Senior Technical Project Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
Job ID 2022-2763
# of Openings


REI Systems’ mission is to deliver innovative technology solutions for Federal Clients. The foundation of our success is an unwavering determination to surpass our client’s expectations. We offer this same commitment to our employees by providing professional development, projects that are impactful and meaningful, and the flexibility to spend time with family and friends. We believe our employees are at their best when they are fulfilled in both their professional careers and their lives outside of work.  Learn more at  

Have you ever wondered how the food you eat is deemed to be safe, or how pharmaceutical companies are inspected to ensure the drugs they produce meet FDA regulations? If so, we have a very large new program with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and would love to have you join us! If you are solution oriented and thrive in a fast paced, agile environment then come work for a company that was named a Washington Post Best Place to Work for 6 out of the last 7 years.

Employees voted REI Systems a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021 and 2022! 


Specific Roles and Responsibilities for the FDA Senior Technical Project Manager position include but are not limited to:


REI Systems is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our team. The Senior Project Manager provides leadership, oversight, and management of a complex project, which covers a portfolio task orders; ensures performance against contract and project requirements; serves as a single point of accountability and responsibility to the government; coordinates and ensures completion of deliverables, and other contractual requirements; performs risk management; develops and implements long-term project strategies, roadmaps, and monitors execution to ensure alignment of tactical activities; manages project budget, evaluates performance against design and schedule requirements and constraints; provides oversight across range of project-types (waterfall, agile, lean, etc.) and project complexities; consults and advises senior Federal leadership; ensures Federal leaders have actionable information in a timely manner necessary to obtain decision/guidance to facilitate project execution.

  • Is the owner of customer-facing project delivery for IT solutions.
  • Works with and through both functional and technical project team members to deliver solutions in an agile manner.
  • Effectively plans, coordinates, executes, monitors, and manages work requests and related tasks utilizing strong and pervasive project management expertise for IT projects and IT management.
  • Understands project requirements from both a business and a technical standpoint and serves as the liaison between business users and the project team.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills to manage project resources and cultivate strong customer relationships.
  • Manages contractual, financial, and personnel related issues associated with project delivery.
  • Performs project resource management and capacity planning to make optimal use of resources.
  • Regularly monitors and measures project performance.
  • Develops strategies for contingency planning and risk mitigation; identifies and solves project issues effectively.
  • Supports proposal development, new customer demos, and other pre-sales activities as needed.


Required Skills and Qualifications 

  • At least 10 years related work experience with the following qualifications:
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and lead major technology assignments.
  • Experience evaluating performance results and recommending major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing in a continuous integration and DevOps environment.
  • Functions as a technical expert across multiple project efforts with the ability to communicate complex technical aspects to Government Leadership.
  • Project Management experience in planning, estimating, resourcing, executing, monitoring, and managing information technology projects, preferably in technical areas such as:
  • Business value driven requirement gathering
  • Agile software application development and modernization
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, manage, execute, and monitor projects requiring compliance with:
  • Software Project management frameworks and systems engineering lifecycles
  • Agile software development lifecycles
  • Task level cost and schedule estimation, tracking, reporting, and management
  • Demonstrated and validated ability to address corrective actions and to follow proper escalation protocols and procedures with technical monitors, COR, the IT organization and with the project sponsors
  • Strong leadership skills to define requirements for project risks
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Previous Experience managing modernization projects for the Federal Government

Desired Skills 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, or another technical related field
  • PMP and Certifications in Agile Project Management or equivalent, e.g. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, Certified Scrum Professional.

  • Clearance:  Public trust/ Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance


Location: Hybrid


Covid Policy Disclosure: Should the essential functions of this position require that the employee performing this role work on-site at REI’s Sterling location the following requirements will apply:  the individual holding this position must be fully vaccinated, as defined in CDC guidance, as a condition of continued employment.  REI will consider requests to be excused from this policy whenever necessary to comply with legal requirements and will consider any requests for reasonable accommodations due to a disability, religion, or other exemptions on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements. Employees and applicants requesting accommodations should request the accommodation in writing and should explain in detail the reasons why they are seeking an accommodation. REI will request additional information or documentation it deems necessary to inform its decision on an employee’s or applicant’s accommodation request.


REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)


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