Project Manager- Herndon, VA

Professional Services · Herndon, Virginia
Department Professional Services
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Seeking a Project Manager who is motivated by variety, is seeking a challenging environment for professional growth, and is interested in running large information technology projects for our clients.


Ideal candidate will be located in the Washington, DC Metro Area but other qualified applicants located elsewhere in the US is acceptable. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to lead large, complex IT projects. The successful candidate will bring significant experience to plan, coordinate and manage all functions and activities necessary to execute the project to meet the customer requirements.


This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, monitoring, and implementing complex large scale IT projects to meet organizational goals. This person will maintain the efficiency of important aspects of the project management process such as planning, budget, and risk assessment. The ideal candidate is required to have excellent project management skills, with experience in organizing, planning, and executing large-scale projects from vision to implementation involving internal personnel, contractors, and vendors.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate and manage large projects.
  • Integrate all functions and activities necessary to perform the project/program to meet the client or customer requirements.
  • Direct project team personnel, manage cost and schedule, ensure contract compliance, and serve as customer interface.
  • Manage technical, cost, and schedule of assigned tasks or functions.
  • Provide strong, proactive and assertive leadership skills that engage multidiscipline work teams to respond to business needs for assigned projects
  • Makes decisions at the project team level and properly escalate those decisions that cannot be resolved on a timely basis
  • Lead project team members such as executives, line of business subject matter experts, controllers and schedulers through the lifecycle of a project
  • Create project management plans, set expectations, execute governance reviews and ensure the project plans are driven by organizational procedures
  • Coordinates with cross-functional project stakeholders to develop project scope, objectives, goals, and deliverables
  • Ensures that requirements are gathered, documented, reviewed and approved per organizational/PMO standards
  • Ensures projects are delivered on-time, on budget, and remain in scope. Monitors and tracks project dependencies
  • Work with assigned scheduler to create a work breakdown structure that defines all activities required for the project deliverables
  • Manage project budget, maintain financial plan, track actuals vs. plan, provide monthly forecasts, report monthly accruals
  • Establish and provide high-quality, informative written and verbal project communications, including weekly status, dashboards and project updates
  • Actively monitor, track and manage project tasks, timelines, attainment of established milestones and overall quality of project activities and deliverables

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or similar degree
  • 8+ years of Project Management experience managing IT software or infrastructure projects
  • Active PMP Certification
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships, partnerships and external networks
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision and work effectively in a collaborative team environment while keeping the team informed
  • Excellent researching, decision-making and organizational skills are required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to data protection and other guidelines where appropriate


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with the Federal government
  • Experience with Fedramp or handling Federal compliance requirements


About Pexip:


Pexip provides a unique approach to video communication on any device and across traditionally incompatible technologies such as traditional video conferencing, Microsoft Skype for Business, WebRTC in-browser video, and mobile. Pexip software is used by organizations to overcome B2B video communications and collaboration challenges or to build new innovative ways of B2C video communications channels. The Pexip solution integrates natively with multiple technology platforms and is a part of an organization’s strategic IT solution. Pexip customers exist across all industries including within financial services, healthcare, government, manufacturing, legal services, education, pharmaceutical, and countless others.


The Pexip culture builds on a strong foundation of solid values. We are passionate and love what we do. We believe in the power of video communication, and together we work to enable people to communicate better and more efficiently. At Pexip, work is not a place, but a part of your life, and something you enjoy to the fullest. Every day, we are committed to making work simpler, more productive, and more efficient for all our customers. We want to make a lasting change.


Pexip has HQ in Oslo, Norway, main offices in London, UK, Stockholm, Sweden, New York and Herndon, US and Sydney, Australia, as well as sales offices across the globe.


Pexip is an equal opportunity employer and evaluates applicants regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed in creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Diversity and culture are what make Pexip so unique! 

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  • Location
    Herndon, Virginia
  • Department
    Professional Services
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced