Sr. Project Manager (custom application development)

Tellenger, Inc. seeks an experienced and passionate Project Manager (PM) to lead two existing custom application development contracts for a Department of Health and Human Services agency.

Tellenger is implementing a growth strategy that will entail new, evolving, and interesting challenges for our staff, which will require you to also be able to launch projects from the start. However, first and foremost, Tellenger is fully committed to our existing clients’ success. Our past performance has led to additional contracts with nearly all clients, and it is critical that this level of success continue.

Experience:
We seek a self-starter who is an expert in their clients’ business and has developed enduring relationships at all levels in the clients’ organizations. You should be a results-oriented professional with a proven ability to overcome challenges in difficult environments who can demonstrate that you’re a creative and energetic thought leader with a passion for excellence and a deep understanding of how well-managed technology can help an organization meet its mission. This is an opportunity for you to a make a significant impact — both with our clients and within Tellenger.

Tellenger requires a leader with experience:
1. Leading the development of new applications through the full SDLC
2. Ensure client satisfaction with deliverables created by you and the team
3. Use project management discipline to meet cost, schedule and quality expectations across one or more projects simultaneously
4. Define project scope, budget, goals and deliverables/estimate resources
5. Develop comprehensive project plans, timelines and milestones along with associated communications documents (in accordance with CMMI)
6. Launch new projects successfully by hiring additional staff
7. Manage the profitability of projects
8. Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders
9. Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
10. Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
11. Track and manage project metrics
12. Identify and actively manage risk

Additionally, you will:
1. Play a role in maturing our project management processes
2. Regularly make significant contributions to proposal writing efforts
3. Assist with Business Analyst tasks
4. Estimate level of effort for new projects
5. Assist with internal projects
6. Identify ways to add value to the client both within the bounds of existing contracts and by identifying new opportunities

Knowledge, Technical Skills, and Ability:
1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training and work experience
2. At least eight years of experience in a technical field or as a business analyst
3. At least four years as a project manager on complex software development projects
4. At least four years consulting experience with Federal Government customers
5. Exemplary communication, writing and presentation skills
6. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

***Must be a U.S. citizen eligible to obtain a security clearance.***

Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter explaining why you’re a good fit for the position and your greatest achievement as a project manager

Start Date:
As soon as possible

Benefits:
Great work environment, full health insurance, 15 days PTO, Federal holidays, bonuses for exceptional work, opportunities for advancement

Salary:
Commensurate with experience

About Tellenger:
Tellenger, Inc. is a business consulting firm specializing in information technology for the Federal government. We craft custom web-based software apps ranging from complex, enterprise-level builds to traditional websites and mobile technology. Our strength is aligning an organization’s objectives to the right technology, then building the solution. Founded in July 2007, we have multiple long-term government contracts as well as private sector clients making for interesting and diverse work. An outcome of the quality of our work has resulted in the company achieving significant double digit growth each year in business and even doubling revenue a number of years.

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