Program Manager / Sr. Project Manager in McLean, VA at DISYS

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description

Job Title: Program Manager

Location: McLean, VA

Duration: 8+ Months


Job Description

Program Managers are capable leaders of cross-functional teams in a high-pressure, dynamic and global environment leveraging expert skills in motivating, facilitating, influencing and driving great results through teams. Experience providing leadership in most aspects of program and project management in an Information Technology environment. Experience leading and delivering successful large scale IT solutions throughout the full project life cycle. Demonstrated extensive depth and breadth of IT program management experience in multiple functional areas as defined below. This person will report directly to the Strategy & Insights Leader of the Set for Success/Onboarding Program and will be top operational support for the Program.


•    Lead delivery of complex initiatives managing governance structure; helping develop business case; managing integrated scope, schedule, budget, quality; and overseeing work of project teams.

•    Ensure adherence to integrated plans and schedules. Ensure delivery of new and improved business capabilities on time, within budget and with high quality.

•    Monitor and manage the critical path, contingencies, scope changes and budget (both labor and non-labor resources).

•    Identify and manage program risks, serve as escalation to resolve program issues, help remove roadblocks.

•    Expected to bring business acumen to bear in recommending trade-offs between competing priorities, influencing delivery planning.

•    Also expected to contribute to continuous improvement of delivery management practices and processes.

•    Build and maintain excellent client relations.

•    Ensure both the client and internal expectations are met.

•    Assist in defining strategic business requirements and client needs.

•    Own the Professional Services delivery methodology.

•    Establish metrics to analyze and track performance.

Job Requirements


•    Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree and at least 5 to 10 years of experience in the Financial Industry and at least 10 years of experience managing large scale IT development and implementation projects.

•    Must demonstrate a solid understanding of technical concepts including Application Development, Infrastructure, Database Management, System Integration, Web Technologies, etc.

•    Expertise in leveraging different types of project, portfolio and program management practices / methodologies like Waterfall, Agile etc.”

•    Experience in Scaled Agile Framework responsible for delivery of multiple Agile Teams.

•    Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail.

•    Excellent communication skills and ability to transfer information easily to stakeholders

•    Excellent ability to negotiate and influence with senior stakeholders

•    Start-up mentality with the ability (and desire) to roll up their sleeves and work along sides strong analytics, technical, design, product and strategists to ship exceptional products under aggressive timelines.

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.