Project Manager

Location: Alexandria, VA

Req#: 467981
Company Information
Job Description

Octo Consulting Group has an immediate opening for a Project Manager to support a large-scale enterprise application for a Federal Government client.  Resource must be flexible and thrive in an Agile and highly-collaborative environment.


  • Manage project resources, monitor project schedule, and prepare financial budgets.
  • Interpret Agency initiatives and client requirements and provides guidance and direction to subordinate data base administrators, data architects, technical architects and business analysts to ensure adherence to standards.
  • Provide leadership throughout MDM project components:  vision, strategy, metrics, information governance, organization and roles, information life cycles and enabling infrastructure.
  • Provide analysis assessment, technical or business area expertise in all relevant areas.
  • Provide guidance to members of information technology and business teams.
  • Direct requirements analysis and develops project plans, schedules, and budgets.
  • Facilitate change, including collaboration with senior-level stakeholders.
  • Ensure the integration of the various parts of the enterprise architecture program (e.g. business, data, application and technical).
  • Applies intermediate knowledge of the subject matter to analyze and solve problems in all relevant areas as specified in Orders.
  • Assists in leading teams with business requirements and analysis, evaluation and implementation of systems or processes.
  • Prepares status reports, project metrics, and performs risk management for the project.
  • Plans, designs, and conducts studies to include risk analyses, contingence planning and feasibility studies.
  • Assist in presentations and creating budgets and complex spreadsheets.            
Skills & Requirements
  • The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in Project Management with demonstrated experience in cloud and web technologies. 
  • 7+ years of Project Management or Team Lead experience.
  • 7+ years of experience with projects of similar size, scope and complexity.
  • Knowledge in, enterprise application architecture as well as experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against financial & resource constraints.
  • Working knowledge of Waterfall and Agile software development methodology.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills. Will be working directly with customers on site.
  • Knowledge in, Earned Value Analysis and has the ability to prepare Earned Value Management reports.
  • Knowledge of Master Data Management
  • Preferred Skills:
  • PMP
  • Knowledge of FDA EPLC 


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

Preferred Skills:

  • PMP
  • Knowledge of FDA EPLC    


  • On-site meetings, supports and operations shall be performed at 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20993. Otherwise work will be performed in Alexandria, VA 


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

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 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. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. US citizenship is mandatory, per contract clearance requirements. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of 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.

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