Sr. Program Manager
Posted on 3/26/2024
MetroStar

201-500 employees

Digital services and management consulting for public sector
Company Overview
MetroStar stands out as a digital services and management consulting company with a strong focus on user-centric capabilities and a diverse team of coders, creatives, and strategists. The company's competitive advantage lies in its ability to offer high-quality, customizable solutions like the ML Platform Onyx and DevSecOps solution, Quartz, which cater to diverse mission needs and effectively integrate with data workflows. MetroStar's culture of acknowledging and appreciating team efforts fosters a positive work environment, making it an attractive place for potential employees.
Consulting
Government & Public Sector

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$4.4M

Founded

1999

Headquarters

Reston, Virginia

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

22%

2 year growth

44%
Locations
Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
UI/UX Design
Communications
Management
CategoriesNew
Product Management
Product Operations
Product Strategy
Product
Requirements
  • Active TS//SCI with CI poly preferred or active TS//SCI clearance with ability to pass a CI poly
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology Management or Engineering, or other comparable degree or experience
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of delivery leadership of complex federal programs and at least two (2) years of specialized experience in leading IT DevSecOps projects and managing large Agile teams
  • Experience supporting the Intelligence Community and delivering a full range of IT support services, including development and modernization using Human-Centered Design (HCD), Agile, and DevSecOps; and operations and maintenance for mission applications (on-premises and cloud environments)
  • Experience establishing and providing clear communication to executive leadership including reporting, forecasting, strategic roadmaps, risk assessments, and stakeholder expectation management
  • Experience monitoring and managing the financials and staffing of large IT programs
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as experience demonstrating the ability to determine and implement improvements for programs to achieve quality, and customer excellence
Responsibilities
  • Be a technical problem solver on the team, identifying innovative solutions to project deadlocks and resolving issues and constraints through consensus and sound judgment
  • Work closely with the development teams (SDEs, Data Scientists, Product Managers, UX Designers) and play a leadership role in product architecture and design
  • Develop, cultivate, and manage client relationships; maintain lines of communication and delivery with government contracts and contracts technical representative staff
  • Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments and removing roadblocks to their work; leverage organization resources to improve capacity for project work; and interview, select, develop, and evaluate team members
  • Define and manage project management processes and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for technical project management
  • Team build and promote the empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high levels of quality for the team
  • Manage project financials and supporting contract documents ensuring a healthy project gross margin, appropriate staff utilization, funding and contracts paperwork, invoicing and payments, budge to actual variances, financial and staffing projections, estimate to complete and estimate at completion, project management review reporting, and, if appropriate, earned-value reporting
  • Prioritize, lead, and manage tasking of project team and completion of assignments
  • Evaluate, prioritize, and manage impacts of project scope changes
  • Collect and translate business requirements into technical requirements
  • Escalate project risks to the appropriate MetroStar and client stakeholders