Job Description :
Position Title: Sr. Technical Project Manager
Location: Reston, VA

Duration: 12 Months

Only GC and US citizens


This position is for a Senior Technical Project Manager to manage
cross-functional software development teams responsible for delivering
technology products and services for the FEP Next Generation project.

Healthcare experience strongly preferred.

Proven experience writing Statements of Work (SOWs) and

developing/contributing to other project documentation, such as:

Project Charter/Initiation Document
Project Management Plan
Project Schedule in MS Project
Contingency Plan
Implementation Plan
Resource Estimates
Risk and Issue Logs
Experience working with procurement teams to issue and manage RFP lifecycles
Proven experience managing cross functional teams within a matrix
Excellent oral and written communications; an ability to present and discuss
technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others,
and gains understanding.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage the Customer relationship,
including ability to manage Customer messaging and issue resolution.
Proven ability to effectively facilitate internal and external meetings,
which often include many participants that may be in different locations.
Ability to manage multiple competing projects and priorities across all
phases of project.
Demonstrated ability to facilitate the development of a WBS in partnership
with functional teams
Adhere to and follow the PMO defined Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC)and
SDLC processes.
Ability to work in a team environment and influence/negotiate with internal
and external stakeholders.
Facilitate work breadown structure (WBS) sessions with cross-functional team
and build WBS with all dependences.
Develop and effectively manage project schedule to an 8/80 level of detail.
Track and monitor testing defects and regularly report status internally and
Support and assist SQA (Software Quality Assurance) activities and processes
including the tracking, monitoring, and reporting defects.
Proven ability to effectively collaborate and identify solutions within
cross functional team.
Proven ability to monitor and control resource utilization, forecasting, and
Proven ability to present technical information to executive management.

Required Skills:

Strong Project Management Skills
Leadership skills including: coaching, organizing,
integrating, directing, controlling and motivating.
Strong communication skills
Effective negotiation and collaboration skills
Demonstrated writing and presentation skills (writing sample
will be requested)

PMP Certification is a plus

6-8 years relevant experience managing technical projects
through the full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC Projects to include
various development methodologies including waterfall and agile.
Knowledge of and experience in IT environment (mainframe,
infrastructure, Web/Java)
Excellent knowledge of MS Office 2000 tool set - MS Word, MS
Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint and MS Visio.
Ability to work independently with minimal direction and
follow-up required
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to provide structure in an unstructured and rapidly
changing environment
Highly motivated
Positive attitude
Experience within health insurance industry a plus.