1028126 Project Manager - Federal

  • Location:
    Herndon, Virginia, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Open to DC metro area.
  • Area of Interest
    Project or Program Management
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1028126
**Selected applications MUST be a U.S. CITIZEN
and HOLD a current Full Scope (FS) U.S. Government Security Clearance. **
**Candidates who are NOT a U.S. CITIZEN AND hold
a current U.S. Government Security Clearance WILL NOT be considered for
this
position.**
**Must be located in the METRO D.C. area**

What You'll Do
The ideal candidate will have experience managing software lifecycle
projects from end to end including but not limited to gathering
requirements, implementation, testing and training end users.
- Act as an overall project lead to coordinate
strategic and complex projects across all relevant Public Sector staff
members
and work closely with them to solve project/process related challenges.
- Provide regular status updates to all involved
Public Sector parties to ensure full transparency and best possible
alignment
(Management Team, HTOM, Engineers, Customers, etc.)
- Identify critical risks within the project in
time and proactively suggest solution to resolve the issue.
- Clearly document the project on an ongoing
basis to ensure a clear understanding regarding roles and responsibilities
within the team as well as at the interface to organizations and engaged
partners.
- Identify and isolate key project/process
challenges which need to be resolved to achieve improved efficiency within
the

Who You'll Work With
Public Sector team
- Create Current State Analysis (e.g., data flow diagrams,
business problem statements, cost-benefit analysis, and business process
flow
diagrams) Solution Proposal (e.g., FRD, mock-ups, needs analysis,
conceptual
design doc, business process flow diagrams, cost-benefit analysis, and
business
impact analysis)
- Prepare Meeting Documentation (e.g.,
action/to-do lists, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes)
- Prepare PLC Documentation (e.g., use-cases,
business cases, conceptual design doc, IT value cases, risk analysis,
stakeholder analysis, test plans, and testing results)
- Prepare Status and Tracking Documentation
(e.g., progress reports, team updates, status requests, and resolved issues
lists)
Business
- Apply understanding of Client/Cisco Business
(e.g., leverage best practices, advocate customer position).
- Contextualize Impacts (e.g., identify
implications of problems/issues/events on internal and external business
processes).
- Identify Opportunities for Public Sector
Process Improvement (e.g., optimization, proactively, innovation)
- Translate Public Sector Objectives to Strategy
(e.g., support projects, provide expert advice, contribute to portfolio
alignment)
Communication
- Build Client Relations (e.g., establish
productive and reciprocal relationships with Public Sector Management Team,
Engineers, ORMs, Customers, and other stakeholders).
- Client Communications (e.g., facilitate
meetings/sessions).
- Team Communications (e.g., facilitate
information sharing, advocate client positions, leverage team).
- Educate Client and Ensure Compliance (e.g.,
PLC, best practices, etc.)
- Cross Functional Influence
- Internal Consulting and Partnering
Leadership
- Mentor Others (e.g., share knowledge and
expertise with others)
- Manage Processes (e.g., gather information,
analyze needs, execute re-engineering, etc )
- Provide Cross Functional Influence
- Provide Internal Consulting and Partnering
Metrics
- Client/Business Impact
- Degree of Solution Alignment to Client Needs (e.g.,
satisfaction)
- Degree of Business Productivity/Profitability
Gain (e.g., realized ROI, avoided application and service issues,
scalability
of solution, creativity/innovation, speed to solution, and time to case
resolution)
- Utilization of Expertise (e.g., unsolicited
number of requests for expert consultation and integration/inclusion in
client
team)
Education
10+ years related experience as a project manager
within the Services / IT / SP industry
Requires BS Business, CS or equivalent plus 10+
years experience, with minimum 5 years project lead/management.
Professional PM
Certification ESi, PMP or MS/MBA desired.

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. We Are Cisco.

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