Precision Solutions*

Assoicate Program Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/15/2021 12:11 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


Associate Program Manager

Sterling, VA (Remote until restrictions lifted)

Green Card or US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance



The PM provides leadership, oversight, and management of a complex program, which covers a portfolio of projects and programs; ensures performance against contract and program requirements; serves as a single point of accountability and responsibility to the government; coordinates and ensures completion of deliverables, and other contractual requirements; performs risk management; develops and implements long-term strategies, roadmaps, and monitors execution to ensure alignment of tactical activities; manages program budget, evaluates performance against design and schedule requirements and constraints; provides oversight across range of project-types (waterfall, agile, lean, etc.) and project complexities; consults and advises senior Federal leadership; ensures Federal leaders have actionable information in a timely manner necessary to obtain decision/guidance to facilitate program execution.



  • Is the owner of customer-facing project delivery for IT solutions.
  • Works with and through both functional and technical project team members to deliver solutions in an agile manner.
  • Effectively plans, coordinates, executes, monitors, and manages work requests and related tasks utilizing strong and pervasive project management expertise for IT projects and IT management.
  • Understands project requirements from both a business and a technical standpoint and serves as the liaison between business users and the project team.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills to manage project resources and cultivate strong customer relationships.
  • Manages contractual, financial, and personnel related issues associated with project delivery.
  • Performs project resource management and capacity planning to make optimal use of resources.
  • Regularly monitors and measures project performance.
  • Develops strategies for contingency planning and risk mitigation; identifies and solves project issues effectively.
  • Supports proposal development, new customer demos, and other pre-sales activities as needed.



  • At least 7+ years related work experience with the following qualifications:
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and lead major technology assignments.
  • Experience evaluating performance results and recommending major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.
  • Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.
  • PMI-PMP or PMI-PgMP or PMI-PfMP.
  • Bachelors' Degree in related field.
  • Project Management experience in planning, estimating, resourcing, executing, monitoring, and managing information technology projects, preferably in technical areas such as:
    • Business value driven requirement gathering
    • Agile software application development and modernization
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, manage, execute, and monitor projects requiring compliance with:
    • Software Project management frameworks and systems engineering lifecycles
    • Agile software development lifecycles
    • Task level cost and schedule estimation, tracking, reporting, and management
  • Demonstrated and validated ability to address corrective actions and to follow proper escalation protocols and procedures with technical monitors, COR, the IT organization and with the project sponsors
  • Strong leadership skills to define requirements for project risks
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance


 Desired Skills

  • Previous Experience managing projects for the Federal Government
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, or another technical related field
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence.


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