Dovel Technologies

  • Senior Program Manager

    Job Locations US
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Dovel Technologies, LLC provides leading edge software and application development services specializing in mission driven solutions that address complex business processes and technology challenges. We practice CMMI ML3 processes and delivery solutions and are an innovative mission oriented technology company focused on complex business and technical challenges, ensuring solutions support the achievement of your mission. Our team creates software solutions that help customers communicate, access, and store mission critical information. Dovel is instrumental in the design and implementation of some of the most mission critical and innovative systems in government today.


    We are currently searching for a Program Manager to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is full-time, and it is on site in Raleigh, NC (Research Triangle Park – RTP).


    Position Summary:

    Serves as the program manager for a large, complex task order. The PM shall work with the Government Contracting Officer (CO), the contract-level Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COR), task order-level COR(s), government management personnel and customer agency representatives. The Program Manager is responsible for the overall management of the specific task order(s) and insuring that the technical solutions and schedules in the task order are implemented in a timely manner.


    • Establish and maintain program management support services, tailoring the project management approach to team and project needs.
    • Analyze project management needs and tailor industry best practices to suit the environment; apply a wide range of traditional and agile principles to provide responsive and effective project management solutions.
    • Apply knowledge of federal government planning, programming, and budgeting as well as resource planning and execution processes, to support customer program planning, decision briefings, and progress assessment across multiple projects.
    • Develop templates, procedures, and guidelines for managing project information and deliverables.
    • Establish a central repository for project documentation and reporting.
    • Work with stakeholders to define clear project objectives and requirements, agree on priorities, communicate progress updates and demonstrations, and provide responsive change management in frequent planning/re-planning meetings.
    • Document requirements in business cases, project charters, and project plans; update these documents to record progress and changes.
    • Work with cross-functional teams with diverse technical skill sets to support successful project completion; re-plan and adjust project course based on realities of team velocity and dynamic business/user needs.
    • Track progress and report on status and metrics at task/work package and project level.
    • Create project management dashboard for providing timely progress information to project teams and customer management.
    • Raise issues and exceptions; follow-through to resolution.
    • Devise clear risk mitigation strategies and engage appropriate stakeholders.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.




    • B.S. in Computer Science or Information Management
    • Minimum five years of experience managing IT systems and programs with 30+ personnel
    • Experience working with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a must
    • Experience as a manager for an IT infrastructure and helpdesk/service desk contracts
    • Client interface experience; proven experience managing client expectations & relationships
    • Prior experience managing and/or participating in large, integrated teams including client and other third-party vendors
    • Proven knowledge of program management, performance management, finance and governmental procurement
    • Experience working in agile environments is a plus
    • Experience in research organizations
    • Agile Program Management Experience
    • Ability to read, write and communicate in English


    • Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP) required
    • Eligible to satisfy Security Clearance/IT access requirement –Security Access Control (SAC)/IT level – 5b
    • ITIL v3 preferred   



    Dovel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled


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