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Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.
Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.
Perspecta has a need for a Project Manager - Senior inWilkes-Barre, PA.
Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. Takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, computer services, and client services. Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. Performs all functional duties independently. Works on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of assigned program(s).
Oversees the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or is responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job Qualifications
• A minimum of ten (10) years experience in project management or related field, preferably in the area of software application development and/or related field ; • A degree from an accredited College/University in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline is preferred; • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred; • Able to perform all functional duties independently on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of a given program; • Able to oversee the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job;; • Experience training/mentoring less experienced personnel; • Broad knowledge of project management disciplines as outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge; • Extensive experience with managing software application development projects of various sizes, including client interaction and meeting facilitation; • Extensive experience defining project scope, developing work plans and project schedules, preparing project estimates, developing resource plans, and compiling project status reports; • Extensive experience managing heterogeneous project teams composed of resources from multiple vendors/organizations; • Extensive experience reviewing software documentation such as requirements specifications, design documents, manuals, test plans/cases, test scripts and test reports; • Be a US Citizen, have earned permanent residence status (Green Card), or have lived in the US for the past 5 years; • Able to obtain a permanent clearance; • Excellent communication skills.