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Senior Project Manager

Company: Applied Information Sciences
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

As an AIS Senior Project Manager, you will use a combination of technical capabilities, a consultancy mindset, and Agile process methodologies to manage projects and deliver solutions to the client. Senior Project Managers are responsible for managing projects in ways that model delivery excellence by meeting contractual obligations, managing risk, promoting client satisfaction, realizing profitability targets, and complying with AIS project management standards and processes.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Successfully execute project plans, track deliverables, and document client acceptance of deliverables for multiple projects following AIS' Project Management approach
  • Identify, report, and effectively respond to risks to delivery excellence, customer satisfaction, and employee satisfaction
  • Maintain situational awareness of day-to-day project activities, serving as the first escalation point for the client and keep Client Services Managers along with AIS Sellers informed as needed to support a coordinated response in serving the client
  • Build positive relationships with our delivery teams, clients, and AIS employees
  • Coach and mentor the project team members as needed to deliver successfully and identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Provide management and guidance to ensure delivery teams meet all contractual obligations (scope, requirements, SLAs), including producing acceptable deliverables, being respectful of deadlines and budgets, and mitigating and/or managing risks

Location and Travel Details

This is a remote position with occasional travel once COVID restrictions are lifted.

Security Clearance and Citizenship Requirements

Profile of Success

  • Minimum of 5 years of project management experience, where you have demonstrated success of meeting contractual obligations, managing risk, promoting client satisfaction, realizing profitability targets, supporting team morale, and complying with project management standards and processes
  • Experience delivering software, data, infrastructure and/or cloud technology projects
  • Excel in overcoming delivery challenges, building relationships with clients, and meeting or exceeding client expectations
  • Working knowledge of Agile software methodologies
  • Understand technology-related issues and how they might impact successful delivery

Desirable Skills

  • Project Management Certification
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure
  • Previous hands-on technical experience is a plus

About AIS

AIS, Dedicated to Our People


AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.


It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).


Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.


We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.


We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation


AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals.


We are looking for:

  • Smart people with a passion for technology
  • Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
  • Close involvement with local technical communities
  • A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
  • Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
  • Self-directed professionals

Our Core Values

  • Client Success
  • Continued Learning and Technical Excellence
  • Strong Client Relationships
  • Citizenship and Community

EEO Statement

Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.

Keywords: Applied Information Sciences, Reston , Senior Project Manager, Other , Reston, Virginia

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