• Program Manager

    Posted Date 6 months ago(12/24/2018 10:48 AM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.


    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!


    Duties & Responsibilities

    Medical Science & Computing is searching for a Program Manager to support a Health IT Program. This opportunity is full-time, and it is on site in the Washington, DC Metro area.

    Serves as the Program Manager for a Task Order that provides IT Operations and Maintenance Support, Service Desk and Desktop Support, IA and Security Support, Software Development, and Systems Administration Support. The PM shall work with the Government Contracting Officer (CO), the contract-level Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COR), task order-level COR(s), government management personnel and customer agency representatives. The Program Manager is responsible for the overall management of the specific task order(s) and insuring that the technical solutions and schedules in the task order are implemented in a timely manner.

    Skills & Responsibilities:

    • Establish and maintain program management support services, tailoring the project management approach to team and project needs.
    • Analyze project management needs and tailor industry best practices to suit the environment; apply a wide range of traditional and agile principles to provide responsive and effective project management solutions.
    • Apply knowledge of federal government planning, programming, and budgeting as well as resource planning and execution processes, to support customer program planning, decision briefings, and progress assessment across multiple projects.
    • Develop templates, procedures, and guidelines for managing project information and deliverables.
    • Establish a central repository for project documentation and reporting.
    • Work with stakeholders to define clear project objectives and requirements, agree on priorities, communicate progress updates and demonstrations, and provide responsive change management in frequent planning/re-planning meetings.
    • Document requirements in business cases, project charters, and project plans; update these documents to record progress and changes.
    • Work with cross-functional teams with diverse technical skill sets to support successful project completion; re-plan and adjust project course based on realities of team velocity and dynamic business/user needs.
    • Track progress and report on status and metrics at task/work package and project level.
    • Create project management dashboard for providing timely progress information to project teams and customer management.
    • Raise issues and exceptions; follow-through to resolution.
    • Devise clear risk mitigation strategies and engage appropriate stakeholders.



    • B.S. in Computer Science or Information Management
    • Minimum 5 years of experience managing Health IT programs
    • Experience working with HHS is a must
    • Experience as a manager for System Network, Admin, and Desktop Support, Server, Network Infrastructure, Desktop and Service Desk Support, Documentation, and Training Support
    • Client interface experience; proven experience managing client expectations & relationships
    • Prior experience managing and/or participating in large, integrated teams including client and other third-party vendors
    • Proven knowledge of program management, performance management, finance and governmental procurement
    • Experience working in agile environments is a plus
    • Experience in research organizations
    • Agile Program Management Experience
    • Ability to read, write and communicate in English


    • Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP) required
    • ITIL v3 preferred   



    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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