Biometrics Technical Project Manager

    • Herndon, VA

Introduction
At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project team's overall performance, scope, cost, and deliverables. Our clients rely on timely and efficient status reports, and as Project Manager, you will drive the charge with project direction, metric definition, and performance management. If you are ready to help our clients and project teams succeed, we would love to meet you!

Your Role and Responsibilities

In this exciting opportunity, you will support the our Client's Biometrics Program.

  • You will have extensive experience managing large scale technical implementation projects
  • You will have experience developing integrated project plans, business cases, inclusive of the development and quantification of courses of action, evaluation criteria, scoring methods, lifecycle cost analysis, and performance of Analysis of Alternatives
  • You will have experience developing risk plans, mitigation strategies, stakeholder registers, project schedules, and for large projects or programs
  • Experience leading large teams that include a mix of different vendors, with both direct and in-direct reports


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 6+ years of managing large-scale technical implementation projects
  • 4+ years of experience in developing integrated project plans, business cases, inclusive of the development and quantification of courses of action, evaluation criteria, scoring methods, lifecycle cost analysis, and performance of Analysis of Alternatives
  • 6+ years of experience with developing risk plans, mitigation strategies, stakeholder registers, project schedules, and for large projects or programs
  • 6+ years of experience leading large teams that include a mix of different vendors, with both direct and in-direct reports
  • Knowledge of biometric principles and concepts
  • Ability to track multiple component projects and requirements


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience implementing biometric technology to large and diverse enterprises, inclusive of how different types of systems and capabilities are rolled out
  • Certifications in both Waterfall project management (e.g., Project Management Professional (PMP)) and Agile project management (e.g., IC Agile Certified Professional (ICP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM)) highly preferred
  • IEEE Certified Biometrics Professional certification highly preferred
  • Proven experience in biometric stakeholder engagement
  • 3+ years of demonstrated knowledge of biometric strategy highly preferred
  • Experience with development of biometric systems or platform environments, including activity and service models and security and performance architectures

  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts, including a history of self-teaching and learning through doing.
    Knowledge of Extensible Markup Language (XML)


About Business Unit
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