objectives within required deadlines
  • Monitor all projects and maintain a record of all detail tasks and statuses.
  • Resolve all project and resource conflicts and inform all stakeholders of all impending risk implications and develop efficient integrated workflow in coordination with the project team.
  • Collaborate with development team to ensure they have what they need to be successful at meeting deadline.
  • Evaluate all project plan status to identify and resolve all issues and manage all integrated applications for the organization.
  • Prepare designs, validate sessions and maintain appropriate deliverables of all projects as per requirement.
  • Manage complex technical projects and monitor its successful implementation.
  • Administer efficient working of project lifecycle within required management services. Must have knowledge of the use of PPM tools.
  • including project members, management, vendors, and other business groups

Experience and Skills:

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science or related field and 7-10 years of experience in project management in software and hardware engineering organization and/or related experience.
  • 5+ years portfolio management and/or project finance experience.
  • Strong leader with demonstrated sound business judgment. Able to inspire the trust, confidence and respect of peers and other senior leaders.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills - including oral and written communications, relationship building, collaboration, influencing, negotiation and conflict mediation
  • Familiar with data visualization and metrics reporting using business intelligence tools such as Power BI
  • Familiarity with Jira is a plus