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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
JOB #R2202588

Senior Project Manager (Remote)

** This role can be 100% remote sitting anywhere within the US. The preferred candidate can work standard Eastern Time business hours. Travel to the DMV area up to 4 times a year may be necessary.

ICF is a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial, multi-faceted consulting company, seeking an experienced Project Manager to support our Department of Defense (DoD) Child and Youth Programs (CYP) project.  ICF works with government representatives and users to build and enhance CYP systems. The DoD recognizes the importance of providing military and DoD-affiliated families with access to quality, affordable child care programs. Access to child care directly affects the efficiency, mission readiness, morale, and retention of DoD personnel worldwide.

This Project Manager will participate in building websites and applications to support our DoD Child and Youth Programs project, work with government customers, other supporting contractors, and internal subject matter experts to understand the business goals and objectives of the project in support of the families and children, and then translate those findings into actionable specifications for delivery. In this role, you will be on the front lines of conceptualizing our systems to enhance CYP program user experiences and ability to deliver the best service to military families while working with passionate professionals in User Experience, Development, Requirements Analysis, and Quality Assurance Testing.

We are looking for a customer-focused project manager who is passionate about helping large government agencies modernize and transform through pragmatic enterprise strategies.  This candidate will have several years in the IT arena with a varied background and will be able to support large and small teams in reaching client goals in an Agile development environment.

What you’ll be doing:

Responsible for project management activities of a large-scale technical modernization project in accordance with contract requirements and company policies, procedures, and guidelines. Has a good mix of project management, business analyst, and knowledge of web based application development and delivery.  Assists the overall Program Manager by directing and supervising all support resources for the performance of project assignments and activities. Manages the direction of large and small projects through the requirements, design, testing, and implementation in multi-phase project environments in accordance with project objectives. Works closely with the client to provide project implementation plans and document features stories with a full understanding of the client’s vision. Also, responsible for supporting new business development by assisting with proposals.  The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Assisting with the management of the development of a software application modernization effort for a federal government client.
  • Providing Operations & Maintenance project management of a large production system.
  • Assist with managing multiple teams of developers deploying IT solutions via a multiple-phased approach.
  • Ensuring that all project goals are accomplished according to specifications and business objectives.
  • Exercises broadly delegated authority for planning, directing, coordinating, administering, and executing multiple routines and complex project requirements and expectations.
  • Will be client-facing; will plan and manage development schedules, work closely with the overall program manager and development teams, and communicate timely status/progress to multiple stakeholders in an agile manner.
  • Clearly documents and presents findings including the creation of diagrams and procedure documentation.
  • Responsible for driving recommendations through to implementation.
  • Communicates effectively with a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences.

What you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher); Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or program.
  • 5-7 years of professional experience with 2 years of IT Project Management and/or scrum leader experience, including a heavy emphasis on Agile processes.
  • 2 or more years of experience assisting with medium-large projects within the federal government arena.
  • 3 or more years’ experience working with cloud platforms, application development, and data management solutions.
  • 3 or more years of experience in the software development life cycle paired with an ability to define/document business processes and software requirements for technology initiatives.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
  • Previous experience working with a time and material contract.
  • 3 or more years of experience with MS Project and JIRA/Atlassian products.

What we'd like you to have

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, especially in a client interaction context.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, matrixed team environment, with a client-centric culture, and an environment of high performers.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities as needed.
  • Ability to work effectively with numerous stakeholder types and bring a group to a consensus.
  • Strong and consistent experience with project budgeting and scheduling.
  • Experience with client development; building on existing and introducing new products and/or services.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Why you’ll love working here:

  • Generous vacation and retirement plans
  • Comprehensive health benefits 
  • Flexible work location
  • A diverse workforce that values equality and inclusion
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Friendly community with lots of social events
  • Participation in charity initiatives
  • Employee support program

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Virginia Remote Office (VA99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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