Job Description Are you looking for a new and exciting career opportunity?Join our award-winning organization and work with some of the most talented minds within our Enterprise Technology and Innovation teams.As a Salient CRGT employee, you get to be part of a best performing team supporting our nation’s most critical missions.
Why Salient CRGT?We’re passionate about the inspirational missions of our customers and we entrust our employees and teams to deliver exceptional performance to enable the safety, security, health and well-being of our nation.
We provide the tools and resources to help you be successful, and our culture fosters an environment in which idea sharing and collaboration is essential.
Are you ready to make a difference? The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting the Project Management Office (PMO) within the IT department (JLP) at Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).
This position will provide support to Portfolio Managers in developing integrated schedules across a range of medium to large size projects as well as assisting in assessing business implications, scheduling targets and deadlines, as well as budget objectives.The mission of BPA’s IT Project Management Office (PMO) is to partner with business lines to identify, select and deliver strategic business solutions involving IT that enhance BPA’s IT portfolio.
We work under the auspices of a governance board, and within established budget and resource limitations to maximize value to the agency while ensuring successful project delivery.
The projects we manage are dependent upon business needs and vary in scope and size, from smaller short-term “PMO Lite” type of projects such as software upgrades, to larger capital projects and programs that may span several years and have budgets in excess of $1million.The IT PMO is located primarily at BPA HQ in Portland, OR and is made up of portfolio managers, project managers, business analysts, and support staff, with a mix of Federal employees, supplemental labor contractors, and managed services vendors on staff.
There may be occasional travel to BPA offices in Vancouver depending on project needs.
The work of the IT PMO is fast-paced, and our staff is expected to interact with people from all levels of the agency in a collaborative environment.
Since we often represent the face of IT to our business partners, we strive for professionalism in all that we do, and expect respect and support for each other and our customers as we work together to cultivate a results-driven IT PMO.
Required Qualifications With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 5 years of experience is required.Without an applicable degree, 9 years of experience is required.Experience should be in the Computer/Information Technology or Project Management field with management of medium-sized projects (less than $500k lifecycle cost).5 years of demonstrated project management experience on technology projects using industry standard methods and tools for managing schedules, dependencies, resources, funding and developing technical specifications and project plans.5 years of demonstrated experience successfully coordinating or running multiple projects simultaneously.5 years of demonstrated working knowledge of System Life Cycle (SLC) principles.Experience using Team Foundation Server for agile project development/project management.Demonstrated experience in project planning for assigned work streams, managing priorities, deliverables and milestones; identifying and tracking project issues, risks, decisions and action items.Demonstrated experience with Visio flowcharts.Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Project, including familiarity with the fundamental operation, function, and workflow of Microsoft Project in regard to timelines, dependencies, deliverables, milestones, and resources.Working knowledge of software testing from test plan development to reliable and verifiable test case development and results.Ability to facilitate story development with product owner, manage project backlog, facilitate sprint planning sessions, and manage task burndown.
Desired Qualifications A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration (or closely related technical field) is preferred.PMP CertificationExperience in iterative development (e.g.
Agile, Scrum, Lean, Six Sigma).Change ManagementExperience in a government/utility organizationSalient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.Job SummaryJob ID: 2019-9129LCAT: Project Manager 2Work Status: Full-Time Regular