Project Manager (Cloud)

Arlington, VA

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Job Description

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.

 

Do you want to lead a team that will be responsible for shaping the Navy’s cloud strategy and migrating legacy workloads? Can you balance customer requirements and constraints while working directly with technical staff? Are you knowledgeable about cloud service providers (AWS, Azure, etc.), Federal IA constraints (FedRAMP, NIST 800-53), and Agile software development?

Octo is seeking a Project Manager to join our growing team!

This position is for someone who can be a leader in digital transformation. The ideal candidate will have a technical migrate the Federal government off data centers and into the cloud. You will want to modernize application making them more secure, more performant, and more feature rich.

Responsibilities broadly include:

·       Providing technical direction and surveilling the technical team’s performance.

·       Working with Cloud and Security SME to develop comprehensive cloud strategy and then implement the digital transformation

·       Responsible for supporting program management reviews, weekly status reporting, and logistics support (e.g. meeting coordination, deliverable reviews, etc.).

·       Ensures project objectives are achieved and maintains strong relationship with the customer

·       Collaborate with Octo CTO office on all things cloud related.

Required Skills:

  • The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in Project Management with demonstrated experience in cloud and web technologies. 
  • 5+ years of Project Management or Team Lead experience
  • 5+ years of experience with projects of similar size, scope and complexity
  • Knowledge in web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application architecture as well as experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against financial & resource constraints
  • Experience with cloud enterprise solutions with working knowledge of cloud architectures
  • Strong presentation and communication skills. Will be working directly with customers on site.

 

Skills & Requirements

Required Skills:

  • The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in Project Management with demonstrated experience in cloud and web technologies. 
  • 5+ years of Project Management or Team Lead experience
  • 5+ years of experience with projects of similar size, scope and complexity
  • Knowledge in web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application architecture as well as experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against financial & resource constraints
  • Experience with cloud enterprise solutions with working knowledge of cloud architectures
  • Strong presentation and communication skills. Will be working directly with customers on site.

Preferred Skills:

·       Cloud certification such as AWS Solution Architect

·       Knowledge of Gartner 5s and other cloud migration strategies

·       Knowledge of GV Sprint Week concepts

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent preferred
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or MBA highly desirable

Clearance:

Active Secret Clearance is required

Location:

  • Arlington, VA

 

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. 

http://www.octoconsulting.com/careers

 

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only
  • Per contract clearance requirements, US citizenship is mandatory
  • 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