Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Software Development Project Leader at Fort Knox, KY.   This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity.   This is a long term contract opportunity with the probability of becoming permanent.  . In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long Term Disability benefits.

Please note that this position requires US Citizenship due to the DoD Security Clearance requirement.

SUMMARY
We are offering an exciting DoD Contract opportunity with our government sector client in Fort Knox, KY.  If you enjoy a collaborative and creative work environment, this is a great opportunity for you to join a rapidly growing IT team. The Project Leader plans, directs, and coordinates a cross-functional team’s activities to manage and implement significant new development project and/or interrelated programs from concept/proposal initiation to final operational stage. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Leads matrixed teams to develop plans that model program commitments and timing. Leads the project/program team(s) in determining client requirements and translating requirements into operational plans.
  • Determines, monitors, and reviews all project/program economics to include Earned Value, project metrics, costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources, and risk. Identifies and assembles the appropriate blend of resources to meet program needs and requirements; monitors and reports on activities related to the project/program. 
  • Meets with customers to review program scope/progress and resolve program issues.
  • Controls project/program requirements, scope, and change management issues. Works with senior management on program proposals, estimates, and schedules.
  • Formulates contingency plans to address schedule revisions, risk, fund allocations, and work requirements
  • Ensures adherence critical functional and security requirements and client’s long-term strategic goals. Coaches and counsels members of cross-functional teams to accomplish project/program goals, to meet established schedules, and resolve technical/operational issues.
  • Establishes appropriate metrics for measuring key program criteria. Maintains awareness of emerging technologies and project/program management techniques.
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • 5+ years of technical experience in applications software development projects.
  • Completed Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field.  Four years of additional general experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have 3 years of experience in developing and maintaining project schedules using automated scheduling tools.
  • Must have mid-level knowledge of CMMI methodology and processes.
  • Ability to interface with clients and gather requirements and facilitate meetings
  • Strong written and verbal communications, strong client facing skills and ability to work in small, rapid-development teams
  • Must currently possess a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
 
PREFERED
  • PMP certification
  • Experience with Army Recruiting and/or Military
 

Application Instructions

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