Project Manager

Blackstone Technology Group Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 days ago

Blackstone Technology Group's Federal Practice is hiring a Project Manager in the Washington DC Area.

The Project Manager will be focused on leading and developing Business Intelligence and Data Analytics services. The PM will play a critical role in increasing team maturity and expanding BI capabilities through work stream design and analysis, business process improvement, customer engagement, technology assessments and service catalog development. The PM will serve as the primary POC for the work stream and will be responsible for maintaining current applications and defining and realizing a future state vision for service management and technology adoption.


  • Management and technical direction of projects

  • Potentially assume the role of Scrum Master when appropriate or necessary in addition to Project Management responsibilities

  • Manage client delivery expectations and provide bi-direction status, feedback, and project updates to both the customer and the project teams

  • Responsible for project performance including cost, schedule, contractual compliance, and accountability for the quality and delivery of all project deliverables and work products

  • Enforcing work standards, task schedules, reviewing work discrepancies, supervising technical personnel, recommending project hires and terminations, and communicating policies, purposes, and goals of the organization to subordinate personnel.

  • Assisting in the budgeting of required resources for successful project implementation and completion

  • Works with federal and team stakeholders to establish an architecture, plan, and deployment strategies for new capabilities

  • Generates the work products, establish, and maintain standards for these work products

  • Establishes procedures and deliverable quality standards for the team so that deliverables are accurately and consistently captured and documented

  • Works with customer teams to identify service enhancement requirements

  • Helps define how information systems may be upgraded or replaced

  • Conducts trade-off analyses on business and technical requirements

  • Has a working understanding of the applicable programming languages, operating systems, virtual environment structure, and databases that will be used on projects and programs

  • Develops and oversees development of SELC Documentation, user manuals and other necessary for the support of IT systems.

  • Oversee and direct analysts and technical resources

  • Manages interactions and support of multiple client, vendor, and customer teams

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years of progressive project experience, most of which must have been in information systems development, project management from inception to deployment.

  • 4 year degree preferably in business or a related technical subject area (technical, analysis, or mathematics) or an additional 3 years of equivalent experience

  • Must successfully complete a stringent Background Investigation and obtain the required Government Security Clearance (Active DHS clearance is a plus - U.S. Citizenship is a requirement for the clearance)

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead teams responsible for large scale IT systems

  • 5-7 Years of experience with Business Intelligence technologies including Oracle OBIEE, Informatica, Erwin, Oracle Data Visualizer, Tableau, R, SaaS and other BI or Data Analytics capabilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Agile project management and ability to operate using supporting PM technologies such as Atlassian JIRA.

  • Familiarity with government contracting and IT program requirements, policies, and procedures

  • Outstanding client-interaction skills and strong desire to drive customer engagement

  • Thinks creatively and demonstrate the ability to work independently on complex tasks with little direction, supervision, and management oversight. Ideal candidate will be highly motivated, a self-starter, and able to work alone or in groups.

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the design and architecture of complex information systems and the ability to communicate operational use of those systems to others.

  • Demonstrates ability to support and assess technical requirements, and translate those needs into an actionable environment architecture, business and technical process.

  • Demonstrates ability to interact comfortably with Senior Leadership and/or Government Executives and staff on a day-to-day basis.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing application or service migrations to Cloud environments

  • Familiarity with IT service management including the development of financial forecasts, cost-benefit analyses, and customer charge back models.

  • Demonstrates ability to manage multiple independent threads of work and interaction simultaneously.

  • Demonstrates ability to manage complex, detailed processes and procedures, and the ability to translate details into actionable, understandable tasks for self and others.


Blackstone Technology Group ( is a privately-held, software, global IT and business consulting firm. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Washington DC. Denver, Houston, and Colorado Springs. Blackstone's three business divisions consist of technical and management consulting, technical staff augmentation, and is the leader in web-based gas transaction management software for the natural gas industry. Blackstone's implements innovative IT and business process solutions that help its clients address industry challenges, achieve cost containment, and transform their business models within their respective commercial and public service marketplaces. Blackstone has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results, with a noteworthy client list that includes many Fortune 1000 businesses and US Federal Government and California State Agencies.

Blackstone Technology Group is an EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Blackstone Technology Group participates in E-Verify. We will provide the Social Security Administration, and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with the information for each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Blackstone Technology Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

If you would like to work for an innovative, forward thinking company that possesses a multi-talented, diverse, and thriving professional community, we would love to hear from you! Apply today!

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