Project Manager

Cyber Security Bethesda, Maryland


Description

Project Manager
Location: Bethesda, MD

GRSi, a forward-leaning professional technical and engineering services company across Federal, National Security, Intelligence, and Commercial industries, is experiencing steady organic growth. Our next-level solutions and support has earned us national accolades and the trust of our clients for over two decades. With continued growth comes opportunity and we are currently searching for an Project Manager to support our Bethesda, MD office.

Responsibilities:

- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse group of staff members, stakeholders, and customers.
- Analyze project management needs and tailor industry best practices to suit environment.
- Work with stakeholders to define clear project objectives and requirements, agree on priorities, communicate progress updates and demonstrations, resolve issues and conflicts, and provide responsive change management.
- Work with cross-functional teams with diverse technical skill sets to support successful performance across operations and projects.
- Develop and maintain both programmatic and technical documentation.
- Participate in meetings; follow up on direction, action items, questions, documentation, etc.
- Serve as a point of contact for customer leadership and corporate executive management.
- Use critical thinking and communication skills to absorb and relay strategic need articulated by clients and ensure these concepts are written into project charters.
- Update SharePoint collection list of projects on a weekly basis
- Capture, monitor, and update project risks and issues in the project management tool, on a weekly basis.
- Assist Technical Leads in factoring strategic and prioritized projects into their sprint planning. Fill communication gaps by connecting leadership strategy to Technical Lead work prioritization.
- This is an project management position that requires strong organizational and communication skills. The job involves assessing business needs, writing project charters, documenting technical requirements, drafting MS Project Plan schedules to chart milestones and key activities, updating project data in SharePoint and enterprise program management tools, and briefing clients on project status.
- Responsible for planning, leading, organizing, executing and motivating agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects that provide exceptional business value
- Responsible for leading cross functional teams to achieve project objectives, regularly report on status, and managing projects through the entire lifecycle.
- Manage scope, schedule, quality, and risks and issues. The Project Manager is responsible for managing sever concurrent high visibility projects using agile methods in a fast-paced environment.
- May play other roles as needed to support successful project delivery
- Supporting a program within one of the largest NIH ICs which plays a central role in providing and supporting the resources needed to further the biomedical research mission of the institute.
- This program provides the infrastructure and support functions for which all the user research and funding data derived, moved and stored.
- Hosts applications that are used by other institutes and by other offices within Health and Human Services (HHS)
- Prior experience in IT support services, infrastructure and application development.

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline
- Agile certification (Certified Scrum Master (CSM), PMP-ACP, or Kanban certification)
- 6+ years project management experience, working with cross functional teams.
- 1+ years of hands-on Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master experience performing backlog management, work specification, Scrum facilitation, Kanban, lessons learned.
- Solid understanding of and demonstrated hands-on experience in using Agile Project Management tools such as Jira.
- Solid understanding of and demonstrated hands-on experience Microsoft Project, Visio, Office Suite and SharePoint.
- Experience writing Project Charters and MS Project Plans.
- Ability to analyze problems with a flexible and creative approach, manage complex tasks and adapt to rapidly changing requirements.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and strong customer-facing skills.
- Self-starter and quick learner with lots of initiative and ability to work independently.

Desired Certifications:

- PMP
- CSM

The Company:

Innovation, Collaboration and Agility - at GRSi these aren't buzz words, they're our mantra.
GRSi is an ISO certified and CMMI/dev-ML3 rated professional services organization with expertise that covers all area information technology and professional engineering services -- from systems integration; Agile, Iterative and Waterfall software development; multi-tier infrastructure support; to full spectrum cyber security and enterprise systems support. Regardless of the program or the task, the excellence of GRSi is all about the people. Our greatest asset is our ability to attract and retain highly qualified professionals and our record growth this past year means new opportunity.

GRSi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants or employees will receive consideration employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth or related condition) citizenship, familial status, mental or physical disability status, veteran status, genetic information, other non-disqualifying disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

*2021 – Government Contractor of the Year, MD Tech Council, Multi-Year Top5 Tech Company*
*2020 – Inc. Magazine Fastest-Growing Companies, 6x Honoree*
*2020 – G2Xchange NXT UP Federal Emerging Technology and Consulting Firms*
*2019 – MD Tech Council CEO of the Year*
*ISO 9001:2015, 20000-1:2018 & 27001:2013 Certified / CMMI-ML3 Appraised*