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Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager

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US-TX-San Antonio
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By Light is seeking a Technical Project Manager to join our team. The Technical Project Manager will plan, coordinate, monitor, and report activities for a large-scale enterprise wide server and application cloud migration. The chosen candidate will work with program team members, client stakeholders, and contractors to develop technology concepts, requirements, design alternatives, project schedules, and costs for an enterprise wide initiative. He or she will participate in planning and directing program schedules and budgets, monitoring project status in comparison to cost/time projections. This individual also will provide consistent and comprehensive status reports, project updates, and ongoing cost analyses, significant issue tracking, and communication within the program team and to client stakeholders. The chosen candidate will support the technical staff, providing leadership and technical guidance. The candidate will support development of acquisition artifacts such as performance work statements (PWS), independent government cost estimates (IGCE), business cases, budget analysis, return on investment (ROI) analysis, cost of ownership analysis, business requirements, etc. and work closely with both the project management and technical resources to ensure project success.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Work independently to plan and implement a large-scale and high visibility cloud migration project
  • Apply project management knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems
  • Develop, maintain, and execute project plans that define activities, dependencies, and deliverables
  • Manage project schedules and resources to drive deliverables to meet project deadlines and milestones with exceptional quality
  • Provide guidance and leadership to project teams to ensure that priorities and direction are aligned with the project goals
  • Collaborate with team members in project effort analysis, issues management, risk management, lessons learned, and quality assurance
  • Identify and report issues with the project and mitigate identified issues
  • Coordinate major server/application migration activities
  • Track and report on infrastructure and site readiness related activities
  • Document and validate operational readiness hand-off to monitoring and operations management teams
  • Determine requirements through interface with customer and adherence to relevant policies, directives, and standards
  • Work with Architects, Engineers, System Administrators, Developers, etc. to evaluate technical requirements and specifications
  • Ensure compliance with client change control and release management processes
  • Lead development of, and report on, project key success indicators and project customer satisfaction
  • Support acquisition effort for current and follow on work
  • Document weekly status reports including project progress, key milestones, tasks accomplished, variances, etc.
  • Track system cutover activities; including coordination, communication, site readiness, and test and acceptance
  • Document lessons learned and recommend project process improvements
  • Host weekly status calls with project teams
  • Develop client briefings

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus; or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of IT project management experience
  • Experience integrating and implementing virtual or cloud hosted systems

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • PMP certification is strongly preferred
  • Prior experience with the Department of Veterans Affairs preferred
  • Healthcare IT background is preferred

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Candidate must meet eligibility requirements for obtaining TS or High BI security clearance


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities