Program Manager

Washington, DC
Full-time
Salary: $100,000.00 to $115,000.00 /year


BPA Services, LLC is looking for a highly self-motivated Program Manager to provide project oversight and support on a software development project. Successful candidates will have strong leadership skills, communication skills, experience managing software development projects, and the ability to produce work independently. The Program Manager will be responsible for delivering program management, client deliverables, fostering client relationships, managing a team of analysts, developers, and testers, and increasing value and quality within the program.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide program oversight, organization and support
  • Coordinate the operations of project team to confirm that assignments are completed according to specifications, budgets, and timelines
  • Develop and maintain project deliverables such as the project management plan, quality assurance plan, monthly status reports, monthly financial reports, project schedule, and other required documentation
  • Monitor and track project financials
  • Manage a team of software developers, business analysts, and technical writers, providing direction, training, and coaching as necessary
  • Maintain high levels of internal and external stakeholder satisfaction through communication, documentation, and other means as necessary
  • Understand and apply quality, change, risk, and resource management
  • Offer and implement process improvement recommendations and industry based best practices
  • Attend and facilitate client and project team meetings
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the application and its functionalities and be able to intelligently speak to it
  • Forecast potential schedule delays and develop alternate plans
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Experience using Waterfall, Agile, and hybrid methodologies for project management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience managing projects at different stages of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, accounting, economics, computer science, computer information systems, or other relevant majors from an accredited university
  • At least 10 years of experience in Project/Program Management

Strongly Preferred Experience:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

BPA Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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