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DC Government
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1/31/19 +
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31 Jan 2018
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Required Skills: Project Manager -DR Project, disaster recovery, tech lead, leadership role, lifecycle. 

Job Description:

The Senior Technical Project Manager (STPM) will oversee the management of a District-wide effort to provide Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations (DR-COOP) for the District of Columbia government’s critical systems.

The Senior Technical Project Manager (STPM) will oversee the management of a District-wide effort to provide Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations (DR-COOP) for the District of Columbia government’s critical systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical project planning, project management that adheres to best practices and will ensure that the DR-COOP project is completed on-time, within scope and budget and produces an extremely high quality of deliverables. The STPM will act as the project management technical lead and will work with OCTO programs, project team members, and District agency officials to ensure that technical solutions in support of the DR-COOP project are properly delivered. The selected candidate will be responsible for all aspects of project management including all project resources, project planning, scheduling, risk management, scope management, internal and external communications, status reporting, and resource management (internal and partners).



  • Evaluates complex situations using multiple sources of information.
  • Manages and appropriately escalates: delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes associated to solution development initiatives.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams and interact with all staff levels.
  • Analysis, planning, developing requirements documents (both functional and technical), building functional models, developing procedures, developing functional and technical architectures.
  • Assigns and monitors work of project team members.
  • Designs and implements processes to monitor and control resources, budget, risks and value to project goals and objectives.
  • Establishes, plans, and executes major milestone reviews and decision gates to ensure project completion.
  • Exercises excellent verbal and written communication skills and has the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, software developers, DBAs, network engineers, agency business and technical owners, SME’s and senior executive management.
  • Effectively manages scope throughout the project duration.
  • Maintains accurate project schedules, financial burn rates, change management, project plans, and status reports.
  • Will convey a high level of understanding in the areas of software application programming, database and system design.
  • Will resolve conflicts by demonstrating leadership and appropriate decision-making competencies.
  • Understands, tracks and articulates issues / risks / action items, works with responsible owners to address the items on a timely basis and update the appropriate stakeholders as needed.


  • Organizes, directs, and manages contract operation support functions, involving multiple, complex, and inter- related project tasks.
  • Manages teams of contract Support Personnel at multiple locations.
  • Maintains and manages the client interface at the senior levels of the client organization.
  • Meets with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items.  Ensures conformance with program task schedules and costs.

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience.




Overall IT Exp. (16 + yrs.)   









Progressive consulting leadership role, providing full lifecycle services in enterprise environment. Required. 16 Years.



Managing, coordinating, and establishing priorities for entire project lifecycle. Required. 16 Years.



Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience. Required. 15 Years.



Experience in planning and management of time phase critical path scheduling of software and system development. Required. 15 Years.



Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI). Desired



Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Required. 15 Years.



Strong experience using Agile project management methodologies integrated with project-level Waterfall scheduling, milestone tracking, Required. 10 Years.



Cost/schedule performance experience. Required. 10 Years.



Experience with Risk Management techniques and mitigation planning. Required. 15 Years.



Experience with database design. Desired. 5 Years.



Experience with software application development. Desired. 5 Years.



Experience conducting Business Impact Analysis. Required. 5 Years.



Experience architecting-managing disaster  recovery/COOP solutions. Required. 5 Years.



Experience managing project teams. Required. 15 Years.



Experience in business process mapping or operational redesign / improvement.  Required. 10 Years.



Experience working with quality management approaches, techniques, and principles to ensure quality. Required. 15 Years.




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