Project Manager

Computers/Software Vienna, Virginia


Horizon Industries Limited (HIL) is a dynamic IT and Management Consulting firm based in the Washington, DC area. We are currently seeking a Project Manager for a full-time position in Vienna, VA, supporting a Federal Agency.

Job Description:

Duties of a Project Manager may include:

  • Manage Tier 2 and Tier 3 development team in a software O&M environment
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting of cost, schedule and performance measures and requirements as well as risk identification, monitoring, and mitigation
  • Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and guidance to team members
  • Work to refine desired scope and develop a basis of estimates for planned work, including identification of objectives, time frames, risks, costs, and manpower estimates
  • Organizes, directs and manages development services and has ultimate responsibility for tasks and team performance
  • Maintain the team staffing plan, conduct performance reviews, draft position descriptions, and review and assess candidates 
  • Coordinate with the Program Manager and SMEs to develop and execute technical strategy.  Ensure that the technical strategy is communicated to the Team and it is tracked
  • Responsible for submitting weekly reports detailing tasks, risks, and project financials
  • Maintain and review program financials with the Program Manager, to include ETC’s and profitability metrics. Make recommendations for corrective actions as appropriate
  • Provide input to the Program Monthly Review (PMR) slide deck and Monthly Status Report (MSR), to include necessary program performance metrics

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT Systems Management, Business Administration, Contract Administration or equivalent
  • 5 years of Project Management experience with software development and managed service support
  • PMP certificate
  • US Citizenship is required
  • Proficiency in JIRA, Sharepoint, Serena, MS Project, Excel, Power Point required
  • Proficiency in Appian, MySQL, and Stored Procedures highly desired
  • Experience leading and motivating a team
  • Ability to discuss technical issues with non-technical, executive-level government officials , and works effectively at all levels in an organization
  • Experience with Agile (Kanban, Scrum, etc)
  • Experience in leading or managing development projects on various development technologies, not limited to, Microsoft development stack – C#, ASP.NET, SharePoint 2013, CRM, or VB.NET, and Open Source stack - Drupal and Java, and various database management systems – MS SQL Server 2008/2012/2014 R2, or Oracle 10g/11g/12c, etc. Appian is preferred.
  • Proficient in development of plans, assigning tasks, monitoring performance, communicating progress, resolving conflicts, and escalating issues
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, and strong business writing ability
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with the client and team members

Desired Certifications:

  • ITIL Foundation certificate
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)  

Education: BS degree in CS, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a related technical field and 4+ years of experience with information security, BA or BS degree in CS, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a related technical field and 2+ years of experience with information security, or MA or MS degree in CS, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a related technical field

Location: Vienna, VA

Horizon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and it is our policy to consider all applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, alienage, ancestry, citizenship status, or any other factors prohibited by law. Horizon will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Horizon’s legal duty to furnish information.