Technical Project Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Job Description

• SAIC is seeking experienced, energetic, forward- thinking technical initiative leads to join our team as we continue to provide digital transformation services to our customers.

• The successful candidate will be excited to work in an agile environment and will have experience leading web application projects throughout the entire software lifecycle.

• Our teams will be developing or modernizing applications that run in private and commercial cloud infrastructures.

• As such, the candidate should have familiarity with applications that use virtualization, containers, and cloud services – with a focus on platforms such as Java, OpenShift, and Kubernetes is a plus. Our vision at SAIC is to be the premier technology integrator in our market.

• In SAIC’s Software Solutions organization, we are transforming software design, development and deployment for our customers throughout the federal government.

• Our matrix structure enables career mobility across 150+ projects within our software portfolio.

Technical Initiative Lead will perform the following functions supporting NASA projects:

• Lead, monitor, and motivate different teams across the company and interact with staff at all levels in the organization. Create and manage methods of management, communication plans, and processes

• Analyze, plan, and develop procedures and other management and technical duties

• Define the scope of the project, roles, and responsibilities along with various stakeholders

• Participate in the allocation of budget, staff and any other resource(s) that are needed to accomplish or achieve set out goals (projects), and also monitor the performance of every project

• Maintain correct project time frames, estimates, and status reports

• Responsible for the management of complex problems and development of processes for scheduling and administration

• Make sure that all required projects are completed and reviewed

• Responsible for identifying, clarifying, and communicating the vision(s) and/or objective(s) of projects and show how they fall in place with, enhance, or inhibits such vision(s) and/or objective(s)

• Provide process improvement recommendations that are based on best practices and industry standards.



Here are major requirements you will have to meet to be qualified to work as a technical project manager with most companies:

• Good and effective communication and leadership skills.

• Good interpersonal skills so as to be able to relate with people or personnel from different units of the company

• Excellent numerical, analytical, and problem- solving skills

• Good knowledge and understanding of relevant IT applications

• Ability to build relationship across many fronts

• Ability to focus and pay attention to details at all times

• Ability to work in a team as well as an individual with little or no supervision

• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in any IT-related discipline

• 10+ years of relevant working experience in a project management setting

• Any other certification would be a plus.