AbleVets Technical Project Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated Technical Project Manager to support our customer in the implementation of a large, complex COTS solution.

The successful candidate will have diverse IT project experience, both large and small, and must be well-versed in the full systems development life cycle, COTS integration, strategic information planning, business process reengineering, and management practices. The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for the overall performance and success of the project including, but not limited to: the day-to-day management of engineering tasks within the program, deliverables, customer relations, internal reporting, and risk management. Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the customer relationship and providing technical direction and leadership

  • Identifying and mitigating risks to the program

  • Managing to cost, schedule, and performance for the engineering workstream

  • Effectively leading technical professionals and a cross-functional team

  • Ensuring execution of quality deliverables within established schedules

  • Collaborating with teams across the customer organization to improve processes, results, and customer experience

  • Ensuring the organization and processes remain aligned with customer policies and external directives

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business, or related scientific or technical discipline with a minimum of eight (8) years of project management experience. An additional six (6) years of related experience may be substituted for the degree requirement

  • Demonstrated and hands-on experience in Agile project management

  • Able to define and implement project metrics for scope, schedule, cost, and quality

  • Able to use project management tools such as JIRA, MS Project, SharePoint and capacity models

  • Experience leveraging data and metrics to help drive decision making

  • Strong financial and budget management skills

  • Previous Department of Veterans Affairs experience

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Solid interpersonal skills and demonstrable team building skills

  • Must be able to travel when needed

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance

  • Some Travel required up to 10%

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • PMP certification

AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

ID: 2018-1950