Data Analytics Project Manager - Military veterans preferred

2020-10-17
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Bethesda
Maryland
United States

Description

SAIC is seeking a Project Manager to support the government’s latest data analytics operations in relation to information technology projects and operations.  The project is from inception (requirements derivation) to developing a prototype to moving into deployment. Duties include:

  • Performs as a project lead, experience in managing cross-functional teams with responsibilities for project schedule and performance. 
  • Directly contributes to project definition, development and/or enhancement efforts including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities.
  • Performs analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper requirements specifications
  • Ensures proper performance of tasks necessary to achieve the most efficient and effective execution of the project objectives.
  • Utilizes expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents. 
  • Communicates status with leadership and customers.  
  • Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.  
  • Answers technical questions regarding products and services, and may take part in putting together proposals, configurations and product offerings. 
  • Considered a Lead and may manage the work of others. 
  • Preparing affected business areas for transition to new way of working; potentially implementing new business processes
  • Specifically support the following activities/functional areas:
    • Need to understand data collection, correlation and analysis
    • Familiar with scalable distributed data processing, management, and visualization tools
    • Familiar with data mining and analytics methods (e.g., clustering, sequences, networks, time series, deep learning, statistical analytics, etc.)
    • Manage a team of data analysts, Big Data engineers and financial analyst Prepare Project status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to the Government
    • Communicate issues and solutions to the Government PM in a timely and transparent manner
    • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the Contractor's contracts staff
    • Assist the SAIC PM by providing input to customer deliverable reports

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Active TS/SCI with CI polygraph
  • B.S. Degree in Business or IT Discipline or addition relevant years of experience in Program Management.
  • 10-15 years of related experience in program and project management and or business process analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment is required.
  • Experience using Agile Scrum Methodology and working knowledge of JIRA
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • IT technical knowledge and experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 Desired Qualification:

  • PMP Certification
  • Experience with Financial Management