IT Investment Manager

Washington, DC

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Job Description

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is seeking an IT Investment Manager to join our growing team in Washington, DC. This individual will be responsible for IT investment management support expertise for a Federal client.


  • Perform duties associated with Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) process in satisfying the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) preparation, submission and execution of the budget (OMB-A-11) requirement for Information Technology, egovernment, and capital asset management
  • Assess, develop, and recommend strategies to improve investment management processes to keep in line with Federal CPIC mandates.
  • Formulate, compute, monitor, track, and report investment costs and schedules.
  • Develop charge-back (fee-for-service) model and algorithms for designated investments to document project estimated and actual timelines, costs, and total cost of ownership.
  • Aligning programs, projects, and IT services with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Developing and coordinating strategic plans with government stakeholders.
  • Developing and sustaining processes that support the definition and delivery of organizational strategies, goals and objectives.
  • Conducting investment performance management and analysis (e.g., cost, schedule, and performance) against planned baselines established through organizational governance 

Skills & Requirements

  • Must be able to attain a public trust clearance
  • At least 10 years of post-collegiate professional experience
  • At least 7 years of experience in Investment Management, Budget, and Finance, Acquisition, and/or BPR

Desired Skills

  • Experience with the development of OMB Exhibit 300: Capital Asset Plan and Business Case Summary  
  • Experience leading or participating in organizational strategic planning, architecture, investment planning, and/or portfolio management processes.
  • Responsible, reliable, flexible, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with experience briefing to senior officials
  • Ability to lead and influence colleagues and customers
  • Experience in use of Lean Six Sigma or Value Stream Mapping for guiding strategic planning and decision support, with ability to lead moderate-to high-complexity initiatives using diverse methods and tools with a focus on achieving needed customer outcomes

Education: Bachelor’s Degree is required

Location: Washington, DC (China Town area)


Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc.
  • Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time

Work Environment:

  • Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area
  • The noise level in this environment is low to moderate

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only
  • We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role
  • US citizenship required as per potential clearance requirements
  • Relocation will not be offered
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation