Cisco 1229433-Project Manager - Federal Clients in Herndon, Virginia

1229433-Project Manager - Federal Clients

  • Location: Herndon, Virginia, US

  • Area of Interest Customer Experience

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest *None

  • Job Id 1229433

**Selected applications MUST be a U.S. CITIZEN

and HOLD a current Full Scope (FS) U.S. Government Security Clearance. **

**Candidates who are NOT a U.S. CITIZEN AND hold

a current U.S. Government Security Clearance WILL NOT be considered for



Must be located in the METRO D.C. area

What You'll Do

  • Act as an overall project lead to coordinate

strategic and complex projects across all relevant Public Sector staff


and work closely with them to solve project/process related challenges.

  • Provide regular status updates to all involved

Public Sector parties to ensure full transparency and best possible


(Management Team, HTOM, Engineers, Customers, etc.)

  • Identify critical risks within the project in

time and proactively suggest solution to resolve the issue.

  • Clearly document the project on an ongoing

basis to ensure a clear understanding regarding roles and responsibilities

within the team as well as at the interface to organizations and engaged


  • Identify and isolate key project/process

challenges which need to be resolved to achieve improved efficiency within


Who You'll Work With

Public Sector team

  • Create Current State Analysis (e.g., data flow diagrams,

business problem statements, cost-benefit analysis, and business process


diagrams) Solution Proposal (e.g., FRD, mock-ups, needs analysis,


design doc, business process flow diagrams, cost-benefit analysis, and


impact analysis)

  • Prepare Meeting Documentation (e.g.,

action/to-do lists, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes)

  • Prepare PLC Documentation (e.g., use-cases,

business cases, conceptual design doc, IT value cases, risk analysis,

stakeholder analysis, test plans, and testing results)

  • Prepare Status and Tracking Documentation

(e.g., progress reports, team updates, status requests, and resolved issues



  • Apply understanding of Client/Cisco Business

(e.g., leverage best practices, advocate customer position).

  • Contextualize Impacts (e.g., identify

implications of problems/issues/events on internal and external business


  • Identify Opportunities for Public Sector

Process Improvement (e.g., optimization, proactively, innovation)

  • Translate Public Sector Objectives to Strategy

(e.g., support projects, provide expert advice, contribute to portfolio



  • Build Client Relations (e.g., establish

productive and reciprocal relationships with Public Sector Management Team,

Engineers, ORMs, Customers, and other stakeholders).

  • Client Communications (e.g., facilitate


  • Team Communications (e.g., facilitate

information sharing, advocate client positions, leverage team).

  • Educate Client and Ensure Compliance (e.g.,

PLC, best practices, etc.)

  • Cross Functional Influence

  • Internal Consulting and Partnering


  • Mentor Others (e.g., share knowledge and

expertise with others)

  • Manage Processes (e.g., gather information,

analyze needs, execute re-engineering, etc )

  • Provide Cross Functional Influence

  • Provide Internal Consulting and Partnering


  • Client/Business Impact

  • Degree of Solution Alignment to Client Needs (e.g.,


  • Degree of Business Productivity/Profitability

Gain (e.g., realized ROI, avoided application and service issues,


of solution, creativity/innovation, speed to solution, and time to case


  • Utilization of Expertise (e.g., unsolicited

number of requests for expert consultation and integration/inclusion in




10+ years related experience as a project manager

within the Services / IT / SP industry

Requires BS Business, CS or equivalent plus 10years experience, with minimum 5 years project lead/management.

Professional PM

Certification ESi, PMP or MS/MBA desired.

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. We Are Cisco.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.