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Senior Technical Project Manager

Arlington, VA | Full Time

Post Date: 07/19/2018 Job ID: A Industry: Information Technology

Our client has an immediate opening for a Senior Technical Project Manager.  This Senior Technical Project Manager will be working on the nation's most comprehensive web-based benefits screening tool to help older adults find out about and enroll in benefits programs that help pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other basic needs.  There are over 2,500 federal, state and private benefits programs included in in this program.  The Senior Technical Project Manager will play a central role in development of web-based decision support tools.  In addition, your role will assist with the coordination of the implementation of new technology products and/or processes, including testing and data integration efforts, analyzing and problem-solving client issues and creating technical documentation. You will work with clients, consultants and the BenefitsCheckUp team to define product release requirements.  The Senior Technical Project Manager will work independently and collaboratively with team members within and outside of the organization.  The Senior Technical Project Manager will act in a lead role managing a diverse set of teams. 
Responsibilities and Duties include, but are not limited to the following:   

  • Define and manage the entire technical project life cycle
  • Create and maintain a roadmap of incremental technical improvements and iterative development that keeps moving the products forward
  • Work closely with the development team to communicate the technical solution and/or implementation details to ensure that product requirements are met
  • Handle multiple tasks and/or projects at any given time
  • Help create automated testing plans, test cases, and test scripts
  • Create technical documentation for key project decisions, action items, issues and other relevant information
  • Create technical documentation for product and/or application changes
  • Problem solve and manage project scopes so that products are released on time



Skill Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience in a hand on, non-managerial technical role
  • 10 years of senior technical project management experience
  • Have held previous experience in technical roles—developer, QA tester, system administrator
  • Experience as a project lead
  • Scrum master in an agile environment
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information systems or related field
  • Experience managing all aspects of project delivery, leading, and directing cross-functional teams
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification a plus
  • Knowledgeable in various technologies including project management software (Microsoft Project), bug tracking and ticketing systems (experience with Jira and Confluence a plus)
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms to both technical and non-technical teams
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and successfully prioritize tasks and deliverables
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Experience with Google Analytics and/or social media a plus
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and to find creative solutions to challenges as they arise
  • Experience working with remote teams
  • Possess a drive to learn new technological applications

Rachel Amarti

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