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Air Force Security Forces Subject Matter Expert in Herndon, VA at MicroPact

Date Posted: 12/21/2018

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Why MicroPact?

When you join the MicroPact team you are surrounded by exceptionally talented, dedicated and creative individuals. We are proud that team member feedback has resulted in our being recognized as a 2017 Best Place to Work by The Washington Post, The Washingtonian, the Washington Business Journal, and Virginia Business Magazine.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, 401K, and many opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Add to that our flexible work hours, casual dress code and commitment to telework, it’s easy to see why you should consider joining the MicroPact team.

Are you interested embarking on your career journey with our company? Read on to find out more about the next exciting opening within our team!

The Air Force Security Forces SME is an adept multi-tasker who can juggle multiple priorities, provide outstanding service to our customers, work closely with team members and ensure that together, they achieve an outstanding outcome. At MicroPact, our team members are intimately familiar with the software development life cycle (SDLC) and they know how to work in a fast-paced, challenging, software-driven environment. They create full-scale project plans, oversee necessary communication documents, direct and manage project deliverables from beginning to end, follow MicroPact processes and procedures, define project scope, goals and deliverables and collaborate with senior management and stakeholders.

  • Learn the features, functions, and standard configuration of MicroPact products
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Proactively communicate with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
  • Develop and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Ensure that all deliverables are of high quality
  • Collaborate with team-members to define requirements
  • Collaborate with team-members to define test plans and cases
  • Track project milestones and deliverables
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and develop contingency plan
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the Project and MicroPact
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
 

About entellitrak and MicroPact

MicroPact offers stable employment, a strong compensation and benefits package and a high energy work environment. More importantly, we provide opportunities for our staff to learn and grow with the end objective of building a team of highly skilled professionals that can solve client's software needs today and provide a supply of qualified people for future roles in management and executive teams.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Job Requirements

  • 5-7+ years of direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of project initiation, planning, development execution and delivery
  • 5-7+ years of direct work experience with the Air Force Security Forces organization
  • Experience managing software development related projects in an Agile environment
  • Understanding of web-application programming; especially java development
  • Familiarity with database and operating systems, specifically Oracle, SQL Server, UNIX and Windows
  • Experience with Case Management, Business Process Management or workflow web applications is a huge plus
  • Experience with MS Project, JIRA and Confluence
  • Project management certification is a plus
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments
  • Ability to quickly defuse tension among project team with sensitivity and discretion should it arise
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Must be eligible to hold a US Government security clearance of Secret or higher

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